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    Monday Quote

    Mar 12, 2012

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    “Traveling forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” - Cesare Pavese (…) 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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    Guide to Vietnam: Hanoi

    Mar 09, 2012

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    Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and its second largest city – a bustling hub of chaotic streets filled with scooters and mopeds and markets overflowing with flowers, food and colorful textiles. (…) Read more »

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    Thursday Poll: March Catalog

    Mar 08, 2012

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    By now you’ve probably all gotten your March catalogs, thumbed them through, and dog-eared your favorite looks. I know I have.  And I have to say, I’ve never been more in the mood to set out on a voyage with a best friend and a suitcase full of amazing clothes.  So which look would you (…) Read more »

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    DIY Luggage Tags

    Mar 07, 2012

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    We’re talking a lot about travel this month with the drop of our March catalog, so I knew it was the perfect time for some DIY luggage tags – because the last thing you want to deal with when traveling is lost luggage. These luggage tags will not only help identify your suitcase or bag, (…) Read more »

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    Guide to Vietnam: Halong Bay

    Mar 07, 2012

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    After a four hour van journey to Halong Bay, the team was greeted by the lovely crew of the Bhaya, a beautiful boat with 20 rooms, dining and music. (…) Read more »

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    Guide to Vietnam: Traveling in Style

    Mar 07, 2012

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    One significant part of our catalog team’s journey shooting our March book in Vietnam, was getting there. It took 32 hours of airplane travel to get from Philadelphia to Vietnam:  JFK, NY –> Seoul, Korea; Seoul –> Hanoi, Vietnam. (…) Read more »

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    March Travel Mixtape Contest

    Mar 06, 2012

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    Traveling is an eye opening and enlightening experience, and such a journey cannot be complete without an equally amazing soundtrack. One of my favorite travel experiences was on a bus going from France to Amsterdam, and I remember spending the entire trip staring out the window at the sprawling landscape dotted with quaint towns, listening (…) Read more »

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    Monday Quote

    Mar 05, 2012

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    “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark Our March catalog and Travelogue are now up online! Check it out :) Also, if you’re looking for the top online it’s the Guipil Asteria Mini Skirt – it can be worn either way! (…) Read more »

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    Free People in Vietnam: March Catalog Sneak Peek

    Mar 01, 2012

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    For our March catalog, our team traveled across the globe to Vietnam, embarking on a journey that would take them on planes,  boats and night trains, through rice fields and mountains and across ancient bridges, capturing it all on film as they went. It is one of my favorite catalogs to date – in every (…) Read more »

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    A photo diary from LFW

    Feb 21, 2012

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    Here’s round two of Sarah from Baby is a Sinner’s photo diary from LFW. Little snapshots from around the city with cool fuel stops well needed for running around in one of the leading fashion cities. Leon is a great place to pick up quick healthy and organic snacks – it has me craving the (…) 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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