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today our team held a baby shower for our visual display and store design manager – one of the very talented creative ladies behind our incredible stores!  as you can imagine, our visual team went all out for her baby shower.  they even decorated a golf cart that they drove straight up to her desk to pick her up and drive her over to the outdoor location where the shower was set up! here are some photos from the celebration.

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“hamburger” cupcakes!! so cute.

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congrats to the beautiful mom-to-be!

boho diva -Oct 01, 2010, 8:48PM
That looks adorbale! What an amazing cake! xoxo, http://www.bohodivagirl.com/
ness -Sep 30, 2010, 11:25PM
alex you look beautiful!

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more DIY inspiration

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kaitlin, a sales associate at our roosevelt field mall store in NY, uses old free people catalogs to make these awesome notebooks and frames! i keep all of my old fp catalogs and use them in collages, but i might have to try this instead…

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i love her collages! thanks so much for sharing kaitlin :)

Ariana -Sep 30, 2010, 2:58PM
I can't believe other people collect freepeople catalogs too! lol i felt kinda weird til now doing that but they are so beautiful and stylish in a not going out soon unique way the outfits are put together they just always inspire me so i have them back a few years. At least til before the first (an only i think) intimately free catalog...
Kaitlin -Sep 29, 2010, 6:28PM
Hi glad you guys like them!! I use modge podge either glossy or matte depending on my mood! Both look great.

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our lamar store in austin, texas is having a really cool event this weekend! in addition to a raffle and fall fashion ideas from our staff, they will be giving away FREE feather hair extensions and showing customers how to put them in their hair! according to our austin fp girls, this is the must-have accessory for next weekend’s austin city limits :)

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doesn’t it look amazing with the hair in the french braid?? our austin girls are going to take more photos at the event documenting how to put in the extensions, so stay tuned for a how-to post next week! :)

and if you’re in austin, make sure you stop by our store on saturday between 1 and 5 for the event!

dakota -Nov 09, 2010, 12:48AM
Order feather hair extensions at www.finefeatherheads.com!! : )
Elle -Oct 04, 2010, 12:14AM
Will you lovely Free People girls post a tutorial video for us? I would LOVE to know how to do this!!!

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nicole, one of the fp girls who works in our soho, new york, store recently spent a semester at sea- during which she got to visit many amazing places all over the world.  i can’t even imagine what a life-changing and invaluable experience that would be… if i make it to half of the places she visited in my life i would consider myself quite lucky.  fortunately for us she took lots of photos and shared them with me for the blog!

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rocking fp on an elephant in chennai, india!

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thank you so much for sharing, nicole!

Supergirl -Nov 12, 2010, 3:49AM
very brave girl! I am still dreaming traveling the world someday, but the author have traving.
Samantha -Oct 23, 2010, 4:37AM
This looks so amazing, I am studying in Portugal my next semester in school... I can't wait to have these experiences - amazing photos and congratulations!

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Post image for have a good weekend, folks!

spent the last couple of hours listening to lcd soundsystem sound-checking next door.  torture, but also pretty cool. tried to sneak onto the tourbus or into the building as they were setting up… and failed.  oh well, happy friday!

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-Sep 26, 2010, 7:24PM
AH where can i get those little black booties on the right!?!?
Maria -Sep 26, 2010, 5:06PM
I wish my Friday's looked like that! I have a question about look 4 from the lookbook on the FP website-- I know the jacket/vest is from the Muubaa Convertible Leather Trench Coat, but where can a girl on a budget find something like that?? Would free people make that piece as a separate?! The whole jacket is fabulous and with so many wearable options, well worth the price, just not in my price range...Thank you!!

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yep that’s right, LCD soundsystem is playing at the navy yard tonight! as i was walking into work this morning the tour bus pulled right into this parking lot in front of our building. how am i supposed to concentrate?

in honor of tonight’s show, here’s a little playlist of some LCD for your friday.  the song “home” off the new album is one of my favorites right now.


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kathryn -Sep 24, 2010, 4:53PM
now i'm so sad i'm not going. it already sounds like its going to be a great time.
rachael -Sep 24, 2010, 3:22PM
I will be there!

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new stores!

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we have new stores opening in denver and pittsburgh! we are now looking to fill all positions for both locations.

the denver store will be located at the cherry creek shopping center.  for more info on job openings and to apply, click here.

our pittsburgh store will be located at bakery square.  for more info on job openings and to apply, click here.

ALSO, just a quick note that our highland park, IL is looking for sales associates. for more info and to apply, click here or stop by the store.

michelle Williamson -Oct 07, 2010, 6:32PM
YAY!!!!! My dreams has come true..... I'm so excited!!!!! My hubby doesn't seem to happy for me.....
Emily -Sep 30, 2010, 9:51PM
Minneapolis!

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i’m really into our maxi skirts right now… they’re all i want to wear! i love how they allow you to be comfortable but still look put together and stylish. which of these is your favorite?

the cp shades plaid maxi skirt:

the fp one godet maxi skirt:

the solid chiffon maxi skirt:
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the leaves of memory skirt:
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or the ruffled layers maxi skirt:
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last week most of you, 35%, were digging the aviator jacket style!

Kristina -Oct 02, 2010, 8:32PM
Are you going to get the ruffled layered skirt back in stock?
paola -Sep 23, 2010, 4:24PM
leaves of memory skirt my fav.

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happy first day of fall!

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kids Designer clothes -Sep 23, 2010, 4:02AM
hey, it is really nice collection also. thanks for sharing this.
online wardrobe -Sep 22, 2010, 3:49PM
I WANT the hair on the first girl!!

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one of our fp girls got married on saturday! the wedding took place at her brother and sister in-law’s farm in christiana, pa.  there were no wedding planners- everything was put together by the bride and groom and their friends and family.  the bride looked stunning in a white free people dress (from the cover of our february catalog) and sparrow ankle boots!

half of the guests set up camp and stayed the night under the stars – there was a live bluegrass band, a huge campfire and lots of smores.  a string band from asheville, north carolina, called “chompin at the bit” played the cocktail hour, followed by a surprise appearance by “the family band,” comprised of the bride’s family, who played one of the newlyweds’ most favorite songs- “home” by edward sharpe and the magnetic zeros.

sounds perfect :)

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toby’s at the wedding! wearing his best tie :)

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congrats to the bride and groom! thanks for sharing your lovely photos :)

Laurr -Mar 11, 2011, 5:20PM
This is beautiful! What I dream my wedding will be like! The added fact that the family band played "home" makes it 100x lovelier!
A-M -Sep 23, 2010, 11:10AM
So romantic, so fun!

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Post image for another job alert!

we are looking for a store operations intern!  we are looking for someone local that can receive school credit. the person hired will probably work 3-4 days a week. we want to fill this position as soon as possible.

for more info and to apply, click here.

speaking of stores, our greenwich, CT, store is looking for store managers, full time managers in training, and assistant store managers! for more info and to apply, click here, or stop by the store.

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today is national PARK(ing) day!

on this day, activists, artists, architects, and other citizens around the country transform metered parking spaces into temporary public parks.  it’s a celebration of parks and other public spaces in cities across the country, and to raise awareness of the need for more pedestrian-friendly spaces in urban areas. such a cool idea!

here are some pics from last year:

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