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.

Cool Job Alert!

We have two very cool job openings on our store team! We are looking for a Midwest District Visual Manager, who will be based out of Chicago, and a Northeast District Display Coordinator, who will be based out of Boston!

For more info and to apply for one of these positions, click on the links below.

Midwest District Visual Manager – Chicago

Northeast District Display Coordinator – Boston

(psst… the image is a sneak peek at our spring store displays, going up next week!)

Don’t Forget to Send us Your Love

We’ve been getting some pretty awesome love letters from all of you. Just a reminder for those that haven’t sent theirs in yet – you have until this Friday! You can either email in to blog@freepeople.com or mail to:

Free People

Attn: Love Letters

5000 S Broad St, Bldg 25

Philadelphia, PA 19112

One lucky fan will win a $200 FP gift card, so hurry and get yours in! We can’t wait to see all of them. :)

Store Style: NY & LA, Part 2

Here is part two of store style featuring our lovely New York girls!

“And love won’t play any games with you
Anymore if you don’t want ’em to
The world won’t wait and I watched you shake
But honey, I don’t blame you
Hell, I still love you, New York”

– Ryan Adams

The sequin button down is perfect for a night out on the town!

The seamless texture top looks too adorable under the velvet overalls.


How cool are these two? Get the look: vintage tee worn over a sequin skirt or striped dress, vegan leather buttondown and ankle boots!


A similar look, with a vintage tee worn over the scallop lace tube dress with the printed kimono. So cool!


The ankle crop colored skinny jean, marled yarn pullover and sugar mountain ankle boot.


I love everything about this – the reverse it kachow thermal with a seamless layering top underneath, vintage wash straight leg denim, flannel and killer boots.


Such a cute layered look with the fp skinny cord, sequin cami, anita faux fur jacket and beaded necklace scarf.


The costas striped maxi dress looks super cool with the marled yarn pullover on top!


On the left, get a sophisticated look with the extreme flares by adding a button-down shirt, sweater and fedora. On the right, model off duty Brooke Nesbitt spotted in our chevron sweater dress!


From left to right – the printed kimono looks awesome layered under a thick cardigan; vegan leather to the max with the pleated skirt (coming back in stock soon!), lace button down, vegan leather jacket, and beaded necklace scarf (how cute does it look tied in a bow?!); and another vegan leather jacket on the right.


Lastly, get this awesome look with the medallion seamless slip, flannel and vegan leather buttondown.


Store Style: NY & LA

We can’t wait for our catalog to drop next week! In anticipation of the January book and its coast to coast theme, I thought it would be fun to check out the style of our California and New York store girls – they all have such amazing style, and you can definitely see the difference in the style of the opposite coasts. I love them both!

“Made up my mind to make a new start, Going To California with an aching in my heart.
Someone told me there’s a girl out there with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair.
Took my chances on a big jet plane, never let them tell you that they’re all the same.
The sea was red and the sky was grey, wondered how tomorrow could ever follow today.
The mountains and the canyons started to tremble and shake
as the children of the sun began to awake.”

– Led Zeppelin

The reverse it kachow thermal screams Cali style – and it goes with everything! Worn here, from left to right, with: the sequin cami, destroyed denim flares and marrakesh floppy hat; denim cutoffs and zigzag turban; pieced lace maxi and headband; zig zag lurex pant and headpiece; extreme flares and hat.


On the left, a super-cute summery look with the o-town muscle tank, colored skinny jean and straw fedora. The look on the right looks like it’s straight out of our blue hues collection! The destroyed denim flares, seamless texture top and caldra pullover.


Perfectly laid-back cool: the reverse it kachow thermal, extreme flares and galloon lace bralette.


Our California girls can’t get enough of the high waisted extreme flares! So flattering and cool – wear them with a muscle tee and kimono; multi stripe pullover; embellished crop tee and floppy hat.


The printed kimono looks awesome over the graphic moto tank and voile trapeze slip!


Easy dressing perfection! The voile trapeze slip with the cotton fairisle pullover, tall socks and boots.


On the left, the reverse it kachow thermal again, worn over the the sequin cami and ruffle leggings – such a cute laid back outfit! On the right, the zig zag lurex pant worn with a tee and maxi cardigan.


Great minds think alike! Two of our Cali girls wear the fp one pacific trails printed pant with a basic tee and denim button down.


The pieced lace maxi looks lovely paired with the lurex crochet top and a floppy hat.


I love this outfit! The mad cool maxi skirt, crochet bell sleeve top and floppy hat.


