Last week, we brought you 10 dresses you could wear as Halloween costumes that also happen to work for any old occasion on other days of the year. Still, there are plenty of you out there who can’t be bothered with a costume–or simply have no need–but will still be attending parties for the holiday weekend. We’re here with some helpful suggestions for seasonally-appropriate, subtly theme-y pieces that comprise 13 Awesome Looks for Your Grown-Up, Costume-Free Halloween Party. More
About three years ago, the world lost its fucking mind when Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement–and Middleton (with her trademark perfect hair) stepped out in a gorgeous, sapphire kimono-style dress by little known Brazilian brand Issa. Within hours, the dress was sold out online and in-stores; impressive, considering its $600+ pricetag. The dress spawned a million copycat looks (and a million blog posts encouraging copycat looks). More
Apparently, the women who shop at Banana Republic just want to eat forbidden fruit. Forbidden bananas, even. That was a pun. That was an attempt at a sex pun. You got it. More
Megan Draper may be ready for mod, but is Don? More
Kim Kardashian has one, and if she has one you know it’s really in style, because her wardrobe is being picked out by her boyfriend Kanye something.
In what can only be described as a gruesome ode to Tonya Harding, Banana Republic has released an ad in which a model’s knee is taken out. More
So much cute. More
That’s right. I admit it. I don’t watch Mad Men. And it’s not because I don’t watch TV. My DVR is filled with all kinds of ridiculousness, from House of Lies to Project Runway All-Stars and even a little Heart Of Dixie. Don’t worry, I got into Homeland, so it’s not all bad.
That being said, I just can’t get myself worked up about Don Draper’s hotness or Christina Hendricks‘ ample bosoms. More
I want to move to The Republic of Banana More
A lot of hardcore shoppers tend to look at Black Friday the way most hardcore drinkers look at New Year’s Eve: it’s amateur hour. However, other (occasionally less smug) shoppers see Black Friday as an opportunity to score all kinds of mind-boggling deals… if you’re willing to brave the crowds. Here’s a few that may make us consider the risk to life and limb. More
Tonight is Fashion’s Night Out and we are lonely and scared and want you to be our friends. Help us feel like we’re not going through this alone. We’ll pay you, sort of.
Mad Men‘s beloved costume designer Janie Bryant has collaborated with Banana Republic on a collection inspired by the show’s period-accurate nipped waists, pencil skirts, little cardigans and other such retro styles. It hit BR stores this week and if you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the ladies lookbook so you can act out all of your Joan Holloway fantasies (the sartorial ones, anyway). More