What’s new: Frances Studio

\When I heard that Red Hot Robot was moving out of Medlock Plaza, I immediately
emailed Georgeanne Bryant, owner of cool-spots Frances & Smeeks, and asked if
she was going to give that space her magic touch.

“My family would kill me,” she replied.

Her family must have come to terms with the fact that the city needs her. Friday, June 3rd marked the opening of the new accessories and shoe store, Frances Studio — which carries many of the cool, eclectic brands found in Frances Vintage, like Toms and Orla Kiely…and then some. What you’ll find: unique tapestry bags, cool artisan pendants, funky footwear.

Now the piercing shop next door needs to relocate so Bryant can start a stationery store.