John Varvatos is an American contemporary high fashion menswear designer.The Varvatos family are originally from the Greek island of Cefalonia, in the small village of Poulata. John Varvatos was born in Detroit and grew up in Allen Park, a downriver community situated south of the city of Detroit. He attended Allen Park High School. Varvatos joined Polo Ralph Lauren in 1983. He then moved to Calvin Klein in 1990 where he was appointed head of menswear design and oversaw the launch of the men’s collection and the cK brand. In 1995, he returned to Ralph Lauren as Head of Menswear Design for all Polo Ralph Lauren brands and created the successful Polo Jeans Company.In late 1999, Varvatos started his eponymous company, debuting his first clothing line at the end of 2000.
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