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a few of our fp girls were at the phish show in camden last night – looks like it was a good time! here are some photos from the night…

in the middle, one of our favorite jewelry designers (and former fp girl) sarah lewis! rockin’ the sequin slip :)


love the dreads, love the bag!




Leslie -Jun 25, 2010, 10:35AM
Oh, Phish.
Jen -Jun 25, 2010, 10:20AM
Nice pics but it's so painful not to be there!!

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one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated music festivals in the world starts tomorrow – glastonbury!  located on worthy farm in pilton, glastonbury has been going on since 1970 – the day after jimi Hendrix died, to be exact.  it has come a long way since its first year, when attendance was only 1500 and the cost of entry was one pound (which included free milk from the farm). now there are too many artists playing to even list, and tickets are extremely hard to come by – but i can see why. it is definitely on my list of festivals that i must attend at some point in my life.

it reminds me of bonnaroo but on a much bigger scale – a farm that transforms into its own bohemian world of music, dancing, laughter and lights. and maybe some mud…



love that last photo…those girls have the right idea!

some of the many acts playing at this year’s glastonbury: gorillaz, muse, stevie wonder, flaming lips, phoenix, the national, lcd soundsystem, mgmt, grizzly bear, black keys, mumford & sons, the xx, julian casablancas, broken social scene, mos def, george clinton with parliament, toots & the maytals, loudon wainwright III, broken bells, local natives, beach house…and many, many more. sigh.

are you going? who are you excited to see? be our eyes and ears… and feel free to send photos to :)

top two images from the glastonbury scrapbook.

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one of our fp girls (who also went to bonnaroo with us) is currently on vacation following phish around to some of their east coast shows – she sent along some photos for the blog and i’m so jealous. wish i was there…

the ends in sequins dress is a summer concert and festival favorite!


sweet ride!


i know its not the easiest to see, but the girl on the left’s hat is rad – check out the pattern on the underside of the brim.

phish will be in camden (just over the bridge from philly) this thursday and friday and a couple of our fp girls are going – will YOU be there??

BELA -Feb 02, 2012, 7:19PM
hey i love the ends in sequin dress dying to buy it used lol if anybody wants to sell it ill pay retail price for it even used let me know thank you love fp
-Jun 23, 2010, 6:40PM
yes! can't wait!

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this album came out a couple of weeks ago but i never got a chance to write about it – it’s ok though because if there was a soundtrack to the americana trend, blitzen trapper would be on it (oh wait, they are…).  their music is a mix of indie, folk, rock and country- sort of like mumford and sons, who i wrote about last week, but a little more upbeat and fun and with some definite 60s influence. perfect for a picnic in the sun or a drive across the broad american landscape.  just put on their tune “wild mountain nation” and you’ll get the idea- and their second album also had the amazing song “furr” on it, which i still adore.  listen to some of their tunes below, including new songs “destroyer of the void” and  “heaven and earth.” also check out the video for “furr”, i love it.

“Furr” by Blitzen Trapper from Jade Harris on Vimeo.

directed by jade harris, the video is made up of over 3000 photos and took about two months to create. no animation programs or photoshop elements were used – the entire video is made out of compiled paper.

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lunaparka -Jul 28, 2010, 10:06AM
Wooohooo! Great band, and if anyone is in the Cleveland area, They'll be at the Beachland Balroom this Thursday July 29th. Doors at 9:00!
aurora -Jun 22, 2010, 6:29PM
I can't decide whether I like the video or the song more! The images are so incredible:)

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just a little playlist in celebration of summer and inspired by our current creative theme… hope you enjoy :)

Dale -Dec 25, 2010, 6:14PM
The GREATEST blog I have read in my life :P
Amanda -Jun 22, 2010, 8:28AM
This is an incredible playlist! It just gets better! :)

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anyone heading to the telluride bluegrass festival this weekend? i wish i was…there are a couple of bands playing that i really like, and it looks so beautiful and relaxing there – it definitely seems to draw a really laid back, hippie crowd.  colorado is one of the few states in the US i’ve never been to, and i really want to change that very soon…

among the bands playing are alison krauss, yonder mountain string band, bela fleck, edward sharpe and mumford and sons!







there are some really cool old school photos on the website too.

Ray Zornes -May 31, 2011, 11:33AM
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cna training -Jun 20, 2010, 8:26AM
nice post. thanks.

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bonnaroo really threw me off… i’m all discombobulated. but its tunesday so i wanted to post about one of the bands we saw this weekend that really rocked – mumford & sons! a friend actually recommended them to me a little while back, i listened to a couple of their songs, but wasn’t blown away. after seeing them live my opinion totally changed. they were definitely one of the high points of the weekend and they got the crowd really amped up – surprising for a band who’s music is pretty mellow, a mix of folk rock and a little bit of bluegrass.  it doesn’t hurt that they’re also adorable :)

here are some photos from their bonnaroo show (not taken by me, from the bonnaroo website):


now listen to a few songs from their album sigh no more – the last song on the playlist, “lover of the light,” is a new song that they played at bonnaroo and i LOVED it. let me know what you think!

