New England Edition: July 4th Style Guide

July 4th is right around the corner which means it’s time to show off your red, white and blue #AEOStyle. We’ve enlisted the help of our stylists, Preston and Lauren to piece together looks based on where you’re celebrating. No matter if you’re in the city or at the beach, we’ve got your itinerary and 4th of July outfit covered! Check out our favorite haunts and styles below and don’t forget to show us your Independence Day style with #AEOStyle for a chance to be featured on AE.com.

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Chatham, Cape Cod. Photo Credit: joesretirementblog

Destination:  Chatham, Cape Cod
Why:  Filled with quintessential New England charm, Chatham offers beautiful beaches, great food, penny candy and an all-american vibe. Plus, during the 4th, downtown Main Street turns into full blown parade!
Stay:  Chatham Bars Inn. Celebrate their 100th anniversary in the main hotel, or rent a bungalow footsteps away from the beach
Indulge:  Chatham Candy Manor. Homemade fudge with samples to boot plus hundreds of homemade chocolatey goodness.
Enjoy:  Ridgevale Beach. Ocean on one side, bay on the other. Rent sailboats and kayaks for the day then munch on lobster rolls and insanely good cheeseburgers at the Ridgevale Beach Snack Bar!
Packing Guide: 

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Girls: All-American #AEOStyle. 

Shop the look:
Chambray Sundress
Keds Champion Originals Sneaker

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Guys: Prep up your #AEOStyle.

Shop the look:
Denim Workwear Shirt
11.5″ Longboard Short
Canvas Chukkah

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Annapolis, Maryland: Photo Credit: car.realestatesbs.com

Destination:  Annapolis, Maryland
Why:  Crabcakes and Football (and beautiful water sprinkled with sailboats). It’s the perfect spot to watch fireworks and celebrate America’s Independence.
Stay:  Historic Inns of Annapolis. This quaint inn makes you feel right at home with beautiful rooms and fantastic hospitality.
Indulge:  Annapolis Ice Cream Company. You can’t go wrong with the sea salt caramel waffle cone. OMG its delicious.
Enjoy:  Pussers Caribbean Grille. Enjoy scrumptious fish tacos by the bay-side and turn your flip flops in for dancing shoes
Packing Guide:

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Girls: Red, white and blue with an east coast vibe. 

Shop the look:
Coca-Cola Graphic Muscle Tank
Stars and Stripes Denim Shortie
Thick Strap Sandal

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Guys: Prepster All-American look with an unexpected East Coast twist.

Shop the look:
Americana Tank
10.25″ Denim Cutoff Shorts
Canvas Sneaker

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New York, New York. Photo Credit: parliamenttutors.com

Destination:  New York City
Why:
 It’s America’s #1 city. Do we need to say more?
Stay:  AirBnB. Perfect for the traveler on a budget. We recommend staying in East Village or the Lower East Side.
Indulge:  Sprinkles Cupcakes. They change up flavors every day and offer specials multiple times per week, plus they have a cupcake ATM to satisfy cravings 24/7
Enjoy:  Fireworks. They’re being set off from Brooklyn and the East River this year so you can see them from Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. It’s a spectacle like no other!
Packing Guide:

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Girls: Keep it city sleek in #AEOStyle.

Shop the look:
Eagle Graphic Muscle Tank
Sky High Button Front Shortie
Birkenstock Gizeh Habana Sandal

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Guys: Laid-back prep meets busy city streets.

Shop the look:
Photo Real Muscle T-Shirt
10.25″ Destroyed Denim Cutoff Short
Canvas Sneaker

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Newport, Rhode Island. Photo Credit: njcharters.com

Destination:  Newport, Rhode Island
Why:  Beautiful beaches and mansions in the heart of New England. Enjoy stunning beaches along the coast of Rhode Island.
Stay:  The Attwater. This cozy boutique hotel has that old New England charm with updated decor and technology (they’ve got iPads in every room!)
Indulge:  Tallulah on Thames. Focused on finding seasonal ingredients from local resources, this restaurant offers delicious and flavorful meals.  We recommend the tacos.
Enjoy:  Schedule a mansion tour with Preservation Society of Newport County. Tour and learn all about the famous mansions that line the town’s coastline.
Packing Guide:

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Girls: New England vibe meets comfortable #AEOStyle. 

