How to Make Studded Jeans with I Spy DIY

Hi everyone! It’s Jenni from I Spy DIY. I’m back with the fifth part of my series of DIY projects all around denim this Back to School season. This project is studded jeans which is one of the coolest trends for fall. Don’t just stop at jeans – you can stud shorts, canvas sneakers, denim jackets and more!

Photo credit: Jessica Kaminski.

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What you need:
Jeans
Flatback studs in four sizes
Tape Measure
E6000
Paint brush

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What to do:

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Step One:  Measure and mark equal distances between where you would like each stud to be placed on your jeans.
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Step Two:  Put glue on the back of each stud with the paint brush, then place on the jeans. Start with the largest gems and work down to the smallest.
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Step Three:  Create pyramids down the seam of your jeans, decreasing the amount of gems as you reach the top.
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Step Four:  Let dry. Hand wash. Done!
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Get Jenni’s look:
Jegging
Canvas Anorak
Double Zip Bootie

Have you made an awesome DIY project with your favorite American Eagle Outfitters pieces? Show us with #AEOSTYLE on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram for the chance to see your project on our AE.com Style Gallery or our blog! Be sure to tag @ispydiy so I can see your project, too!

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Trend Alert: On the Edge

Who says you have to play it safe? Not us. Start living life on the edge by pairing our street-ready Vegan Leather Circle Skirt with a Selfie Muscle Tee. Add a pop of color by wrapping our Shimmery Crew Sweater around your waist, Grunge style. And complete the look by throwing on a pair of our Dr. Martens 1460 Boots, because life is too short not to rock this iconic staple.

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Shop the Look:
Vegan Leather Circle Skirt
Selfie Muscle Tee
Shimmery Crew Sweater
Dr. Martens 1460 Boots

 

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Getting tired of your same old jeans and tee routine? Step outside your comfort zone with our Jogger Pant. With its relaxed fit, drawstring waist and cuffed bottom, it can be dressed up or down. Pair with a timeless Vintage Denim Jacket and our Dr. Martens 1460 Boot for an ode to the 90s.

Shop the Look:
25 Graphic T-Shirt
Jogger Pant
Vintage Denim Jacket
Dr. Martens 1460 Boot

 

Show us your #AEOSTYLE for the chance to be featured on our blog or AE.com style gallery.

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#AEOSTYLE Challenge: Men’s Joggers

With a relaxed fit and cuffed bottom, joggers are where style and comfort come together. Joggers are without a doubt the hottest trend in pants right now. We asked Alex from The Casual Boardwalk to show us how he wears this pant.

What inspired Alex’s look:
I decided to style my joggers by starting with a dressy piece, like a button down shirt and pairing them with a denim jacket and graphic t-shirt to make a contrasting statement. I enjoy combining casual pieces with dressier pieces in order to make an outfit stand out. You can’t go wrong with a pair of comfortable navy blue sneakers, to tie together an entire outfit. This look featuring the comfortable and stylish AEO Joggers works perfectly to go out on a date or explore the city with your friends.

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Meet Alex:
Alex is a 24-year-old from Southern California and is currently living in Arizona. He is about to wrap up a Bachelors in Finance and Economics at Grand Canyon University and runs his blog, The Casual Boardwalk. He also photographs his wife Esmirna for her blog, Platforms for Breakfast. In his spare time he enjoys going back to Cali as frequently as possible, browsing through other menswear blogs for inspiration and connecting with others through Facebook and Instagram!

Get Alex’s look:
Jogger Pant
Plaid Button Down Shirt
Signature Eagle Graphic T-Shirt
Denim Jacket
Canvas Sneaker

Guys, we want to see how you style our Joggers! Tag your photo with #AEOSTYLE and #AEOJEANS for the chance to be featured on our blog, Tumblr or AE.com style gallery.

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#AEOSTYLE Bloggers and Editors Love: Fall Favorites

Temps around the country are cooling down, New York Fashion Week is wrapping up and we’re more than ready for some new fall fashions. Some of our favorite bloggers and editors are ready, too. Check out some of the places we’ve spotted our hottest fall product this week.

Everyone in Hollywood is on the Overall trend… check out our Overalls that Life & Style featured!

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Looking for an outfit you can wear from the office to Happy Hour? Cosmopolitan styled our Tipped V-Neck Sweater in just the look for you.

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We’re loyal fans of Refinery29... and they’re loyal fans of our denim! We spotted our Boyfriend Denim Vest and Skinny Jean in their editorials this week.
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Two trends for fall are stripes and joggers… InStyle found our Colorblocked Crewneck Sweater and Tuxedo Striped Fleece Jogger to keep you on trend this season.
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Still searching for that perfect military inspired piece? Elle.com got the look with our Utility Jegging Crop.
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We want to see your fall style. Use #AEOSTYLE on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram for the chance to see your photo on our AE.com Style Gallery or on our blog!

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#AEOStyle Roundup: Inspired by NYFW Street Style

American Eagle Outfitters is all about expressing your individual style. We’ve been so inspired by the street style of #NYFW that we’ve decided to show some of our favorite street style pictures submitted by you with #AEOStyle on Instagram and Twitter. Check out our favorite looks from in this week’s roundup below.

