AEO SPRING 2016 LOOKBOOK: MAD MAVEN STYLE AND OFFICIALLY QUIGLEY PART 3

For our third and final installment with Nikia from Mad Maven Style and Casey from Officially Quigley, we’re featuring some of our favorite boho-inspired looks for spring as well as some of our most loved festival fashion trends of 2016.  From lightweight shawls to festival shorties and more, these ladies packed their bags full of  #AEOSTYLE. Check out some of our favorite photos from their shoot in Palm Springs below.

Photos taken by the talented Laci Havens.

AEO SPRING 2016 LOOKBOOK: MAD MAVEN STYLE AND OFFICIALLY QUIGLEY PART 3
AEO SPRING 2016 LOOKBOOK: MAD MAVEN STYLE AND OFFICIALLY QUIGLEY PART 3
AEO SPRING 2016 LOOKBOOK: MAD MAVEN STYLE AND OFFICIALLY QUIGLEY PART 3
AEO SPRING 2016 LOOKBOOK: MAD MAVEN STYLE AND OFFICIALLY QUIGLEY PART 3
AEO SPRING 2016 LOOKBOOK: MAD MAVEN STYLE AND OFFICIALLY QUIGLEY PART 3
AEO SPRING 2016 LOOKBOOK: MAD MAVEN STYLE AND OFFICIALLY QUIGLEY PART 3

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Photos taken by the talented Laci Havens

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SXSW Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

South By Southwest, AKA SXSW is kicking off another March filled with music, film and interactive exhibitions. From keynote speaker President Obama to talented musicians like HÆLOS, Charlie XCX and more, this year, Austin is set to take the stage to make it one of their best festival seasons yet. Check out what we’re packing, what we’re eating and who we’re excited to see in our festival travel guide.

To Pack: No matter if you’re making SXSW your Spring Break destination or just going for fun, we’re gearing up for a good time.
Girls: Channel southwestern #AEOSTYLE by pairing a crop top to denim shorts and gladiator sandals. Layer with a lightweight poncho and add accessories to make your SXSW outfit pop.

Guys: Pattern is big this season. Incorporate a subtle print into your #AEOSTYLE with our Flex Slim Flat Front Short. Pair with a fresh and light tee, some standout accessories and comfortable sandals for a look that you can take from day to night.

To Eat: 
Austin Food Trucks: We can’t go to Austin without visiting one of their many food trucks. From tacos to cupcakes and anything in between, you’ve got a variety of items to choose from. We’re always up for a Torchy’s Taco.

SWSX Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

Photo Credit: Torchy’s Taco

Emmer and Rye: One of Austin’s hot spots for brunch and known for using local and seasonal goods, you won’t be disappointed with your food choices! The menu changes daily allowing a new experience every time you go.

Voodoo Doughnuts: Originally from Portland, Oregon, these doughnuts are making a mark for themselves in Austin. From their famous Voodoo Doll doughnut to our personal favorite, bacon maple doughnut, these gooey delicious treats will put a spell on you.

SWSX Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

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To Stay:
W Hotel Austin: Situated in the heart of downtown, the W provides a unique experiencing for all visitors. Check out the  rooftop pool and sip on a cocktail at the Wet bar for an unforgettable experience.

Hotel San Jose: One of our favorite places…ever. The outside of the hotel is covered in lush ivy and with handmade furniture and custom sheets, this hotel is simply serene.

http://www.sanjosehotel.com/

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airbnb: Feel like staying in the comfort of your own home? airbnb offers a custom experience suitable your needs. We’ve seen some amazing places to rent so hurry up before they’re booked!

To See:
Charli XCX: We’ve featured this British beaut in plenty of our playlists so it’s no surprise we’re excited to see her rock the stage. From “Boom Clap” to “Break The Rules“, we’re guaranteed to have our party shoes on.

SWSX Travel Guide: American Eagle Outfitters Guide To Austin

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Crystal Castles: This electronic band from Ontario, Canada curates a rare buzz that leaves the listener wanting more. Known for their  breathtaking performances and unique sounds, it’s no doubt that this band is our on list of musicians to see.

