The Ultimate Packing Guide

Here at the Aerie offices, we love traveling and we LOVE seeing your #AerieSWIM and #AerieREAL Instagram tags when you are off to new city and sporting a dose of Aerie! Whether you are jet-setting to foreign lands, road tripping across the states, or spending a much needed girls weekend at our friend’s beach house, we know you are looking for two things: comfort and style!

If you’re looking for a flight friendly or road trip #OOTD, look no further. Our layering tanks and bralettes are cute and cozy, our undies are jogger and legging-ready, and our newest knapsack from BAGGU? Soon to be your favorite must-have accessory.

Plus, if you’re in a packing pinch – check out our list of things to pack the night before! Don’t forget your toothbrush, too!

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Aerie’s Packing List for Summer Vacation

A Sweatshirt (For cool nights and flights)

Super cozy pajamas and boxers, too!

Bras (We suggest: a Plunge Bra, a Multi-Way Bra, a Lightly Lined, and a Bralette!)

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2 Swimsuits

A Wallet, Purse, and Carry-All

Super Cute Socks!

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Joggers

Leggings

Tops (Tanks and a few 3/4 length tees!)

Undies (Lots of them!)

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A Hat or Baseball Cap

Scarf (Our favorite layering piece!)

Perfume

Nail Polish

Sunglasses

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Chargers (We know you can’t live without your cellphone!)

Headphones

Camera

Toiletries

+ lots of SPF!

Have a safe trip!

xo,

Aerie

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AEO Concert Series: The Griswolds

It’s #MusicMonday and we can’t wait to tell you all about our visit from some very special guests that we hung out with last month.  The talented Australian quartet, the Griswolds stop in town after their stint at Firefly Music Festival for an exclusive AEO interview, photo shoot and all around good time. Check out their hilarious interview, pictures from the shoot and an amazing acoustic version of their song, “Beware the Dog“. Want more Griswolds action? Check out their website and mark your calendars for their first album launch- Be Impressive, releasing August 25th, or pre-order it now.

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Introducing, the ever so talented and not so serious, The Griswolds.

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From left to right, Lucky (Lachlin) West, Chris Whitehall, Danny Duque-Perez and Tim John

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 The boys are looking good in #AEOStyle. Shop their look at AE.com

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Not normal, but 100% ok in our books. Thanks for hanging out with us at the AEO HQ! We had a blast. 

Check out their acoustic performance recorded at the AEO HQ:

Bonus: Check out a rapid fire interview with these goofy guys here.

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Budweiser Made in America Festival: AEO is the Official Fashion Partner

We are so excited to share with you that we are the official fashion partner of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. The festival will take place coast-to-coast simultaneously during Labor Day weekend at Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia and Grand Park in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st.  Kanye West will headline in both cities, first in Philadelphia along with performances from Pharrell, Rita Ora and Kendrick Lamar, and will then topline the final night in Los Angeles with Iggy Azalea, Imagine Dragons and John Mayer, among countless others. Check out the official music festival posters below for the full line-up for both cities!

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Los Angeles line-up

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 Philadelphia line-up

Watch the Made in America Official Trailer to get pumped up for the festival!

 

Make sure to check back for festival inspired outfits and follow us on InstagramTwitter and Snapchat: officialaeo for live coverage from the events.

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Current Obsession: The Silky Lace Kimono Jacket

The Kimono Jacket, our current obsession… Why? Because it is the easiest way to add effortless style to your outfit. With an easy open silhouette and flowy short sleeves, this piece is the perfect lightweight layer to elevate your summer wardrobe.  If you are an avid pinterest, instagram or blog crazed follower then we’re pretty sure you have seen this trend pop up in your feeds over and over again.

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This delicate top is perfect with a bralette and denim shorties

Shop the Look:
Silky Lace Kimono Top
Cutout Bralette
Longhorn Charm Necklace
Vintage Hi-Rise Shortie
Studded Belt Hipsack
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The kimono has been spotted countless times at beaches across the globe and all over festival grounds at this year’s hottest shows. Take your kimono from the sand and grass to your everyday activities. Whether you are spending your summer days lounging by the pool, doing some retail therapy at the mall or meeting friends for coffee, grab this trendy extra layer and your #AEOStyle has just been launched to the next level.

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 The crocheted lace sleeves add a feminine touch to jeggings and booties

Shop the Look:
Silky Lace Kimono Top
Young Hearts Graphic T-Shirt
Turquoise Pendant Necklace
Jegging
DV by Dolce Vita Clark Bootie

From our favorite fashion bloggers to celebrity style icons including Jessica Alba, Nicole Richie, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, to name a few, all have been spotted wearing their favorite kimono styles. Join the kimono club and challenge yourself to create your perfect look. There are endless ways to outfit the kimono… from mixing with prints and patterns, pairing with skirts and crop tops, wearing over rompers, or just simply with jeans and wedges – basically what we are trying to say is you can wear a kimono with ANYTHING (even your shortalls)!!!

Don’t forget to show us how you styled the kimono trend on Instagram and Twitter with #AEOStyle for a chance to be featured on AE.com.

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Women’s Now Trending: Made to Wander

Whether you’re heading out to lunch with friends or setting out to explore a new part of the city, chambray is always the perfect go to. It’s that cool, casual piece that says you’re care free, but have great style. Pair with a burgundy Midi Short for a pop of color and a floral print sneaker for the perfect combination of comfort and chic.

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Shop the Look:
AEO Chambray Shirt
AE Midi Short
AEO Lace-Up Sneaker

This season it’s all about individual style. Every girl has classic pieces in her closet, but the true test is how you style them. Denim is eternal, so why not start there? Unleash your inner artist by grabbing your favorite pair of distressed denim overalls and pair them with a flowy tank and preppy beanie. You may need to keep your day job, but at least your outfit will scream creative genius.

Click here to check out the men’s Made to Wander trend video!

We want to see your #AEOSTYLE. Share a photo on Instagram or Twitter with #AEOSTYLE for a chance to be featured on AE.com.

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What to Wear: 4th of July!

OOOHHH! AHHHH! Happy 4th of July! What’s your plan? Backyard BBQ? Pool party with friends? Late night s’mores and fireworks? (Yes, to all please!) Whatever it may be, we picked out our ultimate #OOTD for any fun fourth activities you have planned. Read on below to shop our look! What to Wear: 4th of July!

Tanks work as the perfect cover-up or cute top to a great outfit! We paired our two favorites with our silky pants and crochet lace shorts. Chilling poolside for the 4th? We mixed and matched our striped bandeau with a printed bikini bottom. What goes underneath it all? Our new Mini Cheeky and our Daisy Hidden Wire Bandeau Bra.

What are your plans on the 4th? Tweet us at @Aerie! Have a great weekend!

xoxo,

Aerie

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