How To Style The Zip-Up Studded Skirt With Style Lullaby

Nights are getting cooler, but #AEOSTYLE is heating up. We’re feeling the 90s revival that’s happening all throughout fashion right now, and it’s been fun injecting hints of the trend into our everyday look (think lace blouses, chokers, studs & more). One of the main players in the 90s trend is the miniskirt, and we’re so excited to be able to make the most of this classic closet piece again! This season, our miniskirts range from dark denim to cozy corduroy to soft faux-suede & have surprise details like scalloped edges and studs. Blogger Sharon Wu from Style Lullaby styled the Zip-Up Studded Skirt, which is perfect for a night out or weekends roaming. Keep reading to see Sharon’s full look & discover the inspiration behind her outfit.

Style Lullaby's Sharon Wu styles the AEO Zip-Up Studded Skirt with classic edge.

Meet Sharon:
“Born & bred in California, Sharon Wu discovered her zest for fashion through modelling at the young age of 17. Since then, she has worked with many creatives in the industry, while developing other passions such as photography, styling, and storytelling. In 2014, she created Style Lullaby as an open, creative space where she combines them all while sharing her personal style, beauty tips, fun life hacks, and more!

When Sharon is not busy shooting campaigns or creating content for Style Lullaby, she can be found at local boutiques, shops, and thrift stores scouring for unique and trendy pieces to style. All work aside, she loves spending time with her Chinese water dragon, Babadook.”

Style Lullaby's Sharon Wu styles the AEO Zip-Up Studded Skirt with classic edge.

What Inspired Sharon’s Look:
“September is not only the month that it starts to cool down in time for fall, it is also the month that many are returning back to school. In light of summer coming to an end, this monochromatic look serves as the perfect outfit transitioning into autumn!

This black studded faux-suede skirt is perfect for everyday wear this season. It exudes the right amount of edge and cool, while providing lasting comfort. Worn with a simple white blouse and block sandals with metal-detailing, this skirt is sure to turn heads both in and out of the classroom.”

Style Lullaby's Sharon Wu styles the AEO Zip-Up Studded Skirt with classic edge.

Shop the Look: Zip-Up Studded Skirt | Pintucked Button Down Shirt
Swedish Hasbeens T-Strap Sky High Sandal (Similar) | Tassel Mini Crossbody Bag (Similar)

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Erin’s Outfit Of The Week: Back To The Books

Don’t let the last day of summer get you down, there’s back to school shopping to look forward to! Get back to the books and look GOOD while you’re at it with our stylist’s outfit of the week.

Erin's Outfit Of The Week: Back To The Books

Shop Erin’s Look: Oversized Lace-Up Sweater | Chambray Shirtdress | Geo Lace Hi-neck Bralette | Boybrief + Geo Lace Undie | Felt Hat | Fringe Scarf | AEO Aviator Sunglasses | AEO Convertible Bag + Backpack | ban.do Pencil Pouch | ban.do Agenda | Zoella Wonder Hand Creme

Not that you need an excuse, but the first day of school is the best reason to get a new bra and undie set like this Geo Lace Hi-Neck Bralette and Boybrief. Then take notes: our Chambray Shirtdress is made for late summer outside, then add our Oversized Lace-Up Sweater on top when you head into your air-conditioned classes inside. Grab a new ban.do agenda and take it one day at a time… it’s gonna be a good year!

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How To Style The Super Soft Jegging With Catcher in the Style

While we’re all about denim at AEO, we also place a lot of importance on comfortable fashion. We believe that great style doesn’t have to be separated from comfort and easy dressing. That’s why we created one of our newest denim fits, the AEO Super Soft Jegging. This jegging is made with extra stretch and amazingly soft fabric for a fit that you won’t ever want to take off. If you’re looking for even more stretch that won’t bag out, the Super Soft Jegging is also available in with X4 technology! We challenged blogger Thania from Catcher in the Style to create a look featuring the Super Soft Jegging, and she came up with a classically edgy look that will take you from work or class to dinner or a night out. Thania’s full look & inspiration behind her outfit are below!

