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Did you feel it? I felt it…

The chill in the air this morning. No, summer is not over just yet, but fall is definitely creeping in. And that means time to break out the thermals.

FP thermals are my favorite – they always fit perfectly, come in the best colors, and best of all they always have something unique either in the shape or the detailing, that sets them apart and makes them interesting. We have several thermal styles right now so we thought we’d have a little fun and make a video showing different ways to style thermals! They can be worn with shorts (and tights in fall!), skinny jeans, widelegs, tea-length skirts, you name it. Check out the video, which features some of our lovely home office gals!


Song is “So Long” by the Fruit Bats.

Outfit One: we the free lou flannel cuff thermal worn with quilted leather pant, levon platform and jenoah floppy brim hat.

Outfit Two: crafted cuff thermal worn with rangers high rise wideleg jean,cara pocket hip belt and tapestry tote.

Outfit Three: stripe love bug thermal worn with fp vegan leather shorts.

Outfit Four: solid love bug thermal worn with high waisted zippered wideleg jean and trimmed tapestry duffel.

Outfit Five: lou flannel cuff thermal worn with the floral print sheer gaucho, jeanoah floppy brim hat and tapestry tote.

Under the thermals each girl is wearing one of our seamless intimates.

Shop all fp thermals!

Ariana -Aug 30, 2011, 10:06PM
When does the September catalog come out? Can we have some photo previews please?
Audrey -Aug 30, 2011, 6:04PM
I'm so happy you did another changing room type video these are always great inspiration! I was just thinking about how much I liked them two days ago. These videos always have great music. http://tbiol.blogspot.com/

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Post image for Atlanta Opening Event Style!

From what I hear the opening event for our Atlanta store was a ton of fun! And from the looks of it, quite stylish as well  :) I love seeing all these ladies rocking Free People!

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The vivaldi voile and lace slip is such a great layering piece.

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A favorite from May – the cantina wrap maxi skirt.

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Love the extreme vintage flares! I’m wearing mine today :)

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Pretty maxi dress from our February catalog.

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The lovely gypsy lace dress.

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Another vivaldi voile and lace slip, worn under the adorable reversible faux fur vest!

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Looks like a great event! Thanks so much to everyone who came out :)

sara -Sep 05, 2011, 11:50AM
soo excited for fp atl!
hotshot bald cop -Aug 31, 2011, 5:05PM
Right on!

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Despite the fact that the weather has been a little strange lately, the fashion in the office has still been quite innovative;

Cute beach dresses found in surf shacks by the oceans worn with biker boots, heavy vibrant embroidery, denim skirts tied in knots and texture in lace.

Come rain or shine we still get inspired.

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Baja Hoodies -Aug 28, 2011, 9:58PM
I think I'm now a fan of office style...classy
ele -Aug 27, 2011, 12:34PM
hi! is the 3rd picture of the white dress/top an fp product? omg i love the details!!!

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Post image for Thursday Poll: Corduroy

As sad as it may be, I always get excited when it cools down enough to wear corduroys again! I love cords, and I’m really excited that we have so many great different styles to choose from this year! which one is your favorite?

the extreme corduroy flare:

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the super 70s cord:

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the floral skinny cord:

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or the high rise corduroy:

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take your pick!


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hippiebohoreloaded -Aug 30, 2011, 11:49AM
love the skinny cords, well done, free people!
anna -Aug 25, 2011, 7:09PM
LOVE cords! And FP does have a great selection right now! :) I NEED those floral print ones!

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Post image for Store Style: The Extreme Vintage Flares

One of our favorite fashion trends going into fall is the wideleg pant. We have several wideleg styles right now, including one of my personal favorites, the extreme vintage flares (and their new cousin, the extreme corduroy flare!). These jeans can be a little intimidating if you don’t now how to style them, and luckily our store girls are here to help out with just that! They always have great styling ideas, and these photos demonstrate our love for another trend as well – the crop top! In particular, one of our newest, cutest ones – the thermal love crop top. We love pairing wideleg bottoms with cropped tops, adding extra layers over top or underneath as the weather gets cooler.

From San Jose: The extreme vintage flares worn with the thermal love crop top, arizona blanket wrap and jenoah floppy brim hat.

From Burlington, MA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the stripe cowl neck sweater.

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From Pittsburgh: the extreme vintage flares worn with the cannaregio mesh top and tribal triangle collar.

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From Costa Mesa, CA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the vivaldi voile and lace slip and thermal love crop top.

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From Bucktown, IL: the extreme vintage flares worn with the shrunken stripe pullover, ancient stone pendant and eagle gem bib necklace.

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From San Vincente, CA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the crochet fringe tunic, the we the free lou flannel cuff thermal and ancient stone pendant.

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From Natick, MA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the rialto bridge crop top and colorblock cardigan.

