Interview with Frances – Part One

Today’s interview is another two parter, simply because there were too many favorite outfit photos that I wanted to include and share. Frances of pink horrorshow is one of my favorite recent blog discoveries and I could look at her outfit photos all day. She has a jealousy inducing wardrobe, fabulous New York apartment, and amazing style. Oh and she’s beautiful. And 24! Why must the youth get everything?? All right now – enjoy meeting Frances!

First things first – who are you? What do you do, and where do you live?

I’m Frances, 24, and I live in New York City!

I really love, love your style! Were you always so stylish? Did you ever go through an awkward period?

It wasn’t until I turned about 12 or 13 that I started to really care about what I wore, but I was a very small kid so it was difficult for me to fit into a lot of what I wanted to wear. So I was sort of stuck with wearing “younger” brands until I finally grew out of them, that was definitely awkward. In high school I experimented with clothes a lot and even to this day I can’t believe I had the balls to wear some of the stuff I did but I did win “best dressed” for my graduating year!

What are some the favorite, treasured items in your closet?

My Cartier Tank Francaise mens watch, Cartier Love bracelet, all of my Chanel bags.

How about the most worn pieces?

My utility jackets definitely get the most usage, they’re just so versatile! My Proenza Schouler PS1 bags, and I’m all about wearing either my DKNY or Miu Miu moto boots for everyday.

What’s a typical day look for you, and a night look?

Typically during the day I prefer not to wear heels if I’m going to be doing a lot of walking so I’ll wear flats or boots, jeans, a top and a blazer or jacket. I think my day look has become sort of like a uniform; I like to be comfortable yet still put together and I gravitate towards wearing the same silhouette because it’s just easier. For night, it really depends on where I’m going but I love wearing dresses with sky high heels and it’s when I can really exercise my “fashion muscle”.

Isn’t Frances’ style beautiful? I love that she has a classic sensibility but also mixes in a lot of unique and for the lack of a better word, “edgier” pieces. I hope you enjoyed Part 1 and come back tomorrow for Part 2! Also, find more of Frances here.

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  • Cindy
    January 4, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    I think I was holding my breath through the entire post. She is so insanely gorgeous with a gorgeous wardrobe to boot!

  • Corina
    January 4, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    Great outfits!! Gorgeous!!

  • PetiteLittleGirl
    January 4, 2012 at 2:40 pm

    She is absolutely adorable! I am going to check out her blog now. Looking forward to part 2 tomorrow =) Enjoy the rest of your vacation.

  • Jess
    January 4, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Yes, her style and sense for fashion is awesome! I love!

  • LC
    January 4, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    I am so glad you`re doing this interview! I`ve been following her for a while! She is tooo fab! Can`t wait to read part 2!

  • HiLLjO
    January 4, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    LOVE all her animal print and THOSE SHOES! AH~! I die.

  • skippysays
    January 4, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    Um, yes, I'll just take one everything please 🙂

  • Adele
    January 4, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    Another fab interview xoxo

  • Elizabeth
    January 4, 2012 at 5:35 pm

    Great interview as usual. I adore Frances' style it is classic with some edge. I am about to take on reinventing my closet "after bebe". She will be a great inspiration.

  • Andrea
    January 4, 2012 at 5:37 pm

    she looks wonderful.great post!

  • amy b.s.
    January 4, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    i am also so loving that wallpaper!

  • Anonymous
    January 4, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    my favorite interview so far, i've been following her blog for a long time 🙂

  • About Last Weekend
    January 4, 2012 at 6:06 pm

    Thanks for stopping by so I could find your blog. Lovely to meet you. Wow, your guest today has fabulous style and poise – enviable in someone sooo young! Love the classic with a twist!

  • Emma
    January 4, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Thanks for introducing her! She has FABULOUS style!! Love every outfit she's in!

  • The Little Dust Princess
    January 4, 2012 at 6:55 pm

    I've been following her blog for so long and had no idea her name was Frances! I love her style 😀

  • Diana
    January 4, 2012 at 7:24 pm

    she's got great style that Frances. I'm so in love with walls and mini chandelier…I have the first two photos saved on my comp. *whoa creeper* The snake skin booties are just so damn fitting on her!

  • Harija
    January 4, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    great interview!

    Happy New Year 2012!

    My Lyfe ; My Story

  • Susan
    January 4, 2012 at 8:13 pm

    She is sooo pretty!!! Great interview!

  • Chocolate, Cookies & Candies
    January 4, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    I think I've fallen in love with her style too. So chic at 24. When I was 24….I looked like I stepped out of a gym every single day. Eeeek. I can't wait to check out her blog. *sigh* So so very lovely and model stunning to boot.

  • Chocolate, Cookies & Candies
    January 4, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    I think I've fallen in love with her style too. So chic at 24. When I was 24….I looked like I stepped out of a gym every single day. Eeeek. I can't wait to check out her blog. *sigh* So so very lovely and model stunning to boot.

  • Phoebe Limanta
    January 4, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    She is seriously STUNNING!

  • katattack2000
    January 4, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    Wow I love her style! and she's 24! Wow! I loved this interview and can't wait for part 2 🙂

  • couturecoco
    January 4, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    Wowza! Stunning! One of my challenges is to make my classic pieces more modern this year.

  • Call me M
    January 4, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    She looks gorgeous and I loved her style! Thank you for introducing her to us!

  • pink horrorshow
    January 4, 2012 at 11:14 pm

    Thanks again for the interview, Katherine! Looks wonderful 😀

  • Carol
    January 5, 2012 at 12:54 am this her other site ? I hope she's not the one posing naked. Ekk.

    She is very pretty though.

  • Rola
    January 5, 2012 at 1:17 am

    I totally love her style. She is young and fresh and has great tastes!

  • Leona
    January 5, 2012 at 1:50 am

    Wow, love her style!!! Annd her lavender tributes!!

  • Lindsay K
    January 5, 2012 at 1:52 am

    Great interview and Frances does have great style. I've been following her blog for a long time. I'm happy to see it's back up (thank goodness)! I'm excited for Part 2.

    Enjoy the rest of your vacation:)

  • Cee Cee
    January 5, 2012 at 3:05 am

    Thanks for the interview!

    Ceecee's Inspirations Blog

  • Carolyn
    January 5, 2012 at 5:48 am

    ahh hope you're enjoying thailand! i was just looking through my thailand pics and missing all the amazing food. anyway, adore frances' style, good choice for an interview 🙂

  • Rites of Beauty
    January 5, 2012 at 6:43 am

    Great interview! Frances has a very fresh, youthful, chic style 🙂

  • Michelle
    January 5, 2012 at 10:44 am

    Katherine, I love your interviews. Thanks for sharing and Frances your wardrobe and apartment are TDF!

  • DSK Steph
    January 5, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Frances has incredible style! *Typo in the previous comment!* My mistake!

  • Katie
    January 5, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    i love looove her style! classic yet a bit edgy (& one day i hope to be able to use the same words, "all of my chanel bags", hehe!)

    Katie x

  • catssaymeow
    January 6, 2012 at 5:18 pm

    Her style looks amazing … And she is so beautiful too!
    Love all the statement shoes!

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