Banana Republic and Gap Fall/Winter 2011

I had the opportunity to preview the Gap and Banana Republic fall/winter 2011 lines and overall, they’re very good. Banana Republic used an autumnal mood – lots of greens, berries and browns. There were wools, silks and patterns.

The highlights were the stunning leather vest, the leopard-print trench coat – a perfect leopard even for those who don’t wear leopard and finally, wool skinny trousers with ankle zips.

There were pieces even a future princess would love.
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GAP: Spring 2011

Searches are strong for GAP Spring 2011. [Read more…]

Gap Spring 2011

It’s time to give your skinnies a bit of a break. Instead of wearing them all the time, GAP wants you to mix in a high-waisted, wide-legged jeans in a medium denim for spring 2011.

In other words, the strong seventies influence continues. [Read more…]

Old Navy’s Winter Winter Coats

I don’t have a black winter coat.

I’ve got a red winter coat, two leather jackets and a grey peacoat, but not a good black winter coat.

So when Old Navy asked me to check out their winter coats, I went to see what they had on offer. I haven’t gone into Old Navy for a while and when I have, it’s usually to pick up a cheap pair of flip flops or a bikini. It’s not the first place I think of for coats. [Read more…]

The new basic black pants

Gap "Black Magic" Premium Pants

Gap wants you to think of them when you think of pants. The company recently debuted their Premium Pants collection for men and women. Their goal is to be the staple in everyone’s closet.
The new line, featuring seven styles for women and five for men, is based on Gap’s relaunched denim line which means there’s something for everyone whether you like a skinny fit or the classic trouser. The company sees the new pants line as one that will fit all body shapes and be appropriate for every occasion from work to play.

Best of all, the pants range from $59.50 to $69.50. Not bad for a wardrobe workhorse.


Women’s Fits:

  • Really Skinny
  • Boyfit
  • Slim Cropped
  • Perfect Trouser
  • Modern Boot
  • Curvy
  • True Straight

Men’s fit

  • Tailored Khaki
  • Classic Khaki
  • Vintage Khaki
  • Classic Trouser
  • Relaxed Trouser

The Gap Premium Pant collection is available at Gap stores.