Banana Republic has said that designer Narciso Rodriguez will join the brand in an advisory role.

He will work with the brand's vice president of design and creative director Simon Kneen, beginning with the autumn 2013 collection.

"At Banana Republic, we are committed to delivering modern, stylish work wear to our customers," said Banana Republi president Jack Calhoun. "Narciso's expertise will be a great complement to Simon's strengths and to our incredible design team."