"Bronx native worked first job at Brooks Brothers, left business school to design ties for Beau Brummel 1967. Launched Polo later that year with $50,000. Sold 28% of company to Goldman Sachs in 1994 for $138 million; took public 3 years later. Car collector partial to European makes: Bugatti, Bentley, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Porsche."
-Forbes on Ralph Lauren