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!
have you guys seen our jacket shop? it’s awesome- we have some amazing jackets that are making me really anxious for cooler weather- which is rare because i love summer. which of these styles is your favorite?
do you live in washington state? do you want to work for free people? well tomorrow, 9/15, our store on stewart street is holding open interviews for sales associates for all three washington locations! the other two stores are located in bellevue, wa, and university village, seattle (opening this fall).
open interviews will begin tomorrow morning, 9/15, at 9am – bring your resume!
101 Stewart Street
Seattle, WA 98101
a few weeks ago we invited one of our loyal fans to come visit the home office for a day, and our videographer put together this sweet video as a memento for her :) it’s cool because it gives you an idea of what a typical day is like here at the home office!
well, we are nearing the end of the summer festival season :( but there are still a few to go. this weekend two festivals are taking place, the life is good festival at blue hills in canton, MA, and the end of the road festival in north dorset in the UK. here’s a playlist for your friday of some of the bands playing at the festivals this weekend.
we are looking for buying intern to work here at the home office! this is a full time internship, so we are looking for a recent grad. for more information and to apply, please click here. along with your resume you will need to submit a free people inspiration board (8 x 11 PDF file) that can be uploaded when you apply.
we also have some store positions that need to be filled:
our garden city, new york store (at roosevelt field mall) is looking for sales associates – for more info and to apply click here or stop by the store.
our san antonio, texas store is looking for an assistant store manager – for more info and to apply click here or stop by the store.
our carlsbad, california store is looking for a store manager – for more info and to apply click here or stop by the store.
our portland, oregon store is looking for a full-time manager in training – for more info and to apply click here or stop by the store.
our 3rd ave, new york store is looking for an assistant store manager – for more info and to apply click here or stop by the store.
remember last week i mentioned all of our store managers were here at the home office? well our visual manager for the west coast, who always sends me amazing photos of our stores and displays, snapped a bunch of photos of their outfits! our store girls have amazing style, they always represent free people beautifully :)
at about 12:53 an email popped up in my inbox that said “come see best coast in building 7 NOW!” umm…twist my arm? builing 7 is home to some of the urban offices, and best coast had set up in the lobby to play a quick set just for us! not a bad break on the tuesday after a long weekend :)
and here are a couple of their songs for you to listen to – if you’re in the philly area, they’re playing tonight at first unitarian church!
last week i asked which of our 3 trends for fall you loved most out of 70s groupie, sports utility and underwear as outerwear. 54 % are digging the underwear as outerwear trend, 29% 70’s groupie and 17% sports utility.
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