Press from 2016


Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla Visit Gaia in Texas




The Outfit People Style Watch

FEATURED: December 16, 2016

Lauren Conrad's New Bags are the Perfect Holiday Gift This past September, Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla traveled to Texas to collaborate with artisan partner GAIA. They worked on new designs and styles of handmade bags for The Little Market's collection. The latest additions launched in December 2016 and were featured on StyleWatch Magazine's Each bag is handmade by skilled female refugees in Dallas. Read more here:



FEATURED: December 9, 2016

34 Gifts That Support Women in Need Around the World Wonderful female artisans and their handmade products are featured in this list that Buzzfeed compiled to share ideas for gifts that give back. Buzzfeed featured some of our artisan partners, including All Across Africa, Manuela Ramos, and Mayan Hands, and a variety of products. Read more here:




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FEATURED: November 23, 2016

Six Sources for Authentic Handmade Baskets  Architectural Digest compiled a list of six places to find artisan-made baskets and included The Little Market within the piece. We have a wide range of baskets, from hampers and bath bins to vases and bread baskets, from artisan partners throughout the world. Our handmade, fair trade baskets are perfect for home décor and organizational needs. Read more here:



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E News Online

FEATURED: November 2016

Lauren Conrad shares ideas for gifts that give back Lauren Conrad chose some of her favorite gifts that give back and shared her ideas with E! News. She especially loves products like our dove ornaments, which are handmade by artisans in Nepal, and our Share cookbook, which features more than 100 recipes by women in war-torn countries. Browse through her selections for this holiday season. See the gift guide here:







FEATURED: November 29, 2016

Lauren Conrad shares her holiday gift guide  Lauren Conrad, co-founder of The Little Market, shared a list of some of her favorite gifts for the 2016 holiday season. Two of her favorites are the Apple Cider Candle and the Hot Cocoa Gift Box from The Little Market. Take a look at her list for holiday shopping ideas. Read more here:



Lauren Conrad - Good Housekeeping




Good Housekeeping

FEATURED: November 10, 2016

Lauren Conrad Opens Up Her Home for the Holidays Lauren Conrad, co-founder of The Little Market, invited Good Housekeeping into her home and shared her ideas for delicious dishes, entertaining guests, and party outfits. She has incorporated many pieces from The Little Market, including our glassware and our ornaments, into her home décor. See the Good Housekeeping feature for inspiration for the holidays. Read More Here:



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FEATURED: October 24, 2016

Our Ultimate Guide to Online Shopping: 101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Apartment Therapy put together a list of 101 online stores for home goods and home décor shopping. The Little Market has been featured under Decorative Accents for our fair trade, artisan-made goods. Browse through Apartment Therapy's guide. Read more here:





Redbook Magazine

FEATURED: October 24, 2016

15 Gifts to Give the BFF Who Already Has Everything Redbook has selected unique gifts for best friends and featured The Little Market’s twisted wood salad servers. These salad servers are handmade from olive wood by Kenyan wood carvers. They’re perfect for gifting to a best friend who loves to cook or host. Browse through Redbook’s curated list of gifts. Read more here: 



FEATURED: October 7, 2016

Lauren Conrad On Building A Nonprofit With Her Best Friend It’s been 10 years since the world was introduced to Lauren Conrad as the star of MTV reality show The Hills. But Conrad has come a long way since then: “I wish I could give [my younger self] advice,” Conrad, tells Women@Forbes. “But I think that the things that I feel the most strongly about are things that I had to learn the hard way.” Read more here:




FEATURED: September 24, 2016

25 Brands That Actually Help Struggling Latin American Artisans Buzzfeed put together a list of amazing brands that empower Latin American artisans. The list includes many of our artisan partners including Luchometik, Maya Traditions, Naguska, and Vayu, and it covers a variety of handmade goods. Read more here:




Hannah Skvarla & Lauren Conrad



Orange Coast Magazine

FEATURED: August 29, 2016

The Little Market’s Worthy Cause Through Global Goods Hand-Crafted by Women The Little Market, an online retailer of global goods hand-crafted by women, is the brainchild of Laguna Beach former reality TV star, designer, and style guru Lauren Conrad, 30, and Irvine native Hannah Skvarla, 28. Approaching its third year, The Little Market offers hundreds of items, from backpacks made of Ghanian textiles to woven pillows from Chiapas, Mexico. Read more here:






