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Ralph Lauren goes 'Downton Abbey'

Fashion from the Fall 2012 collection of Ralph

(Credit: AP)

Models dressed in three-piece Glen plaid suits wearing top hats and carrying walking sticks heralded Ralph Lauren’s “Downton Abbey” moment. The PBS TV hit set in the early 1900s England is about the lives of aristocrats and their servants. Lauren went so far as to include the score from the show as runway music.

The designer, who is fascinated by the heritage and romance of England, played...

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