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!”
Trend Alert! Crochet Swim

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

Trend Alert! Crochet Swim

“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.”

Trend Alert! Crochet Swim

“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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ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: NO SHORTS NECESSARY!

No shorts? No problem! Our stylist’s outfit of the week is all new arrivals and all sunshine.

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: NO SHORTS NECESSARY!

Shop Erin’s Look: Scoop Bikini Top | Teeny Bikini Bottom | Rope Trim Tank | Ankle Charm Sandal | Raw Edge Floppy Hat | Cat Eye Sunglasses

Head to the beach in our Scoop Bikini Top in a pretty leafy print paired with our Teeny Bikini Bottom in shiny and bold gold. Then keep showing off your gold booty and only add a layer on top with this Rope Trim Tank.

Accessorize with our Textured Stripe Tote and AEO’s Ankle Charm Sandal, and you’ll be golden!

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: NO SHORTS NECESSARY!

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What to Wear to a Festival

Crochet all day every day! Our fave detail of the season adds the right amount of boho vibes.

Shannon from Upbeat Soles layers our Tiered Tie Dress over the Romantic Lace Longline Bralette and adds some fun, boho-inspired accessories just in time for festival season. What to Wear to a Festival

“With festival season in full swing, I cannot get enough of anything bohemian inspired! This simple black Aerie dress was the perfect base to start off a fun look full of festival vibes! When going with a festival look you can never have too many accessories so I paired it with this gorgeous stone layered necklace and super cute coin chain belt. As for the shoes, I went with a strappy lace up gladiator sandal. No festival look is complete without the perfect hat!”
What to Wear to a Festival

Get Shannon’s Look: Tiered Tie Dress | Romantic Lace Longline Bralette | Gladiator Lace-Up Sandal | Panama Hat | Crystal Triangle Layer Necklace | Coin & Charm BeltWhat to Wear to a Festival What to Wear to a Festival What to Wear to a Festival What to Wear to a Festival

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Trend Alert! Ruffle Swim

Get the scoop on our new fave bikini! It’s scoop front, ruffle overlay and polka dot print are must-haves this Summer.  

Alena from Moda Prints grabs her fave Swim Accessories and hits the pool in Aerie Swim!Trend Alert! Ruffle Swim

Trend Alert! Ruffle Swim

“Summer is around the corner and bathing suits are a must! I recently fell in love with high waisted bikinis because they look flattering. This one in particular caught my attention. I absolutely love polka dots and anything that screams color and print.”

Trend Alert! Ruffle Swim

Get Alena’s Look: Scoop Bikini Top | Hi-Rise Bikini Bottom | Round Sunglasses | Gigantic Donut Pool Floaty | Pineapple Sippers

Trend Alert! Ruffle Swim

“The detailing on this top is perfect as well as how it fits. This top was inspired by a pineapple.Yes a pineapple! I am obsessed with yellow and decided to add to the look by bringing in my favorite foods; pineapple props and donut floaty.”Trend Alert! Ruffle Swim Trend Alert! Ruffle Swim

Photos by: Galerisa Photography

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ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: GOLD & STRAPPY

Stay golden with our stylist’s outfit of the week!

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: GOLD & STRAPPY

Get Erin’s Look: Audrey Bikini Top | Crochet String Bikini Bottom | Crop Beach Tank | Raw Edge Floppy Hat | Flap Straw Wristlet | Slide Toe Sandal

Gold & strappy swim is one of our must-have trends this season, and our Audrey Bikini Top (fits like your fave Audrey Bra) and Crochet String Bikini Bottom fit right in. When you’re ready for a coverup, throw on our graphic Crop Beach Tank and keep the gold theme going on top.

Complete your look with straw accessories like our Raw Edge Floppy Hat and Flap Straw Wristlet, and you’re all set for sunshine!

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: GOLD & STRAPPY

 

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What to Wear to a Festival

Festival season is officially upon us and it’s no secret that we’re ready for it. Our girl Mel Denisse takes her Bralette game to a whole new level as she experiences her first Spring in Los Angeles and the onset of festival prep.What to Wear to a Festival

What to Wear to a Festival

Get Mel’s Look : Hi Neck Wraparound Bralette | Tie Cuff Pant | Round Sunglasses

What to Wear to a Festival

What to Wear to a Festival

What to Wear to a Festival

Get Mel’s Look : Lace Plunge Bralette | Hi-Rise Skirt

What to Wear to a Festival

What to Wear to a Festival

What to Wear to a Festival

Show us your festival sytle with #AerieREAL on Instagram and Twitter for a chance to be featured on our Style Gallery! xo

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