Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering versatile, contemporary classics, designed for today with style that endures. Through thoughtful design, Banana Republic provides a wardrobe of favorites to style and wear time and time again in new ways. Banana Republic offers fragrances, clothing, eyewear, jewelry, shoes and handbags with detailed craftsmanship and luxurious materials. Founded in San Francisco, Banana Republic is located in about 740 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide.
Key theme: Endless Summer
Inspired by the season of long weekend escapes, Banana Republic’s summer collection focuses on elevated pieces perfect for everyday adventures that can be worn on repeat. The collection highlights seasonal colors, lighter fabrics and bright accessories.
SUMMER 2018 PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
Summer suiting: Banana Republic’s range of men’s suiting has been refreshed just in time for summer weddings. Traditional suits are now available in a range of lighter fabrics, such as a plaid cotton linen blazer and the grey pinstripe cotton suit set. The assortment pairs well alongside seasonal favorites, like Polos, linens and chambray shirts.
Performance sportswear: Summer is the perfect time to test out the wide range of performance tops that are designed to keep the wearer cool and dry no matter what. The Performance Piqué Polo is engineered with anti-odor, antimicrobial and moisture-wicking technology to stay fresher and dryer longer. This durable fabric also resists discoloration and fading. Additionally, advanced wicking COOLMAX® fibers featured in a range of hoodies and sweatshirts, and the SUPIMA® cotton shirt, are designed to stay cool, dry and comfortable even when things heat up.
Elevated casual: A collection of modern essentials that are easy to wear and style. The collection focuses on dresses, pants with sport detailing, seasonal teals and blues, and striped looks. Fabrications are washable, stretchable and breathable for effortless styling and care.
Key pieces include the maxi green/blue color block dress with a waist-cinching belt, the Girlfriend fit medium wash side stripe jeans and the Avery blue linen striped pant.
Best dressed: A range of versatile dresses perfect for any occasion. Designed for any body type, the assortment includes a variety of colors, prints and lengths in figure flattering styles and silhouettes, such as the blue tweed stripe asymmetrical hem, white lace midi and the one-shoulder knit lace top. Dress them up or down – they are perfect desk to dinner to destination party pieces.
Modern military: Banana Republic has an update on classic styles with modern twists for a summer collection of quintessential pieces that will last beyond the season. Unique designs include the paperbag denim skirt with a ruffled waistline, the wide leg/off-the-shoulder jumpsuit and a lavender print dress with a handkerchief side hem.