Press from 2015


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Lauren Conrad Is Empowering Women Around The World.For those unfamiliar, Little Market is Conrad and friend Hannah Skvarla’s passion project. The online marketplace sells unique, handmade home goods, gifts, and jewelry from 23 artisan groups in 16 third-world countries, and they’re steadily growing.

But, the real standout of Little Market isn’t the beautiful quilts and ceramics that rival those of Anthropologie's; it’s the concept Read more herehttp://www.refinery29.com/2015/03/83703/lauren-conrad-little-market-interview#slide

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: July 2, 2015

Lauren Conrad’s New Candle Collection Smells Just Like Summer.In addition to her thriving fashion label, Lauren Conrad is the co-founder of a growing global shop, The Little Market, which sells beautiful lifestyle accents, home décor, and fashion accessories made by artisans in developing nations. Today, Conrad and her partner and friend Hannah Skvarla give us an exclusive first look at their new collection of candles. Read more herehttp://www.mydomaine.com/lauren-conrad-the-little-market-summer-candles

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: May 22, 2015

Glamour Exclusive: Lauren Conrad’s Online Shop Adds a Wedding Registry. Plus, the Wedding Gift She Loves to Give..Go ahead and register at a department store for your sheets and your blender. And then click your way over to The Little Market, a joint venture by Lauren Conrad and her friend Hannah Skvarla, where you can now register for glasses, ceramics, serving pieces, and more—and support female artisans from around the globe. (Think of them as the wedding gifts that keep on giving). Read more herehttp://www.glamour.com/weddings/blogs/save-the-date/2015/05/lauren-conrad-wedding-registry-little-market

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: January 22, 2015

First Look: Lauren Conrad’s Elegant Olive Wood Collection. In addition to her thriving fashion label, Paper Crown, Laguna Beach and The Hills alum Lauren Conrad is also the co-founder of a growing global shop, The Little Market, which sells beautiful lifestyle accents, home décor, and fashion accessories made by artisans in developing nations. Today, Conrad and her partner and friend Hannah Skvarla give us an exclusive first look at their olive wood collection. Read more herehttp://www.apartmenttherapy.com/lauren-conrads-the-little-market-debuts-olive-wood-collection-design-news-215399

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: September 21, 2014

Little Market online seeks to have a big effect for women worldwide.Fashion designer and former reality star Lauren Conrad, 28, has left "The Hills" and "Laguna Beach" behind quite literally with her fair trade project, the Little Market. Created with friend and Human Rights Watch member Hannah Skvarla, the online store — which celebrates its first anniversary in October — sells handmade goods from artisan cooperatives across the world, products selected by Conrad and Skvarla during their travels to countries including Bolivia, Peru, India, Nepal, Kenya, Ghana and Guatemala. Wares include home decor, jewelry, bags and more. Read more herehttp://www.latimes.com/fashion/alltherage/la-ig-little-market-20140921-story.html

 




 

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FEATURED: September, 2014

Lauren Conrad's Global Shop Launches Basket Collection In addition to a thriving fashion label, Lauren Conrad is co-founder of The Little Market, a growing global shop that focuses on beautiful lifestyle accents, home décor, and fashion accessories. With her partner and friend Hannah Skvarla, Conrad launched The Little Market in hopes of connecting artisans who are creating traditional crafts in developing countries with customers worldwide. Their new handmade basket collection is sourced from traditional artisans in Senegal, Ghana, and Tanzania. Read more herehttp://www.apartmenttherapy.com/lauren-conrads-global-shop-launches-basket-collection

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: July 29, 2014

Lauren Conrad is today's InStyle.com guest editor! Between designing her two clothing lines, penning multiple books, and running laurenconrad.com, Lauren Conrad somehow managed to launch The Little Market with her best friend, Hannah Skvarla. The Little Market gives female artisans in developing countries the opportunity to sell their goods to a broader market. Below, Lauren and Hannah interview each other on The Little Market, their friendship, their travels, and their style. Read more herehttp://www.instyle.com/news/lauren-conrad-and-her-bff-dish-tennis-shoes-travel-and-toilets

