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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.
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When March rolls around, there's nothing you want to do more than break up with your winter essentials, right? Sure, you and those cozy sweaterdresses and turtlenecks have been through a lot together (read: ice storms and consecutive too-cold-too-go-outside-days), but that relationship is over. Time to move on to read