openings & closings

Rugby, Ralph Lauren’s Diffusion Label, to Cease Production

After eight years on the market, the younger-skewing Rugby line will be shuttered on February 2, 2013. Reports of preppy college students prepared to chain themselves to the brand’s stores to stop the closings are unconfirmed — and unlikely, because the risk of creasing up one’s tweed jacket just isn’t worth it.

Ralph Lauren’s Rugby Label to Cease Production