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Post image for Thursday Poll: Tribal Prints

It’s no secret that as a brand, Free People has a little infatuation with tribal prints. Right now there are a whole slew of them on our website – popping up in fun and creative ways. I would happily add any of these to my closet, but which is your favorite way to rock ethnic prints? Bathing suit, head band, shorts….you tell us!

(p.s. if you like this trend you should definitely check out our Urban Safari feature in accessories right now!)

Swim: Davia Underwire Bandeau

Outwear: Embellished Vegan Leather Motorcyle Jacket

Intimates: Embroidered Bustier Top

embroidered bustier top

Headwear: Geo Print Turban

geo print turban

Footwear: Hacienda Lace Up Boot

hacienda laceup boot

Bottoms: High Waist Print Short

high waist print short

Bags: Printed Clutch

printed clutch

Sundal -Feb 02, 2012, 5:22AM
I agree with you, mel, I'm almost 5'9 and a model but I still wouldn't wear those bikini bottoms. I love high waist if it goes all the way up to the natural waistline or a bit higher, but in-between just makes me look likes frump. I think you need a small waist-hip ratio to pull them off as they widen your hips.
Ashley -Jan 29, 2012, 3:09PM
Keep it coming with the vegan leather! I don't care to wear the skin of an animal on my body.

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Post image for Behind the Scenes with Jessica Hart in LA!





Back detail of the beautiful Bella Donna crochet dress.


I love the laid back cali vibe of these two outfits… up top, the fp denim cutoffs, destroyed tee, sheer maxi bedroom jacket, northridge necklace and romana fest sandal; on the bottom, the must be dreamin tee, denim cutoff short and charlie converse.



My favorite outfit! The destroyed skinny jean, california love tee, studded fringe blazer and wingtip boot.



The pretty fp one pintuck slip.


The boardwalk romper looks soooo comfy!


The fp one japanese flower romper and charlie converse.


dream house!




Jess in the awesome dune hoodie.


We love LA!

Shop the January catalog.

stina -Jan 20, 2012, 4:41PM
i love this
sammy -Jan 20, 2012, 9:55AM
i love the white top with maroon embroidery that the creative director is wearing... where did she find this beautiful piece? xx

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Post image for She Lives on Love Street

Last week I shared some New York city home inspiration, so it’s only fair to shine a little sunlight on some incredible California homes… Read More

Lou -Jun 30, 2012, 6:24PM
This title... I just start singin it. This pictures... oh, my life will never be the same :C
Mike -Jan 19, 2012, 5:48PM
Where U live is cool. I've lived in L.A,San Jose,Frisco,Heyward and Oakland.Oh yea Merced. I was stationed there in the Air Force back in 72/73.The outside of your place seems to mactch the inside, that is free of conformity just comfortable. At the present my page is Dark, it's a bit sad, but am praying I'll and it will get better,lighthearted and such.Well that's all for now.Hope to write to you soon.

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Post image for DIY Denim Phone Case

I don’t know about you guys but I beat my poor phone up – it spends most of its time in my somewhat large bag, along with many other things that knock around with it, and I’ve seen enough cracked phone screens to know that I need a more protective case for it.Read More

Dan -Mar 28, 2012, 8:42AM
Nice article, very creative!
Me -Feb 12, 2012, 8:03PM
So cute. Instead of doing just a cover im gonna cute out the front so i can call, text, etc while the denim is on. thx for the idea!! xD

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If you were following our twitter page over the weekend, you may have heard the exciting news – our team was in Palm Springs shooting our January lookbook with stunner Alexandra Spencer of 4th and Bleeker! Read More

stephanie -Jan 25, 2012, 9:02PM
those stacked wingtip shoes remind me of francesca lia block's book, "weetzie bat".
Foam Magazine -Jan 22, 2012, 11:43PM
We had SUCH an amazing day with Alexandra and the Free People crew! Thanks again for letting us tag along.

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Post image for A slip for each girl!

I’m the type of girl that loves versatility in clothes, the more looks I can get out of one item the better, that’s why the selection of slips we have on our new homepage “a slip for each girl” is captivating me. Sometimes on the weekends You want to be super lazy, you want to lie in and just have a slow weekend. So wear a cute slip to bed of Friday then adapt It to an outfit for just popping out! Wear the Breakfast in Bed Romper then throw on a pair of jeans… an easy effortless outfit is complete.

My personality changes from a Bohemian Meadow to a Tomboy Lou so below are how I would adapt my two slips that suit my personality best!

What type of girl are you and how would you adapt your slip?

Breakfast in Bed Romper Vintage Thrift Wash Straight Leg Jean Lou Ankle Boot

FP One Poison Pintuck Slip Jenny Floppy Hat Crochet Bubble Hem Cardi Lou Ankle Boot

holly cromer -Jan 19, 2012, 9:38AM
i like the second look best, just because the first one looks like what i already wear everyday :)
Monica -Jan 18, 2012, 3:10PM
I love the way you styled the ankle boot with the straight leg denim! And obviously the romper is adorable + practical!

