Ralph Lauren

Ever since the Ralph Lauren brand was founded, it has been synonymous with elegance, refinement and timelessness – and the same values are present in the brand’s timepieces.

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  • About Ralph Lauren

    Ralph Lauren began his career as a designer in 1967 with the innovative line of wide ties that sparked the “wide-tie revolution” – and marked the beginning of the Polo Label. The following year he created his first Men's Collection. At a time when it was customary to separate the different garments in men's wardrobes, Ralph Lauren had the idea of bringing them together as part of a broader concept. Two years later, in 1969, Ralph Lauren revolutionised the concept of retail sales by opening his first “store within a store” at Bloomingdale's, one of New York's largest and oldest department stores.

    In 1972, an entire women's line, including a full range of sportswear, was launched at the first Ralph Lauren women's fashion show.

    Lauren's vision of overall design also led him to create his range of perfumes in 1978, simultaneously releasing men's and women's versions. Ralph Lauren innovated once again by launching the Ralph Lauren Home range in 1983. This was a historic event: the first time that a clothes designer had launched a complete collection for the home.

    In 1997, Polo Ralph Lauren, the small store founded exactly 30 years earlier, was floated on the New York Stock Exchange as a multinational.

    In 2009 Ralph Lauren set up a joint venture with the Richemont Group and presented his first collections of watches at the International Fine Watchmaking Show in Geneva. Thanks to this partnership, the Ralph Lauren watchmaking brand has brought out high-quality timepieces with Swiss made movements. Together, imbued with the same passion for quality and detail, they founded the “Ralph Lauren Watch & Jewelry Co. Sàrl”. 

  • Ralph Lauren's philosophy

    Ever since the Ralph Lauren brand was founded, it has been synonymous with elegance, refinement and timelessness – and the same values are present in the brand's timepieces. The partnership between the Ralph Lauren Corporation and Richemont has been fruitful right from its first creations, with the simple aim of offering quality timepieces that have won the acclaim of connoisseurs from the very outset.

    The original stylist's muse is evident in the design of each of the collections. Ralph Lauren combines styles and materials just as the brand combines cuts and fabrics, with a result that is unexpected – and yet feels strangely familiar to the experienced connoisseur.

    The brand's strength probably lies in the fact that right from its very first watches, it has successfully created a strong style signature fully in keeping with its heritage. 

  • Ralph Lauren's 5 key dates

    1939: Ralph Lauren born
    1967: Ralph Lauren opens his first store
    1997: Polo Ralph Lauren floated on the stock market
    2008: Ralph Lauren Corporation and Richemont found the Ralph Lauren Watch & Jewelry Co.
    2011: Ralph Lauren launches three collections of emblematic timepieces at the International Fine Watchmaking Show in Geneva: the Ralph Lauren Stirrup collection, the Ralph Lauren Slim Classique collection and the Ralph Lauren Sporting collection.

  • Ralph Lauren's collections

    Stirrup: This elegant stirrup-shaped collection pays tribute to the equestrian sprit of Ralph Lauren.

    Slim Classique: The modernity and classicism of the proportions in the Ralph Lauren Slim Classique collection is a nostalgic nod to the 1930s.

    Sporting: Inspired by the world of sport, this collection combines style, performance and functionality.

     

  • Contact Ralph Lauren

    Ralph Lauren Watch and Jewelry
    Route de la Galaise 24
    CH-1228 Plan-les-Ouates
    T. +41 22 595 59 00

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Featured Ralph Lauren Watches

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    Ralph Lauren

    Stirrup

    Link small model

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    Sporting

    Safari RL67 Chronometer

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    Ralph Lauren

    Sporting

    Safari RL67 Tourbillon 45 mm

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    Ralph Lauren

    Slim Classic

    Round 38mm

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    Ralph Lauren

    867 32mm

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Stirrup Petite-Link

— For 2015, Ralph Lauren presents the elegant Stirrup Petite-Link timepiece with mother-of-pearl dial as a timeless gift to honor Mother’s Day.
APRIL 23, 2015
Ralph Lauren, Stirrup Petite-Link
Bracelet © DR
Watch bands

The strongest link

— The past three months have seen significant developments in the field of watch bands, a useful blanket term encompassing both straps and bracelets. These should not be regarded merely as evolved versions of existing models, since we are in fact seeing the emergence of a truly new generation.
APRIL 17, 2015
Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupé 1938 Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren

