Governors Ball Recap 2016

Last weekend, our friends Kevin, Syma and Laura took over our Snapchat and Instagram accounts to cover the music, food and fashion that is Governors Ball. Check out some of our favorite photos from their weekend below and share your festival outfits with #AEOFESTIVALFASHION for a chance to  be featured on our style gallery.

Laura hydrates with the biggest coconut water we’ve ever seen.

Governors Ball Recap 2016 Their new favorite festival accessory? Polaroid cameras!
Governors Ball Recap 2016

Syma rocks her #AEOSTYLE in our Hi-Rise Denim Skirt, Straw Boater hat and our Soft & Sexy Lace-Up Jegging TankGovernors Ball Recap 2016

Syma, Kevin and Laura map out their weekend eats, concerts and hangs.
Governors Ball Recap 2016

Check out more images of Gov ball below! Governors Ball Recap 2016

Are you heading to a festival this summer? Tell us which ones in the comments below.

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Music Monday: June 2016 AEO Playlist

School’s out for summer! Between BBQ’s, pool parties and summer hangs, there are plenty of reasons to ensure that you have the ultimate endless summer playlist. Check out our in store June playlist below and be sure to follow us on Spotify to gain access to our favorite songs.

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  1. Summer Ends- Agua Roja
  2. Faded- Alan Walker, Tiesto
  3. Here- Chris Lorenzo Remix- Alessia Cara
  4. I Wanna Know- Alesso, Nico & Vinz
  5. Kill The Lights- Alex Newell, Jess Glynne
  6. I’m Born To Run- American Authors
  7. Into You- Ariana Grande
  8. 2 AM- Bear Hands
  9. Off The Ground- Bit Funk, Shae Jacobs
  10. Hide Your Love- The Brinks
  11. This Is What You Came For- Calvin Harris, Rhianna
  12. Remember- Camera Shy
  13. On My Way- Cardiknox
  14. How To Love- Cash Cash, Sofia Reyes
  15. Weekdays- Catamaran
  16. Don’t Walk Away- Chromeo
  17. Best Years- Circa Waves
  18. Just Let Go- Classixx, How To Dress Well
  19. Talk Too Much- COIN
  20. First- Cold War Kids
  21. Begging Me to Come Back- Compny
  22. Deadbeat Girl- Day Wave
  23. One Dance- Drake, Wiz Kid, Kyla
  24. Shooting Shadows- DREAMERS
  25. Walking On A Dream- Empire of the Sun
  26. Moon Child- Escondido
  27. Swim- Duck House Remix- Fickle Friends
  28. Black Lemon- Generationals
  29. Turn It Around- HAERTS
  30. Colors- Sam Feldt Remix- Halsey
  31. Graduate- Handsome Ghost
  32. Shake- The Head and the Heart
  33. In the Morning- Kaskade, ZHU
  34. BULLETS- KAYTRANDADA
  35. Turn The Music Louder- KDA, Katy B
  36. Take It From Me- KONGOS
  37. Are We Electric- The Kooks
  38. X-Communicate- Kristin Kontrol
  39. Raging- Kygo, Kodaline
  40. A Love Song- Ladyhawke
  41. Operator (He Doesn’t Call)- Lapsley
  42. Old World- The Lighthouse And The Whaler
  43. Barely There- Mac McCaughan
  44. A Bit Out Of Time- Mainland
  45. Birthday Card- Marcus Marr, Chet Faker
  46. I Love Me- Meghan Trainor
  47. Out Of Sight- Miami Horror
  48. Oh- Mt. Si
  49. Red Balloon- Never Shout Never
  50. Drifting- RAC Remix On An On
  51. Laugh About It- Paper Route
  52. What Am I Becoming? – POP ETC
  53. Death Or Fame- Prism Tats
  54. You Are- Puggy
  55. Bring Back The Summer- Rain Man, OLY
  56. Ocean- Rouge Wave
  57. Satellite- Sara Hartman
  58. The Beat Comes- Snowden
  59. Make Me Feel- Sonny Alven
  60. Young & Wild- The Strumbellas
  61. Flame- Sundara Karma
  62. To My Brother- Swim Deepp
  63. Belly- Swimm
  64. New Bohemia- Transviolet
  65. Humming- Turnover
  66. Butterfly- Twin Peaks
  67. Shine On- Vinyl Theatre
  68. There’s a Brain in My Head- White Denim
  69. Summer 92′ – Work Drugs
  70. Unsteady- Jack Novak – X Ambassadors
  71. Amerika- Young the Giant
  72. Moment Goes- The Young Wild
  73. True Colors- Zedd
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AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

This weekend, we’re packing our #AEOFESTIVALSTYLE and heading to Governors Ball for fun times, great bands and good eats. From The Strokes to HAIM and everyone in between, this year’s lineup is one you don’t want to miss. Check out what we’re eating, wearing and who we’re excited to see. Not able to make this years festival? Follow us on Snapchat (@AEO) and Instagram to get in on the action.