The beautiful hauz khas village top is perfect with the extreme velvet flares.


The lace bell bottoms, multi stripe pullover, and some pretty rad street art :)



Stay tuned for some NYC style later today!

Store Style: Grunge

Our store girls are great at styling looks, so I was really excited to see what they’d come up with for our grunge trend. They did not disappoint!

Kassandra works in our Seattle store – located in the birthplace of grunge at its best, no wonder she rocks the trend so well :)

Here she wears skinny jeans, the imagine me graphic tee, the caldra layer pullover and plaid buttondown.

Here she pairs the imagine me graphic tee with the floral widelegs, stripe hooded cardigan and open knit beret.


For her third look she’s wearing skinny jeans, the lace buttondown over a floral tank with a leather jacket and beanie.


Here we have Megan from Portland wearing the jilly maxi dress with the washed floral baby tee and vegan leather buttondown over top, with the sunbleached leather trim tote and multi stripe beret.


Morgan from Portland wears skinny jeans, textured tall sock, stripe hooded cardigan, plaid buttondown, washed mini satchel and leopard beanie.


Hayley of Seattle wears skinny jeans, the imagine me graphic tee, and kimono stripe sweater.


Meg from Seattle wears the fp skinny cords, plaid buttondown, and vegan leather buttondown.


I like this interesting take on grunge from Katie from San Jose – she’s wearing the sequin bodycon skirt with the plaid crop buttondown and a cute little top that will be available soon!


Raven from Atlanta wears the knit legging, hacienda lace up boot, sequin bodycon skirt, plaid shirt and cropped vegan leather jacket.


Jen from Topanga wears the valhalla velvet short with the American rebel tee.


And lastly, the flannel onesie is (sadly) no longer available, but this look was too good not to share!

Shop our grunge themed December lookbook!

Be a part of our new stores!

Wanna join our team?

We’re hiring for the following new store locations, opening in 2012!!!

Click on the desired location for more info and to apply.

Birmingham, AL – opening 2/10

Victor, NY – opening 2/23

Kansas City, MO – opening 3/30

New Orleans, LA – opening 3/30

Rockefeller Center, NYC – opening 3/30

Store Events this Weekend

Lots of fun store events are going down tonight and this weekend! First up, Scottsdale!

Pictured: Crochet Cardigan, Ruffle Legging, Sgt Pepper Ankle Boot

Holiday Dress Fest at Free People Scottsdale Fashion Square

TONIGHT – 12/8 5pm-9pm

Are you in need of the perfect party dress for your holiday festivities? Stop by our Scottsdale Fashion Square store for a special shopping experience tonight with complimentary treats & bubbly, the fresh vibes of DJ Charlie Meyer, local photography to capture the fun and of course the most fabulous and festive dresses around!

For more info check out their facebook page.

Pictured: Fairisle Babydoll Top, Viscose Voile Slip, Tall Boots,

Holiday Glam Party at Free People Stanford

Saturday 12/10 4pm-8pm

Enjoy sparkling cider and snacks while shopping for your holiday party outfits! Stylists will be on the floor for to help you perfect your holiday look, and for each party dress bought you will be entered in a raffle to win a very special gift basket!

For more info visit their facebook page.


Pictured: Viscose Voile Slip, Tall Boots, Fluted Cable Pullover, Faux Fur Hat

Holiday Concert and Food Drive at Free People Clarendon

Saturday 12/10 2pm-6pm

Ready to kick off the Holiday Party season and give back at the same time?! FP Clarendon is hosting an amazing bash this Saturday from 2pm-6pm. They’ll be showcasing two amazing bands while collecting food for DC Central Kitchen. Please bring healthy snacks to donate (granola bars, fruit cups, etc) all day and stay from 2-6pm to watch The Silver Liners and The Dance Party rock out!

For more info and to RSVP visit their facebook page.


Pictured: Skinny Cord, Tall Boots, Floral Baby Tee, Sequin Cami

DIY for the Holidays at Free People King of Prussia

Saturday 12/10 12pm-3pm

Stop by our King of Prussia, PA store on Saturday to make DIY gift toppers! Bring in a gift or pick up a gift at the store and decorate it FP-style!

They will also be collecting donations for the Ronald McDonald House.

Fore more info and to RSVP visit their facebook page.


Pictured: Slouchy Velvet Blazer, Sequin Button Down, High Waisted Textured Short, Lenape Tall Sock and Tall Boots.

