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you may remember this post i did a while back about the incredibly talented photographer jennilee marigomen.  well she sent me an email last week about an upcoming show she’s curating (more info on that below), and i decided to ask her some questions for the blog!

what is your favorite thing to photograph?
“strange things that don’t really belong, everyday phenomena.”

do you carry a camera around with you at all times?
“yes -  if i don’t have an SLR with me, i usually have a yashica T4 in my bag.”

What inspires you on a daily basis?
“negative space, nature, music and light. and tumblr. :)”

if you were stranded on an island, what three things would you want with you?
“a teepee, canoe, and a camera.”

how did you get involved with 01 magazine?
“i met vancouver based stylist redia soltis in 2008 while we worked on a photo shoot for clothing designers beth richards and brian mendoza. we kept in contact and a few months later, redia and artist nathalee paolinelli approached me about working on 01 magazine. we took a trip to portland to work on our first issue and hit it off instantly. we are working on our fifth issue right now and feel very lucky to have such a great team and awesome people wanting to collaborate and contribute.”

if you weren’t a photographer, what would you do?
“i currently work in the creative marketing department for a canadian clothing distributor, and really love it.  i think that working on photography focused art events for a living would be so amazing too.”

what is your theme song?
“it’s hard to decide.. but “smog in cities” by black moth super rainbow has been my ringtone for the past year.”

if you could go anywhere in the world, free of cost, where would you go?
“iceland’s natural landscape, filled with hot springs, geysers and glaciers are so magnificent and transcendent – the photos i’ve seen look unreal. i think that iceland encompasses everything that i love to photograph. i would be thrilled to see it in person someday.”

if you could spend a day with anyone – dead or alive – who would it be?
“mark borthwick or andy goldsworthy.”

here’s just a small sample of jennilee’s amazing work:

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i definitely recommend checking out more of her work on her website.

the show that she curated is called stream, a photograph projection show that will take place in two locations (baltimore’s pent house gallery and l.a.’s space 15 twenty) on january 22nd at 8pm. for more info click here.

thanks so much jennilee!!

maggie&casey -Jan 16, 2010, 11:20PM
so inspiring! love the blog, and free people! It would be great if you could check out our blog&tell people about it. We own many free people stuff and love it, you can see that on our site:) thanks! xxxxxxxx. mcscloset http://mcscloset.blogspot.com

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more photos taken by our producer!

chillin’ at the hotel

dinner

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down by the river…

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the bagel shop

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the photographer

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church of st. peter and st. paul

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the sedlec ossuary

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chapeau, their favorite local bar

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the streets of prague at night

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Lara -Jan 18, 2010, 11:05AM
I'm putting Prague on my list of places to go - these pictures are amazing!!! Thanks for sharing!
Donna•Color Specialist -Jan 17, 2010, 12:44PM
ps - love the colors in your photos too!

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I’m almost done with Winter, aren’t you? I’m bored of the dull weather and more importantly the DULL colour scheme in my wardrobe!

So I’ve decided. Note to self- that from now on I’m going to introduce a little bit of ditsy floral into the mass of Grays, Blacks, and Browns that are over consuming my rails. I thought maybe it will work as a “perk me up” and contribute to the excitment of spring that follows. You never know.

This morning I created myself a little capsule wardrobe from the New In items on the web. So many beautiful items have been launched this week!

All that’s left to do now is count the days until Spring.

claireabelle -Jan 18, 2010, 11:16AM
Its time to brave the cold like a little snow drop and showcase all things ditsy and pretty.......i so cant wait!!xxxxxx
vanessa naish -Jan 17, 2010, 1:48PM
This is so cute good plan i say!xx

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today at the home office we’re gathering clothing to donate to haiti.

sophia tangerine -Jan 18, 2010, 9:33PM
hi! i work at a children's clothing company and my co-worker & i want to donate clothing...do you know where we can possibly send our children's clothes to haiti?
bethany -Jan 18, 2010, 6:46PM
I got back from Port Au Prince the day before the earthquake. While there, the women I was working with informed me that they generally prefer to wear skirts and dresses. Pants and shorts on women are not as accepted there as they are here. Please keep this in mind when sending them clothing. Thank you for your time and donations!