FEATURED: August 1, 2016

How Lauren Conrad & Hannah Skvarla Open the Door of Opportunity to Female Artisans What if every day was International Women’s Day, and around the world women empowered one another? That’s the spirit behind The Little Market , a social enterprise co-founded by college friends Lauren Conrad and Hannah Skvarla. Read more here:






Lauren Conrad | The Little Market



Redbook Magazine

FEATURED: July, 2016

Lauren Conrad Serves it Up Now, having successfully conquered the fashion world, the publishing business, and social media, the entrepreneur is moving her lifestyle empire into a cozier locale: your house. With the launch of her online fair-trade retailer, The Little Market, and the publication of Celebrate, the 30-year-old entrepreneur would seem to be morphing into a millennial Martha Stewart. Pick up your copy of Redbook Magazine to get Lauren’s summer recipes and entertaining tips.




Etched, Hand Blown Margarita Glass






FEATURED: June 16, 2016

Etched Glassware from San Miguel de Allende The glasses are the Condesa Collection from Rose Ann Designs, a company based in San Miguel de Allende that specializes in handmade glassware and church candles. What we liked most was the way the heavy recycled glassware looked with delicate floral etchings. A bonus: The sturdy glass makes these for outdoor dining. Read more here:





FEATURED: June 14, 2016

Go Away With ... Lauren Conrad Lauren answers questions about her experiences traveling all around the world with co-founder Hannah Skvarla to seek out products for The Little Market, an online store where the entrepreneurs promote fair trade for the artisans who provide their handmade products. Read more here:





People magazine

FEATURED: June 13, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Check Out the Amazing Photos of Lauren Conrad’s Trip to Thailand The lifestyle maven traveled to Koh Samui, Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand to source local goods produced by talented female artisans to feature on her fair-trade online marketplace, The Little Market. Read more here:





FEATURED: May 4, 2016

Green movement in fashion has gone mainstream. Sustainable products — a generic term for green/natural/organic — have moved into the mainstream. Not only are they easier to find, but many look as cool or beautiful as the next item on the shelf. Consumers now don't have to sacrifice style for sustainability. Read more here:






FEATURED: May 3, 2016


Neutral (well, mostly) California Nursery This beautiful nursery features one of our handmade little kantha quilts from Bangladesh to bring a pop of color to the space. Read more here:





People magazine

FEATURED: April 28, 2016

Lauren Conrad Picks 8 Gifts for Your Mom, Because She's Cool Like That. For Conrad, the perfect way to celebrate mom is by getting her a gift she’ll love. Yes, it’s a daunting task, but Conrad — ever the problem-solver — shared her picks exclusively with PeopleStyle. Read more here:






FEATURED: April 27, 2016


How to Zen Out in Your Kitchen Emily Henderson has rounded up a few little accessories to bring in the zen-inspired calm that we all need in our kitchen, including our hand-woven tablecloth from Ethiopia. Read more here:







FEATURED: April 15, 2016

If You See Lauren Conrad At Coachella, She'll Probably Be Wearing These As you're surely well aware, Coachella has kicked off, and The Little Market has all of your accessory needs covered (sans any offensive garb). Conrad's fair-trade e-commerce website aims to create change with every product it sells, by working with 30 different female artisan groups from over 16 countries to generate meaningful income via their art. Read more here: 







People magazine

FEATURED: April 18, 2016

Hollywood at Home: People Magazine explores Lauren Conrad's chic entertaining space. The fashion designer's Pacific Palisades spread is 'light and bright' and perfect for parties. With a kitchen full of natural light and cheery white tiles, a candle from her online site The Little Market fits the color scheme.





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Redbook Magazine

FEATURED: April 2016

Lauren Conrad's No-Fail Packing Tricks. Lauren shares packing tips to help you make space in your suitcase. Find out how she travels the world, visiting artisans and finding fair-trade goods for The Little Market, with just a carry-on.





Lauren Conrad - The Rachael Ray Show



AIRED: March 29, 2016

Lauren Conrad Shares 5 Brilliant Party Tips on the Rachael Ray Show. These five elegant and affordable DIY tips will make your next party the best you’ve ever thrown. See more here: 







Lauren Conrad Marie Claire International Women's Day



Marie Claire

FEATURED: March 8, 2016

Lauren Conrad Takes Over Marie Claire's Pinterest for International Women's Day. We're thrilled to be teaming up with Conrad on such an important day, and her Pinterest takeover will feature some truly gorgeous women-created products courtesy of The Little Market, an online store she created with her friend, Hannah Skvarla. Read more here