Styled By Lauren: The New Cable Knit

Styled By Lauren: The New Cable Knit

The cable sweater is a staple every holiday. We’ve given it a fresh update with an open neckline and looser body. Pair the cobalt hue with bold pieces for a colorful statement.

 

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We’ve updated the cable sweater for Holiday 2013.

 

Get the look:

Real Soft Cool Cable Sweater

AE Boyfriend Button Down Shirt

Boyfit Short

Fair Isle Knee Sock

Bed Stu Token Moto Boot

 

Don’t forget to show us how you wear AEO on Instagram, Tumblr, and Twitter with #AEOSTYLE for a chance to be featured on our blog.

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DIY: Veiled Beanie

DIY: Veiled Beanie

Our stylist Lauren took a page from street style during our Holiday 2013 photo shoot in Alaska and made her own veiled beanies for the girls on set. Lauren loved the look so much she wanted to share how to get the look with all of our fans. Check out our step-by-step instructions below and let us know if you’re going to try the veiled beanie trend in the comments!

What you’ll need:

AEO Metallic Finish Knit Beanie

Netted fabric

Scissors

Needle

Thread

Straight Pins

Ruler

 

Step One:

Gather your materials.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

Step One

 

Step Two:

Cut the netted fabric into a piece that is almost half the height of the hat and 3 inches longer in width than the circumference of the hat.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

Step Two

 

Step Three:

Wrap netting around the hat. The netting will overlap a little.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

Step Three

 

Step Four:

Pin the bottom of the netting to the bottom of the beanie. Sew the netting to the bottom of the beanie, making sure you sew both pieces of netting where they overlap and the hat.

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Step Four

 

Step Five:

Take the top two layers of netting and fold down to the bottom of the hat as pictured and pin down again.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

Step Five

 

Step Six:

Fold the netting down again and repin.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

Step Six

 

Step Seven:

Sew the folding of the netting to the hat.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

Step Seven

 

Step Eight:

Secure the top of netting to the front center of the hat.

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

Step Eight

 

Step Nine:

Show off your finished product!

American Eagle Outfitters Holiday 2013 DIY Veiled Beanie

The finished DIY Veiled Beanie.

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Styled by Lauren: Boy Meets Girl

Styled by Lauren: Boy Meets Girl

We put a twist on the classic grunge look with a soft, shimmery cami and a blinged out cardigan. Add a little drama with rugged boots.

 

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Boy Meets Girl in this grunge-inspired look.

 

Get the look:

Shine Texture Tank

Boyfriend Button Down Shirt

Jewel Shoulder Cardigan

Jegging

Bed Stu Token Moto Boot

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Meet the Cast: Lauren

Meet the Cast: Lauren

Meet Lauren from San Diego, California, currently featured in our Project Live Your Life Holiday 2013 campaign. She lives to play flag football, spend time with family, go camping, and attend music festivals. One of her favorite parts of the Alaska photo shoot was reuniting with all her friends from the Back to School shoot! Check out our favorite five facts about Lauren and see some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos.

What is the coolest thing you have ever done?

In Alaska I flew on a helicopter to the top of a mountain and onto a glacier with ten feet of snow and 20,000 feet of ice!

What are your all-time favorite songs?

Forever Young & Stairway to Heaven.

What was your favorite outfit from the shoot?

The short sweater dress with knee high socks and booties. It was super comfy and breezy. I got tons of compliments whenever I wore it!

What was your strategy for getting votes during Project Live Your Life?

Promoting myself daily!

 

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Lauren and Luke reunited after the Back to School shoot.

 

 

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Lauren and Abby take a selfie on the helicopter.

 

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A shot of Juneau from Lauren’s Instagram.

 

Follow Lauren

Twitter: @LaurenArielDay

Instagram: @laurenarielday

Check out Lauren’s Pinterest board to learn more about her and see her favorite AEO styles.

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Meet the Cast: Lauren

Meet the Cast: Lauren

Meet Lauren, a writer from San Diego, CA and winner of American Eagle Outfitters’ Project Live Your Life featured in the Back to School 2013 campaign.

Follow Lauren

Twitter: @LaurenArielDay

Instagram: @laurenarielday

Check out Lauren’s Pinterest board to learn more about her and see her favorite AE styles.

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