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    Saturday Do: Nestle Someplace And Read A Book

    Sep 15, 2012

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    When I need some space, some time alone or when the night is slow, I take a book to a nearby restaurant/bar and order a glass of red wine. I sit and get lost in the words of the story that’s before me. (…) Read more

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    The Free People Book Club Is Back!

    Sep 11, 2012

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    I know it has been a while, but I’m very excited to announce that we are bringing back the Free People book club! We have selected The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, which I am very excited about because it has been so long since I’ve read it that I don’t really remember it very well (…) Read more

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    Cute, Creative, And Cool: Little Free Libraries

    Aug 21, 2012

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    This morning I came across something so adorable and inspiring, it had to be shared. It also involves reading, and the bookworm in me got really excited. Little Free Library is a free book exchange carried on through hundreds of cute, tiny libraries nationwide. I love the idea of book exchange. While Kindles and other tablet devices (…) Read more

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    What Author Speaks To You The Most?

    Jul 08, 2012

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    For me it has always been Jack Kerouac. My introduction to his writing was of course On The Road but I think of all his novels “Big Sur” speaks to me the most. (…) Read more

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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 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 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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