Ralph Lauren Partners with Venus Williams’ Clothing Line

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When I think of a match made in heaven, I don’t exactly think Venus Williams and Ralph Lauren. But stranger things have happened, no?

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Stars Show Up for Sunglass Hut Flagship Store Opening

Two floors and 6,000 sq ft of designer sunglasses on New York’s most fashionable avenue!

That’s what Sunglass Hut invited the stars out to celebrate when it opened its flagship store on Fifth Avenue yesterday.

Hosting the event was recently named Sunglass Hut Style Director, Rachel Bilson.

The new store, in addition to stocking Burberry, Bvlgari, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Persol, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Tiffany & Co., and Versace, will  feature an uber-cool interactive shopping experience. Customers will be able to try eyewear by taking pictures of themselves, and playing them through a touch screen.

Read more for pics of the celebs who attended.

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Fashion’s Most Powerful Men

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Ralph Lauren and Giorgio Armani are officially the top two most powerful people in men’s fashion and retail.

That’s according to DNR’s 100 most powerful people in fashion list.

Other winners included J. Crew’s Mickey Drexler, Donatella Versace and DKI’s Mark Weber.

However, losing ground were A&F’s Michael Jeffries and Gap’s Glenn Murphy. 

Hugo Boss’ Bruno Sälzer has completely disappeared from the top 100 list, while Karen Murray of Nautica has made a comeback.

Read more about The Power 100.

Diddy Covers October’s Issue of L’Uomo Vogue

Sean “Diddy” Combs appears on the October cover for L’Uomo Vogue’s Music Issue.

In the covery story, he dishes his thoughts on the upcoming presidential election, the importance of voting, his many successful businesses and the evolution of inspiration in creating music.

Famed photographer, Mark Seliger, shot Mr. Combs in a variety of styles from a variety of designers, including

  • Tom Ford
  • Roberto Cavalli
  • Michael Kors
  • Ralph Lauren Black Label
  • Sean John

Ralph Lauren outfits U.S. Olympic Team

The U.S. Olympic Team sported Polo Ralph Lauren when they paraded at the Official Opening Ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The Polo Ralph Lauren 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Parade Outfits were officially unveiled to spectators around the world during the dynamic presentation.

Reflecting the brand’s trademark sporty sophistication and refined sensibility, the uniforms had a 1920’s and 1930’s classic theme.

The ensemble featured a polished and tailored silhouette including a crisp white cotton shirt and ivory cuffed pants, complemented by a navy blue blazer in tropical wool.

Of course, the blazer was emblazoned with the iconic Polo Pony and the 2008 U.S. ‘Look of the Team’ logo.

Check out our photos of more Ralph Lauren looks for the Olympics.

He’s also providing wardrobe for the Closing Ceremony and a new casual sportswear line called “The Village Wear.”

No word yet on if regular folks like us can buy them.

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