Whenever I get on my bike, the notion of being free takes over me. Postcard destinations flash before my eyes and I wish just for one day that my bike would become a magic time machine, where I could go on a magnificent journey, exploring scenery, getting lost in the beauty and riding so fast through the soft air that I start to feel light.
UPDATE: This post originally ran on July 29, 2012, but we have a bunch of videos in mind for the near future and are always searching for new artists to support!
One of the best parts of my job here at Free People is I get to make fun videos for the blog (like this and this). It’s been a hobby of mine for as long as I can remember, so this has been an absolute dream come true for me! We would love to start using these videos as a way to spread the word about up and coming artists… and that’s where you come in. Read more »
Every girl wants to look cute on her bike, especially in the spring and summer months. We picked out 3 outfits we love for riding on our bikes: a feminine look, a casual and pretty look and a tomboy look. Who says bikes outfits should be boring? We love wearing pretty dresses with bike shorts underneath and riding whimsically through the city or park.
UPDATE: This post originally ran on November 13th 2012 but now that we’re in the midst of winter we needed to remind ourselves of these great natural remedies!
One of my biggest annoyances come winter is dry skin. I literally will not go anywhere without a small bottle of lotion, because in my opinion there are few things worse than when my hands are dry – it drives me crazy. Read more »
We aren’t the only ones enamored with bicycles… many artists use them as the subject of their work. There’s something whimsical about the bicycle that lends itself well to artwork. Read more »
Every now and again I take a weekend trip to New York to stay with my sister for some different scenery and to spend some time with my sibling. I commute straight from work on a Friday night and come back on a Sunday. I like to pack light so I don’t feel strained – after all, it’s just a quick weekend trip. Read more »
With the drop of our January catalog I think all of us are already starting to long for spring! Today’s store style is full of cheerful shades, breezy layers, and beating those winter blues by brightening up our wardrobes. Read more »
I’ve never been one to leave things as they come. For some reason, whenever I acquire an item, whether it’s a brand new dress or an antique dresser, I always get the urge to change something about it; to make it my own in some way. Read more »
Our first full week back after the holidays has been a busy one! Check out what we’ve been up to… Read more »
We’re very excited this month to have teamed up with Schwinn to give away five beautiful bicycles! Read more »
Our new bag trend is called Daydream Believer, full of punchy prints, fiesta fringe, and kaleidoscope embellishment. We love the brightness they bring to any outfit. They are the perfect accessory to have in mind for festival season, it will be coming up before you know it! They are vibrant and fun and put a smile on our faces.
Maybe it has something to do with a new year starting, a time when you feel invigorated to start anew. A time when you want to mix it up a little and bring newness to your look and attitude. This week for Office Style I was for sure getting that vibe. Kooky little details stood out, like sequin baseball caps with smiley faces on, vibrant layered outfits, shirting that had unique pleating, and a hand-painted leather jacket that was a tribute to a cat that had recently passed away.