DIY Valentine’s: Handmade Love

Our Handmade Love event is this Saturday! Make sure you check out your local store’s facebook page (a full list can be found here) to find out what DIY Valentine craft they’ll be making – and stop by on Saturday to make something special for your friend/loved one and pick up an outfit for your night :) Read More

Handmade Love at Free People

When it comes to Valentine’s Day (or any day for that matter!) there’s nothing better than a handmade gift from the heart. On Saturday February 11th, head on over to your local Free People boutique and make something special for your Valentine. Read More

Walnut Street Wall

I took so many photos of this one wall in our Philly store, I felt like I needed to give it its own post.  There was so much to look at, it took my breath away.  Artwork, potted plants, memorabilia from around the world had my eyes darting back and forth, snapping away with my camera trying to capture it all. One of the coolest parts? Some of the artwork is actually for sale!

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Free People Walnut Street Opening

Yesterday I left work around 5pm to head to our brand new store on Walnut Street in Philadelphia.  We were having a private celebration for home office employees, family and friends before the doors officially opened this morning. From the moment I walked through the carved wooden door, I felt like I was in a very special place.  If you live in the area, I definitely recommend making the trip to see the store in person – but if not, I hope these photos can do it some justice!

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Bracelet heaven!

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The view from the upstairs loft.

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The upstairs fitting room area is cozy and tranquil – I literally could live here. The fitting rooms were painted by five of our amazing fp girls, who made them truly special and unique.

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Intimates hang delicately on subtly sparkling walls.

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How amazing are the patchwork rugs?! A great DIY project, perhaps…

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Yummy food from Steven Starr Restaurants and Root, Snap & Rhuby drinks from Art in the Age – the Root and ginger beer was to die for!

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I adore the brick wall and necklaces hanging from nails – I bought one of these zodiac necklaces – you can only find them in our stores! I also love the falling whistles.

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Former Belle put on an awesome show!

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It was such a magical night. Stay tuned for another post, on two of my favorite parts of the store!

Photos by Julia.

Store Openings and Events This Weekend!

The day is finally here! We will be heading over to our brand new Philly store in a little bit for a private celebration, and the doors officially open tomorrow morning at 10am! The store is full of special touches – one thing I’m excited to see, is some of our incredibly talented fp girls painted the walls of the dressing rooms. From what I’ve seen in photos (above right), they look incredible. I also can’t wait to see the Love Letters installation, made up of all the amazing letters you guys sent us! And the necklaces pictured above were made by local jewelry designer and friend of fp, Sarah Lewis, who specially designed them to represent our Candy, Lou, Meadow and Ginger fp girls! I’ll take some photos of the store tonight so stay tuned for a peek at the store tomorrow :)

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Also opening tomorrow is Free People Boulder! Doors open at 10am, so if you’re in the area, stop by and check it out :) The photo above is one of our fp girls hand painting the storefront window!

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Lastly, this Saturday Free People Houston City Centre is turning 1 !! Stop by and enjoy snacks, cupcakes and beverages, a trunk show from jewelry designer ViaChrista Chains, gift cards and prizes for a night out in City Centre, and free fringe goodie bags for the first 50 attendees!

Fore more info and to RSVP visit their facebook page.

Cool Job Alert!

These could be your feet!

We have a bunch of job openings in our stores – click on the links below for more info and to apply!

Assistant Store Manager – Las Vegas

Store Manager- Kansas City (opening March 2012)

Store Manager- Denver, CO

Store Manager, Towson, MD

Store Manager, Rockefeller Center (Opening March 2012)

All positions- Toronto, ON Canada (Opening Summer 2012)

Yes, that’s right, we’re comin’ to Canada!!

Event tomorrow at FP Costa Mesa!

Come celebrate the new year AND the Year of The Dragon at Free People South Coast plaza! We will be having a special Lunar New Year celebration tomorrow, Saturday January 21st, 10am – 1pm.

What better way to kick off the new year then to refresh your wardrobe or try a style you’ve never dared to try before! We will be partnering with our lovely neighbors, AVEDA, to help you achieve the look you’re going for!

Of course there will be yummy treats for you to snack on while we style you from head to toe AND a gift from AVEDA with every purchase (while supplies last).

When you’re done with us go next door and let the ladies at AVEDA give you a whole new makeover!

We’ll see you there!

For more info and to RSVP visit their facebook page.