• US@UO: Summer Party


    To help put us in party mode, we visit some of our employees on the West Coast to find out their favorite party tunes, recipes they won't leave home without, and what songs make the ultimate party playlist.





    On how they first started working at UO:

    I first interviewed at a job fair. -Danielle, Women's Team Lead, UO Irvine

    My sister tried to apply but I got the job! -Sarah, Women's Department, UO Brea

    I started at Anthropologie in Miami Beach and then transferred to Newport. That's where I am now! -Elle, WACC and Cashwrap, UO Newport Beach

    I came in for open interviews and the rest is history. -Candace, PFTL, UO Torrance

    I went to a job fair in Charlotte, NC, and now I'm out west! -Ana, Senior Team Lead, UO Newport Beach

    Originally I was hired for seasonal work, but luckily for me they kept me on the team! -Tianna, Women's Team Lead, UO Brea

    During the Malibu opening! It was the best way to start working for the company. -Vanessa, Senior Team Lead, UO Canoga Park





    On their favorites memories at UO:


    My first opening shift - we played the best music. It didn't even feel like I was working. -Danielle, Women's Team Lead, UO Irvine

    Our UO vibe nights. -Sarah, Women's Department, UO Brea

    Meeting a lot of my close friends here at work has been amazing. -Ana, Senior Team Lead, UO Newport Beach

    All of our vibe nights. -Candace, PFTL, UO Torrance

    Shooting with Lauren Trenkle for the Instagram! -Vanessa, Senior Team Lead, UO Canoga Park






    On what food and drinks are always a hit:

    To be honest, I always cheat out and bring hummus and chips. -Danielle, Women's Team Lead, UO Irvine

    Del Taco! -Sarah, Women's Department, UO Brea

    Tacos and beer, of course. -Ana, Senior Team Lead, UO Newport Beach

    Guac! Add cilantro and lime (lots of lime) to the guac. Trust me. -Candace, PFTL, UO Torrance

    Chips! You can't go wrong. -Tianna, Women's Team Lead, UO Brea





    On the best part about working for UO:

    All the unique and talented individuals, for sure. -Danielle, Women's Team Lead, UO Irvine

    My UO family. -Sarah, Women's Department, UO Brea

    I love the fun environment. The discount doesn't hurt either :). -Elle, WACC and Cashwrap, UO Newport Beach

    It's great that I get to express my personal style! -Ana, Senior Team Lead, UO Newport Beach

    The community! Both with my coworkers and our neighboring stores. -Candace, PFTL, UO Torrance

    The creativity. Everyone here supports what you love to do and encourages you to do your thing. -Tianna, Women's Team Lead, UO Brea

    The people and the creativity we all express. -Vanessa, Senior Team Lead, UO Canoga Park







    On the top party playlist songs:

    "C+C" by The Frights and "Chili Town" by Hinds. -Sarah, Women's Department, UO Brea

    Anything from The Growlers or motown. -Elle, WACC and Cashwrap, UO Newport Beach

    "HEY QT" by Sophie! -Candace, PFTL, UO Torrance

    "Chocolate" by The 1975, "Come On Eileen" by Dexy's Midnight Runners, and "Let's Dance" by David Bowie. -Tianna, Women's Team Lead, UO Brea







    On the ideal summertime party outfit:

    Shorts and any lace-up top. Or a dress! -Danielle, Women's Team Lead, UO Irvine

    A cute oversize shirt and Chucks! -Sarah, Women's Department, UO Brea

    Anything vintage. -Elle, WACC and Cashwrap, UO Newport Beach

    Vintage Levis and tees are comfortable and cute - perfect for a party. -Ana, Senior Team Lead, UO Newport Beach

    A nice pair of booties, high-waisted jeans, and a lace-up top. -Tianna, Women's Team Lead, UO Brea






    On ideal party locations:

    Anywhere! -Sarah, Women's Department, UO Brea

    The desert. -Ana, Senior Team Lead, UO Newport Beach

    Warehouses! -Tianna, Women's Team Lead, UO Brea

    On the best parties they've ever been to:

    Any party with cute decorations. Honestly, that's the best. -Danielle, Women's Team Lead, UO Irvine

    House shows! It's cool to see your friends play and they're so intimate/fun. -Tianna, Women's Team Lead, UO Brea





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