Congratulations to our winner, chosen at random: Mamatank! i have an ancient pillow that belonged to my mother. i named it Cuddle Pillow because it was made for cuddling and comforting me. for the longest time i thought it’s pillowcase was a strange shade of gray… but yesterday i poured some oxi clean into the washer with it and later discovered that its actually YELLOW! i love it even more now :)
Yay! This was such a fun giveaway – thank you all for participating! A few of you mentioned in your comments how nice it was to sit and think about comfort toys and childhood. I completely agree! It was so pleasant to read all your stories – thank you for sharing them! It made for very sweet and cheery reading!
And for everyone who didn’t happen to win the bear – don’t worry! There are more giveaways on the horizon!
The ladies at our Manhattan Beach store in California gave me a heads-up that there is going to be a really big volleyball tournament right down the street from the store, on the beach! The Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament is reportedly one of the biggest AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) tournaments of the year, and the girls at the store are really looking forward to it! If you’re in the Manhattan Beach area this weekend and looking for something to entertain you while you catch some rays, this is it! Check out all the information here!
Isn’t this FP teddy bear as cute as can be? He’s very soft and huggable, and he’s looking for a nice cozy home, maybe yours! All you have to do for a chance to have him come live at your house is leave a comment on this post telling about your first or favorite stuffed animal or comfort blanket, etc… You know, the one that is all grimey because you loved it so much and couldn’t be without it! Tomorrow at this time, we’ll pick one comment at random, and if it’s yours, we’ll send you the cute bear! As you can see from the picture above, Trixie really wishes she was eligible to win this giveaway… P.S. Don’t forget to leave your email address with your comment so that we can contact you if your comment is the one picked!
I don’t know if any of you like music by M83, but you should! They have a really cool electronic and sort of ambient sound.
If you are in New York City tonight and looking for something cool to do, M83 is going to be playing at the World Financial Center Plaza at 7pm, and the word is that it’s free! Awesome!
For now, check out the amazing music video for M83′s song We Own The Sky. I’ve been grooving on it all morning…
M83 at the World Financial Center Plaza
200 Vesey St
New York, NY 10281
I am really excited to announce the winner of the Free People Fashion Illustration Contest!
It was wonderful to see how talented all the Free People girls out there are, and it was hard to pick a winner because there were so many amazing illustrations!
And now without further ado, our winner, Katie Rodgers!
You can check out all the entries right here on our Flickr account- they’re awesome, have a look!
And if you didn’t win this time around, don’t lose hope! We have more events in the works. Stay tuned!
I can’t believe this is our fiftieth Thursday Poll! Wow. But here we are! Last time we looked at some of the fun colors of the Cheeky Lace Bra – the Grey came out on top, but not by much! Violet and Pimento were behind by only 20 votes!
This week I’ve been checking out our pretty sparkly headbands! I love the sequins! Have a look at them below…
First is the Sequin Halo Headband, shown here in Gold.
Don’t forget tomorrow is our open model casting in New York City! It will be taking place at our 5th Avenue store from 10am until 2pm! You don’t have to be a model, but on account of the size of our samples, it’s best if you are a US ladies size 4. If you have any questions at all, please post them as a comment here and we will be sure to answer you as quickly as possible! You can also check out the original post for more information!
Can’t wait to see you there! When: Friday July 10th 2009, 10am – 2pm
Where: Free People
79 5th Avenue
New York City, NY 10003
Are you 18 years old or older? Do you love Free People and think you have what it takes to be a model for us? We are looking for fresh new faces! Come to our open model casting! It will be taking place at our 5th Avenue store in New York, from 10am until 2pm on this Friday July 10th! You don’t have to be a model, and you need not bring any photos of yourself unless you want to. On account of the size of our samples, it’s best if you are a US ladies size 4. We’re looking forward to seeing you there! When: Friday July 10th 2009, 10am – 2pm
Where: Free People
79 5th Avenue
New York City, NY 10003
Today is the USA’s Independence Day – it’s our 233rd birthday! Hooray! I hope everyone is out enjoying themselves and eating yummy food and getting ready for awesome fireworks celebrations like the ones above! I’m off to get ready and try to get my own pictures of fireworks!
Hooray! It’s time for our Thursday Poll! Last week we looked at a bunch of our summer dresses, and Pattra is going to be psyched, because Pattra’s Criss Cross Dress was the favorite by far, with 44% of the vote!
This week I’m obsessing over bright colors. I mean, I always am to some degree, but especially lately – maybe because of the upcoming colorful fireworks? At any rate, I noticed today that our Cheeky Lace Bra comes in many appealing colors, and I still haven’t decided which color is my favorite! Below are five of the colors – it actually comes in more than five, I just picked the brightest!
First check out Violet!
Next is Pimento.
Now shown below is Green. (Yes, Green. I am not sure why we called it Green, maybe the trim… He he!)
This is a cute little montage of our Visual Display team creating some signage for our stores using stencils and spray-paint! Look forward to seeing the fruits of their labor in stores soon! The cool song is called Ride an Old Paint, by Pete Seeger!
Are you the queen or king of Facebook and Twitter? Do you read all of the coolest blogs? Or do you write your own? Do you love fashion? Are you super passionate about Free People? Are you an amazing communicator?
If you answered “yes” to these questions, then we have the job for you!
Free People is looking for a Social Media and Communications Coordinator to work in our Philadelphia based home office.
A little bit about the job:
Overview: Conceptualize and execute innovative social media campaigns to better engage our online customer with the Free People brand. Drive internal communication improvements between home office departments, stores, and showrooms to streamline brand efforts and keep everyone working as a team. This is an interesting new position at Free People that will require tremendous energy and excitement, and an ability to organize diverse groups of people and align them towards a common goal.
Sound good? Are you interested? Click here for all the details!
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