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Our amazing limited edition dresses required an equally beautiful lookbook. For this shoot, our team worked with photographer Joshua Allen and our talented makeup artist Deanna Hagan created six stunning looks to compliment each dress.  The designer of each dress had a vision for how they wanted their creation to be styled, and the makeup and hair played a large role in that. Read more »

Fee -Dec 14, 2011, 4:16PM
You guys should do a tutorial for the high bun/top knot hair style that a lot of the FP girls are rocking on the website (and this post as well - "rose gold" and "bold beauty"). This is a good example: http://www.freepeople.com/whats-new/high-neck-bikini-top/ I also know there are quite a lot of these types of hair tutorials on you tube already, but I want to know how the FP girls/stylists do it :) thnx
dushidushi -Dec 14, 2011, 6:59AM
Hi guys! I have the Gianna’s Limited Edition Leather and Lace Gown but i have no clue what kind of top/blazer to wear: ( i want to wear it for our city hall ceremony (getting married yeah!)but I don't know what would look good with this horror winter weather.Thx!

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Our limited edition dresses have launched online and in our special pop-up shops! The Pop-Up shops are at our Brentwood, CA and 5th Ave, NYC stores through Sunday and we held special preview parties at both stores last night. Here are some photos of the beautiful pop-up shops that our visual display team designed, the lovely ladies who attended the events, and of course the magical gowns!

Once… in New York City

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Our friend Natalie Suarez stopped by, and Christina Caradona!

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Two of our beautiful designers posing with their limited edition dresses :)

Photo Credit: Nathan Kula

Once…in Los Angeles

In LA we had a photo booth set up so attendees could try on the dresses and have their photos taken. They all looked amazing!

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Photo Credit: Taylor Dunfee

The dresses are now available online or you can see them in person at the two pop-up shops through Sunday 11/13!

Finally, we had a very special performance at our Brentwood store last night – Jade Castrinos performed solo for the very first time and she was amazing. Here’s one of the songs from her intimate set.

What a magical night, from coast to coast!

stephmichelle -May 01, 2012, 10:50AM
I adore the yellow dress it's fascinating!
ROZ FPCALI -Nov 10, 2011, 3:06PM
Jade was amazing, the dresses are GORGEOUS, the store was sparkling! so glad we got to do it!

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Our limited edition dresses will go live today, beautiful creations designed exclusively by our senior designers. Here they talk about their dress and what inspired them to create such a magical dream.

We welcome you into the world of our limited edition dresses!

 

Free People – Once – limited edition dresses from FreePeople on Vimeo.

Hayley -May 11, 2013, 9:59PM
I love the pink skirt and bodice two piece! I would love it for my wedding. Is it still available?
Kimi -Jan 11, 2012, 4:38PM
I LOVE all these dresses; they're works of art, and I'd totally buy one if I could afford!!! They're some of the most beautiful, fun dresses I've ever seen; and I can see the love that went into creating them. If I win the lottery (or can save enough money) I'm totally going buy Kristin's gown! I also think that one would make a perfect wedding dress, and then could be a perfect party dress ever after the wedding. And it's even washable, so could wear it for special occassions for the rest of my life :) PS: I love Free People!!!

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Here it is, a sneak peek at the last of the six limited edition dresses we will be launching online and in our pop-up shops (in Brentwood and 5th ave, NYC) tomorrow!

Or, if you’re in LA tonight stop by our Brentwood store at 8pm and see the dresses in person AND a live performance from Jade Castrinos!

fp julia -Nov 10, 2011, 1:27PM
Rachael! - check it out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvpVXokgffc
rachael -Nov 10, 2011, 9:02AM
omg fly me out there right now! please take a video of it! love, rachael from fp kop

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This just in! Our “Once” Pop-Up shops in Brentwood and 5th Ave officially open tomorrow, but we are having a special preview event tonight at our Brentwood store and are opening it up to the public at 8pm when there will be a live performance by Jade Castrinos (of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros)!!! Read more »

! -Nov 09, 2011, 5:20PM
I'd love to see her sing Fire Water: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EVIDxnAYVk Oof! LA is lucky!

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Remember those rad newspaper nails I posted a few weeks back? Ever since then I find myself noticing nail art more and more… I’m terrible at the whole nail polish thing, because I bite my nails – it’s a habit I can’t seem to kick. But if I managed to get my nails to look like any of these, I don’t think I’d want to ruin them…

Ombre Nails! Tutorial here.

Green glitter a la Alexa Chung.

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Space nails! so cool.

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Neutrals with neon tips.

