Supporting the Big Bud Press Kickstarter

February 10, 2018By Taylor Swope

Here at Little Hippie we have a few brand crushes, and Big Bud Press is at the top of that list. We love their bright colors, their fun graphics, and the way they integrate their creativity across all elements of their business from their products, to their website, to their Instagram, and all stops in … Read More

Yucatán, Can you? You can! (I did)

January 30, 2018By Taylor Swope

Three weeks ago I left the country for the first time in almost twelve years. As someone who once loved living in France so much I almost married a French guy so I could stay out of America forever, this is crazy to me. Here’s the story of that trip, with some Yucatán travel tips, local recommendations and a few things to avoid in Mexico too. This is a long one, more of a story than a travel blog post, with some quick links if you’d like to skip ahead to one of the locations I visited.

Wishing you a wonderful winter!

December 22, 2017By LITTLE HIPPIE

As we’re wrapping up the last of our holiday order packing here at Little Hippie, I am taking a moment to reflect on the past year. This is my typical winter solstice routine, as the postal deadline for Christmas packages always falls on or next to the darkest day of the year. Winter is always my most creative season. As the light returns, so too does the inspiration.

Bob Weir Honored as Goodwill Ambassador at Social Good Summit

September 18, 2017By Taylor Swope

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) appointed legendary musician and founding member of the Grateful Dead and Dead & Company Bob Weir as its newest Goodwill Ambassador. I was there for the ceremony which took place during the eighth annual Social Good Summit at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator, … Read More

Give a Home with Sofar and Amnesty International

September 17, 2017By Taylor Swope

THE LARGEST GLOBAL FESTIVAL EVER HELD 300+ GIGS, 60 COUNTRIES, 1 DAY Musicians, refugees and communities are coming together in homes all over the world to recognise the things that unite us: the shared love of music… and the need for a place to call home. On September 20 Little Hippie will be hosting one … Read More

50 Tips for Living in a Van and Loving It

September 1, 2017By Taylor Swope

Some people have vacation homes.  Other people – like me – have old vans in which they can’t wait to spend their time off driving around remote locales.  Having recently returned from a quick summer vacation van camping in Northern California, I’d like to share with you some of my tips for making the most out of living in a tiny space on a wheels. Read More

The Jim Henson Company Taps Apparel and Home Goods Retailer Little Hippie

July 19, 2017By LITTLE HIPPIE

The Jim Henson Company has signed Little Hippie, as apparel and home goods licensee, to create new lines of merchandise featuring their beloved classic brands Labyrinth and Fraggle Rock.

The lines will include infant and toddler apparel, adult apparel, accessories and home goods for direct and online sales, as well as selected specialty and mid-tier retail locations nationwide. Apparel sizes range from infant, toddler and youth with coordinating adult styles. The home goods line will include Little Hippie’s signature woven cotton blankets, fleece blankets, tapestries, bed linens, posters; the accessory collection will include pins, tote bags and hats.

Thoughts on Long Strange Trip

June 15, 2017By Taylor Swope

When the long awaited, highly anticipated Grateful Dead documentary, Long Strange Trip, had its premiere at Sundance a few months ago, I was lucky enough to attend and sit in on a post-film talkback with the director, Amir Bar-Lev. I’ve thought about the film a lot since then, and I shared those thoughts with Jambands. … Read More