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Shop Issa London for Banana Republic Today Including Kate and Naomi's Wrap Dresses


Naomi Watts in Issa London wrap dress for Banana Republic

The limited-edition Issa London for Banana Republic collection launched today, including a version of the blue wrap dress that the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton wore to announce her royal engagement (here). The BR version seems to be more of a teal blue color rather than a royal blue hue which is kinda disappointing, but the $130 price tag is certainly more palatable than the $575 cost of the original dress.



Also available for Issa fans - or just fans of classic wrap dresses in general - is the printed frock seen on Naomi Watts (above), who paired hers with yellow sandals and a tan bag. This shows just how versatile a dress like this can be as you can easily transition it from summer to fall to winter with just a few accessory changes, different shoes and tights.



Shop Issa London for Banana Republic online or in select stores. P.S. Banana Republic cardholders can get 25% off the Issa collection with code BRISSA.
Comments
Love Issa London.

xx Mira
#1 Mira (Homepage) on 2013-08-08 08:49 (Reply)
Yes yes! I saw this on Enews last night! So exciting-and honestly I would pay the $130 for this dress-love it so much!!

Kayla
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#2 Kayla (Homepage) on 2013-08-08 09:54 (Reply)
I'm actually relieved the dress is more of a teal than a royal blue! The royal is a lovely color, but I'd worry that walking around in such an exact copy of the famous dress people would think I was just a big Kate wannabe.
#3 Carrie on 2013-08-08 12:07 (Reply)
I love this printed wrap dress, but I'm not so much in love with the wedges she's paired it with. Looking forward to fall, I think this dress would look so chic with these "Chelsie" boots from CL by Laundry. http://www.chineselaundry.com/products2.cfm/ID/4069/c/cl-by-laundry-newarrivals/attr1/3915
#4 Haley on 2013-08-08 16:41 (Reply)
Unfortunately, the print version of this dress (as worn by Naomi) was already sold out in all sizes except XL on BR's website by yesterday afternoon :-(
#5 Target-Addict (Homepage) on 2013-08-09 10:09 (Reply)
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