RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Banana Republic

A collection of news and information related to Banana Republic published by this site and its partners.

Top Banana Republic Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Why news sites felt the need to name L'Wren Scott's boyfriend

    Of course it was news when fashion designer and stylist L’Wren Scott, beloved by her celebrity clients, died Monday in her Manhattan apartment. She was not a household name, but was her life somehow diminished when news outlets identified her in...
  • L'Wren Scott may have planned to close her fashion line

    Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who was found lifeless in her New York City apartment on Monday, may have planned to announce she was shuttering her fashion line on Wednesday. Former New York Times Fashion Critic Cathy Horyn, writing a remembrance of...
  • Why the feminist commentariat was wrong about the L'Wren Scott headlines

    Why the feminist commentariat was wrong about the L'Wren Scott headlines
    When L’Wren Scott, 49, was discovered to have apparently committed suicide on March 17, the main thing that her death made headlines for was the fact that she had been Mick Jagger’s girlfriend for 13 years. News outlets have been catching...
  • Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse to retain identities in business marriage

    Jos. A. Bank and Men's Wearhouse to retain identities in business marriage
    They both sell suits to the American middle class, but in consumers' minds, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers and the Men's Wearhouse occupy distinctive niches. Bank's image is classic, Men's Wearhouse is trendier. Though both are known for a promotional sales...
  • Hop into a jumpsuit, but check your inner Catwoman

    Hop into a jumpsuit, but check your inner Catwoman
    Dear Answer Angel Ellen: When is a woman too old to wear a jumpsuit? I see from the fashion coverage that these one-piece pants/top styles are back. (I had one in the '80s and loved it.) But I worry that if I wear one now I'll look silly. Help! —...
  • Finding the way around the right fit

    Finding the way around the right fit
    It's just not fair! Not every woman is a perfect size 8. For those of us whose shapes and sizes are a little out of the mainstream, finding fashionable clothing is not only a chore but a lifelong search. Three different women, three different sizes,...
  • Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time

    Online retailer bambeco wants to make the world a greener place, one room at a time
    Susan Aplin worked behind the scenes for two decades helping run some of the biggest retail stores around — Williams-Sonoma, Sports Authority, Staples, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Pottery Barn. But it wasn't until she and friend Carolyn...
  • Gap Inc. to raise employees' minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015

    Gap Inc., the global fashion retailer, said it plans to raise the minimum wage for its U.S. employees to $9 an hour this year and $10 an hour by 2015. The move will directly benefit 65,000 U.S. employees at Gap's six retail chains, which include Gap,...
  • Gaming shop embraces 'nerd culture'

    With "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past" arriving in theaters later this year and "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" and "Batman vs. Superman" set for release in 2015 and 2016 respectively, it's clear society's obsession with...
  • Living Here: Shopping

    Living Here: Shopping
    Stroll through shops in a town-like setting or escape to the comfort of an air-conditioned mall. City Center at Oyster Point. 701 Town Center Drive, Newport News. Offers 230,000 square feet of retail shops and restaurants. Host to a weekly farmers'...
  • Puma Store, Journeys Kidz to open at Arundel Mills

    Puma Store, Journeys Kidz to open at Arundel Mills
    The Puma Store and Journeys Kidz will open this summer at Arundel Mills. The new outlet stores will join more than a dozen footwear sellers, including Aldo Outlet, Crocs, Nike Factory Store and Off Broadway Shoes, at the Hanover mall.  The Puma ...