How To Style The Slim Core Flex Jean With Oh Anthonio

For our second denim installment with Oh Anthonio, we challenged him to style a lighter wash to add a pop of brightness to his winter wardrobe. Our Slim Core Flex jean looks exactly like your favorite AEO denim, but now with just enough stretch for increased comfort & flexibility. Check out how Anthony added a spin to a typical tailored look by adding distressed and oversized elements to his #AEOSTYLE.

american eagle flex jeans 2-1What Inspired Anthony’s Look:When it comes to my personal style one of the things I love to do is blend casual and dressy and break down tailored pieces.  Instead of your classic lightwash jeans, why not wear a pair that’s distressed?  Instead of a typical tailored topcoat, why not go for one that’s oversized? I love juxtaposing styles like this and little details like frayed hems, double zippers, and distressed washes have a really cool, edgy feel.” 

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Shop The Look: Slim Core Flex Jean |Extreme Flex Zip Up Hoodie (similar)| Beanie (similar) | Wolverine Ramon Boot (similar) | AEO Legend T (similar)

american eagle flex jeans 2-9Show us how you wear our Slim Core Flex Jean with #AEOSTYLE on Twitter and Instagram for a chance to be featured on the AEO Style Gallery.

Want to see more #AEOSTYLE by Anthony? Check out how he styled our Core Flex Jean.

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Erin’s Outfit Of The Week: Saturday Adventure

Week already looking too long? Start planning for a Saturday adventure with our stylist’s outfit of the week!

Erin’s Outfit Of The Week: Saturday Adventure

Get Erin’s Look: Chevron Kimono | Print Bralette Top | Harem Pant | Geo Lace Cheeky | K-Swiss Belmont Sneaker (Similar) | Street Level Reversible Mini Tote | Chronicle Books Eat Pretty | Fringe Faux Leather Notebook | Nudestix

Your first priority is a big bag like AEO’s Street Level Reversible Tote. After you throw in your camera and notebooks for documenting your adventure, it will still have plenty of room for adding anything else you may pick up along the way.

When you’re running around all day, you want an easy, comfy outfit. Underneath, try our Geo Lace Cheeky Undie and NEW Print Bralette Top: bra meets top in this all-new style that you can wear on its own! Finish your look with with our extra-comfy Chevron Kimono and Harem Pant. And don’t forget your K-Swiss Sneakers for running around all day!

Erin’s Outfit Of The Week: Saturday Adventure

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As Seen In #AEOSTYLE: Keep It Casual

Casual, cool #AEOSTYLE: it’s one of our favorite things. This week, we spotted #AEOSTYLE in two of our favorite publications – O, the Oprah Magazine and Seventeen. We felt super chill vibes from everything we saw, from a marled cable beanie to a trendy tie dye sweater, so in this week’s edition of As Seen In, we’re keeping it casual. Don’t want to get fancy with your #AEOSTYLE? No problem. Layer up in your favorite sweaters, tees and jackets, accessorize with simple hats, and head out the door.

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Tie dye is huge this season and into summer, so we’re getting an early start on the trend with our Tie Dye Pullover Sweater. In a crisp indigo wash, this sweater will pair perfectly with your favorite AEO Denim, like our brand new Jegging Ankle or the fan-favorite Tomgirl Jean.

We love a good leather jacket, especially one with a cool fur trim. Since the jacket Seventeen showcased is from our Holiday Collection, you can shop a similar style in our black AEO Denim Jacket from Spring. Let’s be honest: dark denim is equally as cool as leather. Our Soft & Sexy Tomgirl T-Shirt would be the perfect first layer under the denim jacket. With lots of color options and the softest fabric ever, this shirt is casual without sacrificing any quality. Top it all off with a fun hat (a knit beanie is season-appropriate!).

Shop the Looks:
O the Oprah Magazine:
Tie Dye Pullover Sweater
Seventeen:  
AEO Denim Jacket (Shop Similar)
AEO Soft & Sexy Tomgirl T-Shirt (Shop Similar)
AEO Cable Beanie (Shop Similar)

Where have you spotted #AEOSTYLE this week? Tell us in the comments below!

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Real Talk with Chase

From the Bahamas to the big city, Chase has seen it all. Get to know one of the newest faces of #AerieREAL!

20160124_NewArrivals-Instagram What makes you #AerieREAL?

I stay true to my personality, regardless of the situation or who I’m hanging out with.

Lover or fighter?

Both! I’ll cuddle you, but I love an argument. But I also love being a lover!

What’s your guilty pleasure?

Probably oatmeal! I’d have 7 bowls a night if I could.

What are you currently listening to?

Trap radio on Pandora. No joke, that’s all I listen to.

Favorite thing about spring?

It’s funny, because the Bahamas doesn’t experience seasons so I haven’t experienced spring yet. When I do, I’ll let you know!

