How to Style an Off-the-Shoulder Top

Off-the-Shoulder Tops went straight from trend to wardrobe essential! Our Off-the-Shoulder Top’s super comfy stretch and pop of color make it a must-have.

Demi from The Efflorescence  styles her Off-the-Shoulder Top with AEO’s Denim X Super Low Jegging for a back-to-school #OOTD.

How to Style an Off-the-Shoulder Top“Where do I even start? If you’re into fashion or regularly visit a mall, you’ve probably noticed that “off the shoulder” has been a huge trend this year, its been seen in dresses, sweaters, and tops.. And if you follow my blog The Efflorescence, then you probably know that I love a good trend.

It’s hard to find a happy medium between following trends and being comfortable and luckily, Aerie created the perfect combo. I don’t know about you, but I like being comfortable when I walk around my college campus. So many people that I know have this idea that the only way to dress comfortably for class is wearing leggings and sweatpants. Little do they know that this is actually the farthest from the truth.”

How to Style an Off-the-Shoulder TopShop Demi’s Look: Off-the-Shoulder Top | Denim X Super Low Jegging

How to Style an Off-the-Shoulder Top“You might think its crazy of me to say that in my two years at college I’ve never worn sweats to class, but when Aerie makes clothes that actually make you feel just as comfortable as you would if you were wearing your favorite pair of sweats it all makes sense. They give you the opportunity to look cute and be comfy (It doesn’t get much better than that.) The top is perfectly flowy light material, while the bottoms have the look of jeans but feel like leggings.”

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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 a Tassel Tank

Tassels are everywhere this summer and our Breezy Tassel Tank is right on trend! Its side slits and bohemian-inspired print make it our breezy new fave.

Francesca from Frank Vinyl pairs it with distressed denim and a bright wedge for a pop of color!

How to Style a Tassel Tank

“This years Summer style is all about embroidery, patterns, colorful tassels and anything boho. Of course I’m all over this. I’ve always been a junkie of anything even slightly reminiscent or fully “all in” eclectic/boho/folklore style. Especially when it is all mixed with the right pieces and textures. I was trying to stay slightly more neutral lately but who am I kidding? It’s hard to stay away from prints and colors during this hot summer heat that we are experiencing here in So Cal. This Aerie Breezy Tassel Tank has all of the above. The foolproof easy tank to throw on with jeans and instantly make my casual outfit stylish. I’m a big fan of how I can also dress this way down with some cute breezy shorts around the house or to head to the beach with a bikini underneath.”

How to Style a Tassel Tank“For this street style look, I mixed a bit of Folklore style with modern street vibe. I paired this tank with old ripped jeans and bright red wedges. I like how the red wedge heels help bring all the reds in the outfit out (like in the cute little tassels). All about those tiny details! Of course I always try and make sure to draw the eye to those tiny unique details somehow.”

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What to Wear: 4th of July Weekend

Fourth of July weekend is looking red, white and all you! Our stylist picked three looks to celebrate your three-day weekend, from poolside hangouts to backyard barbecues to nighttime fireworks. Read on for details!

POOL PARTY IN THE USA

What to Wear: 4th of July Weekend

Shop the look: Scoop Bikini Top | Hipster Bikini Bottom | Cold Shoulder Shirt | Tall Beach Bag | Quay Isabell Sunglasses | Keds

Start your weekend with a tan and new swim, like this printed Scoop Bikini Top and Hipster Bikini Bottom. Cover up but let it show through in this bright white Cold Shoulder Shirt.

SMOKIN’!

What to Wear: 4th of July Weekend

Shop the look: Breezy Tank | Triangle Longline Bralette | Chambray Pleated Short | Swim Break Tote | Panama Hat | Vintage Lace Thong | Quay Cherry Bomb Sunglasses | Swedish Hasbeens Huarache Debutant

Stay breezy at your BBQ in this open back tank, which lets your Triangle Longline Bralette be the star. Pair with our Chambray Pleated Short and you’ll be comfy even when you’re hanging out in the grass.

AMERICAN BOOTIES

What to Wear: 4th of July WeekendShop the look: Free To Be Real Graphic Tee | AEO Denim X Cafe Super Hi-Rise Shortie | Elastic Triangle Bralette | Boybrief | Quay Every Little Thing Sunglasses | AEO Red & White Bandana

Finish the weekend with a bang! It doesn’t get much more patriotic than our Free To Be Real Graphic Tee paired with AEO denim shorts. Add your red, white and blue undies and red bralette underneath, and you’ll be looking G-O-O-D in the U-S-A!

