Banana Republic: Republic of Women

With December in full swing, it’s officially time to bring out your stash of stronger perfumes. Musks are too powerful and serious in the dog days of summer, but when the temperature drops it’s literally a fragrance free-for-all.

Banana Republic Republic of Women

We’ve been sporting Banana Republic’s Republic of Women around town so far this early winter; pair it with a fur coat and bright red lips in the evening to channel glamour straight out of a Hitchcock film. Packed with traditional musk tones and hints of Moroccan rose and elegant jasmine, Republic of Women possesses the quality of a designer perfume at a reasonable price.

A gift set of a 50ml bottle of eau de parfum and 50ml body cream retail for $49 on