Back to School Essentials from Five Shops in Phoenix

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​School is back in session and along with all of the pencils, pens, binders, and calculators (not to mention textbooks), you might need a few accessories. 

A few of our local sources on all things fashionable and fun have a couple recommendations for the fall. Take a hint from the creatives behind Bunky Boutique, Smeeks, MADE, Frances, and Frances studio -- even if you're not taking classes. 

Bunky Boutique (pictured above) -- 1437 North 1st St.
1. The classic "Lauren Wallet" by Hobo International in new fall colors -- $94 
2. Custom sterling silver Initial charm necklaces by Against the Grain (local designer) -- $38 
3. Thank you cards for all your teachers -- $5 

4. Inca Dress -- $42  
5. Beastie Boys Wild Animals tee by Chaser -- $59 

Smeeks -- 14 W. Camelback Rd.

1. Fuzzy Pencils -- $1.50 

2. Grape Scented Swirl Erasers -- $1.50 
3. Baker's Twine - 240yd Spool -- $15.00 
4. Lollipop Pens - $6.00 Robot Eraser -- $3.00 
5. Paint Set - $5.00 Lunchbox -- $13.00 
6. Pinback Buttons -- $1.00 each

MADE Art Boutique -- 922 North 5th St.

​​​1. The Andy Warhol Coloring Book -- $8.95 
2. Jess Switaj Bike T-shirt -- $30 
3. T-shirts by local artist, Sebastien Millon -- $25
4. Ceramic, handmade colandars (for dorm room cooking) -- $20
5. Ponchos that turn into scarves by Princys Wearable Art -- $38 

Frances Vintage -- 10 West Camelback Rd.

1. Top by Johnny Was -- $200.00  
2. Necklace by Local artist Lucky Deluxe -- $65.00  
3. Bag by Orla Kiely -- $400.00 
4. String doll by Dexter -- $10.00 
5. Stamp kit -- $40.00
6. Scarf -- $35.00 
7. Wrap bracelet -- $55.00 
8. Burlap TOMS -- $60.00 
9. Journal --$10.00 


Frances Studio -- ​10 West Camelback Rd.

​1. Crochet Bag - J.P. & Mattie -- $80.00 
2. Caramel Corduroy and Green Corduroy TOMS -- $60.00 
3. Wool Belt - $65.00 Golden Corduroy Tiny TOMS -- $34.00 

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