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philly is getting a new farmer’s market, and it looks like a good one!

the weekly market starts tomorrow will take place every saturday at the piazza at schmidts between 10am and 2pm. supposedly this will be the largest farmer’s market in the city, with a huge variety of seasonal vegetables, fruits and meat from more than 20 farmers. plus each vendor meets one or more of the following criteria: local, sustainably grown, ethically raised, free range, hormone free, pesticide free, organic, raw and/or grass fed. nice!

Franklin -Feb 13, 2011, 1:45AM
Gino, whatever??? -Sincerest regards, Rigoberto Natural Handcrafted Soap

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our visual display team just recently installed a new community wall here in building 15, and we have a cool time lapse video of them creating it -  they put a lot of hard work into it, and even dyed the fabric outside in the rain!

and here is the finished product:

very warm and cheerful :)

Becky Tyre -Jan 17, 2010, 2:54PM
I love it! I'm inspired to make one in my office. Becky Tyre Retail Details Blog

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happy friday everyone! i have a special treat for you today- our image team put together an awesome calendar for everyone at the home office, and we’re going to offer it to you all as a download each month!

since we’re already halfway through the month, today you get both january and february- just click on the images to go to our flickr page, download the large size, and enjoy :)



Marina -Mar 01, 2010, 9:30AM
I love these downloads, are we getting a March one? I'm looking forward to it!
fp julia -Feb 02, 2010, 12:42PM
hi julia - yes there will!!

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we had an adorable visitor at the home office yesterday…this is jazmyn, the newest member of the fp dog family!

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sam, fritz, blue and jagger were all very excited to meet her :)

Sweden Study -Jan 16, 2010, 10:07AM
nice cute dogies.....
fp julia -Jan 15, 2010, 3:06PM
hi angela marie! she is a bullmastiff :)

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i love this new shirt we have.  and purely by coincidence, i came across these awesome street art installations.

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…because sometimes the little things really can brighten your day.

for more info on the installations click here. the second and last one are photos sent in by fans.

Sami Sandonato -Jan 20, 2010, 11:34PM
I love this tank top and post, I just wrote a post on my blog and pointed out how much I love this tank top. http://samisandonato.blogspot.com/ p.s. i love the free people blog as much as I love the clothing!! :)
nina / disjointed lullabies -Jan 15, 2010, 11:57AM
so lovely! added a smile to my face immediately :)

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Post image for thursday poll – edition 77

wow, we had a huge turnout for last week’s poll on swim styles! 895 votes! the majority went to the blossom printed ruffle one piece, with 343 votes.

this week i want to ask about some of our novelty denim styles – we have a bunch of new ones and i want to know which you like best!

the fp skinny sequin jean:

the genetic denim sweatpant:

the kensie denim romper:
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the fp stud super skinny jean:
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or the fp knit waistband jean:
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as of this morning american red cross had already raised $3 million to support relief efforts in haiti through their mobile fund-raising campaign!  all you have to do is text “haiti” to 90999 to send a $10 donation to the red cross (will be added to your phone bill). 100% of the donations will support relief efforts in haiti, with a primary focus on food, shelter and basic needs.

for the latest news on red cross relief efforts you can follow them on twitter or click here.

here are some other organizations you can make a donation to, as well as information on what your donation would go towards:

americares – medicine, medical supplies

care – food, water and sanitation, shelter and emergency health response

doctors without borders – hospital repair, doctors and medical supplies

habitat for humanity – recovery & rebuilding

international medical corps – medical supplies, medicine, emergency kits

mercy corps – food, water, temporary shelter

salvation army – water, food, medicine, transportation

unicef – water, nutrition, education and emergency relief

world food programme – food

yele haiti – various relief efforts; text “yele” to 501501 to automatically donate $5 to the yele haiti earthquake fund.

lizzy -Jan 14, 2010, 4:45PM
im texting it now! thank you for posting this!

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in continuing with our exploration of all things prague, here’s a look at some stylin’ ladies on the streets of prague!

to get this easy, layered look, try items like our stirrup leggings, high waisted scrunch skirt, a leather jacket or blazer, and a comfy tank or tee.

above images found here.

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