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What to Wear to a Concert

Now that summer is officially here, it’s time to soak up some sun and listen to great music! Whether it’s a hometown favorite at your local coffee shop or a road trip to the next big festival, the options are endless. And don’t forget to dress the part by pairing a Crop Wrap Tank  with AEO’s Hi Rise Festival Shortie for essential front stage style.

What to Wear to a Concert Shop the look:  Crop Wrap Tank | Hi Rise Festival Shortie | Swedish Hasbeens Fringe Sandal | Pushup Scoop Bralette | Quay Cherry Bomb Sunglasses | Two Colors Floppy Hat

Obsessed with Ellie Goulding and Lana Del Ray? Don’t miss Lollapalooza‘s line up at the end of July. Rhianna’s performance at Budweiser Made in America Festival  should be reason enough to head to Philadelphia in early September. If you can’t make it to the east coat, Austin City Limits is sure to satisfy your musical cravings with the likes of  Kendrick Lamar and Haim.

If a solo artist is more your style, be sure to catch Selena Gomez‘s Revival Tour coming to city near you. Or buzz over to a Beyonce concert courtesy of Queen B’s On the Run Tour.

What concert or festival are you looking forward to most this summer? Comment below!

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Trend Alert! Crochet Swim

Crochet all day every day! Whether its crochet Tops, Bottoms or Swim, we’ve got you covered. 

Beach babe Elana Loo talks about one of her favorite trends and what makes her #AerieREAL below! Trend Alert! Crochet Swim

“Since being a young girl, I don’t really remember being obsessed with new trends or the latest fads – but instead, I always wanted to acquire a sense of style that was timeless, classic + effortless (if that’s attainable & you’ve figured it out – be sure to let me in on your secret). Despite this, each year we’re told what the latest, greatest styles are – sure, I love the new cuts, fabrics, etc. but I don’t completely change my style to fit what’s trending, instead I find myself turning back to what makes me feel confident and something that flatters my figure.”

Trend Alert! Crochet Swim

This Aerie Suit does just that! (Practically every single one of their suits does *major heart eyes*) The crochet detailing is a nod to the 70’s which is prevalent this year, but the color palette is something that’s very true to my aesthetic and pairing the bikini with a classic white button down and a relaxed, floppy hat makes this look lean more towards classic. I tend to fill my suitcase with easy, go-to outfits like this! Perfect for beach lounging if you ask me. Of course, to and from the beach, I love to rock a pair of jean shorts like these over the suit!”
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Shop Elana’s Look: Hand Crochet Triangle Bikini Top | Hand Crochet Teeny Bikini Bottom | Oversized Button Down Shirt | Hi-Rise Festival Shortie | Crochet Floppy Hat | Crochet Stripe Tote

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“Now, why I am overjoyed to be putting pen to paper (or in this case, fingers to keyboard) in collaboration with Aerie + American Eagle is that they are the brands that have carried me along my style journey since adolescence. I always have found pieces that express my style and now, I am 100% behind them because of the values that come along with #AerieREAL. Embracing yourself as a natural woman, no matter what size, is vital to our happiness, success and confidence as women.”

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“See, the thing is, just as you probably have – I’ve struggled with whole-heartedly accepting my body and my flaws. I’m not a glamorous gal; I proudly work from home (mostly in my bikini), don’t wash or style my hair on the daily and yes, I have cellulite. Everyday, I see perfectly made up beauties with perfect curls, lipstick on and impeccable outfits – and I can easily sink into the feeling that my reality is lack-luster, that I’m not as beautiful. But here’s the real reality, it is my life and it is beautiful. It’s worth living, exploring and enjoying. This is true for all of our lives. My every day doesn’t look perfect, but I work hard to chase my goals and live an intentional life. I am proud of my curvy, bold self – flaws, scars, outspoken personality and all. These things don’t define who I am, but instead what I am putting out into the world does. So today, I proudly partner with Aerie to share my un-retouched photos – my unedited, real self; the same person you’ll see working from a coffee shop, grabbing groceries or hangin’ at the beach any given Sunday. My soul is beautiful, my body is beautiful – I am beautiful. And so are you. So rock that bikini, be proud of your scars, your curves + your uniqueness! Be you – authentically and unapologetically.”

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Photos by: Aaron Haynes

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