Frankly Basic – Crestwood

Frankly Basic is a women’s boutique offering quality apparel, accessories and shoes with a clean and timeless style.  Swing by one of our locations and let us help you find the perfect new additions to your wardrobe.  We are also available for your personal styling and closet organization needs.

Articles about Frankly Basic – Crestwood

  • Cheer on the Chiefs in This Local Gear

    Represent the Kansas City Chiefs in style on game night! Pledge allegiance to Arrowhead Stadium with this super soft tee ($34, from Frankly Basic) that will quickly become your go-to for game… more

  • Tote-Ally Trending

    Stash your stuff in one of these locally made carryalls. Will Baldwin’s new KC tote ($64), created in collaboration with socially conscious LA-based lifestyle company Apolis, become as ubiquitous as its KC hats? Smart… more

  • 5 Cute Post-Pool Cover Ups

    Selecting your swimwear is just half the battle. After you spend grueling hours choosing the best swimsuit for the season, the last thing you want to do is put on a bland linen tunic to hide it. Give your go-to… more

  • To the Max

    Stay stylish in the heat with a little extra length. It’s no secret that maxi dresses are the fairy godmother of the wardrobe—one single garment that looks both effortless and elegant on all figures. Do yourself a sartorial favor… more

  • Happy Feet

    Put some extra pep in your step with these sizzling sandals. Fresh pedicure? Check. Warm weather? Check. New sandals? Check! With the birds singing and the trees changing to that lush hue of green, it’s time to show off your toes… more

  • When Comfort Meets Style

    Our new favorite trend makes sweatpants chic. Who doesn’t love looking good and being comfortable? Athleisure, the trend that mixes athletic wear and leisure wear, is hot on our radar for spring. Try one of these… more

  • How To Wear Pantone’s Color of the Year

    According to Pantone, Marsala is about to make a big impact. Showcased in spring ’15 collections like Dries Van Noten and Louis Vuitton, this reddish brown tone is a necessary… more

  • 3 Gorgeous New Year’s Eve Looks

    Say goodbye to 2014 with these chic New Year’s Eve outfits. This beaded beauty by Parker New York  ($396, from Standard Style) is the perfect outfit for any upscale NYE outing, but the flirty dress… more

  • Not-So-Ugly Christmas Sweaters

    Though they sometimes get a bad reputation this time of year (enter ugly sweater parties), nothing is more versatile throughout the freezing winter season than a sweater.  Knit, embellished or fuzzy,… more

  • Kansas City Street Style: Danna Sullentrop

    With all of these dreary days looming over our heads, it’s refreshing to see a pop of color. As the salon manager at Shelby Herrick Salon, Danna Sullentrop shows us how to look polished… more

  • Nautical By Nature

    Creative expression and the spirit of entrepreneurialism work together to put the wind in Ocean & Sea’s sails. Chances are if you live in KC, you own as least one KC T-shirt. If you don’t, maybe you should. Aside… more

  • Holiday Gift Guide: Style Setter

    ‘Tis the season for style. Have a friend whose outfit is never complete without sunglasses? Feel good about these philanthropic TOMS’ Bellini sunglasses ($139, from Frankly Basic) inspired by… more

  • Anything-But-Basic Black

    Because black is still the new black. A head to toe black ensemble, although intimidating, is anything but boring. With the proper textures and patterns, you can perfect the ultimate monochromatic outfit without… more

  • Mad for Plaid

    With the right plaid, you can conquer fall fashion. Plaid is the one pattern we can’t ever get over. From school uniforms to Cher Horowitz’s full plaid ensembles, we’re constantly looking for ways to incorporate this age-old… more

  • Black Friday and Beyond

    We’ve rounded up some of the hottest savings in Kansas City to help you create your shopping plan of action. November 26 Black Friday is a great way to score a deal, but sometimes it’s nice to enjoy… more

  • Love Fund Fashion Show Raises Money With Style

    Help fashion aid a cause for kids in Kansas City.   The Young Professionals Supporting the Love Fund is giving a new meaning to fashion fundraising. What happens when you mix… more

  • Bundle Up in These Scarves

    Infinity, printed and knitted. Oh my! The lazy girl’s guide to accessorizing in the fall requires just one item: scarves. Whether you want to make a statement aesthetically or get to a never-got-out-of-bed… more

  • Celebrate Fall With the Crestwood Shops

    What do shopping, dining and wining have in common? They make the perfect night out. Call all your friends and head to the Crestwood Shops tonight from 4 to 7 p.m. for an open house featuring… more

  • 5 Booties to Rock This Season

    The search for the perfect bootie ends here. It’s time to switch out the sandals and wedges for the autumn-appropriate bootie. Ranging in all shapes, styles and colors, this fancy footwear shows how to… more

  • The Emerald Effect

    We first became obsessed when we we’re told to “follow the yellow brick road” to the Emerald City. Put the ruby red slippers aside because it’s time for emerald to have it’s moment. One of the hottest colors… more

  • What to Wear This Football Season

    It’s time to trade out your baseball caps for football jerseys (or something a little more stylish). Tis the season where Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays (and the occasional Thursdays) are spent on… more

  • Our Summer Fashion Shoot is Postcard Perfect

    Picturesque summer fashion perfect for all your adventures. Photos by Aaron Lindberg  |  Hair and makeup by Heidi Bowles  |  Talent from Voices& BELOW: Tory Burch dress, $392,… more

  • Have Style, Will Travel

    We pick some of this summer’s must-have travel accessories from some of our favorite Kansas City shops. It’s around this time of year that frequent fliers take off in search of much-needed rest and… more

  • White-Hot White Party Outfits

    Ditch the little black dress—this time of year, it’s all about the LWD (little white dress, that is). No other color looks quite as crisp and fresh against summer’s green grass and blue skies. We’re… more