Hop to it: Easter 2017 Style

This weekend, we’re going for a light, bright and airy feel. Spring is all about feminine florals, pretty patterns and washed pastel tones. So even if your only celebration is unwrapping as many chocolates as possible, channel good vibes at your egg hunts, brunches and all the hop-pening festivities in these effortlessly on-point looks.

Show us YOUR Easter weekend style with #WeAllCan for a chance to be featured on social media or in our style gallery!

GIRLS: Go for a dreamy, romantic look with a flowy dress like this cutout-detailed, floral one. Keep the look casual and daytime-friendly by adding a distressed denim jacket (the frayed hem on this one is a nice touch). Round it out with strappy block heels and neutral accessories. Perfection!

 

Easter 2017 Lookbook Style Guide Spring Fashion

SHOP THE LOOK: Fray Hem Denim Jacket | Keyhole Fit & Flare Dress | Lace-Up Block Heel
Triple Cord Tan Bracelet | Tan Cord Lariat Necklace

GUYS: Button up your Easter look with a long-sleeve plaid shirt and warm-weather accessories. Notes of blue, light pink and white add just the right pop of color to this picnic-perfect shirt, complementing the earthy tone of the olive-green chinos. A braided belt, boat shoes, shades and a classic watch are the perfect finishing touches for a polished yet laid-back look.

Easter 2017 Lookbook Style Guide Spring Fashion

SHOP THE LOOK: Classic Plaid Button Down Shirt | Extreme Flex Slim Chino | AEO x Eastland Camp Moc
Braided Leather Belt | Aviator Sunglasses | Leather Watch

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How to Style Denim Cutoffs, featuring Mars Jackson

Meet Mars Jacksonan indie artist raised and based in Pittsburgh, PA.

Mars is currently signed with Misra Records, and when he’s not working on music or doing shows, he’s busy discovering new ways to enjoy his city to the fullest — as you can see on his artfully curated (and Pittsburgh-proud) Instagram.

We asked Mars to style one of our favorite pieces from the latest AEO men’s collection: the denim cutoff. With an updated, tailored fit, shorter inseam, and distressed details, these shorts are an obvious choice for your summer go-to.

Check out Mars’ style tips for the perfect casual-cool look (along with a few glimpses of his beloved Steel City) below.

Mars Jackson styles the five pocket cutoff denim short and long sleeve graphic t-shrirt“Music and researching the art of style is something that makes me feel free. Growing up, I was heavily influenced by my surroundings and friends who loved watching cartoons, wrestling or skating and playing video games.”

Mars Jackson styles the five pocket cutoff denim short and long sleeve graphic t-shrirt Mars Jackson styles the five pocket cutoff denim short and long sleeve graphic t-shrirt

What inspired Mars’ look:
“I’m still influenced by my upbringing. I naturally give off a laid-back vibe, especially when it comes to style, and I love feeling comfortable wherever I go. I loved how comfortable the Extreme Flex Denim Shorts were. You can’t go wrong with the Flex. I paired them back to the Long Sleeve Feel Fine T- Shirt and a basic jean jacket – perfect for a summer evening in the city of Pittsburgh.”

Mars Jackson styles the five pocket cutoff denim short and long sleeve graphic t-shrirt

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SHOP THE LOOK: Feel Fine Long Sleeve T-Shirt | Extreme Flex Denim Short
New Balance 300 Suede Sneaker (Similar) | Crew Socks (Similar)

PHOTOGRAPHY: @keeppittsburghdope

Show us how you’re styling YOUR denim cutoffs using #WeAllCan on Instagram & Twitter for a chance to be featured in our Style Gallery.

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Festival Packing Guide: Bralettes, Shorts & More!

Festival season is right around the corner! Get your packing list set with versatile pieces that easily go from daytime concerts to nighttime fun.

