Haute 100 NY Update: Ralph Lauren Pledges to Restore Famous Paris Art Institution

Ralph Lauren plans to restore one of Paris’ most famous art institutions, the École National Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Known for its beautiful architecture, the school is comprised of buildings constructed over the last 350 years.

Lauren’s restoration project will fund the renovation of lecture theatres with the latest technology, in addition to updating the school’s website.

On October 8, the designer is slated to host a runway show at the college featuring his autumn/winter 2013-14 womenswear collection, followed by a gala dinner in the courtyard.