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pineapple fields, roadside markets, lei shopping, surf boards, island snow, coconuts, luaus, flowers, ocean, sun and sand…


photos by thomas northcut.

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Sierra -May 26, 2011, 6:00PM
I've sat on that very bench to watch the sun set :)

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Post image for Office Style: Fp girls are Rock Steady this week!

This week we are feeling a little grungy – the weather hasn’t been too great, so to give some attitude back we’ve pulled out our vintage rock tee’s and our grungy boots to help us get through the grey rainy days.

Our web merchandiser is a huge fan of Motley Crue and has a great selection of vintage concert tees. She makes them hippie cool by teaming them with Fp bohemian necklaces. I also wanted to dedicate this office style to a lovely intern we have here. She wears Fp most days and looks adorable – she’s quite a stylist too.

And of course all these outfits are worn with leather jackets when we head outside in the rain. Hopefully the weather will brighten next week :(



Georgie -May 23, 2011, 5:00AM
purple skirt is so special, and i love other t shirts too. Funny.
fp jemma -May 20, 2011, 9:56AM
Hey Aria, there is a reorder in a new fabric for august :)

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ponchos are typically thought of as a fall/winter thing, at least in my mind, but with our may catalog we decided to breathe some new life into the poncho as a light and easy summer layer – and the perfect beach cover-up. the idea of ponchos on the beach was first introduced to the fashion world back in the 70s – check out these images i found on tumblr!

these definitely play on the idea of using the poncho as a cover up and when you take it off, using it as a beach blanket – the boxy shape of ponchos makes them perfect for this. but that’s just one reason why they’re so great- in addition to being functional, they can also be really cute and sexy. here are some images I love of stylish gals rocking ponchos the summer way!





even heavier ponchos can work on a cooler spring/summer day- love how they look with shorts or a skirt and bare legs!

personally i can’t get over how this poncho is styled on our website with the nightcap lace bellbottoms. i would definitely wear this for a laid-back night out in summer after spending the day lounging on the beach!


items pictured: kona pointelle poncho, nightcap lace bell bottom – color coming soon!, on the fringe poncho, miranda sun hat, loa woven bracelets, fresno aviators, vacancy bustier bikini, arrow straw beach tote, terry cloth lined towel.

recommended summer reading: the rum diary by hunter s. thompson :)

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Chris -Jun 01, 2011, 11:06PM
Will you be getting any more of the Nightcap Lace Bell Bottoms in the tobacco color in? Sold out online!
Ashley -May 19, 2011, 7:08PM
LOVE! P.S. The Rum Diary is one of my all time favorite books! I can't wait until it's released as a movie, I've heard Johnny Depp is playing the lead <3

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Here’s the second addition of RAFW from Mandy at oracle fox. She sent images from the Alice McCall’s collection, which was beautiful. The colour scheme was soft – jet black juxtaposed and gave it that hard edge when needed. Soft light shapes seemed to flow down the runway items that were interpretations of familiar volumes and forms. I loved the billowing backs of some of the garments and the intricate cutout details that was featured on some of the oversized tunic dresses.

Australia Fashion week looks like so much fun, I’d love to get my hands on one of those goodie bags!

First two images are from the Alice McCall show, 3rd images decoration, and 4th 5th and 6th from the Nookie show.


boho diva -May 19, 2011, 4:42PM
I LOVE that last image! The rings are amazing and that's just such a cool shot! xoxo, Boho Diva
Karacter -May 19, 2011, 4:41PM
Almost everyone in front row is wearing red lips.. guess it's a big trend in Australia? Love the clothing :D

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good morning! it’s time for a lookbook poll – our may lookbook is all about movement, shown through light, flowing skirts and dresses perfect for summer nights dancing under the stars. i love how expressive model alina baikova is in these photos! which one is your favorite?

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click on each image to see items in the outfit.

to read about the makeup for this shoot, click here!

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Macramé has landed on our fp page bringing a little bit of unique texture to our summer feet. Many people get confused with Macramé and crochet so here’s a little about its background. Macramé is an art of decorative knotting without using needles or hooks. By using a series of knots, it can be created using any kind of material. You can use fine thread or even use leather strips. The outcome – a truly unique texture that creates interest.

We love the 1970’s influence and the workmanship aesthetic it portrays deriving from the early sailors of the seven seas.  Sailors made macramé objects in off hours while at sea, and sold or bartered them when they landed, thus spreading the art to places like China and the New World. Nineteenth-century British and American sailors made hammocks, bell fringes, and belts from macramé. They called the process “square knotting”, after the knot they used most frequently.

