Free People is so excited to be the first and only place you can get Swedish Hasbeens in the United States! We have 3 styles, a strappy sandal, a covered sandal, and a super high slip in clog.
I LOVE the story behind these, so enjoy this bit from the Swedish Hasbeens:
Her name was Anita and she was the hottest mum in all of southern Sweden in the 1970’s. While smoking Camel she screamed at her kids until her curlers fell out and just looked fabulous in her white high-heeled clogs.
One summer day in 2006 we found the shoes she wore (300 pairs of red, white and black beautiful clogs from the 70’s) in the basement of an old clog factory in the neighboring village and brought them to Stockholm. So for all these people that shared our love for Anita’s wooden shoes and for ourselves we started Swedish Hasbeens.
Our ambition is to continue to release more incoherent and fun shoes and stuff inspired by Hasbeens that once ruled the planet.
The Hasbeens are based on original 70’s models and are made of ecologically prepared natural grain leather since it’s the most beautiful and the highest quality at the same time as it’s environmentally friendly.
See our styles on freepeople.com :)
Comments are now closed for the February catalog giveaway. The lucky winner is Priscilla! Her comment was randomly chosen by random.org and she wins these trinkets our creative director brought back from the photoshoot in Mexico.
Here was her answer to the question “What is your favorite thing about the beach?”
My favorite thing about the beach is the sounds. Obviously, the ocean waves, the screech of seagulls and small children, pieces of conversation… I am so ready for summer to be here already. :P
This was fun! The answers to the animal question were hilarious. Scroll down a few entries and read them all.
I have been enjoying this rather strange music video for Animal Collective’s song Water Curses very much lately! It’s kind of funny how it goes with the song, which is awesome…
Happy Thursday everyone! The week is nearing a close and that means it’s time for our Thursday poll!
For last week’s poll, I wondered which of our new swim suits was your favorite. It was actually a really close vote, with the Rubix Cutaway One Piece winning by 15 votes, with 139 votes total!
Lately I have been loving all the printed tights we have, they really make a dull outfit a lot more exciting! So, this week I wanted to ask you about our printed tights and see which ones you find most appealing!
First take a look at our Pondi Cherry Paisley Tight, shown here in grey.
Now, see our New Wings Footless Tights below.
What is your job here at FP?
What is your current state of mind?
Who are your heroes?
My mom ’cause we have so much fun together.
If you could choose what to come back to life as, what would you be?
What or who is your greatest love?
Name on thing necessary to your happiness.
Fun people w/ a good sense of humor.
What do you hate most?
Traffic and mean people.
What would the name of your band be and genre? What instrument do you play in this band?
Glitter, and pop. I would have to be the singer! :)
What color are you?
What is your motto?
I love these wallpapers! They’re by Trove Design out of New York City, which is a two man team that favors a more natural and unaltered look in wallpaper. I feel like these wallpapers would look good in any room of the home – but my favorite is the moths, extra-perfect for a bedroom!
Read and see more on Yatzer.
Do you have a couple minutes? (Just a couple!) Do you like filling out surveys? Take our blog survey!
We came up with this survey to see what you think of the blog and of Free People, so that we can keep coming with what you like, and improve too! Needless to say, we are really anxious to see your survey responses because we really want to know your opinions! So please, if you have a moment, take our survey! We’d really appreciate it!
P.S. The cute picture of the kitty with the Atari (I like to think he’s trying to take a survey,) is from here.
Today I bring you the second of our trio of Valentine’s Day playlists: the Breaking Up Playlist! Sad as it is, the fact of the matter is that sometimes love stinks, and sometimes we dump or get dumped. So, we asked everyone at Free People to tell us their favorite breaking up songs, and have compiled them into this playlist for you! Don’t miss our Falling in Love playlist from earlier this week, also!
Having trouble viewing the playlist? Click here to be whisked away to a page where you can view it!
These cool projections have been popping up on the sides of buildings in Bristol, UK, thanks to the Watermarks Project.
From their website:
Sea levels are rising due to climate change… but how much could they rise and how quickly? And how could this affect the city of Bristol?
Watermarks is a public art project that will use a series of large-scale projections at sites across the centre of the city to explore these questions.
For a gallery of the projections, see the Watermarks Project’s website.
Via It’s Nice That.