A cape like this
is perfect for the
My Fall Faves
SIMON KNEEN, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
OF BANANA REPUBLIC, ON
HIS TOP PICKS FOR FALL 2012.
Khaki leather trim caplet, $150; ivory chain-link
print tie-neck top, $79.50; black slim ankle pant,
$89.50; black leather cuff, $39.50; gold bracelet,
$49.50; cocktail ring, 39.50; black stretch skinny
belt, $39.50; satchel, $220; black pumps, $120.
“The leather trim on the caplet provides a modern twist on a
classic Banana Republic piece.”
The “girl on the go” was
Kneen’s inspiration—which is
great news for women who need
to both move fast and look fab
every step of the way (sound
like anyone you know?). When
we caught up with Kneen, he
offered the advice that follows,
along with his absolute favorite
look of the season.
What are a few of your must-
But if you had to pick a favorite?
Kneen sent along the look above,
For a look of “modern ease,” Kneen
throw on) paired with slim ankle pants
and an ivory chain-link print tie-neck top.
featuring a caplet (shorter in length
likes what he calls “clean, multitasking” than something a superhero might
separates, including Banana Republic’s
wool cape with leather piping and
pretty pleated dresses, accessorized
with unconstructed leather totes,
ladylike satchels and stacked heel
pumps with gold details.