How To Style The Printed Slip Dress With Style Lullaby

The slip dress is one of the year’s most versatile pieces – you can dress it up or down by playing with layers, and whether you’re going for a grunge, boho or classic look, it effortlessly translates into different styles with the help of accessories. Some of our favorite ways to rock a slip dress are over a cropped t-shirt or paired with an oversized cardi. Blogger Sharon Wu from Style Lullaby brought this 90s fave into 2017 with a washed out white jacket and heels. Check out Sharon’s look below featuring the AEO Printed Slip Dress, and if you love her style, you can find her past post here!

How To Wear The Printed Slip Dress with Style Lullaby

Meet Sharon:
“Born & bred in California, Sharon Wu discovered her zest for fashion through modelling at the young age of 17. Since then, she has worked with many creatives in the industry, while developing other passions such as photography, styling, and storytelling. In 2014, she created Style Lullaby as an open, creative space where she combines them all while sharing her personal style, beauty tips, fun life hacks, and more!

When Sharon is not busy shooting campaigns or creating content for Style Lullaby, she can be found at local boutiques, shops, and thrift stores scouring for unique and trendy pieces to style. All work aside, she loves spending time with her Chinese water dragon, Babadook.”

How To Wear The Printed Slip Dress with Style Lullaby

Shop the Look: Printed Slip Dress | Denim Jacket

What Inspired Sharon’s Look:
“I’m usually not one for too many prints, but this dress stole my heart the moment I saw it. Firstly, the eyelash lace trim reminded me of the perfect bralette I’ve been looking for to layer under my cozy sweaters! This type of lace is just as flattering on this little number. I can wear an oversized sweater over it, or opt for a knit cardigan… but for this look, I chose to wear AEO’s white denim jacket from last summer’s collection. Since the dress is black, I wanted to bring out the feminine florals & brighten up the look a bit. Lastly, the dress and jacket pairing makes a fairly simple outfit, so I dressed it up with a statement pink bag and nude heels.

Until the sun starts to shine again, I’ll be wearing this dress under my favorite cardigans and sweaters. I love versatile pieces that I can easily style with other loved items in my wardrobe. This one is definitely my latest favorite. Not only is it comfortable to wear and super lightweight, it’s also a fantastic transitional piece from Winter to Spring!”

Show us how you’re styling the Printed Slip Dress using #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter for a chance to be featured in our Style Gallery.

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How To Style The Vintage Hi-Rise Jean & Embroidered Bomber Jacket With Trendy Chickadee

If you don’t have a bomber jacket in your closet by now, it’s time to get one ASAP! This season, the bomber jacket gets a fresh update from the darker tones and thicker fabrics of Fall & Winter. This must-have jacket has a satin finish and embellished details reminiscent of the 90s, like embroidered designs and cool stripes. Blogger Molly Hogan from Trendy Chickadee took this runway staple and is showing you how to wear it for a vintage athletic look. Plus, she paired the bomber with the jean taking over Instagram, our relaxed fit Vintage Hi-Rise Jean. Check out Molly’s outfit below featuring the AEO Vintage Hi-Rise Jean and AEO Embroidered Bomber Jacket for some major old-school vibes.

The Trendy Chickadee styles the AEO Vintage Hi-Rise Jean and the AEO Embroidered Bomber

Meet Molly:
“I’m Molly, a Los Angeles-based boho style blogger! A few months ago I moved from the best, weirdest city on earth, Austin, TX to the City of Angels to pursue a career in blogging and advertising. My blog, Trendy Chickadee, is for anyone who is curious about fashion and cares about the story behind the brands we wear. I hope to inspire people to never stop searching for beautiful adventures, beautiful people and beautiful clothes!”

