When I came across this quote the other day, it hit me hard just how true it is. I have always been such an anxious person but I never made the connection between that and my mind constantly living in the future. Read more »
This week’s inspiring words come from an artist I have grown fond of. Wes Lang is a Brooklyn-based artist whose work has a haunting dark side, but yet still makes you smile somehow. His controversial work consists of collages of paintings and illustrations, his style is hugely influenced by the employment he had at a tattoo parlor after high school, which is evident in every single piece of his work. Read more »
With all the hustle surrounding the holiday season, sometimes I completely forget how important it is to take time out to clear my head, relax, and unwind. When I don’t do this, I feel stressed, anxious, and overwhelmed. To chill out during busy times, one of my favorite relaxation methods is to create a calming space in my home, and meditate or write in the space I’ve created. Read more »
As winter sinks in, I normally long for a vacation somewhere warm and tropical…but this year, I’ve got cabins on my mind. Cozy winter cabins that can only be reached by dirt roads, with no electricity and a fireplace to keep me warm. Frosty windowpanes that look out into trees as far as the eye can see, rustic decor, and lots of blankets to wrap myself in…snuggling up with the one I love and a cup of hot chocolate, just enjoying the peace and quiet and beauty of nature. Read more »
UPDATE: This post previously ran on October the 16th, but as we are continually in its cycle, we thought we would bring it back.
Whenever I feel a little unbalanced I usually blame it on the full moon, because I always find around this time I get emotional, touchy, and aggravated. Many people tell me it’s just a myth, but I’m pretty convinced that the moon’s pull has an impact on my body. Read more »
This December I’m craving a fresh, clean start… hints of pastel shades and florals are creeping back into my mind and I’m already longing for spring. I love the crisp early morning silence, waking up to the rays of light filtering through my window, playing records and drinking coffee, the day ahead full of so much promise. Read more »
Christina Lilly is a wedding photographer who sent us some gorgeous photos of a Free People inspired wedding. I love how colorful the photos are and all the special little details that went into creating the atmosphere. Read more »
I’ve always loved this quote…it reminds me of something my mom used to say. She used to tell us that when we were doing something, to make it hurt – to put in every ounce of effort we had, even if it hurt, because then you know you really gave it your all. Read more »
UPDATE: This post previously ran on October the 15th but because our Mom’s are always a huge inspiration to us we have brought it back.
For the second post in the Our Moms series, I asked our assistant designer for color and print and FP Julia what they loved about their moms and their fashion style. The photos are beautiful, nostalgic and inspiring. Here’s our mom’s, an inspiration part two. Read more »