Check Out the New Bust Magazine Cover Gal


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!

read more »

Cactus, Cactus Everywhere


It’s no surprise to us that trendsetters across the globe are suddenly embracing cacti…and other desert imagery. Bodegas in Brooklyn are shilling succulents. Etsy’s cactus-themed inventory hits the tens-of-thousands. Phoenix New Times published an article about the emergence (or resurgence?) of desert imagery, well, everywhere…and asked us our opinion. Check it out here.

read more »

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 […]

read more »

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 […]

read more »

Kaycee’s hype list!


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 […]

read more »
Frances_Backpack Flairs

Backpack Flair


With the recent explosion of cool pins, patches, and keychains there’s no shortage of ways to express yourself with your backpack or bag! Check out a few of our favorites available at Frances right now. If you have favorites of your own, share with us in the comments!  

read more »

Meet Kaycee!


Name: Kaycee Length of time at Frances: 4 months, but I’ve been shopping here for many years! Hometown: El Paso, TX and yes, I’ve been to Rosa’s Cantina (this is the song that made this place famous.) What are you reading: Broken Monsters, which I bought at Changing Hands. Most visited neighborhood hangout: Lux! They have been […]

read more »

Summer Outfits


With so many fun activities left in Summer, there are plenty of opportunities to show off your style while keeping cool! We’ve put together a few playful Summer looks that can transition from coffee shops to day-trips to concerts. We have our hearts set on the Summer Ends Music Festival… what are you most looking forward […]

read more »

Emily Blincoe collections


We recently stumbled upon Emily Blincoe’s colorful object gradients on This Is Colossal and were blown away!  Her artsy photography has captured the attention of Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, VSCO, and The Wall Street Journal. She is now working on a project called Collection Collection where she takes portraits of people lying surrounded by their own personal collections. […]

read more »

Giveaway: Rifle Paper Co.


Every time we get a new shipment of Rifle Paper Co. we fall in love all over again!  Their beautiful designs, which began just as stationary, now adorn everything from phone cases, to wallpaper, to household products. Rifle Paper Co. started in 2009 as a husband-wife run business out of their garage, and it has […]

read more »