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Check Out the New Bust Magazine Cover Gal

10.20.15

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. This month Aidy is on the cover of  the been-cool-forever-feminist/hipster publication — Bust Magazine!

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Frances loves…Hammerpress

10.05.15

We are huge fans of Hammerpress letterpress & design studio. Their huge inventory of super cool and well-designed cards, stationery & ephemera are all designed and printed inside their Kansas City, Missouri studio. Owner Brady Vest opened Hammerpress in 1994 after graduating from the Kansas City Art Institute. The shop quickly gained local recognition for the unique and bold work that Brady and his team […]

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Dusen Dusen home goods new face

09.23.15

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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Slide into Fall

09.11.15

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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Medlock Plaza: The Clutter House

09.02.15

If you haven’t checked out our neighbors over at The Clutter House, you should definitely wander in some time! They are incredibly nice and  offer an ever changing mix of unique goods for your home and garden. From furniture, to textiles, to garden planters, they have a little something for everyone, all lifestyle merchandised in […]

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Kaycee’s hype list!

08.26.15

It’s always fun to check in with our staff and see what’s got them excited these days… and Kaycee did not disappoint! Share your new favorites with us in the comments section below. BRANDS:  TRENDS: 1. The love for all things cactus makes me happy! 2. GOLD Baby!! Give me all the gold jewelry! 3. Effortless […]

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Music Monday

Music Monday

08.24.15

Dream pop duo Beach House is back with a new album, “Depression Cherry,” and it’s everything we’d been waiting for. You can expect their usual blend of daydream worthy lightness, met with just enough theatricality to give it the weight it needs to hit home in the way their albums always do. Check out the Pitchfork enthusiastic review, […]

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Music Monday!

08.17.15

The new Teen Daze album “Morning World” is here, and we love it. While the album is reminiscent of his older work, there is a definite shift on this album, likely from John Vanderslice’s involvement. The icing on the cake? The simple, yet transfixing, collage style video for the title track. Delightful! Also, we had […]

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Blog giveaway: Swaddle blankets

08.11.15

One of the mainstays of the Frances baby department are the lovely Swaddle Designs blankets! These swaddles are soft, feature adorable prints, and have instructions on how to swaddle sewn into each blanket. A total win! “Supine swaddling is important because it helps babies transition from womb to world, reduces incidence of SIDS, helps babies […]

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