Shop the look: 
Sky High Shortie
Open Knit V-Neck Sweater
Marled Beanie
Slip-On Sneaker
Aviator Sunglasses

4TH OF JULY LOOK 3_11923Guys: Go for the all-American #AEOStyle

Shop the look:
Jersey Polo
10″ Classic Length Short
Canvas Boat Shoe

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#AEOStyle Roundup

American Eagle Outfitters is all about expressing your individual style. Show us your original style with #AEOStyle on Instagram and Twitter for the chance to be featured on our blog so we can show the world how you take what we make and make it your own. Check out our favorite looks from this week below!

 Shop the look:
Denim Shorties
Favorite Scoop T-Shirt (shop similar)
Aviator Sunglasses (shop similar)

Shop the look:
Denim Shorties
Favorite V-Neck T-Shirt 

Shop the look:
Polka Dot Tie (shop similar)
Short Sleeve Striped Button Down

Shop the look:
Hi-Rise Festival Shorties
Favorite V Tank (shop similar)
Open Kimono (shop similar)

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#AEOSTYLE Bloggers and Editors Love: Summer Fashion

Friday marked the official first day of summer and we couldn’t be more excited. We love our new summer arrivals and some of our favorite bloggers and editors do too! Editors from CosmopolitanStyle Bistro, Time Out New York, E! and Refinery29 have been adding some of their favorite American Eagle Outfitters pieces to their summer collections. Check out some of their top choices below.

Fashion blogger Christina from Oh So Glam wore our Acid Washed Plaid Shirt while attending the Nashville Music Festival.

Fashion blogger Christina from Oh So Glam wore our Acid Washed Plaid Shirt.

Fashion blogger Christina from Oh So Glam wore our Acid Washed Plaid Shirt.

Get her look:
Acid Washed Plaid Shirt

Cosmopolitan featured our Hi-Rise Printed Shortie in their feature, “Look Hot at the Beach”.

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Cosmo featured our Hi-Rise Printed Shortie.

Get the look:
Hi-Rise Printed Shortie

E! featured on of our favorite beach essentials, Printed Rubber Flip-Flops.

E! is packing our Rubber Flip-Flops for the beach.

E! is packing our Printed Rubber Flip-Flops for the beach.

Get the look:
Printed Rubber Flip-Flops

Want to show off your bra in public? Refinery29 has a cute way to show a little edge with our Destroyed Boy Jean Crop.

Refinery29 featured our Destroyed Boy Jean Crop.

Refinery29 featured our Destroyed Boy Jean Crop.

Get the look:
Destroyed Boy Jean Crop

How do lazy girls pack like a pro? By including staples like our Hi-Rise Festival Shortie.

Refinery29 featured our Hi-Rise Festival Shorties.

Refinery29 featured our Hi-Rise Festival Shorties.

Get the look:
Hi-Rise Festival Shortie

Have you noticed lately that some of your favorite TV characters have been wearing mixed media jackets? StyleBistro helps you get the look with our Denim Vested Hoodie.

Our Denim Vested Hoodie was featured on Style Bistro.

Our Denim Vested Hoodie was featured on Style Bistro.

Get the look:
Denim Vested Hoodie

Time Out New York featured several of our men’s summer pieces in their Essential Festival Fashion Guide.

Time Out New York featured their favorite men's festival fashions from AEO.

Time Out New York featured their favorite men’s festival fashions from AEO.

Get the look:
Shop Men’s

We want to see what you’re wearing this summer from AEO. Use #AEOSTYLE on Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram for the chance to see your photo on our AE.com Style Gallery or on our blog!

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#AEOStyle Roundup

American Eagle Outfitters is all about expressing your individual style. Show us your original style with #AEOStyle on Instagram and Twitter for the chance to be featured on our blog so we can show the world how you take what we make and make it your own. Check out our favorite looks from this week below!

