Why I will only wear American Eagle bottoms (jeans + shorts) for the rest of my life
If you follow me on Instagram, it's no secret that I'm obsessed with American Eagle. Is it because I worked there during my formative years? Is it because I've been brainwashed? Is it because they literally have the best jeans in the world? All of the above.
American Eagle has the same designer as Urban Outfitters. Whaaaaat? Did I just blow your mind? It's true. That's why they started selling home stuff, those little trinket things, and went totally hipster/festival/boho over the past few years. When I tell people I love American Eagle they scoff and roll their eyes because they're used to the AE from 2005: polos, flared jeans, pooka shells. It ain't like that anymore y'all!
Here's the deal. American Eagle uses the best materials for their bottoms. It's not denim at all. Here's the material breakdown for their Jeggings, my all time favorite bottoms.
- Ne(X)t Level 360 Jeggings are 53% Cotton, 39% Rayon, 6% Polyester, 2% Elastane
- Ne(X)t Level Jeggings are 62% Cotton, 25% Polyester, 10% Rayon, 3% Elastane
- Denim X4 Jeggings are 49% Cotton, 34% Promodal, 13% Polyester, 4% Elastane.
- Denim X High Waisted Jeggings are 48% Cotton, 24% Lyocell, 20% Viscose, 8% Elastane
- Super High-Waisted Jeggings are 70% Cotton, 15% Viscose, 13% Polyester, 2% Elastane
- Super Soft High-Waisted Jeggings are 70% Cotton, 28% Polyester, 2% Elastane
- High Waisted Jeggings are 92% Cotton, 7% T400, 1% Elastane
Now that it's Summertime, you HAVE to have cute denim shorts. Not only does AE have a bunch of different, cute styles of shorts (from high waisted to low, fringe to soft) that I've been obsessed with, but the material is really similar to the jeggings! I have a huge butt though, and the Festival Shorts are known to ride up... a LOT. The High Waisted Festival Shorts are what I'm wearing in the two photos above. Perfect for a day down at the beach, at the Farmer's Market, or anywhere, honestly! Here's the material breakdown for American Eagle Shorts. (They're all 25% off right now online too!!!)
- High Waisted Festival Shorts: 100% Cotton
- Ne(X)t Level High Waisted Short Shorts: 62% Cotton, 25% Polyester, 10% Viscose, 3% Elastane
- Denim X High Waisted Short Shorts: 58% Cotton, 20% Viscose, 14% Modal, 7% Polyester, 1% Elastane
- Ne(X)t Level Midi Shorts: 62% Cotton, 25% Polyester, 10% Viscose, 3% Elastane
- Denim X Midi Short: 58% Cotton, 20% Viscose, 14% Modal, 7% Polyester, 1% Elastane
- "Tomgirl" Short Shorts: 89% Cotton, 11% Polyester
- "Tomgirl" Midi Shorts: 100% Cotton
Lately, though, I've been absolutely in love with their Mom Jeans. They're perfect for dressing up or down, and they're SO comfortable! I mean, they're made from 95% Cotton and 5% Polyester, so that explains it! You need to get your butt into some of these. They're so cute! Also, American Eagle, where's my sponsorship already? 😂😂😂
Shop AEO at: www.ae.com