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From Studio City, CA: left; the extreme vintage flares worn with the open stitch pullover, right; the extreme vintage flares worn with the thermal love crop top and dursoduro maxi cardigan.

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From Towson, MD: again, the extreme vintage flares worn with the vivaldi voile and lace slip and thermal love crop top!

shop all wideleg denim and wideleg bottoms.

the girl from San jose -Aug 25, 2015, 8:05PM
so from what I can tell, my photos have been removed from every blog post that I was in. If you guys wanted to erase me from FP history, maybe you should have deleted the caption too. Work your ass off for the company for 4 years with SHIT pay and then get deleted. Is that how this works? really smooth guys.
KERI KROW -Aug 31, 2011, 10:13AM
THIS IS JUST SOO ME! :) Cannot wait to finally go CRAZZZY in a STORE!! Everything just ~speaks~

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It’s been a while since I posted some facebook fan photos! That just means there were lots of good ones to choose :)

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we love you guys!

evelyn -Aug 23, 2011, 2:22PM
A couple of weeks ago I did a photoshoot with one of your dresses! http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/262579_10150739440415414_193942780413_20190223_717110_n.jpg
Cathy -Aug 23, 2011, 1:58PM
The third pic from the bottom with the girl in the sheer skirt and hat is awesome. The red lipstick pops and the high belt...Amazing!

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Post image for Trend Spotting: Monochromatic Street Style

Monochromatic dressing is one of our favorite fall fashion trends – we love the idea of outfitting from head-to-toe in shades of color that amplify a certain mood or feeling. Jemma and Naomi worked with our senior photographer to capture some monochromatic street style right here at the navy yard! Here’s how we would wear this trend:

In this look: open stitch pullover, fp skinny cords, archduchess platform, tina patched satchel.

shop all seafoam and emerald shades of color.

In this look: long sleeve vintage lace dress, delancy backpack, boots coming soon!

shop all mustard and camel shades of color.

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In this look: dancing in the dark lace tunic, super 70s wideleg cord, large amulet necklace, lust cuff.

shop all blush and rust shades of color.


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In this look: jenoah floppy brim hat, ripper crossbody, velveteen docs, velvet shorts and polka dot blouse coming soon!

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Items coming soon.

shop all shades of color.

Which look is your favorite?

nicole -Aug 30, 2011, 12:20AM
can i pretty please get the date the last skirt will be in stores!! xo
A Casa da Vá -Aug 27, 2011, 11:50PM
I want the white dress from the last pic so bad, please let me know as soon as it is available for purchase! Beijos, http://acasadava.blogspot.com

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Post image for Fall Fashion Trends: Monochromatic Color Palette

After the light and dreamy summer fabrics in pastels and muted shades, the colors of fall always seem so rich and bold. This year is certainly no exception, but we’re taking it a step further: make a fashion statement this fall by stepping out in head-to-toe emerald, mustard, maroon, cerulean, or whatever color you are feeling that day. Wearing one color from head to toe is daring – chances are you will be noticed as you walk down the street, but when it’s done well it’s perfectly chic and fashionable. Break up a monochromatic ensemble with a little dash of black or beige to lessen the dramatic look or go all out and make that fashion statement. Here’s a look at some of our favorite shades of color to wear from head-to-toe this fall!


shop seafoam and emerald shades of color.

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shop mustard and camel shades of color.

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shop blush and rust shades of color.

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Stay tuned for a post showing how we’d wear monochromatic outfits this fall – and tell us, what do you think of this trend? Would you wear it?

samantha -Sep 04, 2011, 6:11PM
I love the dark blues. where can i find that dark blue velvet blazer??
jenny -Aug 25, 2011, 5:30PM
Hell Ya I'd wear it. I'm always "drinking the Kool-Aid" when it comes to Free People!~ Show me how to put together lots of outfits...maybe like 20 from each color group?? Keep in mind, many peeps aren't creative like you girls. Do it for me, and I'll buy it up!~

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Post image for Office Style from our Showroom!

Jemma is in New York City today and sent along these great photos of office style and mood boards in our showroom! I love all the cheery colors :)

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-Aug 22, 2011, 1:32PM
Where is that watch from? I love it!!
Hayley -Aug 20, 2011, 2:08PM
It would be a dream to work at Free People! follow my blog: itmustbetheseason.blogspot.com

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Post image for Behind the Scenes: August in Venice

Here is the last batch of behind the scenes photos from our August catalog shoot in Venice with Guy Aroch! Featuring models Marloes Horst and Darla Baker, and members of the fp crew :)

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Behind the Scenes photos by Thomas Northcut.

Leah Honey -Aug 20, 2011, 12:49AM
the pics are probobly from a camera with adjustable f stop, making your range of focus smaller
martha -Aug 19, 2011, 10:46AM
lovely pics and that pizza looks fabulos !

