MOGBLOG DIY x AEO STYLE

Good morning, friends! So excited to finally tell you what sneaky business I've been up to. Today, #MOGBLOG is sharing a DIY project on AEO Style, the American Eagle Style blog! Not only is it an easy one, its a fun one, too - combining one of my fall essentials (a great military style jacket, like this great bomber from AE) with a very personalized touch! Read on for all the details and styling tips below!

Step 1 - Go hunting for patches, pins, buttons and anything else you'd like to adorn your jacket with. I found these at a cool vintage store in my neighborhood, though there's plenty of great resources online. Check out Etsy as well! Step 2 - Gather your materials, including a needle and thread, some scissors, and Fabri-tac (or similar fabric glue.) Step 3 - Lay out your design, and when you're satisfied, attach the patches either by sewing or gluing with Fabri-tac. Be sure to follow the instructions on the bottle before washing or wearing. (I'm sewing mine, because I would be letting myself down after my years as a costume designer in grad school. LOL.) Step 4 - Last, but not least - attach your pins and buttons and get stylin'!

I chose to wear the jacket with a really simple outfit underneath. Because it's one-of-a-kind, I wanted it to be the star player of this look. A simple black hoodie, tee shirt and jeans, contrasted with a great pair of suede boots. And of course, add any signature jewelry you typically wear (for me, it's this vintage gold bracelet) and you've got a look that's uniquely you - and that's the best part! Do give this one a try, and be sure to keep your eyes open for some great gems over at American Eagle and AEO Style. Cheers! x

MOGBLOG X AEO STYLE

Hey friends, and Happy Friday! So excited to share with you my recent team up with American Eagle Outfitters. I'm featured wearing their Cargo Jogger Pant on the AEO Style Blog today, which you can check out here. Now, I've written about my love for the jogger in the past, and I'm totally loving this rugged pair for fall.

These joggers have become an absolute staple in my wardrobe. Seriously. I've worn them more times than I can count in the last couple weeks. They're such an easy throw-on-and-go piece that are equal parts casual and cool. I like to wear them with an oversized tee, denim jacket, and a pair of leather sneakers, to keep with the sporty vibe. It's a great look to wear to a hangout with friends, or do some exploring solo. Check out my adventure below: