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    more new showroom pics

    Aug 02, 2007

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    I managed to get a hold of some more pictures of our new showroom to share with you. The visual/display team adorned the walls with tons of artwork, similar to the way they do the fitting rooms in all the Free People stores. The way they work is they gather inspiration and ideas and make (…) Read more »

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    new showroom new york

    Aug 01, 2007

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    The Free People display team is in the process of decorating our new New York showroom. The showroom is where we sell to all the other stores that sell Free People. We display all of our upcoming collections there and the girls in the showroom work with the buyers of each store to choose the (…) Read more »

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    the workshop

    Jul 17, 2007

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    Just wanted to share a few photos I snapped in the display team’s workshop. Doesn’t that first picture look like the most girly hardware store you’ve ever seen? So out of all this madness comes our beautiful displays. Our fall store displays are being installed now, so I’ll get you some photos and the inside (…) Read more »

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    free people art show

    Jun 29, 2007

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    Urban Outfitters Inc. has a building called 543 in the Navy Yard that is the center of employee life. This building is shared by the three brands and is also open to the public. 543 houses our restaurant/cafeteria, gym, yoga studio, coffee shop, and magazine shop among other things. Since it is a space the (…) Read more »

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    kit yee

    Jun 28, 2007

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    Meet Kit Yee. She works for one of the factories we work with in Hong Kong and visited our office last week… It was an awesome opportunity to get to know each other, and to work hand-in-hand with our designers and production team. She saw a lot of Philadelphia during her stay, including a visit (…) Read more »

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    our new store, greenwich connecticut!

    Jun 27, 2007

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    Last week, the Free People display team, the merchandisers, and the retail teams were all busy setting up our new store in Greenwich, Connecticut! You should definitely go visit the store and see how it came out, but here are some “behind the scenes” of the preparation. The above photos are of the finished art (…) Read more »

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    our story

    Jun 25, 2007

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    Lots of people ask about the history of Free People, how the brand was started, about the relationship with Urban Outfitters, etc. Well, now we have posted our story on our website for all to read. Check it out here! (…) Read more »

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    baby onesies

    Jun 12, 2007

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    We had a baby shower last week for our Planner (she figures out how much we need to buy of each style, what stores to send which styles, she manages all the numbers). All of her coworkers from the buying and web teams made her these adorable onesies! They have heat transfer graphics and are (…) Read more »

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    web shoot

    Jun 05, 2007

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    Our web team was working on a photoshoot with new product for our website, so I made a visit and took some random photos. Here we see hair & makeup… I’m sure you’ve noticed our latest backgrounds that look like photographs, and sometimes they look so real you’d think they shot on location. Well here’s (…) Read more »

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    ribbons & trims

    Jun 04, 2007

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    Our accessories designer has just returned from a month of travelling in India and Hong Kong. She brought back all of these amazing trims and ribbons to use for inspiration. They all looked so great together, so her team made this cool display and hung them on the wall in their office. Don’t you just (…) Read more »

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    brainstorming

    May 02, 2007

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    I was deleting photos on my camera and found these shots I took at a trend meeting last year. This is when the designers were first starting to think about the India and Africa trends that have been our past two design concepts. Everyone on the design team brought in inspiration that related to the (…) Read more »

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    blue stripes and more swap info!

    May 01, 2007

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    So there were seriously eight different FP employees in the home office yesterday wearing blue and white stripes. How ridiculous is that? And yes, we have an FP man! He merchandises the stores! And about the swap… There are just under 200 people signed up! woohoo! Thanks to all you bloggers that spread the word! (…) Read more »

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