Meredith, Free People’s Allocator (she helps figure out how many of which styles go to what stores…) and music lover wants to share this Beck video with you! Here’s a little note from Meredith:
I found the video through the Creative Review blog, which I think is an amazing resource for keeping up to date on what is going on in the design and advertising world.
Beck has made a number of really fun videos for his latest album, Modern Guilt, one of which (Gamma Ray) features uber-fashionista Chloe Sevigny. Having seen this one though I think my relatives should all be expecting creepy, homemade heads of “David Beckhand”, “Short, Beck and Sides” and “Beck to the Future” as gifts this year; I’ve been inspired!

Jasmine, of our sweater design team, joins us again for another knitting lesson in this fun video! This week we learn how to do a purl stitch to go with our knit stitch, as well as how to cast off and finish our project! Check out Jasmine’s first knitting lesson to see how to cast on and do a knit stitch! Get psyched for our next installment too, when we will learn how to make baubles on our knit projects for a more festive look!

Morgan -Nov 28, 2012, 4:02PM
You need to add more on knitting to this website!!! So amazing!!!!
elie -Dec 05, 2008, 7:39PM
yay! the videos are very simple and easy to follow for a complete knitting klutz like myself. I can't wait for more episodes!

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upside down dogs

Many of you may have already heard about this website, but we at the home office just discovered Upside Down Dogs today, and we love it! It’s a blog that only features pictures of dogs upside down, as you might guess. They all look so happy being upside down! It has brightened our day so much, I just had to share it with you!


heather -Jan 16, 2010, 2:42PM
ha ha ha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
fpkate -Dec 03, 2008, 5:14PM
Oh my goodness, that last one is like floppy-eared Agnes!

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We mentioned James Cooper yesterday when talking about the underwater shots from our December catalog, so we’d like to share some of his work too. Beautiful!
My favorite is the last one where it looks like some magical place between water, sky and earth. Which ones do you like??

fpgirl -Dec 03, 2008, 10:31AM
I thought the paint was probably less than environmentally friendly too. I think it's in a pool though, so at least there are no fishies living there. And it does look beautiful.
Suzy Peabody -Dec 02, 2008, 11:57PM
spray paint under water is not cool

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Just a few shots from around the office today… Much hard work is being done!


I’m loving the gift tag tutorials from A Little Hut. My favorite is tutorial #2 fabric + paper. The contrast of the straight edge of the paper and the soft frayed edges of the fabric is really appealing. And I always need a reason to use up fabric scraps!
Check out all of the Little Hut tutorials (there are more gifty ones)
found via Crust Station

This quick little video makes me so happy! It’s nice to think about plants growing and living, since winter is starting to bear down on us! I love watching the little roots grow…

The above photos are scans of the film from the December catalog. And some info from Elsa from the creative team…
For the December catalog shoot we decided to go to Bermuda. We used a really great production team called Volcanic Productions , who put on all kinds of music events and photo shoots in Bermuda. Crackerfarm shot the book for us, and the greatest part of the shoot was getting to take photos underwater.
One of the guys from the production team (James Cooper) takes beautiful underwater shots so he was able to lend us the waterproof casing that goes around a regular camera to shoot underwater. It was challenging to get good poses, faces, hair, and clear shots of the suits underwater, but it was REALLY fun.
Bermuda is a really cool place, and catching amazing sunrises and sunsets was so easy because there is a lot of beauty to be had there.

Kristy -Dec 03, 2008, 2:36AM
HOLGA! don't you just love it? this are beautiful pictures!
Kari -Dec 01, 2008, 11:11PM
This is seriouslsy inspiring:)

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I love these photos by Rune Guneriussen – I can’t stop looking at them! The phones look like they are watching for phone predators… And the first picture is so perfect for wintertime, the lamps look so cozy and cute in the dark of winter!
See more pictures here on Livejournal, and even more on Rune’s site!

chandelier of excess

This chandelier is intense, right? But so lavish! Designed by Erickson Beamon, the Glam Rock Chandelier costs $32,500! Out of my price range for sure, but it is definitely cool to look at! Read more about it here, on Yatzer.

Dreaming of vacation? Get ready for the beach! Our new December catalog is online and will be in your mailbox soon. Check back for behind-the-scenes info to come…

club penguin cheats -Aug 22, 2011, 11:51PM
good point ^^
fpgirl -Dec 02, 2008, 9:29AM
Hi Mushroom Moon! Thanks for your comment! We did an entry a while ago about our relationships with our factories. You can get some first hand information from one of our designers that worked from Hong Kong. View it here.

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Planning on going to a Free People store soon? Starting this Monday, December 1st, customers who bring in their old Free People shopping bags to use when they shop will receive a free gift! You could receive a Free People Measuring Tape, a set of Free People Hair Clips, or one of our other fun treats! (Note: One free gift per customer per day.)
This promotion will run until we are out of gifts, but we would like to encourage our customers to always reuse their bags each time they shop at Free People!

Kelley -Dec 01, 2008, 1:00PM
Hellooo fp blog! I was wondering - do your boutiques ever display independent artists works up in the store? I am a photographer and I do a lot of alternative process techniques that revolve around nature. I was just picturing them next to all the beautiful artworks of clothing fp offers and got excited, so I thought I'd ask!

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