Archive for March, 2013

DOG WEATHER

Posted BY JENNY JAMES ON March 31st, 2013
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What did you do with the nice weather this weekend? We got double treats- the sun AND a puppy. What!!! GUS. The Original Flavor. They  broke the mold after they made this one. He is Frances May’s official mascot. Here’s the pup. WANDA: Fresh Faced and ready to for anything (including napping). They met on […]

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NAIL PARTY

Posted BY JENNY JAMES ON March 29th, 2013
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Great news: You don’t even have to leave the house to get complicated nail art. Tiny/Shiny/Bright is a new service started by Samantha Chew that offers nail house calls. What? We decided to give her a call and have her come over last Saturday AM to see what she could do with our beat up […]

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IS FM THE CAPTAIN OF THE PINAFORE?

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON March 28th, 2013
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Suno Bubble Dress   Crazy Wind Sleeveless Dress   Rachel Antonoff Sloane Dress   I think the hills are alive and I, for one, am glad.  I love this classic and versatile dress style.  How easy can you get?  You can wear a pinafore all by itself or throw a shirt/blouse on underneath and welcome […]

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TOMBOY STYLE GIVEAWAY!

Posted BY FRANCES MAY ON March 28th, 2013
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We are teaming up with one of our favorite blogs Tomboy Style and giving a pair of these neon MM6 oxfords to one lucky reader! To enter leave a comment on the Tomboy Style blog and show Frances May some like love on Instagram (@francesmayshop).  

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JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE : A VERY CASUAL TOP 5 LIST

Posted BY JORDAN ON March 26th, 2013
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To celebrate JT’s new album, I figured a little video history might be in order. So, for your internet cruising pleasure: A Very Casual, Non-Sequential Top 5 List of Music Videos Featuring Justin Timberlake. 5. Obviously! The bed scene! Also, remember when Lance Bass tried to go to the moon? How cool is that? Best way […]

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OBJECT OBSESSION

Posted BY JENNY JAMES ON March 20th, 2013
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Portland is currently losing its mind over objects and things. There is good reason for this- there are a lot of perfect things in Portland. A beautiful, well designed object can transform a desk, a windowsill, a room. We are still throwing most of our money into our closet-pits, but if you’re feeling domestic…   […]

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TORO Y MOI VIDEO : STILL SOUND

Posted BY JORDAN ON March 19th, 2013
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Happy Tuesday, again, always and forever. Been jamming to Berkeley’s finest lately, Toro Y Moi. Highly recommend for: bike rides (including trips to the grocery store, or IKEA*), hair cuts, push ups, eating popsicles, me time, etc.). This is off his second album, Under the Pine (2011, Carpark Records). If you’re lucky and happen to be […]

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IN THE STUDIO

Posted BY JENNY JAMES ON March 15th, 2013
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          Pam and Skye spent some quality time in the Frances May studio yesterday photographing pieces from Raquel Allegra, Crazy Wind and Whit. Crazy Wind is new to Frances May, made in Portland, and perfect in every way. My heart hurts.    

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TY SEGALL VIDEO : GOODBYE BREAD

Posted BY JORDAN ON March 12th, 2013
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Maybe it was Mercury in retrograde, but I’ve been really digging the garage sounds of Ty Segall lately, and this video really takes the cake. It’s off his 2012 album under the same title, released by Drag City. Check out his website to scan his impressive discography, if you fancy some chiller jams to fight […]

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NEW MIX/NEW MONTH: ACTUALLY DEEP JAMS

Posted BY JORDAN ON March 05th, 2013
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Happy March, everyone! As always, a new mix to  bring in the new month–and this month we’re celebrating the cold/warm transition from winter to spring with some ’90s Actually Deep Jams. This mix is guaranteed to get you out of hibernation, get your blood pumping, and get you into full bloom. It’s time, right? Enjoy below or […]

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