ERIN’S STOCKUP OF THE WEEK: THINK PINK!

It’s a special-edition STOCKUP of the week! Thanks to 700+ new arrivals—including the prettiest of pretty pinks from our fave new color trend—our stylist couldn’t pick just one look for today’s outfit of the week. Can you blame her?!

ERIN’S STOCKUP OF THE WEEK: THINK PINK!

Shop Erin’s Look: Real Soft Easy Tee | Fuzzy Sweater | Soft Sweater Short | Hi-Neck Boho Bralette | Logo Boybrief | Real Soft Tee | Logo Boybrief | Crochet Lace Scoop Bralette | Ban.do Sticker Book | Mix Over-the-Knee Socks | Ban.do Notebook | Ban.do Agenda Starter Pack

Our newest collection is full of flattering, feminine pinks to have you feeling your best. Stock up on our softest, prettiest new loves and celebrate the REAL you.

ERIN’S STOCKUP OF THE WEEK: THINK PINK!

 

 

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How to Make a Green Coconut Smoothie

If you’re still a little skeptical about the idea of drinking your vegetables, don’t worry — it does sound strange. But adding leafy greens to your morning smoothie is a great way to start your day with a huge nutrient boost, and added fiber will keep your energy levels balanced throughout the day.

This recipe is lightly sweet and super creamy — kind of like a milkshake that’s actually healthy. With protein, fiber, carbs and healthy fats, this smoothie is definitely a meal. This recipe makes two servings: one for today and one for tomorrow morning. Store the leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container and grab and go the next morning!

How to Make a Green Coconut SmoothieINGREDIENTS

1 cup coconut water

1 scoop vanilla protein powder

2 1/2 cups spinach

1/2 avocado

1 banana

2 dates, pitted

1 lime, juiced

1 tbsp coconut flakes

1/3 cup raw & unsalted cashews

How to Make a Green Coconut Smoothie

DIRECTIONS

1] Fill a small bowl with 3/4 cup of water and heat in the microwave for about 80 seconds. You want the water to be HOT, but not boiling.

2] Soak the cashews in the hot water until they’ve softened — about 20 minutes. You can also put them in room temperature water and soak them overnight to save time in the morning!

3] Combine all ingredients and blend!

How to Make a Green Coconut SmoothieHow to Make a Green Coconut Smoothie

ABOUT CHAARG

We believe that working out can (and should!) be fun. We’re an organization of 5,000+ girls at more than 37 universities that encourages college-aged girls to find their fit, whether it’s yoga, CrossFit or anything in between.

You don’t need to be a marathon runner or a weightlifting champion to join—it’s all about finding what works for you. That’s the beauty of CHAARG. We’re a group of real girls with a passion for leading happy, healthy lives.

Sound like you? Learn more about us, check out CHAARG.com and find us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

ABOUT TERESA

Teresa Sandoval is CHAARG’s Creative Project Lead. She dedicates her free time to any and all activities that let her get outside. When she isn’t taking her dog for a run or spending time in the sunshine, she can be found getting messy and creative in the kitchen.

 

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4th of July Fashion: What To Wear This Weekend

For the next few days, we’re living by the motto “grill, chill, shop, repeat.” With a long weekend ahead, we have one thing on our minds: epic fun. Fourth of July weekend is the most hyped weekend of the summer, and we can’t wait to see where you take your #AEOSTYLE! Whether your July 4 activities include hitting the water for tubing or boating or just kicking back with friends at home, #AEOSTYLE will carry you through in good fashion. Our best tip for picking out your Independence Day clothing is to go for an understated Americana feel. Even with just a hint of red, white & blue spirit, you can show off your USA pride and look good while you’re at it.

GIRLS: If there were ever a time to rock the latest neck-tie bandana trend, this weekend is it. A bold red bandana has a classic American vibe. Update this tried-and-true style staple by pairing it back to a bleached, light blue tee & hi-rise shorties in a bright wash. Wide-strapped espadrille flats give the look a trend-right finish.

What to wear this Independence Day: Show off your Americana #AEOSTYLE.

Shop The Look: Soft & Sexy Tomgirl Shirt | Denim X Hi-Rise ShortiePlatform Espadrille Slide Sandal | Red + White Bandana

GUYS: Show off your American spirit in true #AEOSTYLE. Try a different 4th of July approach this year, and give your typical graphic tee some edge. Pair your flag t-shirt with destructed, black denim cutoff shorts for a simpler, cooler feel than your typical July 4 look. Add some bright white sneaks and head out to that holiday BBQ.

Show off your 4th of July #AEOSTYLE with just a hint of Americana pride but all of the holiday spirit.

Shop The Look: USA Flag Crew T-Shirt | Core Flex Denim Cutoff ShortFaux Leather Shoe

How are you spending your Independence Day? Tell us in the comments below, and show us your USA #AEOSTYLE on Twitter & Instagram.

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ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: KEEP IT SOFT

Keep it short, keep it simple, and as always, keep it soft! Make it a holiday weekend to remember in our stylist’s outfit of the week.

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: KEEP IT SOFT

Shop the look: Soft Sweater TankSoft Sweater Short | Bandana | Quay Cherry Bomb Sunglasses | Ankle Tie Sandal

This Soft Sweater Tank and Short set is a no brainer for a cute outfit with a big extra bonus: you’ll feel like you’re in your pj’s all day! Add your fave bralette and undies underneath for double the comfy sets. Your best accessory is a camera for documenting the weekend, but new sunnies and AEO’s Bandana are just as necessary. Go *fourth* and celebrate!