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And I think these inky tips are my favorite! Tutorial here.

click on images for sources.

Elle -Nov 13, 2011, 7:23PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EMgt4_jW5U&feature=relmfu space nail tutorial :)
Elle -Nov 13, 2011, 7:22PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EMgt4_jW5U&feature=relmfu space nail tutorial!

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Free People Las Vegas is opening this Friday!!!  To celebrate, we’re having a special preview party tomorrow, November 10, from 4-7pm!  Come check out our new digs at Fashion Show Mall and enjoy live music by Avalon Landing, while checking out the new merch and getting styling tips from our Art Director and lead stylist. There will be sweet treats provided by Retro Bakery and awesome goodie bags stuffed with jewelry by Wild & Free, too :)

For more info and to RSVP go here.

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Early Saturday morning I flew to Boston for our Holiday Crafting Party at Free People Cambridge. It was such an amazing day – we were blown away by the creativity of everyone who came to the event, and it was so great to just sit around a table, talking and crafting for a few hours! Here’s a photo diary of the day :)

It was an early flight…very early… but this sunrise made it ok.

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Hello, Boston!

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Our Cambridge store is located at Harvard Square, a really cute little spot just outside Boston where Harvard University is located.

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I loved these friendship bracelets one of our fp girls was rocking.

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And this sick tattoo another fp girl drew herself!

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Sweet Meghan, our Harvard-area stores manager.

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Printed Kimono twins!

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One of our crafters, Nicole, blew me away with her style and creativity! She made the following braided hat band, necklace and bracelet. And her rad printed jacket is actually a men’s shirt that she found in Africa – amazing.

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Fall layering done well by Kerrin.

Get the look: oversized sweater, tights, slouchy socks, buckle boots, light jacket and chunky scarf. Piece of cake!

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Friendship bracelet making :)

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So many amazing holiday ornaments were made!

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One girl used the embroidery thread and tied a bunch of tiny bows that she glued to the inside of the ornament – soooo beautiful.

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Wouldn’t it be a sweet gift to put a ring or something small inside a homemade ornament?!?

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Such a wonderful day :) Thank you so much to everyone who came, and to our Cambridge FP girls for being so amazing!

Would you guys be interested in having an event like this in your area? Let us know, maybe we’ll come to your hood next!

Liza Amor -Nov 17, 2012, 11:39AM
Come to Vegas for First Friday! We have a lot where there are free crafting classes for chilren, but it would be cool to have one for adults too!
Lana -Feb 20, 2012, 8:01AM
I live in Palmetto,Fla. There are many bigger cities around me. But we don't have anything like that around here. Would love to see you here. Please!

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They’re almost here!!! Our special limited edition dresses will launch tomorrow and I can’t wait to show them to you :) Here’s a sneak peek at dress number five.  I’ll give you a peek at the last dress later today before we reveal them tomorrow and open up our pop-up shops in Brentwood and 5th ave, NYC!

Mood de Luna -Nov 09, 2011, 4:43PM
So do I, really impatient to discover fp limited dresses !
holly cromer -Nov 09, 2011, 2:36PM
i cannot wait to see them! if they are anything like the preview pic i'm sure they will be fantastic.

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Post image for Dressed Dressed Dressed for Fun Fun Fun Fest

Our good friend Tolly Moseley is back with another amazing guest post, this time covering all the best festival fashion from this past weekend’s Fun Fun Fun Festival down in Austin! Enjoy :) Read more »

Szklane dzrwi przesuwane -Nov 27, 2014, 7:55AM
Excellent post. I'm facing a few of these issues as well..
rick -Dec 02, 2013, 1:57PM
ok.just a little dated,but i nominate Tolly Moseley the Raquel Whelch look alike winner,oh yea baby!

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If you’ve been in one of our stores over the past couple of weeks, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the catchy single “Let’s Go” by Madi Diaz – from her soft opening croon to the attention-getting beat it breaks into, we can’t stop listening! Read more »

Jan -Nov 12, 2011, 7:18AM
Sucks that I live in the Netherlands... Sounds amazing! ♥
Taylor -Nov 08, 2011, 9:32PM
I have her music video for Let Go! It's so hippie-like and I love it! makes me want to dance in a field of flowers when the sun is golden before it is about to set. love love love! www.forsurejadore.blogspot.com

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Post image for Vintage Loves Objects: The Wurlitzer

For our Holiday catalog, “Through the Decades,” our Vintage buyer rounded up some incredible objects to represent the different decades explored in the book.  And when it comes to the 1950s, it would be difficult to find something more iconic than the Wurlitzer Jukebox. Read more »

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