Polo Blue Cologne by Ralph Lauren, Released in 2003, Polo Blue is yet another exciting take on the acclaimed fragrance series. Ralph Lauren is one of the most recognizable American fashion designers of the 21st century. He founded his self-named company in 1967 and expanded to a boutique within Bloomingdale’s department store by 1969. The brand quickly became popular for its iconic preppy style apparel, and remained popular throughout the 1970s and 1980s. In 1978 the company began a partnership with cosmetics brand L’oreal to create exclusive fragrances. Today the brand has over 70 fragrances in its collection, with release dates ranging from 1978 to 2018.