Shop the look:
Jegging
Plaid Button Down (Shop Similar) 

Shop the look:
Jegging
Plaid Button Down (Shop Similar)
Real Soft Favorite Scoop T-Shirt

Shop the look:
Jogger (Shop Similar)
Denim Jacket
Cropped Cap Sleeve T-Shirt
Slip-On Sneaker (Shop Similar)

Shop the look:
Pleated Slip Dress
Open Cardigan
Rugged Lace Front Boot

Shop the look:
Jogger Pant
Plaid Button Down Shirt
Denim Jacket
Canvas Sneaker

Shop the look:
Boy Jean Crop
Slip-On Sneaker

Shop the look:
Don’t Ask Why Cropped Tank
Don’t Ask Why Pleated Circle Skirt
Denim Jacket

Shop the look:
Moto Vest
W affled Bodycon Dress (Shop Similar)

What are your favorite trends from #NYFW?

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5 fashion bloggers show us how they wear our newest obsession: denim X

Introducing Denim X… our best fit ever.

Revolutionary high performance stretch that’s softer than ever before. Never loses its shape… so you can show off your assets all day (and night). Designed with Lycra Invista stretch to move with you.

We partnered with five bloggers to give them an exclusive first look at Denim X. Check out how they styled our newest obsession below.

Nicholl from The Chiffon Diary
“Denim X makes the perfect fall jegging! It hugs all the right places and is ideal for sweater weather.”

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Meet Nicholl:
Nicholl is a Colombian-born, Southern-raised, based out of Miami fashion blogger. Diversity and down to the basics of black and white make her style simple and sophisticated with a slight street edge.

Get Nicholl’s look:
Denim X Hi-Rise Jegging
Tipped V-Neck Sweater
Bass Penny Loafer
Glory Hats by Goorin Francis Fratelli Fedora

Emily from Life with Emily
“Denim is a part of my daily wardrobe. I am definitely what you call “a jeans girl”, so when I am looking to purchase denim I have high expectations. American Eagle Outfitters’ Denim X exceeded any and all expectations I had. Not only is the wash a great color, the stretch is just enough without it feeling too tight (or getting loose by the end of the day like other denim does)! Denim X has quickly become one of my favorite pairs to wear.”

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Meet Emily:
Emily Helm is the blogger behind the personal style blog, Life With Emily. Emily is a North Carolina blogger who shares her daily outfits and brings affordable fashion finds to her readers! She aims to show that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to have classic pieces and keep up with trends.

Get Emily’s look:
Denim X Hi-Rise Jegging
Jegging Sweater
Faux Leather Tote Bag
Stacked Heel Bootie

Jessica from My Style Vita
“When I think of fall essentials, I think of this outfit to a tee. A great hat, a cozy knit sweater, moto boots and comfy, great fitting, dark wash skinny jeans. These are not only flattering, but beyond soft and comfy. I love the high rise on these as it helps to slim you out and keep everything held in!”

 

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Meet Jessica:
Jessica is a fashion and lifestyle blogger for My Style Vita in Atlanta, GA. She shares her everyday style from fashion, food to decor. She is also the co-founder of the first blogging community of it’s kind, Southern Blog Society and Southwest Blog Society.

Get Jessica’s look:
Denim X Hi-Rise Jegging
Jegging V-Neck Sweater
Quilted Moto Bootie
Glory Hats by Goorin Francis Fratelli Fedora

Lauren from Fashionably Lo
I fell in love with Denim X the moment I slipped them on. Not only are they so soft but the darker wash and perfect fit have knocked these up to my favorite pair this season.

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Meet Lauren:
Lauren Price is the Editor & Creator of the Atlanta based Fashion & Lifestyle blog, Fashionably Lo. Through a variety of fashion, beauty, recipe and decor posts, Lauren combines affordable and quality life & style tips that are sure to encourage and inspire the fashionably broke, chic and stylish.

Get Lauren’s look:
Denim X Hi-Rise Jegging
Jegging Sweater
BC Picture It Peep Toe Bootie
Wrap Watch

Megan from From Lush to Blush
One of my biggest pet peeves in denim is when the ankle on skinny jeans is baggy and I am so excited that I finally found a cut that fits my ankle (and everything else) right: Denim X by American Eagle Outfitters. Since it’s not quite that cool yet, but it is mid-September, I wanted to showcase two ways to wear the same jeans and top to bring the look from summer to fall.

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Meet Megan:
I am an avid lover of the earth and everything on it, especially flowers, and have been a vegetarian for seven years. I find comfort in coffee and scented candles. On my blog, I explore fashion, lifestyle, and all things lovely.

Get Megan’s look:
Denim X Hi-Rise Jegging
Lace Hem Tank
Embroidered Loop Scarf

We want to see how you’re styling Denim X. Tag your photo with #AEOSTYLE and #AEOJEANS for the chance to be featured on our blog, Tumblr or AE.com style gallery.

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