Look on the bright side: Banana Republic and Marimekko
All this gray, cold weather is a downer, and we can’t wait to ditch our bulky dark layers for some summer brights already. So the news of Banana Republic’s new collaboration with Finnish print-happy design house Marimekko was timed perfectly. Just as the snow blew around outside our windows for round two of the polar vortex, we were busy dreaming about all the bold colors and graphic designs we’ll be rocking once the 25-piece collection hits stores this May.
“With this summer capsule, we wanted to create a collection that marries Marimekko’s iconic prints with our signature silhouettes,” says Banana Republic Vice President of Women’s Design, Melloney Birkett. “We were inspired by Marimekko founder Armi Ratia’s motto of, ‘Stand out from the rest,’ and we designed a collection of must-have summer standouts.”
May can’t come soon enough.