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Post image for Hot Trend: Ponytail Cuffs

I don’t think I’ve used anything other than standard hair ties for ponytails since I got rid of my (extensive) collection of scrunchies, so when I saw that we were getting all of these cute ponytail cuffs in, I was really excited for a fresh take on the ponytail. It’s my go-to hair style, but it gets so boring… I am all about these cute cuffs, especially the brightly colored cut-out geometric cuff and the suede lasso pony holder! They are such a great way to add a little unexpected pop of color or texture. We had some fun trying them on today – what do you guys think, are you into this trend?

Cutout Ponytail Cuff



Stingray Ponytail Cuff


Beaded Ponytail Cuff



Lasso Pony Holder


Beaded Ponytail Cuff, Stingray Ponytail Cuff, Cutout Ponytail Cuff

Shop all Ponytail Cuffs and Hair Accessories.

-Jan 18, 2012, 2:57PM
-Jan 17, 2012, 11:20PM
the lasso cuffs are AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! i MUST have one!!!

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Post image for California All The Way

I love New York, but California has my heart. What about you?Read More

jessy -Mar 25, 2012, 7:08PM
I love the billy bragg and wilco album!
beebayonline -Jan 19, 2012, 5:26AM
Nice post! You have worked hard on jotting down the essential information. Keep sharing the good work in future too. and every photo is a looking nice,

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Post image for Street Style: Wide Leg Pants

This week the girls here at home office put one hand in the air for the wide leg bottoms; We dressed them up and dressed them down to see which style we enjoyed the most. The 70’s cool pant has made a return for us; we love the idea of toning the extravagant pant down with simple tops and touches of accessories.  It might not be a trend for everyone but these girls rock them!

Full Lace Pant Vegan Leather Buttondown Sibilia Athena Disc Belt Poppy Cutout Leather Cuff Jenoah Floppy Brim Hat

Fiona Quilted Ankle Boot

Floral Print Floral Pullover Pant Sheer Stripe Pullover Drowsy Water Ranch Barrel Crossbody Vegan 3 Eye Gibson Shoe



Nightcap Lace Bell Bottom O-Town Muscle Tank Caldra Layer Pullover Gibson Tote


Full Circle Palazzo Pant 3/4 Sleeve Seamless Texture Top Vegan Leather Jacket Archduchess Platform

Love -Jan 29, 2012, 1:18AM
Those are nice pants. Love laces.
Sara -Jan 21, 2012, 9:55PM
I love the contrast between the super feminine print and the punky leather jacket and sky-high wedges. I want this outfit so badly!

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Post image for Style File: Assistant Designer (Lou)

This week’s StyleFile is an effortless beauty who’s style has a laid back California beach vibe. I don’t know if it’s her long, wavy blonde locks, the colorful friendship bracelets, or the heart tattoo on her wrist that scream Cali, but it’s definitely there. She wears a lot of stellar grunge pieces – ripped and splattered jeans, a slouchy knit hat, baggy tees, and kicks. She’ll then mix it up with an awesome Native American inspired necklace or poncho. There’s no doubt, she looks like your quintessential American girl – active and full of life. Her vivacity can’t be restricted with pompous or tailored clothing – she has no time for that.

These jeans are perfectly slouchy and distressed. Get the look with a grungy graphic tee, hat, and Converses.




This photo makes me want Summer. And colorful bracelets


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She takes the formality out of a cable knit sweater with fringe layering

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In this cold Winter weather, everyone needs a good throw on poncho to stay warm.

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She loves her Native American accessories just as much as the rest of us at Free People. Some great variations are on our website right now here, here, and here.

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KJ -Jan 08, 2015, 12:54PM
Where is that beanie from??????? I love it!
Chandler -May 16, 2012, 2:17AM
Aww her style is so cute and smily :)

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Post image for Blogger Diary: “Sometimes the light shines bright”

This weekend my mind was running overtime, running overtime with inspiring thoughts. Sometimes I just need a new twist to my weekend in order for the light to come back on again; you can get stuck in a routine and that routine can kill your mind, so Friday I went to New York to see the future Free People collection for June Wholesale. The collection was bright and poppy and reminded me of the Sun, Sand and Sea just what I needed on that brutal cold day.

Being in a new place for a couple of days gave me a new light I saw things that made my inspiration bank fill up and it made me feel alive all weekend, don’t you just love when that happens?


! -Jan 16, 2012, 1:07PM
Yes, sign me up! The east coast weather is just brrringing me down.
andrea lynne rose -Jan 16, 2012, 12:30PM
It never fails that I get inspired away from home. Sometimes it can be just so suffocating to be in the same place with the same things.

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“To those who stay put, the world is but an imaginary place. But to the movers, the makers, and the shakers, the world is all around, an endless invitation.”

Source Unknown


Roseann -Oct 21, 2014, 3:56PM
At this time it seems like Drupal is the top blogging platform out there right now. (from what I've read) Is that what you are using on your blog?
Adela -Oct 20, 2014, 2:20AM
Right here is the right web site for everyone who wants to understand this topic. You understand a whole lot its almost tough to argue with you (not that I personally will need to…HaHa). You definitely put a fresh spin on a topic that's been discussed for a long time. Excellent stuff, just wonderful!

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