Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

With his spring collection, Ralph Lauren hewed to his usual brand of classic Americana. Which apparently meant "Dorothea Lange" -meets-Newsies-with-a-dash-of-Blossom."

Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

When you think Ralph Lauren, you think of classic American elegance, like this...


Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

...or this sweet, simple tea dress.


Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

Or even this 40's-inflected lamé.


Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

Not so much Steinbeck.


Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

Or 1920s schoolboy.


Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

Or "King of New York."


Or even "liked-'Little House'-a-little-too-much 7th Grader."


Wherever Men Are Fightin' For Their Rights, Ralph Lauren Will Be There

I love how Janet showed up in classic RL, and was presented with this parade of overalls. That said, she can rock a newsboy cap.

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