when i was looking through the photos of our new scottsdale, arizona, store i was completely captivated by this little “display moment” created by fp girl courtney.
a look we love:
this look is taking over our office! we LOVE maxi dresses or jumpsuits layered with tanks, tees, or sweaters as it gets cooler! and we’re bringing back that 90′s trend of tying the tank in a knot, then just add some beat up boots or shoes and you’ve got this cool look our designers are rocking :)
our graphic designer’s awesome silver jewelry.
earlier this week we had all of our store managers from across the country here at the home office for meetings and to get to know each other and the home office employees. i kept noticing how amazing they all looked! they were in back to back meetings the whole time they were here but i managed to grab this girl during a coffee break. i love her outfit!
…and a little sneak peek at something we did for the blog. yes that’s my hair.
remember our boho mom contest? this was the winning photo, submitted by our fan heather. her prize was a very special one-of-a-kind garment, based on the one above, created by free people.
and here it is!!
they did such an amazing job! i love this – i would buy that top in a heartbeat! congrats heather, we hope you love it :)
yesterday the beautiful chantal of cocorosa just so happened to be at the urban headquarters in support of her friend who is a shoe designer, so we invited her to stop by the free people office! she is such a lovely person and i always admire her style. i had a great time hanging out with her and playing dress up – she picked some of her favorite items and modeled them while i took photos!
her picks were the first impressions jacket, the charmer tall boot (in our september catalog); the front & center pullover and the leather expedition hat. other boots also coming soon. go see more photos on her blog!
for today’s poll i thought i’d ask you guys about denim. fp denim in particular. which of these styles would you wear the most this fall?
the fp pull on flare:
the fp textured skinny:
or the fp seamed skinny:
last week i asked which of our 3 trends for fall you loved most out of 70s groupie, sports utility and underwear as outerwear. 54 % are digging the underwear as outerwear trend, 29% 70′s groupie and 17% sports utility.
Yesterday here at the office the lovely ladies from our NY showroom stopped by for one of our meetings.It’s always so lovely when they come to visit us as they bring so much energy with them.
Coming from one of the biggest fashion capitals in the world — NY – they always turn it up a notch when it comes to style!
My eyes were drawn to this perky ensemble…
Her look reminds me of a slightly hippified Jane Birkin while the glasses give her a modified Annie Hall Look.
Here shes been pretty creative with our Free People clothes. She’s wearing one of Fp floral rompers with the crochet top worn casually over the top and… why not, a little peek-a-boo of our lace bandeau.
as promised, some more shots of the amazing displays in our new scottsdale, arizona store!
turbans hang in and outside the store :)
our team found these awesome vintage crates at the rose bowl flea market in california!
they used them to hold accessories…
…and as risers for the window forms :)
they even painted the heads of the pins hot pink!
isn’t this amazing? our visual display & store design assistant created this using orange plastic netting from home depot woven with turbans!
they used extra sock hangers to hang bandeaus :)
fitting room detail.
i swear they are creative geniuses. more to come… i haven’t showed you my favorite part yet!
september is yoga month! the purpose of the national yoga campaign is to educate people about the many benefits of yoga and inspire them to live healthier, happier lives. and part of this is to offer one week of free yoga at 1000+ participating studios nationwide! this is for new students, but all you have to do is take this card to your local yoga studio during the month of september. amazing!
stay tuned for some more yoga centric posts this month in celebration :)