Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang Celebrate ‘Sweet 16’ of Dylan’s Candy Bar

Dylan’s Candy Bar celebrated 16 years as New York City’s premier sugar fix with a colorful soiree Tuesday night. Ralph and Ricky Lauren were among the first guests to arrive at the Manhattan flagship to toast their daughter’s milestone moment.
“Most people celebrate 10 years or 20 years or whatever, but sweet 16 is so right for our brand,” said Dylan Lauren, who glittered in a gold strapless gown from her father’s label. “It was always my childhood dream to open the world’s largest candy store.”
The 43-year-old led her parents around her three-story confectionery emporium, showing off an array of candy mosaics done by celebrity pals including Julianne Moore, Katie Couric and Jessica Alba, which will be auctioned off to support a charity of each artist’s choosing.
“[My parents’ work] is of their dog Bikini and is going to benefit an animal medical center,” explained Lauren.
An offering of candy, of course, was bountiful, with Lauren admitting she normally eats “a ton” of sweets on a regular basis. “In fact, I need a piece right now,” she exclaimed, reaching for a lollipop alongside her piece of art that echoed the brand’s kaleidoscopic “whirly pop” design.
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