Dallas Maynard Holiday Trunk Show at Free People Wicker Park

Saturday 12/10 10am – 8pm & Sunday 12/11 10am – 3pm

Local Chicago jewelry designer Dallas Maynard will be at our Wicker Park, Chicago store this weekend selling her beautiful jewelry!

They will have appetizers, refreshments, and great music to get everyone in the Holiday Spirit! Plus, with any $150 Free People purchase AND the purchase of a Dallas Maynard piece, Free People Wicker Park will be raffling off a gift set that includes a FP Gift Card and a special Dallas Maynard piece!!

Fore more info and to RSVP visit their facebook page.


As for us Philly home office peeps, our holiday party is tonight!! The theme is masquerade :) We’ll have pix tomorrow! xx

Store Style: Intimately FP

As I mentioned the other day, we can’t get enough of our new intimates.  We love them for lounging around the house, but we also love wearing them out – adding little touches of velvet and sparkle that are perfect this time of year.  We decided to ask our California FP girls to give us some styling inspiration on how they would wear their intimates all year round!

One of our favorites this holiday season is the beaded bandeau – it looks adorable peeking out under a plaid buttondown, worn with a lace maxi skirt!

This is such a cute layered look: the sequin cami worn with the lovebug striped thermal, victorian angel cardigan, tall socks and boots.


The dotted lace tee looks lovely with the pleated wideleg pant and a vest.


A delicate slip and sequin cami look perfect under the gorgeous long chiffon bed jacket, topped off with a headpiece.


I love this romantic outfit! The velvet extreme flares and new romantics chiffon capelet with the printed velvet bralette underneath.


Get festive for the holidays in the voile and lace slip worn over dainty shorts with knee high socks and the fairisle maxi cardigan when it gets chilly!


Perfect for a night out: the medallion seamless slip worn with a slip in a contrasting color underneath, the joe lace up boot (the new black/brown color is gorgeous), statement necklace and headpiece!


Here’s a great idea – wear a long sleeved layering tee under a cropped bralette! Add the reversible fur vest and pile on the rings and necklaces for this cool layered look.


Layering tops like the floral burnout henley are also great for taking your favorite summer tank into fall and winter!


Add a little sparkle to a tomboy look of destroyed denim and the open lace sleeve top with the sequin cami.


The long chiffon bed jacket looks amazing over the beaded bandeau and cutoffs with cute little ankle boots!


And lastly, we have the sequin cami paired with the adorable high waisted textured shorts and fairisle maxi cardigan. Love!

Upcoming Store Events

We have some great events going on at some of our stores this weekend and next week! Here’s the lowdown…

Coat Drive Kick Off Party at Free People Upper East!

Sunday December 4th 12PM-5PM

Free People Upper East (1319 3rd Ave, NYC) is hosting a Winter Coat Drive in collaboration with New York Cares that will take place this Sunday through Saturday December 10th.  During this time, every time a customer donates a coat they will receive 20% off their purchase for that day!

The store is having a KICK OFF PARTY this Sunday Dec. 4th 12-5 pm with a DIY ornament station hosted by yours truly!

There will be holiday inspired food and beverages provided by Aly Debbas from the blog From Graduate to Gourmet for customers to enjoy, and of course don’t forget to bring any old coats you may have to donate to the cause!

For more info and to RSVP visit the Facebook Page.

Hope to see you there :)

In addition to the coat drive, our New York stores are taking toy donations for Toys For Tots!

Customers can bring in a brand new toy to our 5th Ave, Upper East, SoHo or Brooklyn stores and be entered to win one of three $100 gift cards, now through December 21st!


Free People Buffalo Grand Opening!

Friday December 2nd, 5pm – 9pm

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Free People in Buffalo NY!  Shop our new product while you enjoy wine and cupcakes by Sassy Sweets!

Check out a special art presentation and auction from 5-9 pm featuring work from the Buffalo Arts Studio.

AND – there will be a special gift with purchase for the FIRST 20 customers!

For more info and to RSVP visit their Facebook Page.


Holidate at Free People Paramus!

Tuesday December 6th 6pm-9pm

FP Paramus is holding a fashion show event showcasing our newest styles! A stylist will be available to help perfect your holiday look, and there will be a DJ and refreshments to enjoy! Don’t be late, because the first 50 guests will receive special gifts at the door. And, a raffle winner will receive an amazing gift basket that the store has put together, and 2 special runner ups will get little presents! Customers who spend $500 or more will get special gifts with purchase.

For more info and to RSVP visit their Facebook Page.