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With a nostalgic nod to its heyday, Banana Republic just released a limited collection of 225 hand-selected, vintage Banana Republic pieces. The brand worked with Thrilling to source the items from vintage clothing stores across the US, which it's reselling online and at one of its New York stores.
As 'Banana Republic Travel & Safari Clothing Company', the company started off as a surplus store back in 1978, so it's no stranger to selling repurposed clothing. It's also not the first fashion brand to sell preloved items from its own archives; last year, Levi's created a buyback program and secondhand marketplace, and Guess launched a certified vintage line.
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