Ralph Lauren Hosts Party for Purple Magazine’s 25th Anniversary

PURPLE CARPET: The festivities for Purple’s 25th anniversary continued on Friday night at the Ralph Lauren store on Boulevard Saint Germain, where classic cars and a red carpet set the tone of a cinematic evening.
“Purple is all at once Paris and New York, so celebrating with Ralph Lauren, a true representative of Americana, here in Paris was kismet,” said the magazine’s founder, Olivier Zahm, as movie crews took footage of him in the wood-paneled bar of Ralph’s.
While some had been assigned their characters, such as “the joker” Vincent Darré, “the heroine” Amanda Wall, “the sound” Paul Sevigny and “the muse” Grace Hartzel, others including designers Christian Louboutin, Serge Ruffieux, Elie Top, Sabine Getty, Yaz Bukey and Priscilla Royer, and models Anna Cleveland and Tamy Glauzer, were keeping their options open.
As the sun set on the boulevard, stars and supporting cast were ready for their close-up with Zahm. “We’re ready every day of our lives,” breathed Cleveland, wrapped in a shimmery silver column dress by Ralph Lauren. “You know me, baby, I love playing different roles,” added Bukey, who, true to her heritage, eventually settled on a “princess movie star” with a rolling accent.
“My character is a woman who is married, has

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