How To Style The Denim X Straight Crop Jean With Lisa Linh

Denim trends have the tendency to change constantly – one minute you’re in jeggings and the next you’re searching for the perfect slouchy Tomgirl jean. While it’s always important to wear the fit that feels right for you, it’s fun to experiment with new looks, too. This season, cropped, straight denim is making its appearance, and we couldn’t be more excited. With a looser fit that still hugs your curves thanks to Denim X technology, this timeless silhouette gets an update with cool, frayed seams at the crop that will give your #AEOSTYLE an edgier vibe. Blogger Lisa from By Lisa Linh gave us her own take on styling the Denim X Straight Crop Jean. Get to know Lisa and the inspiration behind her look below!

Lisa from by Lisa Linh styles the Straight Crop Jean with an edgy, feminine feel.

Meet Lisa:
Lisa Linh embodies the motto of “wear what you want, when you want” with her Cali-chic style. After 10 years working as a savvy business woman, Lisa said ‘Bye-Bye’ to the corporate world and ‘Hello’ to the luxurious life of being a #BossBabe.

By Lisa Linh is a fashion and lifestyle blog dedicated to inspiring, motivating, and encouraging readers to follow their dreams. Lisa stands out from the crowd by putting an editorial spin on lifestyle imagery and diverse topics. Along with being a full-time content creator,  she is also a freelance social media consultant and photographer.”

Lisa from by Lisa Linh styles the Straight Crop Jean with an edgy, feminine feel.

What Inspired Lisa’s Look:
“Inspired by the love for summer with bare shoulders and ripped denim, classic trends that are chic and perfect for all body types. I decided to pair the Straight Destroy jeans with a loose fitted off-the-shoulder top and strappy heels for an easy summer night out look. Showing just enough skin, in all the right places, this outfit is a go-to for this season.”

Lisa from by Lisa Linh styles the Straight Crop Jean with an edgy, feminine feel.

Shop the Look: Straight Crop Jean | Cold Shoulder Pintucked Shirt (Similar)
Lace-Up Heeled Clog (Similar) | Spitfire Black Wrap Sunglasses (Similar)

Show us how you wear your AEO Denim X Straight Crop Jean with #AEOSTYLE for a chance to be featured on AE.com.

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Trend Alert! Strappy One-Piece

Pop it like it’s hot! Our Pop Color One-Piece Swimsuit is right on trend with its pop color grommets & trim with a low, strappy lace-up back.

Lauren from Fashionably Lo rocks her fave new swimsuit with confidence and challenges all girls to share what makes them #AerieREAL below!  Trend Alert! Strappy One-Piece

“One of my favorite things about being a blogger is when I get to work with a brand that just gets women. I’m not talking about the types of product they carry or the many colors/patterns they might come in. I’m talking about their mission, their values, their branding, their approach. Aerie is one of those brands that, while yes they have tons of goodies every girl will love, they are also sending it us with a super powerful message: embrace your body, love your body and don’t feel the need or pressure to fit into a mold of what is supposed to be ‘beautiful’.”

Trend Alert! Strappy One-Piece

Shop Lauren’s Look: Pop Color One-Piece SwimsuitTrend Alert! Strappy One-Piece

“If you do a quick look through the #AERIEREAL hashtag on Instagram or Twitter, you’ll see tons of girls celebrating their unique bodies and empowering others to join them. And that is something I can 100% get behind because let’s be REAL, I, just  like everyone else, have body insecurities. I’ve struggled with them for years but love getting the chance to share with you guys just how silly they are. So, I’m throwing on the most amazing, adorable, sexy, flattering one piece and flaunting MY curves, flaws, etc. because all of that is beautiful. And what’s even more beautiful/sexy/amazing is the confidence to do it!”

Trend Alert! Strappy One-Piece

“When I tried on this plum swimsuit for the first time, I fell in love. Not only did I think the color was bomb.com but I loved the strappy back detail with the bright pop of color. I’ve also been a major fan of one-pieces lately because they’re just easier. You don’t have to worry about the bottoms sliding off when you cannon-ball into the pool and they give me total beach babe vibes. I can’t wait to rock this beauty to the next pool party or beach vacay (coming for you, Florida!).

