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Inspirational Woman: Maggie Wolf

08.12.15

At just 15 years old Maggie Wolf has already made her mark on the world with her eloquent and inspirational video about the struggle of self-identity in our modern day culture. An avid writer and film-maker, Maggie’s “Idealistics” captures what it feels like to conceal your true self in an effort to meet societies expectations and […]

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Blog Giveaway: The Shine Project!

08.03.15

If you have been in to Frances it is likely that you have notice the beautiful and handmade bracelets from Threads. This company, and the non-profit behind it, hold a very special place not just in store but in our hearts.  It was during her college internship in an inner city school that founder Ashley LeMieux first […]

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Meet Kaycee!

07.31.15

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 […]

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Summer Outfits

07.29.15

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 […]

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What’s in Kaycee’s bag?

07.22.15

The purse is a probably a woman’s best friend, carrying all her essential items (and let’s be honest, a fair amount of receipts and junk….) and serving as an expression of her own personal style. We figured what better way to get to know our coworkers than to ask, “What’s in your bag?” Our first […]

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Emily Blincoe collections

07.20.15

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. […]

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Desert Adventures

07.16.15

Here in Phoenix we are lucky to be close to so many beautiful places for a day-trip! Within just an hour or two we can find ourselves surrounded by the iconic rocks of Sedona or walking the forest floors of Prescott and Flagstaff. With no shortage of amazing places to escape the Valley to, we have few excuses not […]

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Stay Cool- drink up!

07.13.15

It’s been hot– make that REALLY hot– outside. Hydration in the desert is so important, but it doesn’t have to be boring! We’ve collected a few chilly drink recipes, both alcoholic and non, to keep you cool this summer. If you need supplies, stop in! We have Mason Jars, Mason Jar tumblers, Arizona etched wine & […]

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Phoenix New Times presents: BARFLIES

07.08.15

Don’t miss the new Phoenix New Times‘ monthly reading series, a night of true stories and drinks, at downtown’s latest venue- Valley Bar! Keeping it fresh, the series will feature a different theme, curator, and line-up of readers each month! Katie Johnson, a former New Times contributor, will serve as curator for July with Beth May, […]

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Roosevelt Row CDC Fundraiser!

06.22.15

Roosevelt Row CDC is having a party and you’re invited!  “Join Roosevelt Row Community Development Corporation and the Host Committee for the revival of the Summer Solstice annual fundraiser! Celebrate with us as we highlight the organization’s triumphs over the last eight years with friends and family, the true building blocks of our community, who have […]

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