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Ralph Lauren Honors HBCU's Morehouse And Spelman With Latest Collection

The line is inspired by the fashion worn at historically Black colleges between 1920 to 1950.

Ralph Lauren has teamed up with alumni from Morehouse and Spelman colleges to create a limited-edition collection inspired by the two HBCUs and their history. 

The collection features an all-Black cast and creative team with campaign images, shot by iconic photographer Nadine Ijewere.  The photos resemble a vintage yearbook and a film on the historical significance of HBCUs.

The collection of preppy suits, cardigans, and skirts is in line with Ralph Lauren’s aesthetic and brand identity. The collection was in fact inspired by images from the schools’ archives going back as far as the 1920s.

 The Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation has given a $2 million grant to “support students at Morehouse College, Spelman College, and 10 additional HBCUs through UNCF,” per a press release from the brand. 

The full collection will be available on March 29 at ralphlauren.com, and if you’re a student, faculty member, or alumnus, you can shop early access on March 28.

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