Video. The Automotive timepieces

— The Automotive collection finds its inspiration in a legendary car: the 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe.
MARCH 06, 2015
Montres squelettes
Skeleton watches

Mechanical exhibitionism

— In 2015, they are keeping nothing back! And especially not the intricate workings of the movements of which they reveal the essential organs. Skeleton watches are definitely in the limelight this year.
MARCH 04, 2015
Ralph Lauren Automotive Chronomètre 39mm et 45mm
Ralph Lauren

Automotive Chronometer

— COSC certified, the Automotive Chronometer is available in 39mm and 45mm.
FEBRUARY 28, 2015
Happy Valentine’s Day, Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren

Video. Happy Valentine’s Day From Ralph Lauren

— In this video, Ralph Lauren's Polo Bear scales new, romantic heights.
FEBRUARY 14, 2015
RL Automotive Squelette © Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren

Video. RL Automotive Skeleton

— Explore the inspiration and hand craftsmanship behind Ralph Lauren's RL Automotive Skeleton Watch.
FEBRUARY 09, 2015
Ralph Lauren, RL Automotive
Ralph Lauren

RL Automotive

— Inspired by Ralph Lauren's legendary car, the 1938 Bugatti Type 57SC Atlantic Coupe, the RL Automotive timepieces feature wooden bezels in amboyna burl.
FEBRUARY 06, 2015
Ralph Lauren, RL67 Safari Chronomètre - cadran kaki
Ralph Lauren

RL67 Safari Chronometer, khaki dial

— Available in both 45mm and 39mm case sizes, the RL67 Safari Chronometer – Khaki dial was unveiled at the SIHH 2015.
JANUARY 31, 2015
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SIHH 2015

A selection of ladies’ watches

— Several ladies' models unveiled at the SIHH are well worth a look, especially on the wrist.
JANUARY 29, 2015
Ralph Lauren 867 Tuxedo
Ralph Lauren

867 Tuxedo

— Available in two versions, the feminine model 867 Tuxedo is a modern interpretation of the international sophistication of the 1930s.
JANUARY 24, 2015
Montblanc Tourbillon Cylindrique Geosphères Vasco da Gama edition
SIHH 2015

Day 4: Vibrating diamonds, geospheres and an automotive skeleton

— Cartier presented the second new type of diamond setting seen at the SIHH this week. Montblanc unveiled its Vasco da Gama collection and Ralph Lauren unveiled its first skeleton model
JANUARY 23, 2015
Ralph Lauren, RL67 Safari Chronomètre, cadran camouflage
Ralph Lauren

RL67 Safari Chronometer, camo dial

— Ralph Lauren presents a range of new additions to his Safari timepiece collection. Here is the RL67 Safari Chronometer with camouflage dial.
JANUARY 21, 2015
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    Ralph Lauren

    RL Automotive Skeleton

    — In 2015, the brand unveils six new Ralph Lauren Automative timepieces. Today, we are presenting the RL Automotive Skeleton.
    JANUARY 19, 2015
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    2015: best wishes from watch industry CEOs

    — Since 2014 is already a thing of the past for most watch industry CEOs, what could one wish them for 2015? WorldTempus has already popped the question.
    DECEMBER 31, 2014
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    Ralph Lauren

    Chain up!

    — The Petite Link watches make a perfect match with the jewelry from the Chunky Chain collection.
    DECEMBER 29, 2014
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    Ralph Lauren

    Julianne Moore wears a Ralph Lauren timepiece

    — Julianne Moore wore a Ralph Lauren Slim Classique 32mm Rose Gold timepiece at the Spring 2015 Collection Show held in New York on September 11, 2014.
    SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
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    Summer watches

    The Year of the Horse and Equestrian Sport

    — Equestrian sport is very popular at the moment, and when it comes to inspiration, certain watchmaking companies are reinterpreting the distinctive codes of...
    AUGUST 27, 2014
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    Ralph Lauren

    Video. The Art of Enameling

    — Only two Ralph Lauren watches have been made using a technique that dates back to the 17th century. Explore the craftsmanship behind the Ralph Lauren Stirrup...
    AUGUST 17, 2014