HÆLOS: Another UK band that we can’t get enough of! With mesmerizing instrumental work and lyrics that draw you in, this band is a must see. Check out SEPARATE LIVES, it’s one of our faves.

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Are you heading to SXSW? Show off your #AEOSTYLE on Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured in our Style Gallery!

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Music Monday: March 2016 Playlist

We’re gearing up for another month of new #AEOSTYLE and great music. Whether you’re shopping for spring-ready wear or heading on Spring Break, our March in-store playlist will have you feeling good in no time. Check out the line up below and be sure to follow us on Spotify to access all of our in-store sound.

Music Monday: March 2016 Playlist

  1. The Sound- The 1975
  2. Illuminate- Afrojack, Matthew Koma
  3. Scars- Alesso, Ryan Tedder
  4. Mistakes- Andra Day
  5. My Mind- The Arcs
  6. Molecules- LENNO remix- Atlas Genius, Lenno
  7. Broken Arrows- Didrick Remix- Avicii
  8. All The Things You Keep- Avid Dancer
  9. Then What- Balthazar
  10. Sometimes Wonder- Beat Connection
  11. Black Tambourine- Beck
  12. Find Yourself- Birthmark
  13. Suit of Armor- Birthmark
  14. Rollercoaste- Bleachers, Charlie XCX
  15. It’s Alright Now- Bombay Bicycle Club
  16. Trying- Bully
  17. Cold Cold Cold- Cage The Elephant
  18. Until You Were Gone- Boehm Remix- The Chainsmokers, Tritonal, Emily Warren
  19. Leave A Trace- Goldroom Remix- CHVRCHES
  20. T-Shirt Weather- Circa Waves
  21. The Luck Has Gone- Circa Waves
  22. Take Me Up- Coleman Hell
  23. Spaceship- Comet Blue
  24. Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The  Party- Courtney Barnett
  25. I’ll Keep Loving You- David Guetta, Birdy, Jaymes Young
  26. Brighter End of Dark- De Lux
  27. Good Help (Is So Hard To Find) – Death Cab For Cutie
  28. Breaker- Deerhunter
  29. Nocturnal- Disclosure, The Weekend
  30. Ocean Drive- DJ Zinc Remix- Duke Dumont
  31. Ex’s & Oh’s- Elle King
  32. Foreign Language- Live – Flight Facilities, George Maple
  33. My Number- Foals
  34. Shake- Gary Clark Jr.
  35. Record High, Record Low- Givers
  36. Waiting To Ignite (feat. Ren Farren)- Goldroom, Ren Farren
  37. Venus Fly- Grimes, Janelle Monae
  38. Falling- Duke Dumont Remix- HAIM
  39. Warm On A Cold Night- Embody Remix- HONNE
  40. California (Cast Iron Soul)- Jamestown Revival
  41. We Don’t Stop- Kaskade
  42. Bad, Bad, Bad- LANY
  43. Day Two- Lemaitre
  44. Nobody Cares- LEON
  45. Smooth Sailin’- Leon Bridges
  46. Wide Eyes- Local Natives
  47. Turn It Around- Lucius
  48. For Love- Lush
  49. 3AM- Mads Langer
  50. Birthday Card- Marcus Marr, Chet Faker
  51. Learnign For Your Love- Marcus Marr, Chet Faker
  52. Intoxicated- Martin Solveig, GTA
  53. Can You Blame Me- Matt and Kim
  54. Cellophane (So Cruel)- Miami Horror, Aaron Miller, Gavin Turek
  55. It’s Only A Dream- Modern Space
  56. Compound Fracture- My Morning Jacket
  57. Cold To See Clear- Nada Surf
  58. Nevena- Oberhofer
  59. Never Gets Old (Jeffrey Brodsky Remix)- Penguin Prison
  60. Lost Weekend- Pete Yourn
  61. All Your Light (Times Like These)- Portugal. The Man
  62. Beat Of My Drum – Powers
  63. Begin Again- Purity Ring
  64. I Was Wrong- A R I Z O N A
  65. Possessed- Robert DeLong
  66. Headlights (feat. Ilsey)- Robin Schulz, Ilsey
  67. Fly- Roman Kouder, Patawawa
  68. 29- Run River North
  69. Drive You Home- Sam Feldt, The Him, The Donnies The Amys
  70. Lovers Wake- Savior Adore
  71. Ablaze- School Of Seven Bells
  72. Cheap Trhills- SIA
  73. Circadian Rhythm- Silversun Pickups
  74. Reckless Behaviour- SOAK
  75. Help Me Run Away- St. Lucia
  76. Spirits- The Strumbellas
  77. Apocalypse Dreams- Tame Impala
  78. Rivers- HUGEL remix- Thomas Jack, HUGEL
  79. Lonely Cities- Tigertown
  80. Run On Love- Tove Lo, Lucas Nord
  81. Ride- Twenty One Pilots
  82. Can’t Keep Checking My Phone- Unknown Mortal Orchestra
  83. La Loose- Wasahatchee
  84. Giving Up On You- Wild Belle
  85. Unsteady- Jack Novak & Stravy Remix- X Ambassadors
  86. Beautiful Now- Zedd, Jon Bellion
  87. Papercut- Zedd, Troye Sivan

