Video: Inside Our Vintage Buyer’s Incredible Home

Our Vintage Buyer Ali is one of those characters you spend an hour with and you feel like you’ve taken an adventure around the world and back again. She’s one of those people that I always find myself being drawn to, mainly because her passion for vintage is as big as the universe and beyond. She can ramble on about items she finds at flea markets for hours and hours and soaks in enough knowledge about them worthy for an entire book to be written. Read More

Behind The Scenes: Limited Edition Jacket Lookbook

Whenever there’s a lookbook photoshoot at Free People, we love to capture the scene and energy that goes behind the pretty pictures. A creative team comes together to create visually inspiring images that translate a mood and a look that suits the attitude of the clothes.  Read More

How To Style 3 Leather Jackets

Photo Credit: Nathan Kula

A leather jacket is a staple in everyone’s wardrobe. It’s a versatile, timeless piece that goes with almost all outfits. We handpicked our three favorite leather jackets online, including one vegan leather jacket, and created a styling story of looks we love. Read More

Meet The Artists Behind Our Limited Edition Vintage Jackets

Photo Credit: Nathan Kula

This week we launched a collection of Limited Edition Vintage Jackets for the Holiday season. We collaborated with a group of artists to create a line of special items with a uniqueness. We worked with artists locally from right here in Philly, New York, and of course from our home office. The artists were allowed pure freedom in creating artwork that came  straight from their personality, each jacket is completely different. Read More

Trend: Mixing Vintage

We can all admit to loving vintage and a flea market trip can often be quite therapeutic, don’t you think? My wardrobe consists of 50% vintage 50% new clothing, I always feel it’s nice to mix and match my looks with old and new making an individual style that hard to reinterpret. Whenever I walk into a vintage store I always get overwhelmed with the selection – there are so many different styles from bygone era’s that it makes my head go all fuzzy  – so I pick signature items like shirts, dresses that I can take home and tone down with staple items in my wardrobe. Read More

Vintage Tee Styling

Another amazing batch of vintage tees has hit Vintage Loves! We love the tank style of these vintage rock tees because they’re perfect for long summer days spent in the sun, when you still just want to be comfy and rock a tee! Not to mention there are some pretty amazing finds in there (*ahem* Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones…actually, every single one is pretty rad). We asked a few girls in the office to show us how they’d style these bad boys…and what better backdrop to use than a Vintage Wurlitzer? ;) Read More

New Vintage Tees Now Up Online!

If there’s one thing that never goes out of style, it’s a good vintage tee – we have some amazing new ones up online now, and Jemma, Naomi and I each immediately picked our favorites. It’s so interesting to see which ones each of us were drawn to and why! Read More

Trend: Lace

Lace is a trend we still can’t get over. It had a strong presence last summer and this year it’s back after Valentino, Elie Saab and Miu Miu all brought innovation into the mix with over sized reworks, eyelet patterns, and the cool awkward cute look.

Valentino Spring/Summer collection 2012

If you’re like me, love lace and bought into this trend last year, but don’t like to wear head to toe pretty, here are a few tips on how to refresh your lacey numbers. Layer your lace with a bright color pop of Neon! A bright neon vest or swimsuit under a lacey dress to give it a little more energy and then finish it off with one statement bracelet

Items: Ethnic Lace Dress, Ruffle Monokini One Piece Swimsuit, Swedish Hasbeens, Brea Glided Bangle

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Mix your pretty pieces with some edge; vintage tee’s over lace skirts and shorts for that tomboy look

Items: Daisy Embroidered Mesh Short, Vintage Loves Vintage Tees, Luke Ankle Boot

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How would you update your lace?

Vintage Loves Objects: The Wurlitzer

For our Holiday catalog, “Through the Decades,” our Vintage buyer rounded up some incredible objects to represent the different decades explored in the book.  And when it comes to the 1950s, it would be difficult to find something more iconic than the Wurlitzer Jukebox. Read More