Office Style: Meet Stephanie

One who can’t live without her vintage tees and good pair of sneakers… say hello to our Jr. Art Director… 

Your position at Free People…

Jr. Art Director! Meaning I get to concept and execute shoots with the Art Direction/Image team. I describe the job as: what a movie director does for films…just with still fashion photography! We get to work with awesome photographers and models and see our visions come to life. It’s very exciting and creative.

 How does your job influence your personal style?

My job affects my personal style in many ways.

Function – on shoot days, we’re on our feet all day so it’s important to be comfortable. My go-to is overalls. Love some extra pockets.
Trends – I work closely with the team’s stylists so it’s key for us all to know what trends are happening right now and which trends we’re over.
Clothes Envy – everyone here dresses so cute all the time, so I’m constantly learning new brands that I love! My online shopping carts just keep growing day by day lol.

What is your personal style?

I’d call it “Vintage Athleisure” because most of my closet is vintage tees, denim or flowy pants, and a good pair of sneakers or TIms.

Go-to fashion rule or styling trick?

I personally feel like starting my outfit in the morning is the hardest part so I try to pick one specific item I want to highlight and work around it (ie: a new pair of fuzzy slides, silk pajama pants, or a good sock). I build from there and it tends to move quicker that way.

Favorite part about your job?

The ability to be creative and see my vision be presented to the world! It’s a very exciting feeling to see an idea come to life on or in the catalogs!

Most challenging part of your job?

Constantly coming up with new and fresh ideas…and then executing them. I tend to have very grandiose ideas that may not be immediately attainable. When you’re working on such a quick turnaround, it can get tricky!

What’s in your shopping cart?

Gabby Bralette

Disco Baby Foil Romper

Blazer Short Set

Pixie Pearl Slide Sandal

Suede Platform Core Sneakers

Suede Trucker Jacket

Soy Quartz Crystal Candle

Vintage 1980s Graphic Band Tee

Ripped Patchwork Girlfriend Jeans

One thing in your closet that you could not live without?

My vintage tees!

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I can only imagine her clothes envy. I think I’d be the most unstylish one if I were to work at Free People!

Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

Such a great style!


So wishing there were these kinds of creative job opportunities where I live. Love this insight into her job and personal style!

This is also a very good post which I really enjoyed reading. Love the photos and the post :)

Olivia Nevin

I love this post!! I currently am a stylist at my local Free People store and am really interested in learning more about this position! I also am writing a paper for one of my classes and we have to pick a future career to write about, if i could get any more information about this position that would be amazing !

Looks pretty cool but definitely great for imagining to be in that clothing style at work area but how that really works out in the reality is a bit confusing for me as most of the offices are not open for it.