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    monday quote

    Nov 16, 2009

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    “all i can do is be me, whoever that is.” - bob dylan (…) Read more »

  • food

    meeshie’s banana bread

    Nov 15, 2009

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    another employee here at the home office shared this recipe – her all time favorite, which is her mom’s banana bread recipe. it is affectionately titled “meeshie’s banana bread” (her name is michele, nicknamed meeshie). meeshie’s banana bread 1/2 cup soft butter 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 1/3 cups mashed ripe (…) Read more »

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    it’s the little things…

    Nov 15, 2009

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    one of our employees shared this with me and i think its so cute… “i love to cook and i love little details that make people smile… for example: i made this brunch a few weekends ago for my boyfriend.” it’s a pancake with eggs for hair, bacon for a smile and blueberries for eyes (…) Read more »

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    tangents – jennilee marigomen

    Nov 14, 2009

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    jennilee marigomen is a photographer who lives and works in vancouver, and nature plays a large role in her work as well. she explains her approach to photography in her interview with booooooom: “i shoot spontaneously within a small time frame, so i would say that that my photographs are not calculated in a pre-determined (…) Read more »

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    tangents – erika somogyi

    Nov 14, 2009

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    yesterday i wrote about the booooooom art show taking place in vancouver…and i thought i’d share some more work by a couple of the participating artists that i really like, starting with erika somogyi… you wouldn’t know it by looking at her work, but erika somogyi is a brooklyn-based artist. in an interview featured on (…) Read more »

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    free people portland’s 1st birthday!

    Nov 13, 2009

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    i’m not the only one celebrating a birthday this weekend…so is our portland store! to celebrate they’re having a party tomorrow, november 14, with refreshments, raffles, and more! they even made adorable gift bags, pictured above, that include handmade hair clips with peacock feathers and satchels made out of free people shopping bags! so cute. (…) Read more »

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    magnetic

    Nov 13, 2009

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    anyone have exciting plans for the weekend? my birthday is on sunday and i get to celebrate by seeing edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros at first unitarian church in philly! i love, love, love these photos of the band taken by autumn de wilde… this video for the song “home” is so cute too… (…) Read more »

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    tangents

    Nov 13, 2009

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    any vancouver readers out there? i wish i could go to this art show taking place tonight…it’s the first art show curated by the blog booooooom in collaboration with lifetime collective, and from the looks of it, they’ve done a great job getting some local and non-local artists whose work is pretty incredible. i’m especially (…) Read more »

  • fashion

    november 2009 gift catalog shoot

    Nov 13, 2009

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    good morning and happy friday… take a look at this cute behind the scenes video from our november 2009 gift catalog shoot. this shoot and catalog are extra special because they feature our customers as our models! the girls in the catalog are from our open model casting that was held over the summer. the (…) Read more »

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    meet our in-house yoga instructor!

    Nov 12, 2009

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    one of the awesome things we have at the free people is yoga! if you don’t do yoga…i highly recommend you try. it’s an amazing workout, and you feel incredible afterwards – body and mind. paige chapman, our in house yoga instructor, shared her experiences with me, including an amazing retreat in mozambique, africa. read (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    handmade cards from the heart

    Nov 12, 2009

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    in a world where snail mail is used less and less… these handmade cards are lovely! one of our many artistic employees shared her hobby of making her own cards for loved ones on special occasions. they are drawn and collaged by hand, adding a personal touch that is sure to put a smile on (…) Read more »

  • features

    thursday poll – edition 68

    Nov 12, 2009

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    it’s thursday…you know what that means…tomorrow is friday!!! …and, it’s time for another thursday poll :) last week we asked about party dresses and got a whopping 741 votes! the winner is the on the fringe lace dress with 28%! the moonlight tiers dress was a close second with 23%. this week…it is cold and (…) Read more »

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