Beginning on August 20, Narciso Rodriguez will begin an advisory role with Banana Republic. The American designer will team up with the Banana Republic’s Executive Vice President of Design and Creative Director, Simon Kneen, starting with the Fall 2013 collection.
In the advisory role created specifically for him, Rodriguez will contribute fresh ideas and a unique perspective to enhance Banana Republic’s modern workplace aesthetic. The efforts are aim to strengthen the brand and further the brand’s stylish relevant positioning.
"At Banana Republic, we are committed to delivering modern, stylish work wear to our customers," said Jack Calhoun, President of Banana Republic, as reported by PR Newswire. "Narciso's expertise will be a great complement to Simon's strengths and to our incredible design team."