However, the trend has made its way back and made an impact on the runaways for spring/summer 2011, but how do you wear such an intricate look?

Let the texture tell the story of your outfit; team with a simple sundress and brown satchel, maybe a no print outfit would work best avoiding over busy-ness or run wild with the 70’s look and team some cute little Macramé shoes with bell bottoms and a simple tee.

We’re loving the shoes that are featured here they’re the ideal summer shoe!

See Macrame product here: Gretna Macrame Wedge Shoreline Binetti Bag

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Phill Bear Arrington -Jun 05, 2011, 11:45PM
those shoe's are great work of art. I love the craft for 31 year's Macrame chair's is one of my Specialty macrame is awesome.
How to Macrame -May 23, 2011, 3:30PM
That brown macrame dress is really cool, but it looks kind of heavy at the top? Macrame is definitely hot for this summer!

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desert terrariums

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i am in love with these little terrariums from litill! something about the combo of white sand, cacti and happy colors really appeals to me…they seem like they’d be pretty easy to make too! another summer project added to the list…Read More

Andrea -Jul 23, 2013, 3:03AM
would love these as a diy!
Joni -Jun 03, 2011, 6:49AM

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Post image for wednes-diy: rope swirl tapestries

a few of you have asked about the amazing rope swirl tapestries in our new store displays and you’re in luck because one of our display artists put together a tutorial on how to make them! it looks like such a fun rainy day project.

what you need: a large piece of cardboard,  black marker, scissors, rope in various sizes and colors, neon twine, pompoms.




use a variety of different colors and textures to create a fun swirl – these purple and orange tassels are just another piece of string woven in with the others!





once you’ve got it down, you can make a whole bunch in different sizes and colors, to create a whole wall tapestry just like the ones in our stores :) i can’t wait to try this!

Be sure to check out our new DIY Projects category for more DIY Inspiration!

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Lila -Oct 01, 2015, 7:29PM
This design is amazing I was just wondering if u had to put something underneath to protect it if so can u pls tell me Because I cant wait to make it and put it in my room. Thank you
Seguindo Dicas -Sep 07, 2015, 1:49PM
Yes! Finally something about dicas.

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Post image for Ruby Aldridge at Fp studio

We have the uber cool Ruby Aldridge in our studio today. She screams rock chic and she’s adding a cutting edge to our looks. She’s having a blast dancing around to the NY Dolls, she’s full of energy I can’t wait to see her styled up on our web.


suzie -May 18, 2011, 12:40PM
I got to take this picture of Ruby! Thanks so much Jemma :) Fun fact: She made the necklaces she's wearing! She found the charms at flea markets and fashioned them together herself, Très chic!
Stormy -May 17, 2011, 11:54PM

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some images and tunes i can’t get enough of right now :)

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Elayna -May 23, 2011, 12:07PM
i love this post more then anything. i live for these songs <3 and the pictures are god. <3
Aida -May 17, 2011, 10:19PM
***** Fifth... sorry.

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our new houston galleria store shot a lookbook with texas photographer shanna ingram and when i first opened these photos i was completely floored! these girls are gorgeous and the photos are lovely.

in this look: we the free concert raglan, mesh maxi half slip, lacey layering skort.




in this look: fp-1 mesh maxi skirt, floral seamless bodycon slip, austin festival bag.




in this look: boxy sheer stripe pullover, pearl eagle pendantfiona sunglasses, scarf coming soon.




in this look: polynesian princess romper, even dots bandeau.


in this look: skinny stripe bodysuit, fp-1 mesh ombre skirt.




in this look: lovely lace halter tunic, honey textured tube, miranda sun hat.




in this look: honey textured tube, scalloped eyelet short, raggy desert scarf, ombre seed bead collar.



in this look: hinted florals maxi dress.




in this look: wideleg sheer gauchos, fp-1 plaid crop top, embroidered mesh crop top, eastwood crossbody.

so beautiful, ladies! nice work :)

Daniel -May 19, 2011, 11:11AM
These photos are really awesome! I know the photographer and you can see more of her work at
darkberry32 -May 18, 2011, 11:31AM
Love Love Love this store!

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Post image for may catalog behind the scenes, pt. 3

it is rainy and chilly in philadelphia today and i am longing for tropical air and salt water…

















behind the scenes photos by thomas northcut.

Brooklyn -May 20, 2011, 5:17AM
You shot in my neighborhood!!!! Why wasn't I invited!!??
Taylor -May 17, 2011, 1:05PM
These are great! I love the picture of the model writing in her journal! :) I agree, it makes you want to be somewhere warm and tropical...not humid and rainy. --the rain isn't supposed to stop until sunday too. :(

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