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    Summer Beach Reads: On My List

    May 26, 2012

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    Mornings at the beach are my favorite kind of mornings… wake up slowly, sunlight filtering through open windows and the sound of seagulls stirring me from dreams. (…) Read more »

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    Travel Reads: The Great Railway Bazaar

    Mar 11, 2012

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    I love books about travel – I love reading about places I’ve never had the chance to visit and seeing them through the eyes of the author. The more descriptive, the more it fills your senses with sights, smells, sounds, the better… I like a book that physically pulls you into its pages and completely (…) Read more »

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    Book Love: Pilgrimage by Annie Leibovitz

    Feb 10, 2012

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    An outtake from the iconic shoot with John Lennon and Yoko Ono, which took place hours before he was killed. When it comes to role models, one of mine has always been Annie Leibovitz. She inspired me from a young age to study photography, and to this day her work sets a standard that few (…) Read more »

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    Atlantis Books

    Dec 16, 2011

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    Our makeup artist told me about this lovely book shop called Atlantis Books, located in Oia, Santorini. I love the story behind it and would love to spend a day browsing its many shelves! She brought me back the postcards above, and a sweet little short story called “Feuille d’Album” by Katherine Mansfield. Published by (…) Read more »

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    Desktop: Blogger

    Oct 19, 2011

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    1. WXPN festival media pass 2. Tea FP Naomi brought back for me from Hong Kong 3. String I dyed with onion skins 4. Quilted fabric from India, left over from today’s DIY. 5. Our latest book club read – Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins 6. Tiny creatures from Uncommon Objects in Austin 7. Dried (…) Read more »

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    Free People Book Club: Jitterbug Perfume, Part 4

    Sep 20, 2011

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    To wrap up our posts on Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins, here are some quotes from the final part of the book that inspired me. I loved the ending of this book. After reading the final page, I put down the book and sat for a while in silence, drinking in the words and thinking (…) Read more »

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    Free People Book Club: Jitterbug Perfume, Part 3

    Aug 23, 2011

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    There are so many amazing quotes and passages in this book, I find myself dog-earing almost every page.  Here are some that have stuck with me lately, along with some inspiring photos. “What difference does it make if you live a million more lifetimes? At least, you can enjoy this one.” “I have found peace (…) Read more »

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    Free People Book Club: Jitterbug Perfume Part 2

    Aug 08, 2011

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    Jitterbug Perfume: the two key ingredients for making the most intoxicating and powerful perfume in the world are jasmine and beets.  I love the way that Tom Robbins describes these two plants in the book as if they have personalities… he has such a magical way with words. “A few other flowers may be as (…) Read more »

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    Free People Book Club: Jitterbug Perfume, Part 1

    Jul 25, 2011

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    At the start of Jitterbug Perfume, on the page in between the dedication and the start of the saga, the author included four quotes. These quotes seem strange in proximity with each other, but they tell you a great deal about the journey you are about to embark on and I felt the need to (…) Read more »

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    Free People Book Club: Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins

    Jul 18, 2011

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    I looked into all of your suggestions for the book club and decided to pick Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins! I’ve mentioned my love for this author before on the blog, and have always considered doing one of his books, but I actually just happened to re-read jitterbug perfume and felt like the time was (…) Read more »

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    Style File: Edition 2

    Jul 15, 2011

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    Meet this week’s style inspiration – the design assistant for New Romantics here at Free People. I was immediately attracted by her laid back and beautiful – yet approachable – look. I checked in on her daily to get to know her better and bring you her week in style file. In her romantic, somewhat (…) Read more »

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    Jun 27, 2011

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    things got a liiiitle bit crazy lately but i haven’t forgotten about the book club! any suggestions for an inspiring but not-too-heavy summer read? leave ‘em below! image. (…) Read more »

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