RALPH LAUREN CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY

A 19th-century fountain in Manhattan’s Central Park provided a majestic backdrop for Ralph Lauren’s star-studded 50th anniversary blowout on Friday, a festive celebration of his past and present that included a runway show and a black-tie dinner.

Oprah Winfrey told Lauren that he represented what was great in America. Guests sipped cocktails and watched, on towering vertical screens, highlights of Lauren shows over the years.