Festival Packing Guide: Bralettes, Shorts, Camping & More

If you’re going all in with a camping festival, bring only the essentials with you. Easy pieces like our Boho Lace Bralettes can double as tops and work under any tank.

Don’t feel like doing your hair? Get up and go with a fun hat! Grab your camera and cross body bag to keep your essentials at your side at all times.

Festival Packing Guide: Bralettes, Shorts, Camping & More

Hot sunny days call for cool light shirts like our Rumba Ruffle Top made from a soft and flowy gauze fabric with pretty features like embroidery. Show off your legs for summer days on the bottom with our Hot Hot Hot Shorts!

After sunset, layer with a classic and comfy denim jacket.

Festival Packing Guide: Bralettes, Shorts, Camping & More

Ready to zip your bag and head out? Remember your sunnies and a bandana, and you’ll be ready to rock on!

 

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Pink Is Our Favorite Color!

Our favorite summer trends are all brought to you by our favorite summer shade: PINK. As the song goes… pink is our favorite color! We’re blushing over new bralettes, swim and tops in our prettiest pink shades. And there’s more! Our must-have summer silhouettes—crop swim, off-the-shoulder tops and bandeaus—all come in our must-have color of the season. Read on to see it up close and personal!

 

Pink Is Our Favorite Color!

GET YOUR CROP ON! 

Crop swim gets an extra special touch with contrast stitching, giving you two color options to mix and match with your bottoms. A crop swim top is also the easiest to wear out as a top, taking you from beach to brunch.

Pink Is Our Favorite Color!

BREEZY OMBRÉ

Chill. Play. MOVE. Leggings in pink ombré are made for your hardest workouts or your laziest summer days. Whatever your mood, tie in more pink with the graphic on your tank, and bare your pretty shoulders with a bandeau bralette underneath.

Pink Is Our Favorite Color!

GYM TO SWIM AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

Wherever your summer takes you, brighten up your days with pretty new pinks. Shop them all in stores & online now!

Pink Is Our Favorite Color!

 

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DIY Painted Eggs

Our painted eggs are inspired by La Habana and the colors of Cuba! All you need is food coloring and paint markers, then don’t be afraid to go beyond the pattern and create your own designs. Every egg is beautiful!

DIY Painted Eggs

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • White or brown eggs
  • Food coloring or egg dye
  • Paint markers

DIY Painted Eggs

STEP 1:

Start out with a plain egg, brown or white, whichever best matches the background of the pattern you’re replicating. *If your background is heavily colored, use food color or dye to match it.

DIY Painted Eggs

DIY Painted Eggs

STEP 2:

Starting from the middle and working your way out, recreate the center design and the most basic shapes in the pattern.

DIY Painted Eggs

STEP 3:

Continue working outward. Fill in the more intricate details and designs, alternating colors as needed.

DIY Painted Eggs

DIY Painted Eggs

STEP 4:

Add any finishing touches or fix any mistakes, then let those babies dry!

 

Check out some of our Aerie associate’s Cuba-inspired eggs below and share yours by tagging @Aerie in your insta posts!

DIY Painted Eggs

DIY Painted Eggs

DIY Painted Eggs

DIY Painted Eggs

DIY Painted Eggs

If you love our DIY Painted Eggs, be sure to check out more of our crafts on the blog!

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ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: SPRING BRUNCHIN’

Sun’s out legs out! Our stylist’s outfit of the week is made for brunching in the sunshine. Go for a one-and-done look with our Scoop Back Peasant Dress, and show off our Boho Bralette + Mesh through the strappy back. Throw your wallet and sunnies in a pouch and accessorize with as many Tassel Charms as you can fit. Happy spring!

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: SPRING BRUNCHIN’

Shop Erin’s Look: Scoop Back Peasant DressBoho Bralette + Mesh | Graphic Boybrief | Pouch | Quay Don’t Change | Panama Hat | Bass Savannah Sandal

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: SPRING BRUNCHIN’

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