Did you know…Redingote

Redingote – Is an English term for a ‘Riding Coat’ worn by men in the 18th century, the mid-19th century redingote was a women’s long sleeved gown with a large, turn down collar. At the end of the century a redingote evolved into a tailored outdoor garment, with a princess line cut. The coat would of been worn with a large, flat collar and full skirt which was worn open to reveal the dress beneath.

Ive included some neat pictures below that show what a Redingote is.

Behind the seams with Banana Republic

On twitter Banana Republic put out a amazing exclusive look behind their spring collection.

Check out these fabulous pictures at http://img.ly/images/BananaRepublic