‘Very Ralph’, the primary documentary portrait of trend icon Ralph Lauren, will debut on November 12 on HBO, the channel has introduced.
The feature-length movie reveals the person behind the icon and the creation of one of the crucial profitable manufacturers in trend historical past.
‘Very Ralph’ is directed and produced by award-winning documentarian Susan Lacy (HBO’s “Jane Fonda in 5 Acts,” “Spielberg”).
Ralph Lauren has constructed a multi-billion-dollar, international powerhouse out of his aspirations, turning into a residing embodiment of American optimism and the American Dream.
For greater than 50 years, he has celebrated the iconography of America and outlined American model, translating his imaginative and prescient and inspiration into one of many world’s most widely known manufacturers.
In ‘Very Ralph’, as he enters his sixth decade in enterprise, Lauren displays on his journey from a boy from the Bronx who didn’t know what a designer was, to turning into the symbol of American model all around the globe.
Providing unprecedented entry to his life and work, Ralph Lauren speaks candidly in intensive interviews about his childhood, his five-decade-long marriage, the early days of his firm, his response to criticism, his ingenious multi-page advert campaigns and his pioneering imaginative and prescient which features a exceptional collection of firsts: Lauren was the primary designer to create and market an entire way of life model and develop into residence furnishings, one of many first to champion variety on the runway and in promoting and the primary to create immersive retail environments that remodeled the procuring expertise.
‘Very Ralph’ additionally options vivid archives from 50 years of the style model, in addition to intimate, revealing interviews with Lauren’s household, long-standing colleagues and different notables, together with Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, André Leon Talley, Hillary Clinton, Robin Givhan, Jason Wu, Naomi Campbell, Martha Stewart, Calvin Klein, Tyson Beckford, Tina Brown, Diane von Furstenberg, Jessica Chastain, Vanessa Friedman and Paul Goldberger.