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    some inspiration from the wild unknown…

    Apr 07, 2010

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    beautiful stuff.  based in brooklyn, the wild unknown is a line of handmade goods and artwork inspired by nature, in particular summers spent in the catskill mountains and on the shores of lake superior, as well as their favorite songs and musicians. i’m such a sucker for feathers. and bob dylan. see more here. (…) Read more »

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    woodstock handmade houses

    Apr 07, 2010

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    before woodstock became known worldwide for the most famous music festival of all time, it was a quiet town in rural new york that artisans, painters, musicians and freethinkers called home.  they lived off the land and made things by hand- even their homes.  they used local stone, wood and scavenged materials to create shelters (…) Read more »

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    lollapalooza lineup announced

    Apr 06, 2010

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    the lollapalooza lineup is here! green day and lady gaga? no thank you. soundgarden, arcade fire, strokes, phoenix, MGMT, jimmy cliff, black keys, national, spoon, grizzly bear, wolfmother, yeasayer, the XX, edward sharpe (and i could keep going)? YES PLEASE. one of the hardest things about festival season is deciding which one to go to, (…) Read more »

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    store employee profile: cara from kop!

    Apr 06, 2010

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    cara has been with us at king of prussia, pa as an associate for quite a while now and has been a great part of our team. her hard work and love for the brand has landed her an operations internship at the home office this summer – we look forward to having you here, (…) Read more »

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    tunesday

    Apr 06, 2010

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    today’s featured artist is actress/singer/style icon charlotte gainsbourg. she has long been france’s sweetheart and calls paris home, but she’s making a name for herself in the US as well thanks to her latest album, IRM. since releasing the album she has embarked on her first live tour, culminating with a top spot in this (…) Read more »

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    a suitcase for morocco

    Apr 06, 2010

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    the climate in morocco is warm almost all year round, although temperatures do differ depending on where you stay – coastal towns are much cooler and marrakesh can be pretty hot, especially in summer months.  an item like the fes romper would be the first thing in my suitcase because it’s casual and cool for (…) Read more »

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    riding on the marrakesh express…

    Apr 06, 2010

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    in 1966 graham nash took a train from casablanca to marrakesh, and the experience moved him to write about the sights, sounds and feelings in what became the song named after the train, “marrakesh express.” the line that stands out to me is “had to get away to see what we could find,” a sentiment (…) Read more »

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    heavy metal

    Apr 05, 2010

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    one of our favorite trends for spring are wrists piled with bracelets and bangles- brass, silver or gold, it doesn’t matter, and the more the merrier is a key motto here.  mix delicate gold leaf patterns with bulky mesh and brightly painted flowers for texture with a touch of the unexpected. this look has a (…) Read more »

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    april catalog drops tomorrow!

    Apr 05, 2010

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    when we did a survey on the blog earlier this year we asked you all to answer the question “if the free people blog were a travel destination, where would it be?”  topping out the responses was india, and a close second was morocco…which was interesting because we had just finished shooting our april catalog (…) Read more »

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    monday quote

    Apr 05, 2010

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    “all moments, past, present, and future, always have existed, always will exist…it is just an illusion we have here on earth that one moment follows another one, like beads on a string, and that once a moment is gone it is gone forever.” – kurt vonnegut image: alison scarpulla (…) Read more »

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    ginger shorties with love

    Apr 04, 2010

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    one of our designers departed last week to pursue new endeavors, but she left us with this fabulous recipe for ginger shorties that would make an amazing treat! (…) Read more »

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