Ralph Lauren to become first American designer to be knighted by the Queen
1 month ago - By Fashion United
US fashion mogul Ralph Lauren is set to become the first American designer to receive a knighthood from the Queen in a ceremony next year.
The 79-year-old designer will be made an Honorary Knight Commander of the
Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and will become one of only a select few Americans to have received the honour.
Commenting on the announcement in a press release, Antony Phillipson,
British Consul General to New York, said: “In his storied career in fashion, business, and philanthropy, Mr. Lauren has played a key role in forging transatlantic cultural and economic...
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Mister Ralph Lauren is An Honorary Knight
1 month ago - By 10 magazine
All arise Sir Ralph! If you're looking for a knight in shining armour - look no more. The fashion legend who just celebrated half a decade of his brand is now getting an honour like no other - Ralph Lauren has been made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire also known as the KBE. Sounds like a pretty major deal - and it is. In celebration of his major role in the fashion industry in forming transatlantic cultural and economic connections as well as the philanthropic commitments to cancer research that have been supporting hospitals on both sides of...
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Ralph Lauren Receives Honorary UK Knighthood for Services to Fashion
1 month ago - By WWD
Ralph Lauren can add a new notch to his leather belt: Honorary Knighthood.
The 79-year-old designer, who is celebrating 50 years in business, has been made an Honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. He may be called Ralph Lauren KBE, if he wishes.
The honorary knighthood insignia will be presented to the designer by a representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony next year.
Antony Phillipson, British Consul General to New York and Her Majesty's Trade Commissioner for North America, said the award recognizes that “in fashion, business...
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