If you are a fan of chic, form-fitting dresses then you probably are aware of this capsule collection from Roland Mouret for Banana Republic.

Roland Mouret is well-known for his Galaxy dress and Moon dress and signature silhouette sculpting pieces. On the other hand, Banana Republic – my go-to label for my corporate wardrobe – is known for their feminine, sophisticated apparels. In fact, I was eyeing the Sloan dress from BR a while back and I am pleased to find out that Roland Mouret’s collaboration with Banana Republic uses the Sloan fabric as the foundation.

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Karolina Kurkova with Roland Mouret.

The great news is, this collection is available at Banana Republic stores here in Singapore since Friday, 8 August 2014.

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The Banana Republic Sloan fabric – is a unique blend of rich, bi-stretch fabric, which creates a “magic” fit that shapes through figure-flattering silhouettes. This fabric is used for the brand’s own Sloan dress series, which are highly flattering, presentable and comfortable.

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Prices range from S$80 for a belt to S$270 for a dress. I think this collection is a keeper – considering that you are getting Roland Mouret’s designs at a fraction, yet the fabric used are of suitably superior quality. The overall look and feel of these dresses are very sophisticated and elegant, allowing you to revisit it again and again.

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My only qualm is – why did the stylist get the model to wear flats for some of the outfits? I think she looked a lot more poised in heels.

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The dresses as seen on Kelly Rohrbach and Julianne Hough at the launch party.

What’s your take on this collaboration? I would give it a resounding YES, so do check them out at the Banana Republic stores at Paragon and Marina Bay Sands!

Image credit: Banana Republic and Getty Images

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