Banana Republic Travel and Safari Store Items

Store Items

Banana Republic Store Artifacts

Banana Republic stores were each lavishly decorated with authentic vintage items as well as custom made items that reflected colonial safari and travel themes. Each store famously had a surplus Army Willy Jeep in the window, and often large museum quality animals such as elephants. The shoplifting detectors were disguised in large tusks framing the […]

Store Photos

A collection of photos of Banana Republic Travel & Safari stores I’ve purchased online from news archives. See also the photos in the BR Guidebook and the links to news articles on the History Page.

Shopping bags and boxes

Shopping Safari! “Banana Republic Guide” Employee Vests and Shirts

Check out this March 2019 eBay Auction for a rare BR Guide Shirt One of the more fun items to collection are store employee "guide" vests and shirts. These are either hooded bush vests or Expedition shirts with a silk-screened stars and bananas emblem labeled Banana Republic Guide. Probably one of the coolest and highest [...]