Free People is a United States-based Bohemian-style apparel store. It sells women's accessories, clothing, shoes, intimates and swimwear. Though it has its headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Free People operates locations all across the globe as well as through their eCommerce site. Free People is owned by Urban Outfitters. This store was founded in the year 1984 by Dick Hayne. There are more than 130 Free People boutiques to be found in the United States and Canada. Four wholesale showrooms take place each year in New York City, Los Angeles, the United Kingdom as well as in Chicago.