What do you want to hear on our next playlist? Tell us in the comments below!

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And The 2016 #AEOSTYLE Nominees Are…

It’s music’s biggest night: the Grammy’s! We’re bringing you #AEOSTYLE looks inspired by some of our favorite nominees. Take a look at the styles below, and let us know who you’re most excited to see perform and bring home a trophy. To set the mood, we created a remixed Grammys-influenced playlist. Turn up the tunes, and get scrolling!


Grammy Inspired Men's Look

Express your style “Freedom” in this look inspired by Pharrell.

Shop the Look: AEO Denim Jacket | AEO Chambray Button Down Shirt  | AEO Boxer | Skinny Core Flex Jean
AEO Reversible Belt | K-Swiss Classic VN Sneaker

Grammy Inspired Women's Look

Darling, you might be a nightmare, but you’ll be dressed like a daydream in this outfit inspired by Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space.” 

Shop the Look: AEO Lace Kimono | AEO First Essentials Strappy Bralette | AEO Sateen X Jegging
AEO Lace-Up Ballet Flat | AEO Cat Eye Sunglasses

Grammy's Inspired #AEOSTYLE

Stay forever young with this look inspired by The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face.” 

Shop the Men’s Look: AEO Legend Henley | Slim Straight Core Flex Jean | AEO Ribbed Beanie
Birkenstock Milano Leather Sandal

Shop the Women’s Look: AEO Lace-Up Denim Dress | AEO Slouchy Tall Boot | AEO Floppy Hat

Grammy's Inspired Women's Style

You’ll want to kiss yourself, you’re so pretty in this look inspired by “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars. Feeling ‘Soft and Sexy’? Flaunt it! 

Shop the Look: AEO Any/Wear Windbreaker | AEO Racerback Pocket Tank | AEO Tencel Jogger (Similar)
AEO Fedora | Shop the Jewelry Collection

What look is your favorite? Tell us in the comments below, and use #AEOSTYLE on Twitter and Instagram to show us your Grammy’s style.

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#MusicMonday: February 2016 Playlist

As we enter February with prints and patterns, we also enter this month with a new in store playlist! From Zara Larsson to Twenty One Pilots, we’ve got a great mix of songs to help you wiggle your way through the leap year. Check out the lineup below and be sure to follow us on Spotify to gain access to all of our in-store playlists.

