Topic: American-Eagle

20 Surprisingly Stylish, Cool Pieces From Uncool Places

20 Surprisingly Stylish, Cool Pieces From Uncool Places

A very illuminating conversation recently took place at Gloss HQ–we won’t name names, but several staffers actually own Aerosoles. And they love them! This revelation made us wonder, “What other cool things are we missing from uncool places?” Surely there’s some manufacturer of mom jeans making killer high waisted styles or some forgotten embarrassing mall brand that churns out the occasional awesome dress?

Which brings us to our shopping guide: we found 20 stylish pieces in some pretty uncool places (or at least ones in need of rebranding). Take a look and then tell us what brands you’re embarrassed to love in the comments. More »

Be Shallow, Awful And Adorbs With Our Bling Ring Shopping Guide

Be Shallow, Awful And Adorbs With Our Bling Ring Shopping Guide

Hey, betches! Sofia Coppola‘s The Bling Ring premieres at Cannes today! The film, which stars Emma Watson as the Worst, is based on a true story about a group of shallow people who robbed rich and famous shallow people. Zeitgeisty!

Anyway, guess what that means? Horrible early/mid ’00s fashion is back! Did you miss whiskered jeans? Louis Vuitton Murakami bags? Purse dogs? Ever-present Frappuccinos? Unapologetic venality? Paris Hilton being marginally relevant?

Hopefully you didn’t. But let’s take a stroll down the worst kind of memory lane with our carefully considered Bling Ring-inspired shopping guide. More »

Friday Style Icon: Thora Birch As Enid From Ghost World

Friday Style Icon: Thora Birch As Enid From Ghost World

Terry Zwigoff’s Ghost World (based on Daniel Clowes’ comic of the same name) follows two alienated teenage buddies, Rebecca and Enid, who’ve just graduated high school and drift around their small anonymous American town trying to figure out life stuff. …They don’t. Well, Rebecca (a teenage Scarlett Johansson) gets a job and begins taking on new responsibilities, which Enid resents and dyes her hair and then ends up just running away. But Enid is a pretty cool central character when you too are a self-centered, disaffected teenage girl. So, thanks Enid. Thank you and your many animal prints. More »

Shopping Guide: 17 Scarves To Keep It Light This Spring

Shopping Guide: 17 Scarves To Keep It Light This Spring

So, when we began thinking we should do a shopping guide of lightweight scarfs, the weather was a little more “transitional” as opposed to “torrential.” However, the weather is turning and when it does, you may want to top off your Spring outfits with a scarf, in the event there’s a breeze. …A few weeks from now. Until then, here’s our umbrella guide to supplement. More »