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Now that Fashion Valley has scored top-notch Brit brands AllSaints and Topshop (opening this fall!), the outdoor retail hub is adding a massive hippie haven to its directory. Next month, Free People is expected to open one of their largest stores at the San Diego shopping center, making it their third SD-area location.
Opening in early July, the boho retailer's 3,800-square-foot boutique (bigger than LA's Sherman Oaks store!) will incorporate the upscale mall's al fresco aesthetic into its gypset-inspired shop. Interior design touches include "wide-planked reclaimed wood flooring and hand-carved wooden slat walls," plus two skylights to showcase the brand's global chic apparel, accessories, intimates, loungewear and footwear under natural sunlight.
To toast their new San Diego digs, Free People's throwing a grand opening bash Thursday, July 10 hosted by artist and blogger Kelli Murray. Taking place from 6 to 8pm, expect DIY crafts, fresh cockails infused with Nekter Juice, a photo booth and free gift bags for the first 50 shoppers. Want in? Save your spot and RSVP for the event on Facebook here.
Free People Fashion Valley will be open Monday through Saturday from 10am to 9pm and Sunday from 11am to 7pm.
· Free People [Official Site]
· Free People Fashion Valley [Facebook]
· San Diego's Fashion Valley is Getting a Topshop This Fall [Racked]
· AllSaints' Gloriously Gothy Fashion Valley Shop is Now Open [Racked]
· Free People's Largest LA Shop Opens Friday in Sherman Oaks [Racked]