Admittedly, I haven’t shopped at Banana Republic in years. I replaced it with J.Crew as my work go-to. I saw Amber Venz wearing this silk tie bow blouse during #NYFW and it made me take a second look. I had tried on a similar blouse at J.Crew and ultimately returned it because the fit wasn’t right. I tried on the Banana one and loved it (and it’s $40 cheaper!). I wore it Saturday with skinny jeans and black heels for date night. I left the sash untied a la Kate Moss! I’ll also pair it with my new leather skirt.
Olivia Palermo is Banana’s Style Ambassador for Fall. No wonder I like everything! You can shop her faves here. (Be warned Banana still makes you scroll thru other non fave items and it’s annoying that some of the items she is wearing aren’t available online yet.) One cool thing BR did this Fashion Week was to let you “See now, buy now. Shop select pieces straight from the runway.” Check them out here.