If you usually get inspired by the glamour and style of popular movies and if you are a great fan of “Mad Men” and the 60s fashion style, you’ll be now rejoiced to hear the fantastic news about the new collaboration between Banana Republic and the renowned “Mad Men” franchise. So classy, sassy, unique and elegant, all the looks are a great source of inspiration for creating a simple, yet glamorous style. This new fantastic limited edition, the mastermind of which is Janie Briant, will go on sale on August 2011 and will comprise 65 original pieces both for men and women.
Banana Republic Creative Director, Simon Kneen, stated: “Janie was instrumental in helping us achieve the series aesthetic and standard of authenticity with this capsule collection. Working with Janie [Bryant, Mad Men’s costume designer] to gain a true understanding of the Mad Men look and feel was a delight”.
The Gap owned brand really knows how to perfectly illustrate the connection between fashion and films and give birth to versatility and glamour with just a few simple touches. High quality fabrics, dapper cuts, a special attention to small details, layering and accessories make the key features of this capsule collection, full of a series of visual focal points. If menswear is mainly concentrated on elegant suits, women fashion is described through above the knee feminine dresses and pleated skirts, animal printed jackets, cardigans and a line of impressive accessories.
To thoroughly get the image of the 60s style, there were quite peculiar elements used, such as classic high heel pumps, chunky layered pearl necklaces, scarves, printed handbags and even leather gloves for a bold look. Pick up your favorites from a handful of accessories and you’ll easily create various dazzling looks that promise the beginning of fall 2011 to be highly sophisticated and stylish.
With just a month to go till the launch of this fabulous collection, it’s highly recommended to select your favorite pieces in advance, as their availability will most likely be very limited. Get ready to welcome the fall season in fashion and refinement, going for impressive and alluring styles, inspired by the famous movie series.
Photo courtesy of Banana Republic