Free People to Open at Brewery Blocks in Portland, Oregon

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The lifestyle brand opens at Brewery Blocks, Portland’s Pearl Districts premier shopping destination.

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Adding this store in Portland is an exciting new venture for us. We believe the local customer will enjoy the larger assortment and new space.

Lifestyle brand, Free People, will bring its eclectic apparel to Portland’s five block shopping destination Brewery Blocks, on Friday, April 15th 2016. At 6,215 gross square-feet, Free People is thrilled to open a new Portland boutique.

Inspired by the girl who is the global traveler and the collections that she curates and displays, the new space will be designed in the brand’s ‘Boho Bungalow’ concept. Customers will be welcomed through custom steel double entry doors. As you enter the space, you are greeted by rough wide planked wood floors and natural mango carved shrouds that adorn the space. The tone and palette is warm and inviting, the main sales floor will feature a large pitched ceiling that is centered on the entry doors and clad with reclaimed hemlock beams. Featured woven pendants will hang above the 3 cash wraps where customers can complete their purchases. The store will have 7 fitting rooms, an intimates section, and a room featuring the brand’s FP Movement collection.

Free People Portland will be supplied with a range of fashionable spring styles. A large assortment of dresses will be available from lace, bold prints, rompers, embroidery and various silhouettes. A wide selection of FP tee, tanks and bodysuits will be available making this the new destination for our favorite FP must haves. This year, an updated take on festival will have a cool military inspired vibe with a product ranging from denim jeans and shorts, feminine woven tops and knit tees paired with military inspired jackets, pants and shorts. A seasonal ‘Endless Summer’ shop will be available to customers with an array of apparel as well as accessories such as sunnies, ankle bracelets, and beach hats. A dedicated ‘FP Collection’ shoe shop will have an array of sandals and boots. The store’s ‘Intimately Free People’ section will have a large array of soft bras, underwire bras and undies outfitted with slips, camis, robes, sleep sets and loungewear. The Portland store will also be our third location to house FP Movement, the collection will include an assortment of styles that work for the girl interested in dance, run and yoga.

“Adding this store in Portland is an exciting new venture for us,” says Beth Wehagen, Free People’s Director of Retail. “We believe the local customer will enjoy the larger assortment and new space.”

The store will have an opening day celebration on Friday, April 15th from 5-8pm. Sweets will be served by Petunia’s Pies and Pastries. Custom FP totes, a free week pass at CorePower Yoga and floral bouquets from Portland Bloem will be giveaways with purchase. 10% of all proceeds that day will go to Girls Inc of the Pacific Northwest.

To celebrate the opening, the brand is launching a sweepstakes for local customers. Through April 14th, local customers can enter for a chance to win $500 worth of FP Movement product from Free People as well as a one month membership to CorePower Yoga. To enter, customers must visit:

Each Free People store offers personalized shopping experiences from a team of expert stylists. Free People Naples, FL customers can schedule a one-on-one appointment with their favorite stylist, as well as interact and gain inspiration through the brand’s online Style Community, FP Me.

Free People Portland, Oregon will be located at 1102 NW Davis Street, #80 Brewery Blocks Portland, OR 97209. Store hours will run Monday through Friday 10am-7pm, and Sundays 11am-6pm. Fans should follow the store on Instagram to stay up-to-date on all the latest arrivals, events, and other happenings:

For more information, images, to request an interview, or to discuss a TV opportunity, please call Katerina Patouhas at 215-454-3871 or email kpatouhas(at)freepeople(dot)com.


About Free People
Free People is a specialty clothing brand featuring the latest trends and vintage collections for women who live free through fashion, art, music, and travel. The eclectic look consists of quality apparel, shoes, and accessories that invoke attributes of femininity, spirit, and creativity with its design. Free People is distributed globally via direct channels including the Free People Global site, the Free People UK site, and the Free People China site as well as specialty boutiques, top department stores, and the brand’s free standing retail locations in the U.S. and Canada.

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