Feb. 21, 2014
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, Banana Republic unveils a new look with its Spring 2014 campaign – a heartfelt nod to the modern day adventurer who appreciates the journey, not just the destination, and is perfectly outfitted every step of the way. Inspired by the brand's heritage and the pioneering spirit of its
roots, the campaign celebrates authenticity with style and the
state of mind – core qualities that define Banana Republic, the true outfitters of modern American style. "TRUE OUTFITTERS" will debut globally the first week of March.
The campaign champions true relationships, true style and true emotions, illustrating life's most precious and authentic moments shared between loved ones. Real-life couples and families were cast in the campaign, including
New York City
-based partners and interior designers
, Argentinian model and
and his family,
natives and longtime sweethearts
and Bekah Jenkins, and up and coming European models
and shot by
, the campaign features product from Banana Republic's California Collection, a spring line that embraces the brand's home state in palette and spirit. The California Collection reflects an effortless blend of laid back comfort and easy chic that includes iconic Banana Republic pieces such as chinos, trenches and utility jackets that have been reinterpreted into relevant and modern American sportswear. Grounded in a group of fresh, Sonoran desert neutrals, the palette ranges from soft white to cantaloupe and cognac accessories, with rich textures and design woven throughout.
"Banana Republic represents an approach to style, living and a state of mind that continues to define the modern wardrobe," says Banana Republic global chief marketing officer,
. "The 'TRUE OUTFITTERS' campaign delivers authenticity and cultural awareness which is the currency of choice for the modern customer."
"We've been outfitters since our days on safari, and today we outfit people for their modern lives – for all those things that make up day to day life, and especially those big and small moments that matter most," says
, Banana Republic global president. "'TRUE OUTFITTERS' represents Banana Republic at our best – helping us stand out in a crowded marketplace – and reflects our roots in our hometown of
Developed with Laird+Partners, Banana Republic's advertising agency, the campaign will appear in March and April publications, supplemented by outdoor, online and direct mail. Find out more by visiting
. "TRUE OUTFITTERS" will also be featured at
biggest award show, with an all access red carpet media integration on
. YouTube phenomenon and StyleHaul partner, iJustine, will join The Associated Press' host,
, live on the red carpet from the award show in a custom Banana Republic dress, inspired by the California Collection.
About Banana Republic
Banana Republic is a global apparel and accessories brand focused on delivering modern American style. Dedicated to helping customers achieve their best in life's moments big and small, both personally and professionally, Banana Republic offers covetable clothing, handbags, jewelry, eyewear and fragrance at accessible prices. Founded in San Francisco, Banana Republic is located in over 700 company-operated and franchise retail locations worldwide. Customers also can shop online or at (888) BR-STYLE. For more information about Banana Republic, a division of Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS), please visit
SOURCE Banana Republic