God knows we love us some Rumi Neely—just as much as we love Ralph Lauren. That's why this video for Ralph Lauren’s Big Pony #2 Fragrance starring and, we think, created by the Fashion Toast style blogger and her photog boyfriend, Colin Sokol, first landed in our laps as a bit of a head scratcher. We mean, yes, it's ably shot in beautiful black and white (with some nice red accents), stars one of our favorite hotels (the Soho Grand, which is practically up the block from our offices), and gives us a better look at Mr. Soko than we've perhaps ever had—but it's so wonderfully goofy and cheesy even in its sophistication, something we don't associate with either Lauren or Rumi. We'll give it this though—for a commercial, we won't soon forget it and it certainly brought a smile to our faces on this rainy day in NYC.
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For most of us, the only kind of fashion police we concern ourselves with are the kind led by sardonic sheriff Joan Rivers. Meaning we aren't actually held to hard-and-fast rules pertaining to personal style.
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