GIVE COZY. GIVE BACK.

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. In this spirit, AE & Aerie are joining forces with Delivering Good to give back by giving cozy. From November 27th (Giving Tuesday!) through December 6th, for every winter accessory (hats, gloves and scarves) purchased at AE and Aerie, we will donate a warm winter hat to someone in need through Delivering Good!

 

 

Delivering Good is a non-profit organization that provides individuals impacted by poverty and natural disasters with new apparel and other goods to offer hope, dignity and self-esteem. Since 1985, Delivering Good has donated more than 1.8 billion new products to individuals in need. You can learn even more about them at delivering-good.org!

 

 

GIVE. LOVE. PARTY!

 

To celebrate Giving Tuesday, we’re hosting a group of teens from one of Delivering Good’s partners for a giving-themed holiday party at our Union Square store.

We’ll have a station for wrapping the hats we’ll donate to clients of the charity, a video booth to record and send holiday messages to friends and family, and a customization station for making denim pom-poms for gift wrapping and customizing denim totes and jeans (+ there’s no party without treats and a great DJ!).

 

 

 

REAL GIFTS. REAL STYLE. REAL LOVE.

We asked our influencers what they’re loving this holiday season. Here’s what they had to say about their favorite styles, gifting, and how they like to celebrate the holidays! 

 

What was your favorite AE item you wore & why?

 

@but_its_henry, @lo_behold.style & @bre.moore

@bre.moore

I truly loved all the pieces, but if I had to choose, no doubt it would be the pink sweater. The color was popping (literally) and the material was so soft! I really appreciate a sweater with thick material that can be a staple piece in your closet during the winter. You can also dress this sweater up with a cute pair of heels, or dress it down with jeans and your cutest sneakers.

@but_its_henry 

My favorite gift is the flannel. It gives off a 90’s vibe I love that is soft and comfortable –probably one of the softest flannels out there.

@lo_behold.style

My favorite item I wore was the high-waisted jeggings! I’m a sucker for anything high-waisted and these jeans are extremely comfortable and feel like second skin!

 @abeforee@abeforee

My favorite gift from the delivery was the brown AE hoodie. It was so cozy and just easy to throw on. It just works really well with so many fall situations. Need a hoodie to throw on on your way to the gym? Done. Need a sweatshirt to head to the pumpkin farm? Done. Getting a little chilly at your work desk? Done. Also, it has my initials all over it (:

 

What is your favorite way to celebrate the holiday season?

 

@kaleblundie & @jhoanybarcos

@kaleblundie

My favorite way to celebrate the holiday season would have to be sitting by the fire place watching holiday movies with all your favorite snacks! I love watching seasonal movies with my family and friends, but there is something about the holidays that really make it a lot more special!

 @jhoanybarcos

My favorite way to spend the holidays, is spending the day at home with my family while we watch movies in our PJ’s and sipping on pumpkin spice lattes.

 

@Jackyln.Lune@Jackyln.Lune & @chellaman

My favorite way to celebrate the holiday season is to surround myself with family, friends and create lasting memories. Decorating the house, making cookies and taking photos all the while enjoying each other’s company.

 @chellaman

My family always gets together and spends a few days just talking for hours on end. This is, by far, my favorite time due to the individuality of each of my family members and the unique stories they bring to the table.

 

 

Who would you gift AE products to this holiday?

What would you give & why?

 

@itskelseydespues

I’d gift my mom this holiday season, specifically with the knit sweater. She’s always been a style inspiration to me, letting me wear her clothes and what not when growing up. Gifting her the sweater would not only be a gesture of appreciation for all that she’s done for me, but also keeping her cozy and stylish. 

@colton.johnson 

I would probably gift the beanie to one of my friends because I feel like it is both universally useful and stylish. That way you know that they don’t have to totally commit to wearing an outfit that doesn’t match their style and can instead pair it with something they like. 

 @randalmanago

I would most likely gift my friend a pair of high-waisted jeggings this holiday season because she always loves tucking in her sweaters and shirts. She also says high rise jeans look the best on her.

@itskelseydespues, @colton.johnson & @randalmanago

 

 

Earth Day 2017: #WeAllCan Change The World

At AEO, we take environmental sustainability seriously. In addition to partnering with other companies to fund more than 150 conservation projects across the country, we try to do our part in small ways each day to help conserve natural resources — whether it’s using less water and paper, drinking from non-disposable water bottles, turning off our computers and lights before we leave for the day or recycling clothing.

Here’s a little piece of what we’ve been doing — and a few things we can ALL do to help protect our planet.

Earth Day 2017 #WeAllCan Make A Difference

13 Tips From Style Icons

Style is all about individuality—about creating a look that is unique to you. Style icons mastered this art, curating original looks and ignoring those who criticized them. These men and women in entertainment, design, and modeling spent their lives creating legacies by going against the grain.

We’ve collected 17 inspiring fashion tips from style icons like Coco Chanel and David Bowie that remind us how important it is to design your own style and take fashion risks, no matter what anyone else thinks.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker is known for her fearless, over-the-top fashion choices. Whether she’s walking around the city or going to a gala, she isn’t afraid to wear what she wants, regardless of what everyone thinks. This has landed her on a couple worst dressed lists, but hasn’t made her give up her belief that you should dress in what you love, no matter what anyone else thinks.

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