#AerieREAL Love From Iskra: Real Me Collection

Hi Aerie girls,

If you haven’t seen the stunning new Aerie Real Me collection, you HAVE to check it out. I’ve been so excited for you to see the all new collection of bras and bralettes in the softest fabric ever, most stretchy yet supportive fits and in the most beautiful array of skin colour tones and shades.

It’s what we’ve always wanted and more!

So I wanted to make a quick video to tell you about my fave real me bra from the new collection.

I can’t wait for you to feel the fabrics, enjoy trying all the new shades against your unique skin and celebrate being the real you in Real Me. 🙂

I’d love to see your #AerieREAL pics and get your feedback on the new collection on social. Be sure to share with #AerieREAL or tag us @aerie.

Sending you all loads of love,

Iskra xoxo

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#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

Meet some of our new #AerieREAL Ambassadors! These girls are college students across the country who will be sharing the #AerieREAL love on their campuses all year long, from girls’ nights to body positivity events to shopping parties. We brought 10 of our 41 new ambassadors to our HQ for a full day of fun. Get to know these #AerieREAL girls below!

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

 

Erifili 

Geosciences and Policy double major, Pennsylvania State University

“My role model is conservationist, biologist, naturalist and author E.O. Wilson. He is a world-renowned biologist who engineered the landscape for conservation, but most importantly he coined the term and lifestyle of biophilia, the love of life and all living things.”

Reilly

Marketing major, University of Wisconsin-Madison

What she loves most about herself? “My resilience! I’ve faced some major obstacles in life thus far, and I am so proud of myself for having the resilience to bounce back, turning a negative into a positive, and continuing to grow with each and every experience!”

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

Follow @erif_lily & @ryekoch on Instagram

Amanda

Applied Kinesiology major, Rutgers University

Quote she lives by? “The grass is greener where you water it.”

Role models? “Emma Watson OR Stone. I can’t choose!”

Alexis

Textile Brand Management and Marketing major, North Carolina State University

“I love my tenacity. College has shown me some truths about the world and myself. A lot of those things were hard to process, but I surprised myself with my strength. I think that all women are tested at one point or another and in these moments, we all have a decision to make: to get up, or to get up stronger.”

Kaitlin

Developmental Psychology major, University of Pittsburgh

Daily mantra? “’Think positive and positive things will happen.’ Such a simple quote but has literally helped me become the most optimistic person.”

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

 

Michelle

Strategic Communications major, The Ohio State University

Plans after college? “I would love to do social media marketing or fashion merchandising!”

Nikita

University of Connecticut

“I am #AerieREAL because my strength is unwavering, because I am always growing and learning to love the things about myself that I once thought were flaws, and because I am unapologetically me.”

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

Follow @michelle_nagy & @nikita.roy on Instagram

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

 

Savanah

Public Relations and French majors, Boston University

“To me, #AerieREAL is about honesty. It’s about being true to who I am and the woman I hope to be. I’m #AerieREAL because I refuse to waste another minute pursuing someone else’s idea of happy. I’m living my happy.”

Lidija

Marketing major, University of Maryland

Quote she lives by? “If you really want something, you don’t stop for anyone or anything until you get it.” — Blair Waldorf

Role models? “Iskra Lawrence and Sophia Amoruso.”

Jordan

Graphic Communications major, Clemson University

Can’t leave home without… “Headphones/earbuds, my wristlet (it has my ID and everything), and EXTRA spearmint gum.”

What makes her #AerieREAL? “Living authentically and unapologetically ‘me.’  I’m not what society thinks is beautiful all the time, but I’m exactly who I’m supposed to be, and that’s what the Aerie girl represents.”

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

Follow @svnhmry, @lidijajurovich & @afro_jane on Instagram

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

 

To end the day, the girls all signed our #AerieREAL promise, a commitment to empowering all girls to feel good about their REAL selves, inside and out. Be sure to come meet our new ambassadors this year and help us share the #AerieREAL love!

