Frances Dean

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New York, New York
Columbia University
Thrifting, Relationships, Gender Politics
  • Frances is a budding astrologer who loves breaking down her friends birth charts and reporting on astrological trends.
  • She is a beauty/skincare junkie who once tested 22 different mascaras for a story.
  • In a brief break from editorial, Frances spent some time working on a political campaign, giving her an in depth understanding of the field.


Frances has worked as a professional writer for nearly a decade. After graduation Frances landed her first job in the industry as fashion assistant at Harpers BAZAAR. She previously covered beauty for STYLECASTER, and her writing has appeared in Architectural Digest, BuzzFeed, and the Daily Mail. At Static Media she covers entertainment and women's news.


Frances holds a Bachelor of the Arts from Columbia University in New York City.
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