Pack:
Girls: A festival outfit wouldn’t be complete without denim shorties. Add a crop top, a flowy kimono and comfortable sandals to create a free-spirited vibe. Add a crossbody bag and lots of accessories to make your #AEOSTYLE pop.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors BallShop the look: Denim shortie (shop similar) | Ruffle Sleeve Kimono | Multi Braid Sandal | Street Level Bucket Bag (shop similar) | AEO First Essentials Eyelet Bralette | Women’s Accessories

Guys: Keep it easy with your favorite pair of denim shorts and t-shirt. Rock a pair of buckle sandals and accessorize with a solid hat and sunglasses.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

Shop the look: AEO Denim Shorts | Stripe Crew T-Shirt | Double Buckle Suede Sandal | AEO Baseball Hat (shop similar) | Classic sunglasses

See:
Friday:
The Strokes: Formed in New York City, this American rock band is energetic, fun and addicting.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

Photo credit: @TheStrokes

Beck: This American born indie-rock artist best known for his hit song “Loser” began his active years as a musician in 1985. 31 years later and he’s still killing it.
RobynThis Swedish electropop beauty has been on previous AEO playlists. Her catchy lyrics and beats create a vibe that’s perfect for dancing.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

Photo credit: @robynkonichiwa

Saturday:
Miguel: Recording artists, singer, songwriter, producer and has been creating music since he was thirteen…what does this guy not do? Check out

HAIM: This fierce fore some from Los Angeles has pop rock sound with a punch. Three sisters (Este, Danille and Alana) and drummer Dash Hutton curate songs that are perfect for your never ending summer playlist.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

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The KillersThis rock band from Las Vegas knows how to put on a show. With electrifying hits such as “Mr Brightside” and “Human“, this band has been “killin'” it since 2001.

Eat: 
by CHOLE.: Chow down on vegan burgers and fries! Healthy and tasty…what could be better?
Tacombi: Extra queso anyone? Authentic Mexican food is hard to beat. Corn tortillas filled with the good stuff. Make sure you grab a fresh pressed juice to complete your meal.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

Photo credit: @tacombi

SnowDays: Weather in NYC this weekend is going to be warm. Cool off with some shaved cream and load it with #allthetoppings.

Black Tap: Burgers and milkshakes are just better together. These wacky and colorful milkshakes have been making some serious headlines around the US! Bonus, this food is totally ‘gram-worthy. Snap those buns before they’re gone.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

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Milk: End your weekend on a sweet note with Milk desserts. Our personal fave? B’day truffles.

AEO FESTIVAL FASHION 2016: What To Wear To Governors Ball

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Are you heading to Governors Ball this weekend? Share your photos with #AEOSFESTIVALSTYLE for a chance to be featured on our Instagram!

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Music Monday: May 2016 AEO Playlist

May is finally here! Celebrate the beginning of summer with #AEOSTYLE and our newest in store playlist. From ZAYN to Fitz and The Tantrums and so much more, our May playlist is filled with the best sounds of the season. Check out the lineup below and be sure to follow us on Spotify to gain access to all of our in store playlists. Have a song request? Tell us in the comments below!