#AerieREAL Brand Ambassadors

 

 

 

 

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#AerieREAL Girls Tell Us Their 90s Faves

#TBT time! In honor of our latest collection inspired by the 90s, we caught up with some of our #AerieREAL girls at our latest photoshoot and asked them to tell us about their throwback faves. Watch below to see their top picks!

Iskra channels her inner 90s child as she busts a move.

Watch Woan Ni sing us a tune to her favorite boy band ballad!

Liz couldn’t pick just one of Cher’s outfits to love from Clueless. As if!

We quizzed Poppy on the characters from her favorite cartoon (of course she knew their names!).

Katerina gets nostalgic with her hand-made clothing!

What are some of your 90s faves? Comment below & tell us!

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Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

We kicked off the official start to summer the best way we knew how to: celebrating our #AerieREAL girls and our Chill. Play. Move.™ collection at  Solstice in Times Square: Mind Over Madness Yoga! Did we mention it was also International Yoga Day and National Selfie Day? Yep. OHM-amazing.

Read on to see some of our fave photos from the day, meet our #AerieREAL yogis and shop Chill. Play. Move.™ sports bras and leggings for your next yoga sesh.

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

We kicked off the AM and got in the #AerieREAL mindset with a Real Talk by Aerie Role Model, Iskra. Then one of our fave NYC yogis, Kathryn Budig, took the stage for a wellness segment about body positivity followed by a quick meditation.

Between each yoga class throughout the day, thousands of attendees were invited to visit Yoga Village. At the Aerie tent, we celebrated with flash tats, a photo booth and a peek at our latest Chill. Play. Move.™ collection.

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

Aerie x Solstice Sweepstakes winner Katie brought BFF Andi to NYC to celebrate the start of summer! The two spent the day enjoying yoga classes, meditation and wellness in Times Square.

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

Later in the morning, NYC was treated to an #AerieREAL Empowered Flow by AEO’s very own Senior Manager of Digital Creative, Catherine Gignac! This yogi does it all, and her energy and positivity were so inspiring.

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Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

Trainer and entrepreneur, Holly Rilinger, and Iskra twinned on their mats! Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

No retouching on these yogis!

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

Love these looks? Shop Chill. Play. Move.™ sports bras and leggings here!

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

After class, Melissa Wood talked about how a fit mind is the foundation for a fit body. All while looking amazing in our Move 7/8 Colorblock Legging!

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

Love these yogis! Jessamyn Stanley, Kathryn Budig and hundreds more #AerieREAL girls supported each other throughout Catherine’s class.

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

Aerie ❤ Solstice In Times Square

No better way to celebrate the longest day of the year! Thanks for all the love, NYC. Nama-stay #AerieREAL!

Want to join Aerie at our next event? Stay tuned at our Facebook Events page!

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Mother’s Day Series: #AerieREAL Girls & Mamas

We hosted an #AerieREAL Mother’s Day brunch for our team & their mamas and asked each “how does your mom inspire & empower you?” Watch their responses and share your own story by commenting below.

Mother's Day Series: #AerieREAL Girls & Mamas

#AerieREAL Role Model, Iskra Lawrence and our Vice President of Aerie Marketing, Stacey McCormick, spoke with the mother/ daughter duos about what it means to be #AerieREAL and what an important role women play in our lives every day.

Wilma, Iskra’s Mother, talks about Iskra’s inspiring message to #AerieREAL girls all over the world and how much it means to be able to share in that message with her while Iskra aspires to be the woman her mother is. Watch below!

Mother's Day Series: #AerieREAL Girls & Mamas

Jill Maurer, our Store Ops Communication Lead, shared the day with her mom Sue. Between their shared sense of humor and knack for storytelling – two of them discussed how proud they are of each other and their own personal accomplishments!

Mother's Day Series: #AerieREAL Girls & Mamas

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