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“Brotherhood of The Sun”: Commune Living

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Catalog Behind the Scenes: Morocco, the 1970s

Here’s the second batch of behind the scenes photos from the 1970s portion of our holiday catalog shoot in Morocco… from a scorching desert landscape to a serene oasis.

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Love Elsa’s look in this shot: fp one sequin short, back to cali tunic, tangier maxi poncho, headpiece and lots of layered necklaces. Burning Man, anyone?!?

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This looks so peaceful.

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The Gola Retro Sneakers are my fave.

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Beautiful accessories.

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Beautiful. Photos by Thomas Northcut.

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Catalog Behind the Scenes: Morocco in the 1970s

There’s something surreal about these behind the scenes photos from our holiday catalog shoot in Morocco.  The lighting, the colors, the vast open landscape, it almost seems like a different planet… where our team became desert warriors on a mission to shoot a beautiful catalog.

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The stunning Tangier Maxi Poncho

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All hands on Marianna :)

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The Zig Zag Lurex Flares

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Loving the car’s headlights :) This was also one of my favorite outfits from the book – I love the layering of the gorgeous fp spun fools gold crochet dress over the floral maxi, worn with the fp one sequin jacket and gola retro sneakers!

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More creative layering: got rhythm velvet crop top over the fp one sequin cami over a vintage tee.

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Desert warriors… aka the fp catalog crew :)

Photos by Thomas Northcut.

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Free People Through the Decades: The 1970s

The 1970s has always been a decade that fascinates me – it was such an interesting time of change. So many life-altering events took place in the late sixties, that the 70s seemed like a period when people were a little “dazed and confused”, turning to new types of music, film, or travel as a form of escapism. Many writers and musicians traveled to Morocco, where we shot this decade of our holiday catalog – seeking a change of scenery and inspiration. Others turned up in droves at Studio 54, to enjoy the disco music craze and dance the night away. Fashion was all about personal expression – from sequins and flowing dresses to floppy hats and bell-bottoms to the menswear look made famous by Annie Hall.

Pictured, clockwise from top left:
Led Zeppelin, one of the biggest bands of the 1970s
Diane Keaton as Annie Hall
Musician and 70s fashion icon Carly Simon
Mick Jagger and his first wife Bianca Jagger, who was a fashion icon in the 70s and fixture at Studio 54
Fleetwood Mac, who released one of the biggest albums of the 70s, Rumours, in 1977
A shot from our holiday catalog, by David Bellemere
Almost Famous captures the music scene in the 70s based on Cameron Crowe’s experience touring with some of the decade’s biggest bands, including the Allman Brothers, Lynard Skynard and Led Zeppelin.
Iconic photo of Talitha Getty in Morocco by Patrick Lichfield.

Stay tuned for some amazing behind the scenes photos, and check out the full holiday catalog.