change it up

we have a new changing room video up on our website! it’s adorable…check it out for some great holiday outfit ideas…

**the song in the video is “the boy with the arab strap” by belle & sebastian.

fp julia -Feb 12, 2010, 10:44AM
hi fiona! we will actually have a new one very soon!!
fiona -Feb 12, 2010, 3:13AM
are there no changing room videos for 2010?

More comments »

take a hike

did you know today is take a hike day? It’s a great day in philly to get outdoors… if you can’t actually take a hike, just go do something outside!

4072410793_a50eec9483.jpg
images: summer teeth, summer teeth, amalia chimera

cardy ugg boots -Nov 30, 2009, 7:40PM
Thanks for your sharing,It's wonderful
Jennifer -Nov 18, 2009, 10:39PM
free people, i love this blog so much, which is why i just don't feel right until you feature the artist nick cave and his amazingly inventive, colorful and insane costumes from the "meet me at the center of the earth" exhibit. if you google images him you will not be disappointed

More comments »

Post image for free people portland’s 1st birthday!

i’m not the only one celebrating a birthday this weekend…so is our portland store!

to celebrate they’re having a party tomorrow, november 14, with refreshments, raffles, and more! they even made adorable gift bags, pictured above, that include handmade hair clips with peacock feathers and satchels made out of free people shopping bags! so cute.
happy 1st birthday portland free people!

Pauline -Nov 19, 2009, 6:26AM
I am completely crazy about your clothes. When free poeple settle down in France? I can't wait any more! and I love your blog....
fpjulia -Nov 18, 2009, 2:28PM
g- not right now, unfortunately :)

More comments »

magnetic

anyone have exciting plans for the weekend? my birthday is on sunday and i get to celebrate by seeing edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros at first unitarian church in philly!
i love, love, love these photos of the band taken by autumn de wilde

Edward%2BSharpe%2B%2Bthe%2BMagnetic%2BZeros%2BEdward%2B%2BJade.jpg
l_6c00f3afdeef483486567182407a06a0.jpg
l_041ac08c237f4fefb3d4aa076c8a67d2.jpg
l_30fd20a740d640e393d96d0b07a038c8.jpg
l_f0a80d10a8424761aaf8791a1f40077c.jpg
this video for the song “home” is so cute too…

Home – Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros

EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS | MySpace Video

if i’m not at work on monday, it’s because i ran off and joined the band… :)

Dwayne Lauer -Apr 29, 2010, 6:51PM
wow, awesome blog.Thanks Again. Much obliged.
Ellie -Nov 15, 2009, 3:00PM
this song just makes me so happy!! i wanna dance and sing, and go hug someone!!

More comments »

it’s thursday…you know what that means…tomorrow is friday!!!
…and, it’s time for another thursday poll :)
last week we asked about party dresses and got a whopping 741 votes! the winner is the on the fringe lace dress with 28%! the moonlight tiers dress was a close second with 23%.
this week…it is cold and rainy in philly so i thought it would be appropriate to ask which sweater you all want to cozy up in…
the cut out cape hoodie:

the v neck fairisle sweater:

the pieced cardigan:
pieced%20cardigan.jpg
the voluminous fairisle sweater:
voluminous%20fairisle%20sweater.jpg
the fringe sweater cardigan:
fringe%20sweater%20cardigan.jpg
or the peacoat sweater:
peacoat%20sweater.jpg

flylikemusic -Nov 12, 2009, 2:33PM
I wish fp had more fairisle styles this year like they did in the Nov 08 catalogue. The styles this year seem more city/clubby and less pretty/fantasy/comfy for my taste.

More comments »

windy la

one of our we the free designers and our creative director were out shopping in la and took this video because the weather was so weird…windy.

Jamie Morgan -Nov 11, 2009, 7:08PM
I saw this and thought you guys might like this awesome stop-motion..! http://yayeveryday.com/post/6848 so...cute!