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Post image for Thursday Poll: La Dolce Vita

I’m in love with our new August lookbook that just dropped this week. Titled, La Dolce Vita, it literally means “the sweet life” – and it is exactly that. The rich colors, elegant details, and luxe fabrics make me want to escape to a chateau in the brisk cool of fall. Once I was there, I’d put my feet up and munch on elegant sweets just because I could. If you were able to pull together any one of these looks, what would be your outfit for living La Dolce Vita?

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g! -Aug 18, 2011, 2:11PM
I voted for look #6, but i loooove #4 almost equally as much!
ChelseaJoon -Aug 18, 2011, 2:05PM
Opps...I meant to vote for Look 3! The photo numbers are kinda confusing :/

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Post image for About a Girl: Amy Soderlind of San Francisco

Not long before I went to San Francisco for Outside Lands, one of my co-workers sent me a link to a blog that she thought was worth checking out, called Refuses to Label. I clicked on the link and spent the next hour or so perusing the inspirational posts and photos on the blog. The writer, Amy Soderlind, is a stylist and writer living right outside of San Francisco on a beautiful farm. Her style is impeccable and I love her poetic way of writing – check out some photos below, along with a writeup about what she loves most about her city.

San Francisco carries character and integrity in every little crevasse of her small size. Take a walk and in just two blocks you are in another world. New smells, subcultures that I must sit and appreciate, really take in. I go nowhere without my note/sketch pad, and I do say: the most incredible quotes come from some of the crazies on the morning MUNI rides. I love that I can get from one end of the city to the other in less than 30 minutes.

The history that she holds also brings many like minded free spirits to live and create… the Beat Generation AND the Summer of Love?  yes please.

Taking Sundays to myself… City Lights Books, Trieste and Vesuvio: reels playing in my mind of Kerouac perusing the shelves and writing on the small table tops… Ginsberg spitting out words and phrases that still blow our minds today. The De Young or MOMA…. and yes, the many many beautiful small ma and pa vintage shops that I tend to spend far too much time in.

My favorite thing about this city? The beautiful people that are apart of my life here…. extraordinary talents that make my life rich with happiness.

Dressing in San Francisco is a year round challenge. Our summers are in October (for 3 short weeks) and the rest of the year is unpredictable with certainty of daily fog. I actually love this very variable when it comes to dressing – You can wear boots! Socks! Hats! Scarves! Jeans! Layers…. opens up doors of options that usually are shut tightly in August.

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In this Look: Vintage Crochet Dress, Vintage black leather belt, AA Hat, Vintage combat boots, Afghan Necklace

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In this Look:Thrifted Harem Pant, AA Tank, Vintage Cord Bomber, Diesel Boots, Panama Bag, Painted Bird Glasses, All Vintage Jewelry from around the Globe.

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In this Look: Ernest Sewn High Waist Denim, Crop Tee, Vintage Bag, Vintage Belt, Vintage Jewelry Africa and Bali, Printed Silk Jacket.

Photo Credit: Lauren Goodman

Here are my current Free People favorites:

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Stretch Suede Leggings, Zipper Ankle Boot, New Romantics Pleated Tunic, Nova Drawstring Bucket Bag.

Girl’s got good taste! I’m telling you, she is one to watch… refinery 29 just featured her this week! And be sure to check out her amazing blog, Refuses to Label. Thank you Amy!

Ruby van Dort -Oct 20, 2014, 7:56AM
Never mind i got in contact with Amy yesterday and it is all clear now:) Cheers
Ruby van Dort -Oct 19, 2014, 2:21PM
Hi, I have a slightly strange question. First of all i apologize if my english isn't perfect! I am from holland so i make some mistakes now and then. I was wondering if you could help me out, i have tried to get in contact with amy a few times now(email/facebook) but i am affraid my messages get delivered in her spam folder. The reason i am trying to get in contact with her is this: A while ago i saw a picture of Amy on Pinterest in a awesomeeee white dress. Now i have been looking for this dress everywhere in The netherlands but can not find it. So i wanted to ask her where she bought her dress so maybe i can order it online or something. Now i am writing to you because maybe you know where the white dress comes from. Hmm i now realise i can't add a picture to this post uhm. Omg i am just looking to find a picture online to add the link ans i think i found it on your site?it is the white dress she is wearing..http://blog.freepeople.com/2013/02/travel-inspiration-amy-soderlind-bali/ I think it is called the "mexican wedding dress" but when i clicked on the link i see that it is unavailable:( is there a way that i can buy this dress maybe via via someone? I love it sooooo much! Sorry for the long and crazy questions hope you guys can help me out or can get me in contact woth Amy so she can maybe help me out. I have been looking for 2 months already so i am kind of on a mission right now haha. Hope to hear from you, Cheers from the cold Netherlands! Ruby

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