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Marimekko, Banana Republic Team Up for a Bright Collab

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Behold, the newest collaboration between Banana Republic and Finnish fashion and design house Marimekko, hitting stores in May.

This limited-edition women's capsule features a "spirited collection of dresses, separates and accessories sure to make a summer wardrobe 'pop.'"

The collection contains nearly 25 pieces including Banana Republic's iconic Hampton pant in Marimekko's black and white Kivet polka dot print. Find pieces such as an architecturally designed cotton tunic with a plunging neckline , a billowing maxi dress and dramatic full skirt.

Other notes about the collection:

1. Marimekko respects the environment, so everything in the collection uses a blend of natural fibers

2. Accessories include Kivet polka dot ballet flats and vibrant printed Siirtolapuutarha zip clutches.

3. This marks the first time Banana Republic introduces a collaboration as part of a larger collection. Look for items such as an architectural tunic in blue and white Siirtolapuutarha print, a long patio dress in blue and white Siirtolapuutarha print, a full-length maxi skirt in black and white Kivet print and a Hampton pant in black and white Kivet print.

4. Other prints in the collection include Jurmo, inspired by rocky beaches, cliffs and high ground; Räsymatto, inspired by the texture of a woven rug with braided strips of color to create a pattern that resembles circular dots dancing in a single file; and Tamara, a 1960 classic in black and white print that draws inspiration from East European folklore, handicraft and ornamental patterns.

5. Apparel prices range from $39.50 to $140 while accessories are $39.50 to $98.
· Marimekko [Official Site]
· Banana Republic [Official Site]