Ralph Lauren is an American fashion designer, philanthropist, and billionaire businessman best known for his multibillion-dollar Ralph Lauren Corporation.

He is well-known for his collection of vintage vehicles, some of which have been on display in museums.

Lauren stepped down as CEO in September 2015, although he continues to serve as executive chairman and chief creative officer.

Ralph Lauren is the 102nd richest person in America, according to Forbes, with a net worth of $6.3 billion in 2019.

We have picked some of the top quotes from Ralph Lauren for you.


Best Ralph Lauren Quotes

Fashion is not necessarily about labels. It’s not about brands. It’s about something else that comes from within you. ~ Ralph Lauren.

It’s all possible and I’m living proof. ~ Ralph Lauren.

It’s all possible and I’m living proof. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I am making a commitment to you. I am giving you anybody that you want to talk to. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I came from nowhere. I had nothing. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I was never money conscious. I would never have succeeded if I thought I was going to be a millionaire. ~ Ralph Lauren.

When you don’t do something anymore, all of a sudden everyone treasures it. ~ Ralph Lauren.

My life has been a dream. If someone had to write a story about it, it would seem a little unreal. It’s the kind of story I would read and say, Nah, that’s not possible. ~ Ralph Lauren.

You don’t have to wear a label to be important. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I think I’ve been happy because I’ve been able to do what I believe in, and on my own terms. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I’m a big fan of Woody Allen. I used to love the fact that he wrote his own screenplay and acted in the movie. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I went through the extremes of amazing notoriety and also the dreaded things that you never thought you’d have to live through. Not everything works the way you want it to, but if I sit back and think, ‘Am I happy about this?’ Yeah. I wouldn’t have done anything any better. ~ Ralph Lauren.

The clothes that I design and everything I’ve done is about life and how people live and how they want to live and how they dream they’ll live. That’s what I do. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I’m a fan of people that have quality, that do what they do, and that are not into the showbiz. ~ Ralph Lauren.

People ask how can a Jewish kid from the Bronx do preppy clothes? Does it have to do with class and money? It has to do with dreams. ~ Ralph Lauren.

On one level, there’s an aspirational quality to having a Polo player. On another level, it’s just a great shirt with lots of colors. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I had talent. I wanted to be my own boss. I just had to. ~ Ralph Lauren.

People who come to shop want to be entertained. ~ Ralph Lauren.

When I think something is out there too long, I get off it, even if it’s hot, even if it’s very, very popular. ~ Ralph Lauren.

It’s about living the best life you can and enjoying the fullness of the life around you—from what you wear, to the way you live, to the way you love. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I don’t design to design. I design into living. ~ Ralph Lauren.

People want what I want. ~ Ralph Lauren.

People are realizing what makes them feel good. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I have always done what I love myself. My philosophy was that I never had focus groups. I did what I wear. ~ Ralph Lauren.

It’s your choice to decide what looks good on you. What world you fit in. What do you feel about that. And don’t be afraid of having to be one look. Be anything you want to be. And be many things. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I earned my name. I was inspired by the classics, but they’re gone. ~ Ralph Lauren.

Books open windows to the world and have the power to transform lives. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I care what it feels like and what it says to me. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I didn’t want to be one of many but the only one. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I always wanted to be the star of the movie, but I never thought I’d be a movie star. ~ Ralph Lauren.

Each day is an occasion to reinvent ourselves. ~ Ralph Lauren.

You have to look for things you really love, for what your dream is. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I am copied by everyone in the world. ~ Ralph Lauren.

You can’t coast when you have stores around the world and you have to do fashion shows twice a year. ~ Ralph Lauren.

What I believe in is the timelessness of an attitude, the timelessness of style. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I’m not creating a new world. What I’m doing is creating the know-how and the taste level and showing you how to wear it so it’s not in-and-out of fashion. ~ Ralph Lauren.

Enjoy your family. Do things that you like to do. Stay strong. That’s the secret to remaining happy. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I have tried to be authentic in everything I do. ~ Ralph Lauren.

If you are out there, you must want to be. ~ Ralph Lauren.

The real excitement of what you’re doing is in the doing of it. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I don’t design clothes, I design dreams. ~ Ralph Lauren.

Yes, I own things, but that’s not what I’m about. It’s not meant for everybody to see. It’s not laid out for parties. ~ Ralph Lauren.

There’s a heritage behind my designs, but there’s also a newness and excitement that I inject. ~ Ralph Lauren.

You have to create something from nothing. ~ Ralph Lauren.

A lot of hard work is hidden behind nice things. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I was very influenced by movies; I was very influenced by a world that had a sense of dream. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I always admired Frank Sinatra. He had ups and downs, but he didn’t give up his style. He had what might have been a tough life or character. ~ Ralph Lauren.

My life has been a dream. If someone had to write a story about it, it would seem a little unreal. It’s the kind of story I would read and say, ‘Nah, that’s not possible.’ ~ Ralph Lauren.

I know it’s not enjoying my success to do this, but when I see too many Polo shirts, I say to myself, ‘That’s the end of that.’ ~ Ralph Lauren.

My symbol was always a polo player because I liked sports, and polo has a stylishness to it. ~ Ralph Lauren.

My thing was always about individuality and about creating a world – because you don’t just wear clothes, you live a life. You have style. You project who you are. ~ Ralph Lauren.

We continue to be an innovator in the industry by constantly updating our products. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I have had a lot of good things happen, but I’ve also had a lot of terrible things happen. ~ Ralph Lauren.

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. ~ Ralph Lauren.

There is a way of living that has a certain grace and beauty. It is not a constant race for what is next, rather an appreciation of what has come before. There is a depth and quality of experience that is lived and felt, a recognition of what is truly meaningful. These are the feelings I would like my work to inspire. This is the quality of life I believe in. ~ Ralph Lauren.

What I do is about living. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I never went to fashion school. I didn’t know what a designer was. I knew I had something, but I didn’t know what it was. And it could just have easily been nothing. ~ Ralph Lauren.

My father was an artist. When life was harder and he couldn’t get jobs, he painted houses, but he was artistic. When I went to see his work, it was special. Somewhere along the line, I felt I was special. I didn’t know why. ~ Ralph Lauren.

When I was growing up, officers in uniform were very impressive to me. They were doing a job. They were protecting our country; they were heroes. When you wear an old military jacket, there’s some sort of connection to those qualities – to being strong, to being tough, to being a warrior. ~ Ralph Lauren.

When you don’t do something anymore, all of a sudden everyone treasures it. ~ Ralph Lauren.

They know they’re going to look beautiful, and I don’t think women should look like costumes. They shouldn’t look like fashion victims. ~ Ralph Lauren.

Some women think that if the look this season is minis, they have to wear minis. If you don’t have great legs, there are plenty of alternatives. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I had a very nice life. I was a very good kid. I had nice friends. I played in the school yard. I was nice to my parents; they were nice to me. They were loving parents – they were always there. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I don’t design clothes, I design dreams. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I never said to myself, ‘I’m going to be the greatest.’ I just wanted to do my own thing. ~ Ralph Lauren.

I exercise at the gym with a trainer. I feel it’s very healthy, very important – important for everybody. I feel it’s good for you. It makes you feel better. It loosens you up a little bit. ~ Ralph Lauren.

When you put on something that you really like, you feel like you are that person or the person you want to be. ~ Ralph Lauren.


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