Thania of Catcher In The Style wears the Super Soft Jegging with ease and edge.

Shop The Look: Super Soft Jegging | Sky High T-Shirt (Similar) | Eastland Classic II Penny Loafer (Similar)

Meet Thania:
“Hailing from Johannesburg, South Africa, Thania Peck had her start in fashion at a young age, modeling with top designers and photographers all over the world. A passion was ignited for culture, travel, music, fashion and photography. With a distinct taste for art, reflected by her love of punk rock, 80s comics, nature, and the cosmos, her elegant yet quirky blog seemed to be a natural progression of her creative outlets.

Thania of Catcher In The Style wears the Super Soft Jegging with ease and edge.

Shop The Look: Super Soft Jegging | Lace Up Tank (Similar) | Eastland Classic II Penny Loafer (Similar)

Currently, Thania is the Creative Director of lifestyle blog Catcher in the Style. Whether she is finding new looks from a secondhand shop, interviewing musicians/athletes/stylists, crafting together a new shoot with creative forces in the industry or partnering with charities, her organic branding approach is a welcoming taste by designers and other ‘Catchers’ of fashion alike.”

Thania of Catcher In The Style wears the Super Soft Jegging with ease and edge.

What Inspired Thania’s Look:
“As opposed to the usual suspect of an extensive color palette for summer, take a more monochromatic approach on your outfit of the day. Experts say grey is a color that makes people feel self-sufficient. With that said, let a white shirt, grey pants and loafers be your leading uniform transitioning into fall.

This grey denim jegging pant is perfection. It juxtaposes comfort with an effortlessly chic style. It’s great paired with a blouse and an oversized coat for the office and can be worn for happy hour without skipping a beat.”

Thania of Catcher In The Style wears the Super Soft Jegging with ease and edge.

Shop the Look: Super Soft Jegging | Eastland Classic II Penny Loafer (Similar)

Photography: www.braedonflynn.com @braedonflynn
Hair & Makeup: @stardawn_hairandmakeup

Show us how you’d style the Super Soft Jegging using #AEOSTYLE on Instagram & Twitter for a chance to be featured in our Style Gallery!

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How To Style The Lace Bell Sleeve Shirt With Alyssa May

Lace details and breezy fabrics were made for effortless #AEOSTYLE. If there’s one thing we love about summer fashion, it’s the no-fuss nature of the season. We’re still deep into the trend of pairing dreamy, feminine silhouettes with edgier, worn-them-forever pieces for a look that’s equal parts free spirit and urban-chic. One of our favorite shirts from the latest collection, the AEO Lace Bell Sleeve Shirt, is on our must-have list right now for that very reason. Blogger Alyssa May styled the shirt with an easy, cool-girl vibe that’s perfect for the end of summer heat. Keep reading to see Alyssa’s full look & discover the inspiration behind her outfit.

Blogger Alyssa May styles the Lace Belle Sleeve Shirt.

Meet Alyssa:
“Alyssa May (@_alyssamay) is a Los Angeles blogger and influencer. After discovering her love for fashion, she found blogging as a creative outlet to express her very own personal style. Her self-entitled blog, ALYSSA-MAY.com, covers all different styles– from her girly & bohemian side to her chic & minimal looks! She loves experimenting with fashion and she continues to inspire others to do the same.”

Blogger Alyssa May styles the Lace Belle Sleeve Shirt.

What Inspired Alyssa’s Look:
“When it comes to picking out an outfit, comfort is always my priority! Sure, of course I care about the way it looks– but feeling comfortable (and confident) in your outfit is just as important. This top is perfect for the summer because of it’s light and airy material. I especially love the lace and wide bell sleeves, as it gives it a bohemian vibe. Let’s just say, a flowy top and distressed shorts is my favorite combination for a warm summer’s day.”

Blogger Alyssa May styles the Lace Belle Sleeve Shirt.

