Dusen Dusen home goods new face


Aidy Bryant, SNL regular and owner Georganne Bryant’s daughter, is (obviously!) a Frances favorite. From time to time, we love to share what she’s up to. According to the Stylecaster website, Dusen Dusen, a kick-ass Brooklyn textile designer, has made Aidy the face of its new interiors line. The home products — towels, sheets, pillows and throws […]

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Music Monday

Music Monday: Widowspeak


We at Frances are lucky to have super cool music aficionados located right next door at Stinkweeds. They’re constantly cluing us into new stuff they’re listening to. Every Monday (or so), we’ll be sharing our faves. We’re in love with the Widowspeak album. It’s a little folksy. A little indie. Lead singer Molly Hamilton’s voice is dreamy and lovely. Take a listen for […]

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Arizona Restaurant Week is here


Arizona Restaurant Week is in full swing and continuing through the 27th.  There are LOADS of exciting restaurants participating — some we already love (like North Italia and Durant’s) and some we’re wanting to check out (The Gladly and Rancho Pinot). Most restaurants are offering a $33 or $44 three course meal prix fix meal which, […]

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5 signs fall is coming


Is it just us, or does it feel like fall is coming? It might not be the sweater-wearing fall one might enjoy in other parts of the country — but to us, it might be even better. Here are five signs that fall is indeed on its way. 1. We’re thinking about real clothes.  We’ve been […]

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Welcome Ben’s Bells Project to downtown Phoenix


Tucson non-profit, Ben’s Bells Project, will debut their new studio nestled in the Roosevelt Row arts district at their grand opening this Friday, September 18. The Ben’s Bells Project mission is to spread kindness in the community — and to that end everyone can help. Want to donate your time painting the bell parts? Awesome. Want to attend group session […]

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Slide into Fall


Every Arizonan knows well the struggle of transitioning from Summer to Fall here… it’s not unusual for it to be a bit frosty in the morning, blazing hot mid-day, only to return to chilly after sunset. This can make outfitting for a long day a real hassle. The good news is that there are many flexible […]

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Yoga Flow at Practical Art


Feeling a little stressed? Needing a little relaxation & positive energy? Feel Good Flow Yoga might be just what you need! Put on by The Yoga Party AZ, and hosted by Practical Art, the Feel Good Flow event is all about fun!  The class is led by Ashley, “who fuses her knowledge of alignment with a mindful […]

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Blog Giveaway: Hustle Mama wraps


One of our most popular items at Frances are the adorable Mason Jars & various interchangable sleeves from local creative Hustle Mama! Can we just say how much we adore these new cacti designs?! Lesser known is that Hustle Mama also makes little Sandwich and snack wraps! Being an eco-friendly snacker has never been easier (or cuter!)  In a world […]

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