 




 

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FEATURED: May 02, 2014

Need Mother's Day Gift Ideas? Let Lauren Conrad and Pal Hannah Skvarla Help You Out!Lauren Conrad is our unofficial arbiter for all things chic and personal. Her Instagram alone is a treasure trove of gifting and party-throwing inspiration. So who better to give great Mother’s Day gift advice than the designer/entrepreneur/star herself? We tapped into her expertise for some ideas for moms both young and older. Read more herehttp://stylenews.peoplestylewatch.com/2014/05/02/mothers-day-gift-ideas-2014-lauren-conrad/

 

 

 

 

FEATURED: December 23, 2013

THE CHALKBOARD Q&A: LAUREN CONRAD OF THE LITTLE MARKET.Our favorite handwritten feature! Read Lauren’s ideal super-power, adventure she’s dying to take and go-to karaoke song…Read more herehttp://thechalkboardmag.com/tcm-qa-with-the-little-markets-lauren-conrad

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: December 2013

Best new online shopping sites: Holiday gift guide 2013. Reality-TV star Lauren Conrad (The Hills, Laguna Beach) teamed up with friend Hannah Skvarla to debut this online boutique, specializing in handcrafted goods from Bolivia, India, Mexico, Nepal and Peru. The selection of accessories ($18–$450) and home goods ($16–$180) includes Artesania Sorata plush alpaca knit beanies ($44), Destiny Reflection handprinted aprons ($35) and Nappa Dori leather-embellished traveling trunks ($350–$450). Offerings such as Friends Handicrafts star-embroidered winter wreaths ($44) and Rose Ann Hall Designs glass pitchers ($68)—made by individuals with disabilities in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico—are all ethically sourced and sold via fair-trade standards. Orders $100 and up get free shipping, otherwise it costs $10. Read more herehttp://www.timeout.com/newyork/shopping/best-new-online-shopping-sites-holiday-gift-guide-2013

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: December 2013

Cool Gift Destination: The Little MarketInspired by her travels to El Salvador, India, Indonesia and Uganda (among other choice destinations on the map), Lauren Conrad joined forces with fellow FIDM alum Hannah Skvarla to create a curated online shopping destination. The Little Market is a place to discover the one-of-a-kind, handcrafted finds that are usually only found in local markets around the globe. You’ll find handmade goods you’ve only dreamed of right at your fingertips, and the online marketplace allows the artists to showcase and preserve their artisanal techniques. Read more herehttp://thezoereport.com/fashion/unique-gifts-2013/

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: November 2013

Lauren Conrad’s Latest Project Is Not Only Cool - It’s For a Great CauseIt’s hard to believe that between her blog, her Kohl’s line, planning a wedding and her world travel, Lauren Conrad would have the time for yet another project – but when the project is this worthy, it’s worth it. And as it turns out, those global travels served as the inspiration for The Little Market, an e-commerce site started with her best friend Hannah Skvarla (above right) designed to bring attention to handmade products created by female artisans across the globe. Read more herehttp://www.peoplestylewatch.com/node/361896

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: November 15, 2013

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Lauren Conrad's Career Path. From eager intern to serious fashion entrepreneur, here's how to follow in her footsteps. Read more about on her interview here: http://www.teenvogue.com/story/lauren-conrad-teen-vogue-graduate

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: Nov 11, 2013

Lauren Conrad: Golden Girl. Far from a reality-TV star destined for where-are-they-now oblivion, Lauren Conrad has nimbly parlayed small-screen fame into a mini empire of fashion, books, and now crafts that give back. And she's just getting started. herehttp://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/lauren-conrad-and-stephanie-pratt-bond-at-launch-party-photo-20132810

 




 

 

 

FEATURED: July 11, 2013

Lauren Conrad: Golden Girl. Far from a reality-TV star destined for where-are-they-now oblivion, Lauren Conrad has nimbly parlayed small-screen fame into a mini empire of fashion, books, and now crafts that give back. And she's just getting started. Read more here: http://www.marieclaire.com/celebrity/a7743/lauren-conrad-feature/

 

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