Post image for A Love For London – From American & British Points Of View

London can have different impacts and hold different feelings for different people. I went around the office and asked a British person and an American person what London means to them, but first here’s what comes flowing back to me when the word “London” is spoken.

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Kay -Jul 19, 2013, 12:57PM
I love this article, almost as much as I love London! It completely sums it up for me, so many different people in one place who are literally in love with the place they inhabit, I love the people on the tube who say bless you when you sneeze, I love the trees on every street that blossom in the spring, I love the music scene and the fact you can go out without a plan and have the best night of your life, I love the fact you always meet someone new and exciting, and I mean always, I can't remember a night where I went out in London and didn't end up at least having a random conversation with a stranger, let alone making a new friend, I love the coincidences, for a city of 10 million you would expect not to bump into long lost school friends quite as often as you do, I love the history, and the sunsets, and the pidgeons, and the ridiculous mayor, the free newspapers and the talkative vendors, the multifaceted multicultural face of London is a smiling open beautiful sight. One pet peeve, you talk about the coffee houses of the 19th century when referring to the Troubadour (which incidentally is also another spot of London I adore), I think you mean the 20th century as it was started in 1954 in the 20th century and the same for Jack the ripper of the 1870s, the 19th century. Sorry, I'm a historian and it bugged me.
Tina -Mar 02, 2013, 6:19PM
I see all sorts of crazy goings on when I wander the city streets, in and out of shops and I think 'yep. This is London'. It's a really strange feeling but I fee so complete and at ease in London. Is it possible to actually be in love with a city? Because I think I am.

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Post image for Seasonal Shopping: Fruit & Veggies To Buy This Month

Our guest food blogger Beth, of Tasty Yummies, knows a thing or two about shopping seasonally. We love the idea of focusing on seasonal produce. Read more »

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Post image for 3 Ways To Wear Our Fall Scarves

Fall. Yep, it’s almost here and the selection of scarves online right now is growing. Come fall, a scarf becomes an essential. It’s just an easy item that you can throw on top of lightweight tops to keep the little chill away. Read more »

Signe -Dec 14, 2012, 10:01PM
Love these! I also love the white top. Any chance it's from FP?
Liah -Oct 24, 2012, 8:49PM
I really like the 1st look, but whenever I try to do it it doesn't come out quite right. Hopefully I'll get the hang of it by winter. I'm determined to.

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Post image for Guest Post: DIY Mini Succulent Garden In An Altoids Tin

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Isabel -Feb 11, 2013, 6:38PM
I love this idea! Totally gonna try it!

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We’re not sure what we love more. The video for our September catalogue, or the fact that you can actually shop it. September is full of good news for us, as you can see by the video above we’ve got England on our minds in a major way. Today marks the launch of Free People UK, and make sure to pay close attention to the “Spot The It Girl” contest we’re running, too. One lucky UK resident will win one year of Free People clothing! In the meantime, watch the video above and see our September catalogue in (paparazzi-crazed) action.

Lissy -Sep 09, 2012, 10:01AM
That looks like Martha Hunt!!! Great video love the collection.
Jax -Sep 06, 2012, 1:42AM
Only a UK resident? Boo.

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Post image for New Song We Love: Sky Ferreira “Everything Is Embarrassing”

Sky Ferreira’s latest track “Everything is Embarrassing” has been on constant play ever since I checked “The Best New Track” category this past weekend on Pitchfork. Read more »

Leisa -Sep 06, 2012, 3:26PM
Ear candy! Now I'm hooked too. Thanks:)

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Post image for Our Bestival Playlist, And What To Pack If You’re Going!

Our attention has turned to the UK this month with the drop of our September catalog and launch of Free People UK . Also taking place this weekend is one of the UK’s biggest music festivals – Bestival! Read more »

Sam -Sep 05, 2012, 1:36PM
I would kill to see Justice and Two Door Cinema. And I would wear that Animal Mascot cardigan like errdayyy. the vogue bandit

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Post image for Blogger Diary: Soaking Up The Last Rays Of Summer

We had a four-day weekend in celebration of Labor Day, and I spent the majority of it at the beach.  This time of year is always hard for me – I wish summer was endless. Read more »

Anna -Nov 17, 2013, 5:06AM
You can almost feel the sadness of losing summer pushing itself through the words and into your consciousness.
Megan -Sep 04, 2012, 8:12PM
I love all your photos!! I worked Saturday, but Sunday and Monday I enjoyed laying around and doing any craft I could think of..I got alot accomplished :)

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Post image for Free People Celebrates Fashion’s Night Out! Discover “Boheme Dreams”

‘Tis the night of dreams…let us wander through the flowers with stars in our eyes. Read more »

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Post image for Why We Love British High Tea

With the launch of our September catalog that was shot in London, we’re calling out everything we love about London over the next couple of weeks and “High Tea” is on the top of the list. Read more »

Poppy -Sep 07, 2012, 4:30AM
brits are mad about their tea! there s so varieties and ways to drnk it! the best tea in my opinion is Russian caravan but hubby loves earl grey. a normal cuppa with tetleys is fab too! do u get these in the states?
Carie -Sep 06, 2012, 8:11PM
Megan sounds like a boner.

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It’s been awhile, so I thought I’d check in with our BLDG 25 blog team to find out even more about this creative, inspiring group of women. Brigette, Jemma, and Julia sat down to answer a few questions about themselves and things they love, and once you read them you’ll have even more insight into what makes our bloggers the people they are. Plus, I love conversations that go beyond small talk to find out really cool, intimate details about individuals you admire, the things that set them apart from others. Read below to find out where my interview led us… Read more »

dragon fruit -Sep 05, 2012, 5:35PM
so cute! you are the best group of bloggers around, seriously! xx
fp jemma -Sep 05, 2012, 8:54AM
Hi Kasia, my top is from COS

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Post image for Monday Quote: Experience Uncertainty

“When you experience uncertainty, you are on the right path – so don’t give it up. You don’t need to have a complete and rigid idea of what you’ll be doing next week or next year, because if you have a very clear idea of what’s going to happen and you get rigidly attached to it, then you shut out the whole range of possibilities.”

- Deepak Chopra

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meg -Sep 06, 2012, 1:46PM
i just finished this book and it completely rearranged my thoughts. you guys should totally do a book club thing on it! the law of detachment is by far my favorite.
Madison -Sep 04, 2012, 8:43AM
Thank you so so much. I needed that.

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