It’s come to this: I bought a paper bag.

My growing collection of Banana Republic stuff. The paper shopping bag joins by shoe box and Bi-Plane gift box as my most prized possessions.


About The Author

Robyn Adams
Robyn's fascination with Banana Republic began in 1984 when her Alaskan adventurer father began buying the clothing and giving her the catalogs. She loved the clothes and as an artist she was drawn to the illustrations. She went on to study illustration at art college in BR's hometown of San Francisco and worked for years as a background artist for animation. She is now based in Oakland, CA as a graphic designer and illustrator with Secret Fan Base . She's been collecting and archiving at Abandoned Republic since 2011.

1 Comment

  • charles walker on February 9, 2012

    I do not agree to accept the buyout and change of offerings by BR as evolution of style or whatever. I pay no attention to style. Many of the items were tough practical time tested concoctions of desirable materials sorely missed in today’s marketplace. I found this web-site searching for Richard Walker trousers.

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