Music Monday: May 2015 AEO Playlist

  1. She Moves- Alle Farben, Graham 
  2. High Drive- Andrew McMahon In the Wild
  3. Good Girl- Aquilo
  4. 2AM- Matoma Remix- Astrid S
  5. Kings of Summer- ayokay, Quinn XCII
  6. At Most A Kiss- Blossoms
  7. Well Absolutely- Body Language 
  8. Dust- CLMN, Astrid S
  9. Pick Me Up- Clean Cut Kid
  10. Gone- Day Wave
  11. Brazil- Declan McKenna
  12. Born Ready- Halogen Radio Edit – Disco Fries, Hope Murphy
  13. Til Tomorrow- DWNTWN
  14. Return to the Moon- EL VY
  15. Firewood- Eliot Summer
  16. Blind- Feder, Emmi, Filatov, Karas
  17. HandClap- Fitz and The Tantrums
  18. All Four Walls- Gorgon City, Vaults
  19. Come On- Holly Miranda
  20. Coastal Love- HONNE
  21. Badaboum- Hooverphonic, Alle Farben
  22. Someone Who Can Dance- Icona Pop
  23. Sill In Love- JAHKOY
  24. Gimme The Love- Jake Bugg
  25. Fast Car- Jonas Blue, Dakota
  26. Jump- Kaptan
  27. Like You Want To- Kita Alexander
  28. Sweet Emotion- The Kooks
  29. Love You More- KREAM
  30. WHERE THE HELL ARE MY FRIENDS- LANY
  31. Bang Bang- Lawrence Taylor
  32. Blue & The Green – Loyal 
  33. Cleopatra – The Lumineers
  34. Do It, Try It – M83
  35. The Stars Keep On Calling My Name- Mac Demarco 
  36. Pay No Mind- Madeon, Passion Pit
  37. Surf-n-Turf- Minus The Bear
  38. Love Is All Around- Mon Draggor, Tanya Donelly
  39. Always- Moon Taxi
  40. Bad Intentions- Miykee Heaton, Migos
  41. Honey Whiskey- Nothing but Thieves
  42. Lose It- Oh Wonder
  43. Free People- Paint The Muse
  44. Lost on Me- Peace
  45. Backpack- Petite Meller
  46. Lil’ Love – Petite Meller, Pnau
  47. Beat Of My Drum- POWERS 
  48. Foreign Lovers- Ra Ra Riot
  49. Air- Sam Dew
  50. Two Feet Off The Ground- Sara Hartman
  51. Giants- Savior Adore
  52. Breathe- Seeb, Neev
  53. Coming Home- Seven Lions, Mike Mains & The Branches
  54. Falling Away- Seven Lions, LIGHTS
  55. Latchkey Kids- Silversun Pickups
  56. Our Youth- Sonny Alven, Emmi
  57. End of an Era- The Strumbellas
  58. Touch Me- Superhumanoids
  59. These Hands- Tigertown 
  60. YOUTH- Troye Sivan, Gryffin
  61. Old Love / New Love – Twin Shadow D’Angelo Lacy
  62. Midnight River- Vaults
  63. Boys That Sing- Viola Beach
  64. This Isn’t Love- VITAMIN
  65. Another Girl- Wild Belle
  66. Don’t Ask Me To Change- The Wild Feathers
  67. Territory- Wintersleep
  68. Flowerball- The Wombats
  69. Unsteady- X Ambassadors
  70. LIKE I WOULD- ZAYN
  71. sHe- ZAYN
  72. Candyman- Zedd, Aloe Blacc
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Music Monday: April 2016 Playlist

Can you believe it’s already April? Neither can we. With music festivals in short sight, we’re getting ready to celebrate with the best festival inspired songs of 2016. From Justin Bieber to Grimes and everything in between, our April 2016 playlist won’t disappoint. So, pull on those festival shorties, clean off your shades and check out our lineup below! Don’t forget to follow us on Spotify to gain access to all of our playlists as well. Your earbuds will thank you.

Music Monday: April 2016 Playlist

  1. Coming Over- Dillon Francis, Kygo
  2. Magic Hour- RAC, Little Boots
  3. I Want To Love- Years & Years
  4. I Can’t Save You- Club Sport
  5. Can’t Come Down- Run River North
  6. Nightlight- Silversun Pickups
  7. The Sound- The 1975
  8. Love Like Mine- Miami Horror
  9. Make It Real- Tigertown
  10. Show Me The Way- Penguin Prison
  11. Sailing- The Strumbellas
  12. Cellophane – Miami Horror, Aaron Miller
  13. Foreign Bodies- Radiation City
  14. Where’d You Go- Boy & Bear
  15. COOL- Troye Sivan
  16. Classic (feat. Powers)- The Knocks, Powers 
  17. Way Out- Kaptan
  18. Day Two- Lemaitre
  19. Footprints- Bag Raiders
  20. Show Me The Love- Spada Remix – Robin Schulz
  21. Call You Home- Hedonism Mix – Kelvin Jones
  22. Savannah- Moon Taxi
  23. Our Way Free- Mac McCaughan
  24. Loved By You- Powers
  25. I’m on Fire- Club Sport
  26. Creatures Of The Night- Say Hi
  27. oui- Jeremih
  28. Shake Shake Shake- Majid Jordan
  29. That’s What I Like- Flo Rida, Fitz
  30. Sunshine- Flight Facilities, Reggie Watts
  31. Doin’ It By Myself- Guster
  32. Paradise- Boehm Remix- Josef Salvat, Boehm
  33. Afraid of the Dark- The Frights
  34. Get Used To It- Justin Bieber
  35. U-Dreams- Young Liars
  36. Made In Hollywood- LANY
  37. Hands Down- The Greeting Committee
  38. Up Up Up- WATERS
  39. She Doesn’t Get It- The Format
  40. Realiti- Grimes
  41. I’m In Control- AlunaGeorge, Popcaan
  42. Fast Car- Radio Edit- Jonas Blue, Dakota
  43. Infinite High- Panama Wedding 
  44. Facepaint- Family of the Year
  45. This Ain’t Over- Alex Newell
  46. Aftershock- Cash Cash, Jaquie Lee
  47. Wasted Love- City and Colour
  48. Keep On Waiting- Napkey, Tez Cadey
  49. Talk To Me- Nick Brewwer, Bibi Bourelly
  50. Easier Said- Sunflower Bean
  51. Real Thing- Little Brutes
  52. Don’t Go Alone- CRUISR
  53. Real Love- Florrie
  54. Take Me By the Hand- Catamaran
  55. Lay It Right- Voyeur Remix- Speelburg
  56. Show U Off- Chairlift
  57. Rule Britannia- Modern Space
  58. Stuck- Day Wave
  59. Can’t See You- Skylar Spence
  60. High Notes- La Sera
  61. Warts- Hinds
  62. What Side Of Love- Parachute
  63. Into The Earth- Bloc Party
  64. Boys That Sing- Viola Beach
  65. Runaway- Electric Youth
  66. Love Me Like You – Ella Eyre
  67. Jellyfish- Alpine
  68. Beast For Last0 The Knocks, WALK THE MOON
  69. Headphones- Matt Nathanson, LOLO
  70. TV Queen- Wild Nothing
  71. Instant Breakup- Ra Ra Riot
  72. Wednesday Night Melody- Bleached
  73. Anyways- The Starting Line
  74. SEPARATE LIVES- HAELOS
  75. Don’t Save Me- HAIM
  76. Gold- Kiiara
  77. Stay- Kygo, Maty Noyes
  78. Never Forget You- MNEK, Zara Larsson
  79. On My Own- Paperwhite 
  80. Cheap Thrills- Sia, Sean Paul
  81. All My Friends- Snakehips, Tinashe, Chance The Rapper
  82. Dancing On Glass- St. Lucia
  83. Amor Fati- Washed Out
  84. It All Feels Right- Washed Out 