The Trendy Chickadee styles the AEO Vintage Hi-Rise Jean and the AEO Embroidered Bomber

The Trendy Chickadee styles the AEO Vintage Hi-Rise Jean and the AEO Embroidered Bomber

What Inspired Molly’s Look:
“I’ve seen embroidered bomber jackets walking down the runways of couture fashion brands, but I was struggling to find one for myself that didn’t break the bank…until I partnered with AEO! This bomber is just what I was looking for at a price I could afford. AEO took on this silky, colorful trend perfectly, so I paired my new bomber with distressed denim (always a favorite of mine) and headed to the beach for a fun day of shooting and styling. Hope you guys love! ”

The Trendy Chickadee styles the AEO Vintage Hi-Rise Jean and the AEO Embroidered Bomber

Shop the Look: Embroidered Bomber Jacket | Vintage Hi-Rise Jean | Soft & Sexy Ribbed Hi-Neck Tank

Show us how you’re styling the Embroidered Bomber Jacket or Vintage Hi-Rise Jean using #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter for a chance to be featured in our Style Gallery.

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Happy Holidays: Unlock our exclusive Snapcode

Calling all Snapchat fans – it’s time to get your selfie game on. Unlock our snap code and show us & your friends how you’re spending the holidays!

Not sure how to unlock & use the code? See our step-by-step instructions below:

How To Get the Snapchat Filter:

  • Open your Snapchat app.
  • Open the camera and snap a picture of the snapcode found below.
  • A “New Filter Found” notification should appear (expires after one hour).

How To Use the AEO Snapchat Filter:

  • Open your Snapchat camera and take a picture.
  • Swipe left to add a filter.
  • Keep swiping until you see the Holiday filter.

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DIY Ugly Sweater For Last Minute Holiday Parties

Holiday party season is in full swing, and there’s always a chance you might get a last minute invite to one this weekend (or already have one on the calendar!). It seems like every year holiday parties require the best (or worst?) ugly sweater attire, so if you’re scrambling for a quick outfit to wear out this weekend, we can help. All you need are a few quick decorations and tools, most of which you probably already have on hand. Keep reading for our step-by-step guide to making a DIY Ugly Sweater for last minute holiday parties.

What You Need: 

1. Find the perfect sweater. We like our Ahhhmazingly Soft Jegging Sweater (pictured) or the Raglan V-Neck Sweater. Bright colors are best to really make your look stand out!

DIY Ugly Sweater for Holiday Parties

2. Start with some tinsel. Use your hot glue gun or fabric glue to add some fun texture and depth to your sweater. In this case, the crazier it looks, the better!

DIY Ugly Sweater for Holiday Parties

3. Glue on seasonal patches or pins. Grab your DCI Ugly Sweater Kit or pins, or make your own cutout holiday shapes from thick fabric like felt or fleece. Glue the patches over the tinsel for a 3-D effect.

DIY Ugly Sweater for Holiday Parties

4. Add your finishing touches. Take your sweater over-the-top and add finishing touches like mirror balls (you could even use ornaments here) and throw a necklace on top – extra points if your sweater lights up!

DIY Ugly Sweater for Holiday Parties

COMPLETE YOUR LOOK: We like these little extras from our Holiday Party Shop for the ultimate ugly sweater party outfit .

Show us what you’re gifting & wearing this season with #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter.

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Secret Santa Gifts For Under $20

Mid-December is usually the time where our gifting frenzy really hits – the number of days left to shop is dropping, but somehow the amount of gifts we have to buy continues to grow! From family gatherings to office parties, gift exchanges are everywhere, and finding unique, fun giftables can be tough. We’re here to help this year (and avoid breaking the bank!) so that you can get all of your last minute gifts in one stop. We pulled together some of our favorite Secret Santa gift ideas for under $20. Teammates, roommates, classmates & more are all on the list  – check it twice! No matter who’s been naughty or nice, our Secret Santa gift guide will help you finish your holiday shopping ASAP.

Secret Santa On a Budget: Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Under $20

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AEO Gifts for Him: The Trendsetter

The Trendsetter is the guy who’s always in the know & loves to test the limits. Cuffed jeans & boots? Yeah, he’s been wearing those for months. Get on his nice list & help him keep his trendsetter status this holiday season with gifts from our curated guide – he’s sure to appreciate trendy workwear jackets & bright sweaters that will make him stand out.

Show us what you’re giving & getting this season with #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter, and shop this gift guide below!

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SHOP GIFTS FOR THE TRENDSETTER: