Women’s Safari Pants

The matching pants in the Women’s Safari Suit. From the 1986 catalogue: “Properly tailored, perfectly fitting, with unstitched double pleats that forgive you that second helping. Two deep side pockets; two open welt pockets in back.”

Poshmark photos.

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.


  • Lynne Haggar on July 25, 2021

    I have been obsessed looking for the 1980 Flightsuit in XL…I bought one in sizeMedium..with high hopes of major weight loss…Now I am being more realistic…can you give me any suggestions to obtain one or two? I look gorward to hearing back from a fellow Banana Republic girl.

    • Robyn Adams on August 4, 2021

      The struggle is real, my sister. Best I can advise is keep an eye out on eBay, Poshmark, Etsy. XL are rare, that’s for sure.

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