Office Style: Meet Alyssa
“Wear things that make you happy…”
Your position at Free People…
How does your job influence your personal style?
When I’m coming to work I’m dressing for comfort, some days I’m running all over the office & others I’m sitting at the computer for hours on end, either way I like to be comfy & cozy.
What is your personal style?
When I’m working @ FP – it’s comfort.
When I’m DJing – it’s sequined & bright.
When I’m going out – it’s easy, boxy tee’s or oversized tanks mixed with tiny shorts or mini dresses always paired back to a punchy fun accessory or shoe or bright color to add interest.
100% of the time it’s based off mood, sometimes a girly side of me strikes at times and you’ll find me in a dress or something embroidered. Lately I’ve been obsessed with anything red & purple (esp. lilac). I’m famous for always wearing XXL t-shirts as dresses, pants are the enemy (but it’s all good – I’m only 5’2!) ……..and I’m warming up to the idea of pants for this fall only *IF* they are widelegs!
Go-to fashion rule or styling trick?
Wear things that make you happy – and don’t be afraid to change up your vibe when the mood strikes – it keeps your overall wardrobe eclectic !
Favorite part about your job?
Taking all the pieces and putting them together in a creative & cohesive way, finding inspiration & story telling through our product. I also love that every day feels fast-paced and different from the day before it. I’m naturally a high energy person so this works for me!
Most challenging part of your job?
I’m multi-tasking about 90% of the time, sometimes it’s hard to keep your brain straight and stay organized, most of the time, there are *too* many things happening at once, it definitely gets overwhelming.
What’s in your freepeople.com shopping cart?
Baring It Cami
Grace Embellished Jumpsuit
Pretty In Stripes Pullover
High Rise Bandit Denim Shorts
The Rex Pant
Hole In My Heart Sweatshirt
Gigi Slip On Loafer
One thing in your closet that you could not live without?
I have this XXL black tee shirt that has a giant eagle on it & says Las Vegas (kind of a random pairing ), I can’t remember where I got it but I’ve had it for as long as I can remember, it’s my favorite because it’s the PERFECT ‘kind of big’ and I’m from Vegas so it feels like home – recently when I was packing for a trip and realized that *every* time I pack for a trip – this tee comes with me, sometimes to wear out as a dress, sometimes to sleep, sometimes to wear on the plane. It just always comes along with me. So I guess I can’t live without it.
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