Posts by fp julia

  • fashion

    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 »

  • music

    girls on film on music

    Nov 12, 2009

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    cold cave – death comes close listening to this with my roommate, she asked me “is this electro?” and i said, “no, this is new wave” and then next song corrected myself – “well this is kind of electro”. truth is, i was wrong both times. cold cave sways between heady, bleached out melody and (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    book club selection 1: on the road by jack kerouac

    Nov 12, 2009

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    good morning everyone…i am so excited to announce about the launch of the book club! we have chosen on the road by jack kerouac as the first book featured in the free people book club! this is one of my favorite books of all time, and I can’t wait to hear what you all have (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    warm color

    Nov 11, 2009

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    i recently came across the work of rachell sumpter, an artist who lives in tiny island, n. puget sound. some of her work is currently on display at the richard heller gallery in santa monica. what I love about these images is that the subject matter invokes fall, winter and coldness but the colors she (…) Read more »

  • features

    windy la

    Nov 11, 2009

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    one of our we the free designers and our creative director were out shopping in la and took this video because the weather was so weird…windy. (…) Read more »

  • features

    new store playlist!

    Nov 11, 2009

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    check out this sweet new playlist of music we’re listening to in our stores… enjoy! (…) Read more »

  • features

    yoga for a cause

    Nov 11, 2009

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    do you love animals? do you love yoga? do you live in philly? then you’ll love this event… this saturday, practice yoga studio and the monster minders present upward dog: a yoga benefit for paws. the event will take place in the beautiful sanctuary at fleisher art memorial (8th and catherine) at 4pm, with two (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Nov 11, 2009

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    what’s not to love about fall leaves? isn’t it sad how quickly the bright oranges, reds and yellows go away? check out this awesome DIY activity from creative kismet to make some pretty autumn leaves! i think they’d be great decorations at home, or even to spruce up your desk at work. here’s a step (…) Read more »

  • music

    ready, able

    Nov 10, 2009

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    grizzly bear, one of my favorite bands right now, just released this awesome video for their song “ready, able” on friday. the video is directed by allison schulnik, a claymation artist that the band likes…if you dig this video, you may also enjoy her short film “hobo clown,” which also features the music of grizzly (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    my kind of stamps

    Nov 10, 2009

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    i have always loved album covers…i think they’re a very special form of art that tends to get lost in all the online sites that allow you to download music these days. having the actual album means something to me, and to a lot of people who still insist on buying them, and when my (…) Read more »

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