Transitional Clothing From BR

April 6, 2016

By Tab Byrum


It’s that time of year here in Oklahoma that some evenings you have to have the heat running to stay comfortable at night but run the air conditioning during the day or it gets hot and stuffy, it snowed back east over the weekend and a chance of more snow later this week. It’s the same way with clothing, you leave in the morning wearing long sleeves or a jacket and come home later with your sleeves rolled up or the jacket in the back seat, Banana Republic has some great pieces to help us navigate the crazy weather from Winter to Spring and early Summer. Take a look at these “New Arrival”  lightweight jackets, sweaters and tops and see if there’s anything you might need for warm days and cool nights, Enjoy!!!


Women’s New Arrivals From Banana Republic


The Stripe Collarless Coat is a great addition to your wardrobe, with pops of bright colors it’ll look great with dark slacks, over a dress, a silk top or jeans and a white t-shirt.


A cardigan is always good since you can wear it open or pull it tighter around yourself to ward off a chill, this Italian Linen Open Cardigan is beautiful and lightweight and the longer length is great for both day and night. 


The look of Chanel for tons less money, the Raw-Edge Tweed Moto Jacket is perfect for a business meeting or meeting the girls for a drink. 


Navy and white are red hot this year and this Diamond Print Tunic in the color combo is great for any occasion. Throw on a navy blazer for day or a pashmina and white jeans for night. 


The Pintuck Ruffle Top is fun and flirty, it comes in white and olive.  


Lightweight sweaters are always a great choice for this time of year, the Mixed-Stitch Linen Blend Sweater is a combo of linen and rayon and looks great with our without a jacket. 

Men’s New Arrivals From Banana Republic


I’m always game for khaki anything and the Modern Slim Khaki Cotton/Linen Blazer is game on. This will look great with jeans or slacks and could definitely be brought back in the fall with sweaters and slacks. 


I’m a sucker for a shawl collar and lightweight, so the Heritage Cream Terry Cardigan is perfect. This over a linen or Chambray shirt with jeans and loafers, a  great outfit out on a Spring evening. 


Speaking of Linen the Camden-Fit Ikat Linen Shirt can go into summer easily. Blue linen shirt and white jeans, sign me up. 


This jacket combines two popular ideas from the world of design, bomber jackets and the color gray. This awesome Heritage Gray Bomber Jacket is a great casual piece and will look great with tennis shoes and chukka boots. 

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