20.11.13

L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic Collection Launch Party

L'Wren Scott for Banana Republic Collection Launch Party

To celebrate the launch of its latest collaboration, Banana Republic hosted a star-studded party at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles, California yesterday evening.

The mass retailer teamed up with designer L’Wren Scott on a limited-edition, 50-piece capsule collection. With holiday in mind, the lineup not only reflects Scott’s eye for tailoring and colorful prints, but it also features a bit more seasonally-appropriate sparkle and shine too. Notably, sequin-encrusted cardigans, lace and metallic cocktails dresses, faux-fur accented pieces, and a beaded lipstick-print foldover clutch. This may just be Banana Republic’s most glamorous collaboration yet, and for Scott, it’s her first stint working with a major global retailer.

Jessica Paré: The ‘Mad Men’ actress wore a L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic lips-print blouse tucked into a L’Wren Scott garnet red crepe pencil skirt with gold lacquer buttons, which she styled with a matching red sequin cardigan, red lipstick, and a black pumps. The cardigan was a distracting touch, but nonetheless, one that goes away as soon as it’s taken off.

Christina Hendricks: Following Jessica’s lead, the fellow ‘Mad Men’ star also donned the L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic red sequin cardigan over a L’Wren Scott black signature pencil skirt with gold stitching details and one of the collaboration’s peony-printed blouses. She accessorized with yellow metallic pumps, a black Oroton box clutch, and soft rosy makeup.

L’Wren Scott: The designer wore a black velvet and jersey lacquer button skirt with a coordinating black jet-and-thread embroidered cardigan from her main label, but didn’t stop there. To inject a burst of colour and texture, she styled the pieces with a L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic peony-printed chiffon blouse, velvet bow jacket, and royal blue velvet bow heels.

Of the three beauties dressed in L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic, whose styling do you prefer best?

L'Wren Scott for Banana Republic Collection

The capsule launches at select Banana Republic retail locations worldwide and online December 5, 2013.

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10 Responses to L’Wren Scott for Banana Republic Collection Launch Party

  1. Christine November 20, 2013 at 15:20 #

    Love Jessica’s look.

  2. Iva November 20, 2013 at 15:22 #

    I don’t care much for the looks at the event, but I must admit I like the looks on the models.

    • kane November 20, 2013 at 15:42 #

      ITA. I especially covet the look on the right.

    • Yeliz November 20, 2013 at 15:53 #

      +2

    • dee November 20, 2013 at 17:00 #

      +3

    • Alina November 20, 2013 at 17:01 #

      +3

  3. amy November 20, 2013 at 16:27 #

    the blouses in the collection are really nice

  4. Nat39 November 20, 2013 at 19:19 #

    Jessica Pare – she stuck with the red, black and gold and the result is the cleanest/most pulled together of the 3. The other 2 are a bit all over the place.

  5. Magdalena November 20, 2013 at 19:35 #

    I adore Jessica Paré, but I HATE those bangs! They ruin her look for me.

  6. Parvati November 22, 2013 at 11:19 #

    I think I prefer Jessica’s styling. I don’t like the sequined cardigan over Christina’s blouse and for some reason, L’Wrenn Scott’s blue velvet shoes bother me.

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