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As far as we're concerned, bashing the classic bateau stripe may count as sartorial blasphemy. But, we understand that any trend has the potential to get tiresome; especially ones that are as timeless as a horizontal line. Luckily, Band of Outsiders is here to ease our weary style ruts. Its newest collection breaks from the classic, horizontal mold to put a fresh spin on stripes of every stripe.
Simply put, the L.A.-based brand is crossing many lines come spring. Sticking to its signature aesthetic of cool, casual suiting and laid-back structure, Band of Outsiders has splashed its shapes with lines that swerve, wave, and show up in patches — and those that make a bold, solo appearance. Think of this as a much-needed spring ('15) revival of an old classic. Or, a reason to actually skip your standard sailor-striped tee — if you can handle the separation anxiety, that is.
While definitely mild compared to the East Coast chill, L.A.'s winters are super fickle. Temps drop dramatically at night, forecasts are way off, and you can pretty much always count on an unexpected rainstorm. All of this to say that, no, indulging in winter fashions when you live in L.A. isn't totally ridiculous. As a read
Pop quiz: How do you get away with wearing jeans (boyfriend-style, no less), a heather gray T-shirt, and classic Timbs when you're hitting the town — or anywhere, really? Like most of life's most pressing questions, Rihanna has the answer: You toss on a really show-stopping coat before you step outside, and you never read