Shop the look:
Jegging Crop
Gladiator Sandal (shop similar)
Bright Boho Printed Tank (shop similar)

Shop the look:
Kate Dress
Braided T-Strap Sandal

Shop the look: 
Sky Hi Rise Button Front Shortie
NYC Cropped Varsity T-Shirt (shop similar)
Slouchy Spring Moto Jacket

Shop the look:
Hi Rise Festival Shortie
Cropped T-Shirt Made In Italy by AEO (shop similar)
Metallic Straw Fedora (shop similar)

Shop the look:
Icon Sunglasses
Printed Short Sleeve Button Down

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What’s Hot For Summer: Camo and Global Prints

One of the best things about summer is the #AEOStyle that goes with it. This season, camo is sticking around for guys while ikat and global prints are still top of the trend list for women. Check out some of our favorite pieces below!

Guys:  The menswear catwalks were flooded with camo this year and this print is such a huge trend that it is being considered the new khaki. To help you incorporate this look into your wardrobe, we’ve  taken the rugged yet fun print to new levels by throwing it on unexpected items like canvas sneakers, bags and hats. Our favorite piece has to be the camo cargo short paired back to classics like chambray or workwear shirts and slip on sneakers for a low key vibe.  Luckily, the print is muted enough to pair with any color you want… so go ahead, what are you waiting for... step up your #AEOStyle, by rocking your camo with bold colors like citron or neon pink. Your fashion game has never looked so good.

Stylist Tip: Only wear ONE piece of camo at a time. (you will thank us for this)

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Undercover cool in #AEOStyle

Shop the look:  Camo SneakerCanvas Backpack | 12″ Ripstop Cargo Short

Girls:  Ikat and global prints have been a favorite in our styling and fashion world this year (as well as in our apartments, think pillows and curtains!) and luckily for us it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. To keep the look fresh, we’ve evolved the trend into a broader scope of products.  If you haven’t tried the global trend already you should. Whatever your style is,  you can easily incorporate the print into your look, from the boho girl with a backpack to the preppier girl in a classic short. We love this trend paired back to neutral pieces allowing it to make a statement – a classic denim shirt with bold print shorts are a summer staple. The printed backpack really pops against a solid maxi dress.

Stylist Tip: The same camo tip applies for ikat, only one piece at a time… just sayin’

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Go to great lengths in bright and bold #AEOStyle

Shop the look:  Rolled Midi Short | Boho Embroidered Backpack | Lace Up Sneaker

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Movie We Love: The Fault in Our Stars

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Image Source: thefaultinourstarsmovie.com

Back in April, the bestselling book, The Fault in Our Stars was one of the 7 things we loved… and we were anxiously awaiting the premiere of the movie. The tearjerker about teen cancer sufferers Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters was released on June 6 and, suffice it to say, we were definitely not disappointed. Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort were utterly adorable and inspirational on screen, and we have to admit, brought tears to our eyes more than once. Above all, we were inspired by the message of positivity and living every day to the fullest.

We also loved Gus and Hazel’s laidback style throughout the film. We’ve pulled together some of our favorite AEO pieces to help you recreate their looks.

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Shop Now: 1. Slouchy T-Shirt | 2. Slouchy Long Sleeve T-Shirt | 3. Faded Denim Jacket | 4. Super Skinny Jeans | 5. Boyfriend Cardigan | 6. Full Zip Hoodie | 7. Kate Dress | 8. Soft Pant | 9. Scrunched Ballet Flat |

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Shop Now: 1. Solid Oxford Button Down | 2. Contrast Placket Polo | 3. Signature Graphic T-Shirt | 4. Slim Jean | 5. Loose Jean | 6. Vintage Global Print Tank | 7. Graphic Hoodie T-Shirt | 8. Field Jacket | 9. New Balance 515 Sneaker |

Another reason we love this film is because it was shot in our very own hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. If you’re ever in Pittsburgh, here are the must-stop locations where some of the scenes were filmed.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Mt. Lebanon: This is where they filmed the support group scenes and where Hazel and Gus first meet.

Oakmont: While we don’t know exactly where the crew filmed in Oakmont, this was the location of Hazel’s house. Take a drive towards the iconic Oakmont Country Club and you’re likely to see some familiar surroundings from the movie.

Allegheny General Hospital Suburban Campus: All of the hospital scenes were shot here.

Did you see The Fault in Our Stars? If so, tell us your favorite scene in the comments below.

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