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Lana -Jun 17, 2010, 12:18PM
I love Mumford and Sons! My brother introduced me to them at the beginning of the summer. Beautiful music.
fp julia -Jun 16, 2010, 3:01PM
cool thanks for the heads up aurora!

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“those who danced were thought to be quite insane by those who could not hear the music”

– angela monet

cna training -Jun 16, 2010, 12:32AM
Keep posting stuff like this i really like it
fp julia -Jun 14, 2010, 4:13PM
hi if you're referring to the concept intern they have not started yet but we will certainly do a post of some sort.

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Wow Saturday at Bonnaroo was very VERY hot! I’m surprised I made it through :)

I did manage to snap some girls in cute outfits though.

 I quite like the style of Bonnaroo it’s not as high styling as Coachella  but hey we’re at a festival right.

I liked how girls wore florals with aztec prints and how they rocked bandeaus with their shorts.

I liked  they didn’t care if they got sweaty and passed out on the side of the dirt tacks.

I loved that they danced their hearts out under dirty water fountains and that they swung their hair around like they just don’t care.

The sweet smell of patchouli covered the air.

Bonnaroo I had fun with you



Maura -Jun 16, 2010, 4:28AM
I too love the bandeaus with shorts look, thanks for sharing an inside look at Bonnaroo!
kris -Jun 15, 2010, 6:24PM
Luv it!!!!! Good job jaime

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love you bonnaroo.

Olive Culver -Jun 15, 2010, 5:43PM
Super awesome writing. Truely..
Carmelo Sutherland -Jun 15, 2010, 3:59PM
If I had a dollar for every time I came to Incredible writing.

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we were woken from our dreams early saturday morning – and i mean earlier than i’ve been up in a while on a saturday – because the heat was already making the tents unbearable.  the sun was out and we knew it was going to get HOT. we started the day by heading into centeroo, where all the vendors set up shop.  they have great vendors at bonnaroo – lots of handmade clothing and accessories, all natural products and surprisingly good food. i picked up a bag that i adore and a beautiful skirt from a shop called the mayan connection – actually all four of us got skirts there :)








as guests we had access to a special area behind one of the stages with a “messy hall” and outdoor seating areas – with hammocks.




right across from the guest area was the artist hospitality area – which looked pretty sweet. we were not allowed in, though…




the first show we went to on saturday was jimmy cliff, who i was really looking forward to seeing. he was awesome –  as he was singing “i can see clearly now,” we were told we had to leave the bleachers where we were sitting because a storm was coming in. we were actually kindof excited for rain but the storm never came. umbrellas were everywhere at bonnaroo – not because of rain, but to provide shade from the hot hot sun.


a free people bag in the crowd…


and our new buddy proudly rocks one in the bleachers.  i love making friends at bonnaroo :)



next up was mumford & sons who were phenomenal! at one point old crow medecine show came out and played “wagon wheel” with them which was awesome. after that we went over to cafe where? to see angus and julia stone.   they were amazing and angus is seriously the cutest thing i’ve ever seen. julia has a gorgeous voice and she can play guitar, keys, the horn and harmonica.  she rocks.





and finally, stevie wonder took the stage for his headlining show.

more coming soon… :)

-Jun 15, 2010, 9:27AM
Beautiful photos!!
fp julia -Jun 14, 2010, 5:07PM
aww yay!! xoxo

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Hey Hey! I’m back giving you the style coverage from the festivals – this time around we’ve hit Bonnaroo in Nashville Tennessee. Mmmmmm or should I say Sweataroo, my is it DAMN hot here. Even Mr Followil of the Kings of Leon thought so “this is the hottest I’ve ever been… man!” but I didn’t mind seeing Caleb all sweaty. I didn’t mind at all :)

We arrived at the festival at 9 set up camp under the pitch black sky then headed into the drunken humid air.  It was very hard at this point to spot people who intrigued me with their style as the majority  were crashed out on the floor star gazing/ light headed.

One thing I noticed though tie dye was everywhere. A look I loved was long tie dye skirts (ok not the wacky packy style) the toned down versions worn with cropped lace tops.

The crowd at Bonnaroo is alot dirtier than Coachella, many girls walk around in just two piece string bikinis, but hey I don’t blame them the heat is a killer!

After seeing Kings of Leon ( highlight Caleb singer ‘Where is My Min’d by the Pixies!!!! ) we bumped into Noot Seear who modelled for us in our July catalog. She is such a sweetheart we love her and I loved her pants!

Ok that’s all form the friday night. We have a full day here today so hopefully some exciting coverage will come your way — BYE!

Improper Opera -Jun 18, 2010, 1:07PM
wow what a weekend, love the style montage fondly the improper collective
leelee -Jun 12, 2010, 4:34PM
i love the bonnaroo style, its more dirty and laid back, like glasto. Ahhhh Caleb, sweaty and on his home turf - bliss. Look forward to day 2, keep em coming

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