Style File: Intimates Designer

It’s easy to see why this week’s style file landed a job as Free People’s intimates designer. She won’t just look at a piece as something to be worn underneath your clothing, but she also has the creative mind that can look at it in different contexts, and style it in completely unexpected ways that work. Her everyday wear mixes great intimates pieces – think slips, lace, and bloomers – with more conservative pieces and funky accessories. Her style borders the line between graceful beauty and edgy tough girl. It’s that deep understanding of intimates, and amazing ability to style them in a variety of ways, that explains perfectly why this is her area of expertise.

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Her mom gave her this gorgeous vintage night gown. I think it might be one of the most beautiful pieces I’ve ever seen.

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I would have never thought to pair bloomers with tights and a sweater for day – brilliant idea! Try the Floral Bloomers and the Easy Days Off the Should Sweater to get the look.

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Store Style: The Extreme Vintage Flares

One of our favorite fashion trends going into fall is the wideleg pant. We have several wideleg styles right now, including one of my personal favorites, the extreme vintage flares (and their new cousin, the extreme corduroy flare!). These jeans can be a little intimidating if you don’t now how to style them, and luckily our store girls are here to help out with just that! They always have great styling ideas, and these photos demonstrate our love for another trend as well – the crop top! In particular, one of our newest, cutest ones – the thermal love crop top. We love pairing wideleg bottoms with cropped tops, adding extra layers over top or underneath as the weather gets cooler.

From San Jose: The extreme vintage flares worn with the thermal love crop top, arizona blanket wrap and jenoah floppy brim hat.

From Burlington, MA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the stripe cowl neck sweater.

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From Pittsburgh: the extreme vintage flares worn with the cannaregio mesh top and tribal triangle collar.

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From Costa Mesa, CA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the vivaldi voile and lace slip and thermal love crop top.

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From Bucktown, IL: the extreme vintage flares worn with the shrunken stripe pullover, ancient stone pendant and eagle gem bib necklace.

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From San Vincente, CA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the crochet fringe tunic, the we the free lou flannel cuff thermal and ancient stone pendant.

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From Natick, MA: the extreme vintage flares worn with the rialto bridge crop top and colorblock cardigan.

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From Studio City, CA: left; the extreme vintage flares worn with the open stitch pullover, right; the extreme vintage flares worn with the thermal love crop top and dursoduro maxi cardigan.

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From Towson, MD: again, the extreme vintage flares worn with the vivaldi voile and lace slip and thermal love crop top!

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