Get excited! Banana Republic and Finnish fashion and design house, Marimekko, announced a limited edition capsule collection set to debut in late May. The collection will mesh Banana Republic’s modern, American style with Marimekko’s iconic textile designs on a variety of dresses, separates, and accessories.
Marimekko first gain attention in the United States when Jacqueline Kennedy wore multiple dresses with the brand’s iconic prints during the 1960 U.S. presidential campaign. Today, the brand is still well recognized for their vibrant designs and use of color, proving they are not just a fad, but rather a bona fide classic. In a Banana Republic press release about the recently announced collaboration, the company stated, “We were inspired by Marimekko founder Armi Ratia’s motto of, ‘Stand out from the rest.’” Knowing how amazing these prints are, you will most certainly stand out in the best way! Be sure to mark May 20 on your calendar, you won’t want to miss this!
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