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    a brief guide to austin

    May 21, 2010

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    not too long ago we held a twitter contest and the winner, named tanya, got a free people gift card.  when she went to the store to spend it she took some photos and i asked her some questions about living in austin - read on for a little guide to the live music capital, in (…) Read more »

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    all their bags are packed…

    May 17, 2010

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    they’re ready to go! our team is heading back to morocco to shoot our august catalog :) can’t wait to see photos from their trip- stay tuned! (…) Read more »

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    magical mystery tour

    May 14, 2010

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    a couple of weeks ago, our  regional visual manager for the west coast and our director of stores met up with the northwest district manager to take a little tour of the free people stores in washington, oregon and northern california.  lucky for us, they sent over some great photos from their trip! i love (…) Read more »

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    so long, morocco

    Apr 26, 2010

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    some final inspiration from morocco… photos taken by our producer. i hope you’ve enjoyed our journey through morocco this month!  what are some other places you’d like to see us go? i’d love to know! (…) Read more »

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    morocco in the sixties

    Apr 23, 2010

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    during the 1950s and 1960s, morocco was a refuge for writers and musicians from abroad, including the rolling stones, jack kerouac and william s. burroughs, who wrote the legendary naked lunch while staying at a hotel in tangier.  morocco was to the rolling stones what india was to the beatles – they traveled there in (…) Read more »

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    greetings from california!

    Apr 23, 2010

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    good morning! our team sent along this awesome behind the scenes photo from california, where they’re shooting our fall wholesale catalog.  the location looks so beautiful, i can’t wait to see the end result! (…) Read more »

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    down by the seaside

    Apr 18, 2010

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    the house where our team stayed in essaouira (and shot several images in the book) was so special it deserved its own post.  named “atlantic,” the house is located right off of essaouira’s medina and looks so cozy and relaxing i would never want to leave.  wooden stairs climb towards the sky and rooftops fade (…) Read more »

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    castles made of sand…

    Apr 16, 2010

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    about a three hour drive through the desert to the west of marrakech will bring you to the seaside town of essaouira in morocco.  from the pictures you can feel the laid back vibe of a quaint fishing town, but essaouira also has an artistic culture that is very much alive- its medina houses several (…) Read more »

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    shooting the morocco catalog

    Apr 15, 2010

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    the morocco catalog was shot by photographer dan martensen – he also shot our february catalog – we love him. the team also worked with morocco-based producer fred fantun, who has worked on numerous fashion editorials, and his familiarity with the area saved our team on multiple occasions. one obstacle? the lack of cars- our (…) Read more »

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    inspiration from marrakech

    Apr 12, 2010

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    photos taken by our producer in marrakech… let them take you on a journey through a world of lights, color, activity and inspiration as far as the eye can see. (…) Read more »

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    a taste of morocco

    Apr 11, 2010

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    much like the culture itself, moroccan cuisine is extremely diverse – a literal melting pot of berber, moorish, mediterranean, arab and african influences.  spices, dried fruits and vegetables are used extensively in most dishes, often served with couscous.  meals are also typically served with bread, which is used as a utensil for scooping up food (…) Read more »

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    where to stay in marrakech

    Apr 09, 2010

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    when our team went to morocco to shoot the april catalog their first stop was marrakech.  they stayed in a gorgeous spot just outside the city, where small streets and alleyways recede into a vast grove of palm trees.  the sounds of the city are a distant memory as you enter a peaceful oasis where (…) Read more »

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