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    Free People Style Icons, Illustrated

    Oct 18, 2013

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    This week, we pay homage to three of our favorite iconic figures in style and music: Janis, Patti, and Twiggy. These women share a timeless individuality, a spirit that doesn’t conform to what the norms of dressing or creating art SHOULD be. Through fearless self-expression, they paved way for generations past, present, and future… to (…) Read more »

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    New Music from Patti Smith: Banga

    Jun 06, 2012

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    Patti Smith released her first album in 5 years yesterday, titled Banga. It’s a beautiful, musical peek into the mind of the icon over the past several years – like poetry set to her guitar, as she alternates between singing and half-speaking the lyrics. (…) Read more »

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    Trend Inspiration: MOD

    Oct 25, 2011

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    To further explore the Mod Trend and why we love it, Jemma, Naomi and I decided to each pick a look from this trend and put together a vignette incorporating personal items that show what Mod means to us. The look above got my attention immediately and conjured up thoughts about music, books and people (…) Read more »

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    fp girls meet patti smith

    Mar 21, 2011

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    i just got an email with the subject “patti smith and store 808″ and i had to blink a couple of times and make sure i was reading correctly- but a couple of our fp girls in boston did in fact get to meet patti smith herself at a book signing and lecture that took (…) Read more »

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    just kids: part four

    Feb 21, 2011

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    i finished just kids somewhere over the midwest, during my flight to san francisco. if you’re familiar with the story or with robert mapplethorpe, you know that it is not the happiest of endings, but instead of leaving me with teary eyes and an empty pit in my stomach, i felt hopeful and inspired. to (…) Read more »

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    just kids, part four

    Feb 15, 2011

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    “say anything,” he said. “you can’t make a mistake when you improvise.” “what if i mess it up? what if i screw up the rhythm?” “you can’t,” he said. “it’s like drumming. if you miss a beat, you create another.” in this simple exchange, sam taught me the secret of improvisation, one that i have (…) Read more »

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    just kids – part one

    Jan 17, 2011

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    whenever i read a book i do so with pen in hand so i can underline certain lines or passages that are meaningful to me, and i dog-ear the corners of the pages so i can come back and find them.  with this book i may as well dog-ear every page, it is so full (…) Read more »

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    new year, new book!

    Jan 04, 2011

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    i am very excited to announce our next book club read - just kids by patti smith! a couple of you recommended this book but it was literally yesterday during a conversation with our videographer that we chose it.   here is what she had to say about it… i’d heard friends talking about patti’s book (…) Read more »

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