Banana Republic partners with fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez as new style advisor for the brands upcoming collection. 

Banana republic expanding their look to more classy yet modern collection with the recent Mad Men capsule collection, now the luxury retailer is tapping top CFDA designer to "build upon the strengths of the brand."

Rodriguez will begin an advisory role for Banana Republic starting August 20th in partnership with the Executive Vice President of Design and Creative Director, Simon Kneen for the Fall 2013 collection.

The 51 year-old designer is known for his ready-to-wear fashion designs with modern aesthetics and innovation. Rodriquez has collaborated with many artist, celebrities and is one of the first designer ever to receive consecutive Womenswear Designer of the Year awards by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA).

"We are committed to delivering modern, stylish work wear to our customers," said Jack Calhoun, Banana Republic President, adding "Narciso's expertize will be a great complement to Simon's strengths and to our incredible design team."