SoFar Sounds @ the Little Hippie Loft

February 17, 2017By Laurie Kammer

Have you been lucky enough to experience SoFarSounds in a city near you? These musical experiences are popping up all over the world, in 316 cities!  Our creative founder and advocate of all things music or art related, Taylor Swope, has been fortunate enough to host a few of these intimate gigs in the Little … Read More

How Nasty Gal Could Become a Nasty Woman

February 9, 2017By Taylor Swope

The womenswear line Nasty Gal filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in November 2016, the same day half the nation mourned the evaporated hope of a first female presidency. I know I’m not alone in wondering whether founder and self-proclaimed Girlboss Sophia Amoruso can still claim her title now. I believe the answer is yes, but ultimately that’s … Read More

Little Hippie’s Social Media Policy

February 1, 2017By Taylor Swope

One of the things we’re most proud of at Little Hippie is our Facebook community. Little Hippie’s Facebook page currently reaches an average of 250k people a week and sometimes twice that. We seek to deliver news that will not only uplift you, but will also encourage you to be creative contributing members of society. … Read More

The Best Rock N Roll Memoirs & Biographies

January 30, 2017By Taylor Swope

Rock N Roll memoirs are some of my favorite books to read.  They’re personal, fun, full of drama and they contain lots of interesting recent history. They can make you laugh, make you cry, and make you think, meanwhile inspiring a craving for an adventure and an appreciation of home. Best of all, you get to learn … Read More

Strangers Stopping Strangers Podcast

November 25, 2016By Laurie Kammer

Hey Little Hippie Tribe! If you’ve ever wanted to know more about how and why Taylor started Little Hippie, what it means to her, and what has inspired her along the way, we think you’ll enjoy this podcast episode of Strangers Stopping Strangers she recently recorded with Staci Smith. Podcast #19- Conversation with Taylor Swope- … Read More

Saved by Rock ‘n Roll

September 23, 2016By Taylor Swope

When I was twelve years old during the summer between 6th and 7th grade, I started sneaking out at night. I lived in a small town on the CT shoreline that was even smaller then, and my family lived in an old Colonial house with a big huge barn, both built in the mid 19th … Read More

5 Reasons to Shop Vegan Leather

September 20, 2016By Laurie Kammer

5 reasons to Shop Vegan Leather 1 – You’re making an environmental statement – Leather involves massive amounts of toxins that can end up in your water or soil! Save the EARTH! 2 – Animals are intelligent creatures – studies have shown that Cows are extremely intelligent and form complex relationships – Make friends! 3 … Read More

15 years of Little Hippie at Bonnaroo

June 12, 2016By Taylor Swope

I’ll always remember the day the first Bonnaroo was announced.  It was not quite a year after I started going to festivals, and at the time a big festival was 10,000 people.  I had spent the summer prior documenting festival culture as a photographer, and of the 15 festivals I attended in 2001, almost all … Read More

Little Hippie’s 15 things not to miss at Bonnaroo

June 7, 2016By Taylor Swope

Morning yoga at the Solar Stage. Learn to hula hoop at the Little Hippie booth. Go for a ride down the Big Ass Water Slide at Splash-a-Roo. Edit some air-conditioned chill time watching a movie at the Bonnaroo Cinema. The Sonic Stage.  Catch short intimate sets in a smaller crowd of your favorite bigger bands doing … Read More