I challenge all of you lovely, confident, hot, powerful ladies to join me in the #AERIEREAL movement. Whether that means heading to the pool in the skimpiest bikini you own (from Aerie obvi) without doubting yourself or snapping a pic on Insta with the hashtag…up to you. I promise, you will feel SO empowered and honestly, ready to rule the world.”

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ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: MONDAY RECHARGE

Our stylist was hard at work on our latest photoshoot all last week, so this Monday is all about staying in bed and looking fab while she’s at it. Recharge after a week in the heat with the coolest sleepwear, like this Swingy Eyelet Dress in our fave new pink. Underneath, pair our Racerback Boho Bralette with our Boybrief Undies for comfy, breezy layers. Pump the AC, get cozy in our Cable Knit Book Socks and stay cool, girls!

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: MONDAY RECHARGEShop Erin’s Look: Swingy Eyelet Dress | Racerback Boho Bralette | Boybrief Undie | Cable Knit Boot Socks | TonyMoly Face Mask

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: MONDAY RECHARGE

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10-MINUTE BEACH WORKOUT

Summer is the season for our 3 favorite B words – beach, BBQs and bikinis! We’re sure you’ve been crushing your sweat sesh game so far this summer, but if you’re looking to switch up your fitness routine or for a workout to do while on vacation, this is a quick, no-fuss full-body routine you can complete in 10 minutes or less! Take CHAARG of your health and have a little fun while doing it!

Boat Crunches

Abdominal exercise to strengthen your core and flatten your belly.

Timing: hold for 20 seconds, rest for 10 seconds

10-MINUTE BEACH WORKOUT Tricep Dips

Arm exercise that focuses on your triceps while creating a lean chest and shoulders.

Timing: dip for 20 seconds, rest for 10 seconds

10-MINUTE BEACH WORKOUTPlank Knee To Opposite Elbow

Predominately core exercise that engages your entire body.

Timing: work for 20 seconds, rest for 10 seconds

10-MINUTE BEACH WORKOUTSide Plank Hip Dips

Abdominal exercise that focuses on your obliques.

Timing: work for 20 seconds, rest for 10 seconds on each side

10-MINUTE BEACH WORKOUTSquat Jumps

Combine a body weight squat with an explosion between each.

Timing: work for 20 seconds, rest for 10 seconds

10-MINUTE BEACH WORKOUTABOUT CHAARG

We believe that working out can (and should!) be fun. We’re an organization of 5,000+ girls at more than 37 universities that encourages college-aged girls to find their fit, whether it’s yoga, CrossFit or anything in between.

You don’t need to be a marathon runner or a weightlifting champion to join—it’s all about finding what works for you. That’s the beauty of CHAARG. We’re a group of real girls with a passion for leading happy, healthy lives.

Sound like you? Learn more about us, check out CHAARG.com and find us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

ABOUT DELANEY

Delaney Spetnagel is a CHAARG blogger from the University of Cincinnati. Delaney is a lover of new experiences: traveling, tasting new cuisine, discovering fitness studios and anything that puts her out of her comfort zone. When Delaney isn’t trying to perfectly curate Instagram posts, she can be found exploring Cincinnati in pursuit of the best brunch hot spots in the city.

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How To Style The Tomgirl Jean With Wait, You Need This

Today we’re talking about a breakout star: the Tomgirl Jean. This fit has taken our #AEOSTYLE feed by storm, and for good reason! The ultra-flattering Tomgirl Jean is the perfect mix of “I woke up like this” and on-trend style. With a relaxed rise and loose fit that tapers at the bottom, the Tomgirl Jean is a denim fit that everyone can get behind. This season, we’ve updated our Tomgirl Jeans with authentic destruction, cool patches & vintage washes. Blogger Janelle Lloyd from Wait, You Need This is showing you how easy it is to put together an outfit featuring our Tomgirl Jean, because – puns aside– you need this fit. Keep reading to meet Janelle and find out what inspired her look.

Janelle from Wait, You Need This styles the ripped and patched Tomgirl Jean.

Meet Janelle:
“I’m Janelle, New York City dweller and blogger behind Wait, You Need This. I love trying out new fashion trends, decorating spaces, traveling to new places and inspiring others to do the same on my blog and Instagram (@waityouneedthis).”

