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    Free People’s Fashion Night Out Event

    Sep 09, 2011

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    Today we are recovering from an exciting yet hectic evening – our fashion night out event in NY last night was a blast, it was amazing to see so many of our New York customers come out and celebrate. It was definitely one of the best fashion parades in NY. During the day we stopped (…) Read more »

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    FNO 2011: Getting Creative with Free People in NYC

    Sep 08, 2011

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    Tonight is our fashion night out event; we’re kicking off fashion week with style!! if you’re around that area please come and join us – we’ll be there with our creative directors and these ever so cool bloggers from Honestly WTF who will be carrying out a special DIY project.  Here’s what inspires them about (…) Read more »

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    DIY Inspiration

    Sep 07, 2011

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    Hey guys! I’m not quite ready to share the results of my natural dye experimentation just yet… i need a little more time, so check back for that next week! To hold you over, here’s a lovely little idea from Liz of Late Afternoon: Spice up ice water (or any beverage for that matter!) by (…) Read more »

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    Wednes-DIY: Making Natural Dyes

    Aug 31, 2011

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    I have been wanting to experiment with natural dyes for a while now, and with all the great new fall colors that have been popping up on our website (and featured in our monochromatic trend) I decided that it was time. This is such a fun, environmentally friendly project that takes a little time, but (…) Read more »

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    Wednes-DIY: Flannel Lantern How-To Video!

    Aug 24, 2011

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    Yesterday I showed you our incredible new fall store displays, and today I have a really fun DIY project featuring an item from those displays! One of my favorite parts of the displays are the patchwork flannel canvases hanging on some of the walls – I love all the detailing like cutouts, tassels, beading, fringe, (…) Read more »

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    DIY Leather Passport Case

    Aug 17, 2011

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    Every time I fly some place I keep thinking how I really need to get something to hold my passport and other travel documents in. I’m getting ready to head off to Hong Kong, and well, I thought it was finally the time to follow through and actually get one.  What’s even better than getting (…) Read more »

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    Wednes-DIY: Feather Hair Clips

    Aug 10, 2011

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    There’s no question, we love the feather hair clip trend.  It’s a great way to add a unique touch to a simple outfit and they are perfect accessories for summer festivals (like Outside Lands this weekend!).  (…) Read more »

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    DIY shirt turned skirt!

    Jul 13, 2011

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    so inspired by this look today! our office coordinator took an old oversized button-down shirt and turned it into a skirt! she just buttoned it up halfway from the bottom, stepped into it and tied the sleeves around her waist – add a cropped tee and boots and you’ve got 90s grunge perfection. just another (…) Read more »

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    Wednes-DIY: Instagram Photo Wall

    Jul 13, 2011

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    Today’s DIY project was inspired by this post on apartment therapy. Free People has an instagram account and I love so many of the photos that our home office girls post there – it’s like our little visual diary. I LOVE the idea of printing out our photo memories and making them into wall art! (…) Read more »

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    friday hair tip!

    Jun 24, 2011

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    this adorable fabric headband caught my eye yesterday…and our buyer who is wearing it had a great idea! you can make these with old free people bags :) i know i, for one, have about ten of them lying around so i decided to try it out! (…) Read more »

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    DIY Dog Leash

    May 11, 2011

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    In response to popular demand, I messed around with some scrap fabric this weekend, and came up with this extremely easy to make dog leash! Cut scrap fabric into about 2.5 inch-wide strips. They should be at least a foot long. Taking three strands, make a knot about 2 inches from the end. Make another (…) Read more »

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    hair inspiration

    Apr 26, 2011

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    one of our designers had the coolest hair style yesterday- she braided ribbons into her hair! she said it’s actually really easy- knot the ribbon into your hair at the start of the braid, making sure the ribbon is longer than your hair. (…) Read more »

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