What songs do you want to hear on our May 2016 playlist? Tell us in the comments below!

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SXSW Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

South By Southwest, AKA SXSW is kicking off another March filled with music, film and interactive exhibitions. From keynote speaker President Obama to talented musicians like HÆLOS, Charlie XCX and more, this year, Austin is set to take the stage to make it one of their best festival seasons yet. Check out what we’re packing, what we’re eating and who we’re excited to see in our festival travel guide.

To Pack: No matter if you’re making SXSW your Spring Break destination or just going for fun, we’re gearing up for a good time.
Girls: Channel southwestern #AEOSTYLE by pairing a crop top to denim shorts and gladiator sandals. Layer with a lightweight poncho and add accessories to make your SXSW outfit pop.

Guys: Pattern is big this season. Incorporate a subtle print into your #AEOSTYLE with our Flex Slim Flat Front Short. Pair with a fresh and light tee, some standout accessories and comfortable sandals for a look that you can take from day to night.

To Eat: 
Austin Food Trucks: We can’t go to Austin without visiting one of their many food trucks. From tacos to cupcakes and anything in between, you’ve got a variety of items to choose from. We’re always up for a Torchy’s Taco.

SWSX Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

Photo Credit: Torchy’s Taco

Emmer and Rye: One of Austin’s hot spots for brunch and known for using local and seasonal goods, you won’t be disappointed with your food choices! The menu changes daily allowing a new experience every time you go.

Voodoo Doughnuts: Originally from Portland, Oregon, these doughnuts are making a mark for themselves in Austin. From their famous Voodoo Doll doughnut to our personal favorite, bacon maple doughnut, these gooey delicious treats will put a spell on you.

SWSX Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

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To Stay:
W Hotel Austin: Situated in the heart of downtown, the W provides a unique experiencing for all visitors. Check out the  rooftop pool and sip on a cocktail at the Wet bar for an unforgettable experience.

Hotel San Jose: One of our favorite places…ever. The outside of the hotel is covered in lush ivy and with handmade furniture and custom sheets, this hotel is simply serene.

http://www.sanjosehotel.com/

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airbnb: Feel like staying in the comfort of your own home? airbnb offers a custom experience suitable your needs. We’ve seen some amazing places to rent so hurry up before they’re booked!

To See:
Charli XCX: We’ve featured this British beaut in plenty of our playlists so it’s no surprise we’re excited to see her rock the stage. From “Boom Clap” to “Break The Rules“, we’re guaranteed to have our party shoes on.

SWSX Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

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Crystal Castles: This electronic band from Ontario, Canada curates a rare buzz that leaves the listener wanting more. Known for their  breathtaking performances and unique sounds, it’s no doubt that this band is our on list of musicians to see.

HÆLOS: Another UK band that we can’t get enough of! With mesmerizing instrumental work and lyrics that draw you in, this band is a must see. Check out SEPARATE LIVES, it’s one of our faves.

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Are you heading to SXSW? Show off your #AEOSTYLE on Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured in our Style Gallery!

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