Known for its understated elegance, classic cuts, and easy silhouettes, iconic luxury brand Ralph Lauren has opened doors to its swanky new store at Delhi’s The Chanakya. Spread across two floors, with menswear on the ground and womenswear on the first floor, the store is a reflection of the heritage and iconic sophistication of Ralph Lauren. With wooden panels supporting the ceiling, silk replacing wallpaper, and life-sized portraits showcasing the brand’s passion for everything equestrian, walk into experience every bit the essence that defines Ralph Lauren.
For all those on a lookout for timeless pieces, the store has an assortment of luxury apparel and accessories from Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, and Polo Ralph Lauren. The edit comprises of wrap dresses, gowns, tailored suits, classic jumpers, and polo tees. To complement the apparel is footwear, handbags, and small leather goods, including the iconic Ricky Bag.
Here is our recommendation of what you must pick-up at the newly launched Ralph Lauren store.
Carren Beaded Dress
On a lookout for a perfect party classic? Stop at this dress. Created on the lines of a 1950s party gown, the dress is defined by its ruched bustier-style bodice and layered cotton-and-tulle circle skirt. Scattered with rhinestones, the flare hits the calf.
Calfskin Soft Ricky
Made in full-grain calfskin, dyed in a pale blue shade, and lined with lambskin, this version of Ralph Lauren’s classic Ricky exemplifies the brand’s commitment to exquisite craftsmanship. With two leather top handles, a removable, adjustable leather cross-body strap, and gold-tone accents, this bag is a must-have.
Ceceley Specchio Slingback
Made in metallic specchio calfskin and velvety goat suede, the buckle on Ralph Lauren’s classic Ceceley is a reinterpretation of archival buckles found on Ralph Lauren Collection belts.
Neveah Sequinned Dress
Recently seen on Alia Bhatt, this piece is embellished with all-over sequins creating a subtle dégradé effect. Pure modern glamour.
The Officer’s Jacket
Impeccable tailoring has been Ralph Lauren’s signature for the past 50 years and this men’s military uniform-inspired jacket sums it up. Created for those on a lookout for a classic, clean silhouette, the jacket has a contrasting stand collar with three hook-and-eye closures. It has a buttoned front with signature brass buttons.
Denver Cap-Toe Shoe
Made in burnished calfskin leather and finished with subtle perforated detailing, this shoe has top-stitched perforations at the toe and sides.
RLX Hybrid Down Jacket
From Purple Label’s RLX capsule, this piece is perfect for transitional weather. The jacket is a hybrid of a merino wool sweater paired with the warmth of a down jacket. With a quilted front and back, its body featues a rib-knit mock neck and full-zip front.
RLX Lightweight Foil Vest
Engaging in metallics can be intimidating but Ralph Lauren knows how to tame drama. This silver-hued sleeveless jacket can be paired with a number of separates – think a grey polo neck or a simple black pullover.
Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater
Made in Italian cashmere, this sweater is finished using a technique specifically developed by Ralph Lauren to create soft texture.
Wool Melton Trench Coat
With a modern short length and moto-inspired details, the iconic trench coat has been reimagined in this piece. The double-breasted silhouette is unique with its leather trimming and adjustable leather tabs at the cuffs, and genuine horn buttons.
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