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HIPPIE NEWS: John Lennon’s 70th B-day + New Janis Joplin Book Release

Hi everybody, happy Friday! Tomorrow is John Lennon’s 70th Birthday and to celebrate this event Julian and Cynthia Lennon will be unveiling a giant commemorative Peace Monument in Liverpool. The 18ft. high “Imagine Peace & Harmony” statue was created by the Phoenix, Arizona-based artist Lauren Voiers to capture the spirit of John Lennon and his […]

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Zeppelin Rules!

I’ve been listening to Led Zeppelin since I was just a wee tyke. I remember my uncles had gone off to college and the military, so my grandmother allowed me to raid their record collection. Among the first of the records I put on the rickety turntable was Zeppelin I and II……I was hooked! I […]

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1969

Hi everybody, here’s part two as promised! These pics are from the The Time 40th Anniversary Edition 1969 Magazine. I didn’t find any on Amazon but there’s quite a few on Abebooks.comThe exact title is “Woodstock, the Moon and Manson: The turbulent End of the ’60s” if you want to search for it. I tend […]

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HIPPIE COUTURE goes Vintage Book Shopping

If you love books, whether old or new, and are looking for a

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GYPSET : gypsy + jetset = Awesome!

Gypset is here! I pre-ordered this book like a month ago and it finally arrived today! Obviously I haven’t sat down to read it yet, but the pictures alone make this book totally worth the wait! Julia Chaplin is a New York based journalist who covers contemporary art, fashion, design, lifestyle and travel. She has […]

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Woodstock and the Runway

I was browsing The Way Back Machine Blog today when I read that today is the 39th anniversary of Woodstock. For all you youngsters, it was a music festival held on a huge farm in New York, with about 200,000 people in attendance, and famous musicians such as Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead and Jimi […]

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SHOPPING HIPPIE STYLE

I started thrifting when I was 15, partially because the clothes were cheap, but being the rebellious kid that I was, I wanted a style that I could call my own. As I got older I ventured out into the world of “normal” shopping and bought some cool stuff, but always found myself back at […]