More comments »

new store playlist!

Post image for new store playlist!

check out this sweet new playlist of music we’re listening to in our stores…


Standalone player Get Ringtones

enjoy!

Chantelle -Nov 11, 2009, 6:42PM
I love it! Especially the Rapture, Matt & Kim and BoA! All artists I know of but songs I did not, thanks Free People xoxo
Jennifer -Nov 11, 2009, 1:18PM
it is so weird how this new autumn playlist is so entirely different from what i listen to in the autumn time. i start to get all relaxed (i go into hibernation mode or something) and make myself a playlist of vast, massive attack, soft zeppelin, blue oyster cult, zero 7, atmospheric music. this playlist was so pop-fun music, its just interesting to hear what someone else's take on seasonal music is.

More comments »

yoga for a cause

do you love animals? do you love yoga? do you live in philly? then you’ll love this event…

this saturday, practice yoga studio and the monster minders present upward dog: a yoga benefit for paws. the event will take place in the beautiful sanctuary at fleisher art memorial (8th and catherine) at 4pm, with two full hours of yoga led by ellen greenberg, owner of practice yoga studio on fabric row.
this event is free but there is a suggested donation of $25 that will go to the philadelphia animal welfare society to aid in their efforts to save shelter animals.
you can rsvp for the event here.
sounds like a win win situation to me :) is anyone attending any cool yoga events this week/weekend?

Megan -Nov 11, 2009, 1:49PM
I'm not attending anything new, but I did start 40 days in a row of yoga yesterday! The more people I tell, the more I am committed...I hope I can do it

More comments »

siren nation

if you’re in the portland area this weekend, the 3rd annual siren nation women’s music and art festival is taking place through sunday. this year’s festival includes an art and craft sale showcasing women artisans from the northwest, an art show featuring local portland artists (female of course), a film festival featuring documentaries about four female pioneers in politics, performance, poetry and partisanship, and a music festival featuring an all female lineup.

siren nation’s mission is to inspire and empower women of all ages to create their own art and to highlight the many achievements of women in the arts. the organization showcases and creates performance and exhibition opportunities for women throughout the year, and it is the only women’s collective that produces an annual festival showcasing the original work of women in music, film, performance and visual art.
for more info check out their website.

one of my co-workers sent me this really cool video from the chanel spring/summer 2010 show during paris fashion week…they put a spy camera in the model’s hair before her runway walk! it’s really interesting to see from her perspective…

applique your way

Post image for applique your way

kayte terry, the crafty author behind the blog this is love forever, will be holding an appliqué workshop and book signing tomorrow at jimmystyle in philadelphia. the workshop takes place from noon to 1pm and participants get a hands-on demo with kayte and a kit with materials for three woodland animal-inspired felt ornaments like that cute owl above…then have her sign her new book appliqué your way!
for more info on the event and how to register for the workshop, click here.

betsy -Dec 27, 2009, 3:03PM
What a fabulous sight!!!! I love it!
orcyn -Nov 06, 2009, 1:08PM
Wished i lived in Philly, this sounds like so much fun. Living in a rural area you miss so many of this fun things. But, at least UPS will deliver FP

More comments »

lighten up

one of the best things about the holidays are the twinkling lights that decorate streets and houses…seeing them brings back that childhood anticipation of holidays, parties and the end and beginning of another year. color and light played a big role in our new catalog, and we’re lighting up our stores as well! our display team just finished installing the in-store holiday displays and shared some of the images that inspired them…

ornament%20shower.jpg
and here are the results! love the walls of lights…
photo%202.jpg
Holiday%2009%20804%20Install%20008.jpg
can’t wait to go see it in person!

fpjulia -Nov 09, 2009, 1:16PM
Hi Emily - these pics are from the King of Prussia, PA store :)
rocio -Nov 08, 2009, 9:42PM
Is gorgeous, especially the chandelier.

More comments »

Back To Top     
Amber Jewelry | Tea Sets