Press from 2017
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FEATURED: December 8, 2017
Looking for original Christmas gifts? The story of these women will inspire you (and also 5 hand-made gift ideas) Elle Italy wrote about our co-founders, Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla, and the mission behind The Little Market. They featured this bracelet as a gift that gives back.
FEATURED: November 16, 2017
Lauren Conrad Tells Us Why Her Contractor Called Her Boring and How She Racked Up So Many Passport Stamps Our co-founder, Lauren Conrad, was recently interviewed by Architectural Digest. She talks about her travels to visit the artisan groups we partner with and mentions her collection of fair trade pillows.
FEATURED: September 20, 2017
A Pretty Way To Say Farewell to Summer Saying goodbye to summer can be bittersweet. The Glitter Guide hosted a party to welcome in fall and used our olive wood round board to serve drinks and add to a tablescape.
FEATURED: September 19, 2017
12 Curated Shops For Fair Trade & Ethical Gift Shopping If your dollar is your vote, then the gifts you give can reflect meaningful purchases. The Good Trade mentioned The Little Market as one of its favorite shops for fair trade curated gifts to serve drinks and add to a tablescape.
FEATURED: September 11, 2017
10 Artisan-Made Home Decor Brands For The Conscious Home Artisan-made products tell a story. The Little Market focuses on empowering women artisans and preserving cultural techniques. The Good Trade featured us as one of its favorite fair trade home décor sites and showcased natural dye pillows.
FEATURED: September 2, 2017
5 Ways to Give Back While You Travel the Globe The Little Market was founded by Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla based off of their love of travel and artisan techniques. POPSUGAR mentions our travel essentials like overnight bags and luggage tags made in Guatemala. Read more here:See More
FEATURED: August 31, 2017
How to Host a Simple Wine and Cheese Party We love the finer things in life like wine and cheese paired with fair trade products. InspiredbyThis shared tips for hosting a party and used our olive wood boards and decor. Each purchase empowers artisans around the world.
FEATURED: August 24, 2017
Where to Register: The 50 Best Wedding Registry Sites & Stores Celebrate the big day with your loved ones. Brides featured The Little Market as one of their top wedding registries. See our gift boxes and gift wrapping for ideas! Each purchase empowers artisans around the world.
FEATURED: June 9, 2017
Charitable Father’s Day Gifts from Lauren Conrad’s The Little Market Shop InStyle recently shared a list of gifts from The Little Market for Father’s Day. Every purchase from our store is a gift that gives back and empowers our artisan partners around the world. Take a look at the list to see learn more about The Little Market and to see the Father’s Day gift guide.
FEATURED: June 5, 2017
The Good Trade interviewed Hannah Skvarla, co-founder of The Little Market, to learn more about her and the story behind The Little Market. The Little Market is a nonprofit founded to empower female artisans around the world and to provide them with an online marketplace to share their handmade goods.
FEATURED: May 26, 2017
L’Occitane Terre de Lumiére Could I Have That? put together an outfit ready for a trip to the South of France and included our palm shopper as an accessory. Our palm shopper is hand-woven by artisans in Ghana. Take a look at the dream photo shoot on Could I Have That?
FEATURED: April 26, 2017
10 Coffee Gifts That Give Back Country LivThe Kitchn put together a list of ten types of coffee that are gifts that give back to a good cause. The coffee we carry at The Little Market is hand-harvested by farmworkers in countries such as Colombia, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, and Uganda.
FEATURED: April 3, 2017
The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide Country Living put together a gift guide for Mother’s Day and included our pink garden rose hand-painted floral box in the selection of unique gifts. Our hand-painted boxes are artisan-made in India and are perfect for holding jewelry and accessories. The floral details make them charming and even more special for moms.
FEATURED: March 27, 2017
Lauren Conrad’s Online Shop Has Some Festival-Ready Picks In time for festival season, Brit + Co featured products from The Little Market that are perfect for festivals and more. Take a look to see fair trade pieces like our pom pom bags, artisan-made from vintage textiles, and our serapes, hand-woven in Mexico.
FEATURED: March 22, 2017
10 Gifts That Help Women Around the World Kitchn compiled a list of 10 gifts that are all handmade by women around the world. Our margarita placemat was included in the piece, and the gorgeous placemat is artisan-made in Guatemala. Every purchase empowers female Mayan weavers, and these striped placemats are colorful and bright for a beautiful table setting.
FEATURED: March 17, 2017
Spring Clean Your Beauty Cabinet in 3 Steps Darling Magazine has put together ideas for cleaning up closets and thoughtfully organizing beauty products. Our bins and baskets that are hand-woven by artisans in Africa are included in the piece as an idea for storing beauty products.
FEATURED: March 14, 2017
10 Design Trends You’ll Be Seeing Everywhere This Year POPSUGAR rounded up ideas for design trends in 2017 and named this year “the year of the artisan.” This feature includes many of our baskets and home décor pieces that are handmade in Africa as well as two of our pillows that are artisan-made in Guatemala.
FEATURED: March 13, 2017
Your Guests Will Never Forget These Welcome Bag Ideas from Lauren Conrad Lauren Conrad, co-founder of The Little Market, recently answered questions on BRIDES.com with ideas for welcome bags for weddings. She is BRIDES’ newest columnist and gave her ideas for wedding planning and bridal planning. Lauren mentioned The Little Market’s personalized candles, which are thoughtful gifts for greeting guests at the beginning of a wedding weekend.
FEATURED: March 1, 2017
Sisters Unite: These 3 Chic Home Brands Support Women Worldwide March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world. It’s also a time to recognize the changes that have yet to be made for women’s rights and women’s equality. MyDomaine has put together a list of a few home brands that support women’s rights. The piece includes The Little Market and our indigo bath towel in blush.
FEATURED: February 15, 2017
Ali Fedotowsky’s Bridal Shower Brunch Ali Fedotowsky, a Bachelorette alum, is a new mother and a bride-to-be. She celebrated her bridal shower with a family-style brunch at Au Fudge in West Hollywood and chose to feature our Love is in the Air candle. Casi Densmore-Koon of cupcakeMAG hosted and styled the event.
FEATURED: February 8, 2017
Lauren Conrad Helps Out Other Young Moms with a New Project You’ll Love The Little Market’s founders visited one of our artisan partners, Bright Endeavors, in Chicago, and People Magazine covered the trip. Lauren and Hannah visited the young mothers who hand-blend our sugar scrubs and soaking salts, two collections that are exclusively made with Bright Endeavors. Bright Endeavors is a social enterprise that employs these young mothers who have experienced hardships in life such as abuse and/or homelessness. The organization helps the artisans develop their career skills and set goals for the future.
FEATURED: February 1, 2017
Happy Birthday, Lauren Conrad! Our Gift to You: Shopping Your Clothing Lines Lauren Conrad, co-founder of The Little Market, recently celebrated her 31st birthday, and People featured Lauren’s business ventures including The Little Market on PeopleStyle for her special day. The feature includes products like our XO candle and one of our striped hand towels.