Janelle from Wait, You Need This styles the ripped and patched Tomgirl Jean.

What Inspired Janelle’s Look:
“I’ve always been attracted to relaxed, bohemian looks and boyfriend jeans are a big part of that. Let’s just say I have quite a collection of them. Living in Manhattan means I also like to add a touch of edge to an outfit so I paired them with a cropped tank in go-to black. The billowy top and relaxed denim were a cute and comfortable combination perfect for the weekend.”

Janelle from Wait, You Need This styles the ripped and patched Tomgirl Jean.

Shop the Look: Tomgirl Jean | Soft & Sexy Racerback Swing Tank (Similar) | Suede Fringe Buckle Sandal (Similar)
Street Level Tassel Reversible Tote (Similar) | Rosegold Aviator Sunglasses (Similar)

Are you obsessed with the Tomgirl Jean, too? Show us how you’re styling the denim with #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter for a chance to be featured in our Style Gallery.

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Real Talk with Dormify

Aerie is breaking the rules of dorm décor with Dormify! This like-minded brand takes a fashion-forward approach to stylin’ small spaces & ONLY offers products they’re obsessed with.

We sat down with Dormify Co-Founder, Amanda Zuckerman, to ask a few questions about one of the newest brands we’re crushing on!

It’s no secret we love Dormify, can you tell our girls a little bit about the brand and how it got started?

When my mom and I were shopping for my freshman dorm room we realized first-hand that creating a space of your own, your first home-away-from-home, was a big deal. The problem, though, was that it was not easy to do so. We had a ton of questions – what exactly do I need for my dorm room? Where can I find it? What is the best way to maximize a small space? Can I decorate my dorm room in a way that is comfortable and affordable? How can I represent my personal style in my dorm decor?

It was during my dorm room shopping experience that the idea for Dormify.com was born: A brand and one-stop shopping destination carrying everything students need to easily and effectively style their small space. It was so important to me to be able to create a space that reflected ME, so we wanted to make sure that we could provide our customers with real ways to create a space that is uniquely theirs as well.

Real Talk with Dormify

How does your style advisor community work?

Our Style Advisor community consists of high school and college-aged tastemakers that act as style consultants and contributors to our content site, a destination for decorating tips, DIYs, and college advice. We love having real girls contribute real world ideas, whether through the content and images they create around their own small spaces or through consulting on product designs and initiatives we’re rolling out. It is so important to us to hear from those using our products and sharing their ideas with our customers too. We also work with our Style Advisors to help them build up their skills in design, social media, writing, and more—so that they take away some awesome experience to put on their resume!

What kind of trends are you seeing this season in dorm must-haves?

This season, muted tones are making a loud statement. The Misty Rose Bandana Print duvet paired with warm grey colors is the epitome of this trend. Another favorite of ours is incorporating texture into your look. For example, with a faux mongolian fur accessory—like a pillow or a rug—you can achieve a look that’s boho, girly, or luxurious, depending on how you style it! And last but not least, multifunctional pieces are SO important in a small space. Right now old school trunks are my favorite. You can create a chic nightstand or coffee table look, while still using the inside for extra storage.

Real Talk with Dormify

We’re so excited to offer Dormify on Aerie.com! Do you have a favorite item from the collection?

So hard to choose just one, but I’m obsessed with the ombre knit throws! And I definitely would’ve had the Reversible Mosaic Duvet Cover in my dorm.

Real Talk with Dormify

What advice would you give to those young entrepreneurs looking to start their own businesses?

Establish your personal brand. Start a blog, an Instagram account, a Twitter page—establish your online presence and talk about things that interest you.

Network. Stay in touch with people you have worked with in order to meet new people, you never know who could be of help to you in the future!

Be prepared. Whether you are at an event, networking, approaching someone in your industry, or finally getting that coffee meeting with someone you admire—do your homework so you are asking smart questions that can push the conversation forward.

Find a mentor. Learning from someone who has more experience than you can help you navigate your way as a young entrepreneur, and help you meet important people.

Stay humble. It is ok to not know everything! Listen to others, learn from them, get advice and opinions. Use what works for you, but do take the opportunity to listen to others.

Thank you, Amanda! Shop Dormify bedding, pillows & more now on Aerie.com. xo

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