On trend for spring — lemon. Lime. A burst of orange. Citrus is always refreshing. We like ours with a twist of khaki. The result? A sophisticated pallette that’s 100 percent fresh. 1. Adding a pop of citrus is a cinch — just buckle into the bright Lizard Skinny Belt. 2. The Sleeveless Safari Blouse in chartreuse is a super cool hue and pairs to perfection with the floral Mirabelle Blooms...
Spring 2012: Desktop Safari
Welcome to the jungle. This season’s strongest suits? Polished pieces that walk on the wild side. Instead of workwear, think: what works? Introducing a collection of versatile, safari inspired pieces — classically refined, creatively redefined. We dare you to mix, not match, for endless texture, contrast and style (oh my!) Let the hunt begin. The Spring 2012 Desktop Safari collection —...
Accessories in Bloom
Spring and summer are on the horizon and bringing with them fresh new trends for one of our favorite accessories — jewelry. We caught up with our senior merchandise manager Robin S. to get her philosophy on accessories, favorite picks from the new collection and a sneak peek at what’s in store for fall. Banana Republic: What are the top jewelry trends for spring and summer? Robin S.: We...
The local letterpress legends of Hello!Lucky are just one of the San Francisco based small businesses participating the latest SF Made pop-up shop. Being such big fans, we thought we’d press the issue to find out what goes into making such stunning stationery. Banana Republic: How have you enjoyed being part of Banana Republic’s SFMade pop-up shop? Hello!Lucky: We love being a part...
Riding high on the success of our new spring Mad Men Collection, we wondered how much higher we could get? How about 35,000 ft! We partnered with Virgin America for a surprise, pop-up fashion show on a JFK to LAX flight. Check out the surprised and excited passengers of Flight 407 as they experience this once-in-a-lifetime in-flight experience. Now departing — destination fabulous.
Cataloging Our History
While exploring the Banana Republic archives recently, Jason B. from our social media team put together a brilliant collection of ephemera from our past. Check out these classic catalog pages from 1988, as we take a moment to reflect on our heritage.
A Lesson in Denim
Recently, we came across a series of web videos featuring vintage clothing connoisseur Christian Quaglia in his Stockholm shop, Herr Judit. Here, Christian discusses caring for denim coupled with an interesting background story on the origins of the word itself.
Behind the Scenes: Mad Men Spring 2012
Earlier this week, we shared our favorite images from the new Banana Republic Mad Men® campaign — now take a look behind the scenes with models David Gandy and Shalom Harlow, on set with photographer Tom Munro, to see how we went about capturing this stylish collection on film. 1. Shalom and David with photographer Tom Munro. 2. Shalom primped to perfection with master hair stylistDidier...