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  1. Me & The Rhythm- Selena Gomez
  2. I’m Yours- Alessia Cara
  3. Freedom- Allen Stone
  4. Gasoline- Alpine
  5. Pride- American Authors
  6. Somethin About U- Astronomyy
  7. Last Call- Balhazar
  8. Spectrolite- Bayonne
  9. Atlas Hands (Thomas Jack Remix) – Benjamin Francis Leftwich
  10. Bubble Bath- BESTIE
  11. Off The Ground- Bit Funk, Shae Jacobs
  12. You’re Still a Mystery- Bleachers, MO
  13. Bigger Than Me- Born Cages
  14. We Were Here- BOY
  15. A Thousand Faces- Boy & Bear
  16. Coattails- Broods
  17. That’s Right- Cage The Elephant
  18. Blame- Calvin Harris, John Newman
  19. Ch-Ching- Chairlift
  20. Leave A Trace- Goldroom Remix- CHVRCHES
  21. Map Of The World- City and Colour
  22. Let Go- Coasts
  23. First- Cold War Kids
  24. Moving To Neptune- CRUISER
  25. Young and Able- 2015 – Current Swell
  26. Band my Head- David Guetta, Sia, Fetty Wap
  27. The Ghosts of Beverly Drive- Death Cab For Cutie
  28. Magnets- Tiga Remix- Disclosure, Lorde
  29. Do It (feat. Becky G)- Empire Cast
  30. Heart Attack- Radio Edit- Flight Facilities, Owl Eyes
  31. In My Head- LIOHN remix- Galantis, LIOHN
  32. Sure Thang- Givers
  33. Embrace (Body Language)- Goldroom
  34. The Furture’s Right In Front Of Me – A Great Big World
  35. Realiti- Grimes
  36. I Can’t Figure Out Whats Going On- Half Moon Run
  37. Dollar Bill- Hippo Campus
  38. Gone Are The Days- Honne
  39. The Unknown- Imagine Dragons
  40. Worry- Jack Garratt
  41. Give Me Something- Jarryd James
  42. Gone- Robert DeLong Remix- JR JR, Robert DeLong
  43. The Feeling- Justin Bieber, Halsey
  44. Pretty Pimpin- Kurt Vile
  45. Stay- Kygo, Maty Noyes
  46. ILYSB- LANY
  47. Born Again Teen- Lucius
  48. Only Do- Mac McCaughan
  49. Control- Madi Diaz
  50. Change- Mapei
  51. The Trouble With Us- Marcus Marr, Chet Faker
  52. Spaceland- Matt Pond Pa
  53. Genghis Khan- Miike Snow
  54. Red Hot Lights- Moon Taxi
  55. Open Heart (feat. Lissie)- Morgan Page, Lissie
  56. Joy Rides- Mutemath
  57. Prey- The Neighbourhood
  58. The Glitzy Hive- Neon Indian
  59. Trip Switch- Nothing but Thieves
  60. Memory Remains- Oberhofer
  61. Wolves Without Teeth- Of Monsters and Men
  62. Technicolour Beat- Oh Wonder
  63. Younger Love- Panama Wedding
  64. Woke Up from a Dream- The Paper Kites
  65. Feeling Electric- Parade of Lights
  66. Lovesongs- Parlour Tricks
  67. Don’t Tell Me How It Ends- Penguin Prison
  68. Celebrating Nothing- Phantogram
  69. One House- RAC, Speak
  70. Crystal Express- Raury
  71. Future’s Right Here- Robert DeLong
  72. Lay It All On Me (feat. Ed Sheeran)- Rudimental, Ed Sheeran
  73. Excuses- Run River North
  74. Something New- The Score
  75. Cheap Thrills- Sia
  76. Boys Life- Small Black
  77. Physical- St. Lucia
  78. Falling For You- Teenage Mutants, Laura Welsh
  79. Empty Nesters- Toro y Moi
  80. Stressed Out- Twenty One Pilots
  81. Robot Love- Urban Cone
  82. Pink & Blue- The Van Jets
  83. Different Colors- The Griswolds Remix- WALK THE MOON
  84. Can’t Feel My Face- The Weekend
  85. Babe I’m Yours- Whilk and Misky
  86. Boys Like You- Who Is Fancy, Meghan Trainor
  87. Glory (DJ Keith Sweaty Remix)- Wye Oak
  88. L.A. Love Song- XYLO
  89. I Thought The Future Would Be Cool- YACHT
  90. Lush Life- Zara Larsson

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#MusicMonday Best of 2015 Playlist

As 2015 comes to a close, we look back on some of our favorite songs that have played through our in store speakers. From BORNS to Grimes, to Ellie Goulding and HOLYCHILD, check out our Best Of 2015 playlist below and be sure to follow us on Spotify to access more of our playlists.