Shop the Look: Lace Bell Sleeve Shirt | Tomgirl Midi Short (Similar)
Bar Top Sunglasses (Similar) | Fringe Heeled Bootie (Similar)

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Music Monday: August 2016 AEO Playlist

Keep the revolution going. It’s August, which means we have a new in-store playlist. Our vibe is still going strong with classic favorites and new hits, so this is definitely a playlist you don’t want to miss. You’ll hear artists like The Who, Ramones & The Rolling Stones, plus contemporary artists like HOLYCHILD, Two Door Cinema Club & Broods on our brand new, curated playlist. Check out the full set below, and click through to find the entire playlist on Spotify.

PS… Have you heard? Download the AEO|Aerie app & use the Snap & Scan feature to unlock a secret AEO Playlist!

Music Monday #AEODENIMREVOLUTION August 2016 Playlist

  1. In Common – Alicia Keys
  2. Tennessee (2001 – Remaster) – Arrested Development
  3. Colours – The Avalanches
  4. California – Behari
  5. Howlin’ For You – The Black Keys
  6. Rapture – 2002 – Remaster – Blondie
  7. Electric Love – BØRNS
  8. Free (feat. BØRNS) (Tommy English Remix) – Broods
  9. Heartlines – Broods
  10. Liquor Store Blues (feat. Damian Marley) – Bruno Mars
  11. Lightning (feat. John Rzeznik) – Cash Cash
  12. Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash
  13. You Know It – Colony House
  14. Most Wanted – Cults
  15. Modern Love (1999 Remastered Version) – David Bowie
  16. Suffragette City (2012 Remastered Version) – David Bowie
  17. Talk – DJ Snake & George Maple
  18. Bedroom Eyes – Dum Dum Girls
  19. Drop The Game – Flume feat. Chet Faker
  20. Take Me Out – Franz Ferdinand
  21. Eyes Wide – Handsome Ghost
  22. All We Ever Knew – The Head and the Heart
  23. Rotten Teeth (feat. Kate Nash) – HOLYCHILD
  24. Lust For Life – Iggy Pop
  25. Town Called Malice – The Jam
  26. Somebody To Love – Jefferson Airplane
  27. Sorry – Justin Bieber
  28. Parachute Kaiser Chefs
  29. She Moves In Her Own Way – The Kooks
  30. White Street – Kristin Kontrol
  31. Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix) – Lana Del Ray
  32. We Got U – Lemaitre, The Knocks
  33. Kids In America – Len
  34. Villainy – Local Natives
  35. Team – Lorde
  36. $Dreams – Max Frost
  37. I Love Me – Meghan Trainor
  38. Follow You – Original Mix – Mickey Cupid
  39. The Ocean – Mike Perry, Shy Martin
  40. In The Arms Of A Stranger – Mike Posner
  41. GREAT NIGHT (feat. Shovels & Rope) – NEEDTOBREATHE
  42. About  A Girl – Nirvana
  43. Another Girl Another Planet – The Only Ones
  44. Bloodshake – Peace
  45. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
  46. Never Been Shy – Prism Tats
  47. Pop Song 89 (Remastered) – R.E.M.
  48. I Wanna Be Sedated (Remastered) – Ramones
  49. Pieces Of The People We Love – The Rapture
  50. The Getaway – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  51. Dancing On My Own – Robyn
  52. It’s Only Rock’n’Roll (But I Like It) – The Rolling Stones
  53. Jumpin’ Jack Flash – The Rolling Stones
  54. Only Love Can Break Your Heart – Saint Etienne
  55. Dreaming – Seapony
  56. Rebel Heart – The Shelters
  57. Rill Rill – Sleigh Bells
  58. I’m Free – The Soup Dragons, Junior Reid
  59. Beautiful Thing – The Stone Roses
  60. We Don’t Know – The Strumbellas
  61. Doin’ Time – Sublime
  62. Night Swimming – Tacocat
  63. Habits (Stay High) (Hippie Sabotage Remix) – Tove Lo
  64. Walk to the One You Love – Twin Peaks
  65. Are We Ready? (Wreck) – Two Door Cinema Club
  66. Summertime Blues – The Who
  67. LIKE I WOULD (Oliver Nelson Remix) – ZAYN

What’s your favorite song on the new playlist? Tell us in the comments below & leave your recommendations for next month!

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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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