Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded by Mel and Patricia Ziegler in 1978, and is part of The Gap, Inc.

It has since been marketed as being influenced by the edgy, adventurous American spirit.

Today the brand boasts 3,100 stores worldwide, there are 500 Banana Republic stores across the United States, 26 in Canada, and in the 21st century, the brand is expanding internationally with stores in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

It also sells thirty-four fragrances, the earliest of which was launched in 1995 and titled “Classic”, a unisex.