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  1. Bang my Head (feat. Sia and Fetty Wap)- David Guetta, Sia, Fetty Wap
  2. Stars- Demi Lovato
  3. Competition- The Dodos
  4. Codes- Ellie Goulding
  5. Make You Mine- Family of the Year
  6. Changes- Original Mix – Faul & Wad Ad, Pnau
  7. New Obsession- Frankie
  8. Hole Me (Pat Lok)- Gold Fields
  9. Waiting To Ignite- Feat. Ren Farren – Goldroom
  10. Here For You- Bingo Players- Gorgon City, Laura Welsh
  11. Wild Love- Gossling
  12. Free Again- Greg Holden
  13. California- Grimes
  14. Good Advice- The Growlers
  15. Simple Machine- Guster
  16. Running Behind- HOLYCHILD
  17. Over And Over- Hot Chip
  18. Sedona- Houndmouth
  19. Trouble- Iggy Azalea, Jennifer Hudson
  20. Where Are U Know (feat. Justin Bieber)- Jack U, Skrillex, Diplo
  21. Couch Potato- Jakubi
  22. Try Me (feat. Jennifer Lopez & Matoma) – Jason Derulo, Matoma, Jennifer Lopez
  23.  Tonight Belongs To U!- Jeremih, Flo Rida
  24. I’ll Show You- Justin Bieber
  25. Hideaway- Kiesza
  26. Classic (feat. Powers)- The Knocks, Powers
  27. Stole The Show- Kygo, Parson James
  28. One Plus One- Kyle Andrews
  29. California- La+ch
  30. West Coast- The Young Professional, Lana Del Ray
  31. Prayer In C- Lilly Wood and The Prick
  32. Life For Me- Lily Allen
  33. Don’t Worry (feat. Ray Dalton)- Madcon, Ray Dalton
  34. The Trouble With Us- Marcus Marr, Chet Faker
  35. Sugar- Remix- Maroon 5, Nicki Minaj
  36. Not Alone- Matt and Kim
  37. Lips Are Movin- Meghan Trainor 
  38. No Need For Dreaming- MisterWives
  39. Kamikaze- MO
  40. Make Your Mind Up- Moon Taxi 
  41. Who’s Taking You Home- Ne-Yo
  42. Crystals- Of Monsters and Men
  43. A Brand New Life- Panama Wedding
  44. Show Me the Way- Penguin Prison
  45. Falling Hard- RAC, Madi Diaz
  46. Jackrabbit- San Fermin
  47. Oh My Love- The Score
  48. You Haunt Me- Sir Sly
  49. Cecelia And The Satellite- Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness
  50. Problem- Dawin Remix- Ariana Grance, Iggy Azalea
  51. Bleeding L0ve- ASTR
  52. Waiting For Love- Avicii
  53. I Feel It- Avid Dancer
  54. Electric Love- BORNS
  55. Ch-Ching- Chairlift
  56. Clearest Blue- CHVRCHES
  57. Map Of The World- City and Colour
  58. DNA- Clarity
  59. Let Go- Coasts
  60. Thunderheads- Cold War Kids
  61. Everywhere- Crystal Fighters
  62. Thinking of Sunshine- Daniel Adams- Ray
  63. Floodlights- Soft Swells
  64. Do You- Spoon
  65. The Moment- Tame Impala
  66. Wrong Club- The Ting Tings
  67. Nobody Love- Tori Kelly
  68. Buffalo- Toro y Moi
  69. Walking a Line- Tove Stryke
  70. Mtn Tune- Trials and Ways
  71. Happy Idiot- TV On The Radio
  72. Come Back To Me- Urban Cone, Tove Lo
  73. Mess Is Mine – Vance Joy
  74. Sidekick- Walk the Moon
  75. Can’t Feel My Face- The Weekend
  76. Be Your Shadow- The Wombats
  77. Gorgeous- X Ambassadors
  78. Sunshine- Young Empires
  79. Beautiful Now- Zedd, Jon Bellion
  80. 1965- Zella Day
  81. Move Like U Stole It- ZZ Ward 

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