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At yesterday afternoon's packed-to-the-preppy-gills Band of Outsiders spring 2011 presentation, designer Scott Sternberg added yet another line to his repertoire, proving he can craft uber-feminine looks as well as his celebrated nerdy-chic sportswear. Shown in a room of heavily-misted models standing under a steamer, Sternberg's new Girl collection was comprised of playful rompers, draped dresses, and airy tanks in a wash of pale neutral hues. An asymmetrical drop-waisted shirtdress was a standout, as were the updated Teva sandals each girl sported. Perhaps to balance out the sweetness, Sternberg's menswear skewed toward the casual, with drawstring shorts and striped pajamas worn beneath his cult-inducing blazers and jackets. And for devotees of his Boy collection, never fear—Scott's newest offerings were on full display, with colorblocking, mixed madras, and khaki tones among the predominant themes.
Photos by Nick Wolf
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