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Free People's October Lookbook: After Dark

Free People October Look Book

After Dark, Free People’s October lookbook, captures model Ashley Smith playing dress up in sexy bohemian outfits with the great New York City as her back drop. Embellishments such as fringe, beading, velvet, and even coins bring these garments to life giving them just the right amount of that quirky Free People touch. The moody and glamorous feel, captured by photographer Guy Aroch, is the perfect inspiration for a girls night out. The brown LA Nite Tank in the fifth picture is just $20, and they’re simply the best. They’re perfect for layering and they don’t ride up on you. The jewel tones are rich and appropriate for Fall, but will lead us nicely into the holiday season. I don’t know about you, but I’m melting over the fringe floral kimono in the first picture, and it’s just as beautiful in person! Now all you need is a great pair of heels and some red lipstick…is it the weekend yet?

Free People's October Catalog: Lost in Tokyo

Free People's October '13 Catalog

Director Sofia Coppola’s Parisian chic style and dreamy films have captivated fashion junkies everywhere, making Free People’s October catalog particularly inspiring. The catalog titled, ‘Lost in Tokyo’ is a direct reference to the film Coppola directed, ‘Lost in Translation’. Photographer Guy Aroch captured model Elsa Hosk in Tokyo, just as Coppola directed Scarlett Johansson there.

Beauty on the Go: Travel Size bareMinerals Ready to Go Complexion Perfection Palette

Beauty on the go: Travel size bareMinerals Ready to Go Complexion Perfection Palette Review

Let’s face it, most of us need touch ups, medium coverage, or even full coverage foundation to create an even skin tone. But how are we supposed to love the skin we’re in when it feels all caky and unnatural? And while it might be easier to create a fresh canvas in the morning, it can be tough to keep up that natural flawless look all day. Well Budget Babes, bareMinerals new Ready to Go Complexion Perfection Palette is just the solution!

Free People September 2013 Catalog

Free People September Lookbook /

Who does street style better than off duty models? Editors, bloggers, and celebrities alike just can’t seem to nail the effortless factor that models can. They balance practical style with their fitted basics and trendy accessories, all while running from runway show to runway show in the world’s best cities. So naturally Free People decided to capture this in their September catalog, simply titled, “The September 2013 Issue”.

Some of the raddest professional models in the industry, off duty, just hanging like pals in the Free People September catalog looks. Highlights include ankle slit jeans and statement jackets that I feel quite confident us everyday girls can make look as cool Karlie Kloss and Hanne Gaby Odiele.

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