What makes you really laugh?

Besides myself? If I’m being sarcastic to someone and they throw shade back, that makes me burst out laughing.SP1Images_26

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?

I don’t see myself as such a traveler. I’m from the Bahamas, so that’s pretty amazing, and I live in New York, so it’s the best of both worlds. My mom is from Australia and I’ve been there 11 times. I’ve been to the places I’ve wanted to be.

How did you feel when you found out you wouldn’t be retouched?

Obviously your first reaction is, Oh my gosh! And you pick out one of your “problem areas.” But then you’re ok with it and you support the idea because you believe that everyone should be confident in their own body and skin, and that’s what you represent.

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What body positive message do you want to share?

Be healthy and don’t do anything for other people. Do it for yourself. If other people are telling you that you have to look a certain way, make sure YOU want to look that way.

One thing the world needs more of?

People who give people a chance and opportunity to do something, because I believe that everyone should be given a chance to chase their dreams. We need more supportive people in this world.

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Real Talk With Julie

Give this girl a hot chocolate and an extra half hour in bed, and she’ll be ready to go. Get to know Julie, one of the newest faces of #AerieREAL!Image2What makes you #AerieREAL?

I’m #AerieREAL because what you see is what you get. When I’m going out the door, I just put on my vitamin E cream, I put some salt spray in my hair, that’s it. Maybe concealer under my eyes. I like to be natural.

Lover or fighter?

Definitely lover. I hate fights and when I’m in a fight, I always like to make up after 15 minutes.

What’s your guilty pleasure?

Hot chocolate with whipped cream, especially in the cold winter days. I’ve been living in LA since March, now it’s getting a little bit more chilly and I already got my two hot chocolates last week!

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What are you currently listening to?

Indie rock.

Breakfast in bed or dinner out?

Definitely breakfast in bed. I’m a morning person. I always wake up early, I make my breakfast, then I jump back in bed. I need my blankets to give me half an hour more before I start my day.

Favorite thing about spring?

Eating outside. I’m from the Netherlands, and we’re always so happy when spring starts because we can finally eat outside.
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How did you feel when you found out you wouldn’t be retouched?

I think it’s good for other girls to see how models look in real life. Lots of people think that there’s actually more retouching on the pictures than there is. So now with the #AerieREAL campaign, they can see how we really look.

What body positive message do you want to share with other girls?

Be confident. I think that girls who are confident are the prettiest. You should be confident in your own body no matter what size you are. As soon as you are confident and you start smiling, I think the whole world will look up to you.

What’s one thing the world needs more of?

It’s cliché, but I will say love. There are still a lot of bad things happening in the world. Now in Europe there are a lot of refugees, and if you see what’s going on and how many people are hating on them coming back into the European countries, I think that’s a sad thing. I hope that one day the world can be more peaceful.

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Real Talk With Barbie

No matter what, Barbie is unapologetically herself. Get to know one of the newest faces of #AerieREAL!
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What makes you #AerieREAL?
I am unapologetically myself, no matter what anyone’s opinion of me is.

Lover or fighter?

I’m definitely a lover. You would never see me fighting anyone! I’m very strong with my opinions, so I fight for what I think is right, but it’s all out of love.

What are you currently listening to?

Future, always. Older hip hop/R&B too, and I love Brazilian music.

Breakfast in bed or dinner out?

If anyone knows me, they know that I don’t really leave my bed when I’m home. So definitely breakfast in bed.

Favorite thing about spring?

I just love the weather. Sometimes it gets a little too hot in New York—a lot too hot! But spring is the perfect time. It’s nice and breezy, sunny, flowers are out, trees are kickin’ in. Love it!

What makes you really laugh?

My two best friends. They’re crazy! They need a reality show.
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How did you feel when you found out you wouldn’t be retouched?

Not being retouched in the images is something that is very important to me. People knowing that’s how I look like without any Photoshop, without anyone’s perception of what my body needs to look like.

In the world of modeling, how do you see yourself?

I see myself as almost an oddball in a lot of situations. It’s either I’m too small or too big for a lot of things, and when people are happy with me because I’m not changing for anyone, it’s really empowering. When I started doing “plus-size modeling,” I got put into a bit of a box. People like to change my body with padding in my boobs or in my body even. It’s different and a weird thing to see yourself not look like you, especially when you are so used to seeing things that are so raw and real. It’s really refreshing to see it happening again. I’m very excited.

What body positive message do you want to share with other girls?

Numbers don’t mean anything. There isn’t just one beauty that is allowed to wear a certain outfit, or allowed to model something, or allowed to be beautiful. You don’t have to have a six-pack to wear a swimsuit.

What’s one thing the world needs more of?

Women who are so strong that they don’t care about what other people think of them. I think every girl has potential to do that, it’s just society makes it really hard.

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