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: KEEP IT SOFT

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Top 5 Summer Style Essentials

Every season has its style staples, and Summer 2016 is no different! Each year, some trends change and some all-stars stay the same. We’re breaking down our top five summer style essentials for guys and girls to make putting together your new favorite look a breeze. Keep reading for our picks, and let us know what you’re loving this summer in the comments below.

GIRLS: Flowy silhouettes are a break-out hit this summer. Cold-shoulder dresses and tops are everywhere, and we love how versatile they are. Dressed up or down, the cold-shoulder look will keep you cool, literally and figuratively. Soft shorts are also huge this year – they’re one of our top picks thanks to their comfort factor & fun prints. Shortalls are also making a huge comeback this summer with updated fits, like crisscrossed open backs or a sturdier, standard overall look. Two trends that have returned from last year are the crop bralette and the hi-rise shortie. We don’t see these style essentials going away anytime soon, so get familiar with our latest collection filled with eyelet details and denim destruction.

Summer has arrived. We've picked out our top five summer must-have style essentials.

SHOP THE SUMMER ESSENTIALS:
1. SHORTALLS like the AEO Shortall
2. CROP BRALETTES  like the First Essentials Eyelet Bralette
3. COLD SHOULDER DRESSES  like the Floral Cold Shoulder Dress
4. SOFT SHORTS  like the Tie Dye Soft Runner Short
5. HI-RISE SHORTIES  like the Denim X Hi-Rise Shortie

GUYS: Get out your graphic tees. Updated patterns and prints, especially with southwestern feel, are popping up on our graphics t-shirt this summer. Likewise, trend button-down t-shirts NEED a spot in your closet. Print button-downs can be more casual than your standard white button-down shirt & perfect for a night out. Flex shorts in every color will carry you through any summer activity and complement your printed shirts perfectly. One of our favorite shoes this year is the slip-on sneaker, since they have an edgier feel than lace-ups & are super easy to pull on and go. Keep a lightweight hoodie around for when nights get chilly, especially in a cool indigo wash.

Summer has arrived. We've picked out our top five summer must-have style essentials.

SHOP THE SUMMER ESSENTIALS:
1. GRAPHIC TEES  like the Graphic Crew T-Shirt
2. LIGHTWEIGHT HOODIES  like the Tie-Dye Ribbed Hoodie
3. PRINTED BUTTON DOWNS  like the Print Short Sleeve Shirt
4. FLEX SHORTS  like the Active Flex Flat Front Short
5. SLIP-ON SNEAKERS  like the AEO Slip-On Sneaker

What are your summer style essentials? Tell us in the comments, or show us using #AEOSTYLE for a change to be featured in our Style Gallery.

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Outdoor Adventures In AEO Flex Shorts

Now that warm weather has arrived, it’s time for your casual look to undergo a drastic change; trade in those sweaters & boots for shorts & sandals and get outside! Even if you’re short on time, there are plenty of adventures waiting. To take the guesswork out of planning, we’ve mapped out four short adventures you can do in a day… and the best AEO Flex shorts to go with ‘em.

Make the Climb
It’s as simple as getting to your nearest park, or even venturing out on an urban hike. Whether you explore the trails around you or blaze your own, your AEO Hybrid Shorts are designed to move with you, using revolutionary stretch technology.

Plus, some of the most challenging mountains on the planet might actually be right in your neighborhood. Need some recommendations? Check out Issaquah Alps & Cougar Mountain just outside of Seattle, Griffith Park in West Hollywood or Bear Mountain near NYC.

We’ve mapped out four short adventures you can do in a day… and the best AEO Flex Shorts to go with them.

Shop The Look: Active Flex Slim Flat Front Short | Legend Henley T-Shirt | Folding Aviator Sunglasses
Bandana | Straw Fedora Hat (Similar) | Teva Suede Sandal

Check Out a Show
Concerts always pop up over the summer months, so keep your eyes open for shows in your city. We can’t think of anything more fun than spending the day listening to your favorite songs, live.

For ultimate comfort, try our new Baja shorts, which mix the ease of athletic wear with a fresh beach-inspired silhouette. Our latest collection is full of solid and patterned options to really elevate your look. Pair your shorts with a slim-fit button down or a printed tee and finish the look with your go-to sneakers.

Go Paddleboarding
Nothing says adventure like getting into the great outdoors. If you’re heading out for a really active jaunt, pull on a pair of Flex board shorts or trunks. Each pair is made with 4-way stretch fabric so you won’t feel constricted as you’re moving out on the water. Plus, the quick-drying fabric is perfect for going from swim to street.

Grab your sunscreen and a tank or legend tee, and head to your nearest river or lake. Paddleboarding is becoming increasingly popular, so you should be able to find a spot that offers the water sport in your city.

Create a Backyard BBQ
Take some time to plan a chill backyard barbeque.  All you’ll need? A hot grill and something cool to drink! This short adventure starts as soon as you turn on the tunes. Play some yard games to extend the afternoon, and make sure you’re wearing your Flex Flat Front Shorts for an iconic look with ultimate comfort and retention. A revolutionary blend of cotton and elastic fibers helps keep you cool while you’re on the move or manning the grill.

What short adventure will you take this summer? Tell us in the comments below & show us your shorts with #AEOSTYLE.

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