FashionFashion: The Smithsonian Honors Ralph Lauren for Fashion, Flag

RalphDesigner Ralph Lauren is this year’s recipient of the Smithsonian’s James Smithson Bicentennial Medal, honoring his contributions to the preservation of the U.S. flag.

Ralph Lauren’s love for the American flag and American style has earned him this honor. On Tuesday, 06/17/14, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton helped present the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal to the designer at the National Museum of American History.