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Pssst! Peek at BR’s Spring Collection

FashionCorey Lyons, Gap Inc. bloggerComment

Banana Republic recently took the fashion press behind the scenes to look at the spring 2012 collection. And by behind the scenes, we’re talking -  model fittings, styling, hair and makeup tests and how a vision and design sketch can bloom into a collection of real clothes.

The styles, inspired in part by BR’s own “Mad Men” partnership this year, include ‘50s-era silhouettes, full linen suits, peplum lace tops (did I just say that?), bright colors and a killer four-button safari jacket that I plan to buy as soon as they let me.

Watch how Simon Kneen, BR’s creative director, sketches the collection to life and let us know what you think …