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.
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
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
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 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.
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
A lot of people assume I went to art school or that I grew up making art. I didn’t. Rather, I grew up wanting to be a writer. From third grade through college where I was an English and French major I was obsessed with writing, but the truth was I never felt like I … Read More
I started reading Jesse Jarnow’s book Heads early in July last summer, finishing it with remarkably appropriate timing while on the plane home from Burning Man. So obviously now, while on a plane home from California again six months later, seems like the perfect time to finally post what it meant to me. Jarnow is a guy … Read More
Chief Executive Girlboss, Sophia Amoruso, got her big girl pantsuit on – well, technically it was a romper – on March 4 at the first official Girlboss Rally in Los Angeles. She looked like she felt empowered in it. I flew out from New York to attend the first of what’s likely to be many Girlboss Rallies, and … Read More
I recently got together with Yulia Laricheva to record an episode of her new podcast, Dream Nation. Yulia is the founder of Fund Dreamer, a global crowdfunding platform for social impact, open to all, promoting woman and diversity-led projects. In our conversation, I tell Yulia about my journey as an artist, growing up in a creative … Read More