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
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
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 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
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
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.
Some of you may be aware that MOST music festivals are full-on obstacle courses. Now consider what that would feel like for someone who loves music, camping, and dancing…..but has extra physical challenges. This blog post is going to give you a new perspective on life at music festivals from the ADA standpoint. Hands-down, no … Read More
Being in prime form is optimal for maximizing your festival experience. The reality of festival survival is quite different from the typical attendee’s daily routine. The conditions can be much more rustic and challenging and it takes some skill and preparedness to make the best of the experience. We are here to help you not only survive, but thoroughly enjoy your summer escapades. In a world now waking up to the concept of “glamping”, Little Hippie thinks we can clock in somewhere in the middle: thriving.
Creating artwork for Little Hippie has been on my list of ‘cool jobs I’d love’ ever since I bought my first shirt from their booth at Berkfest 2003 in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. This adorable shirt had a picture of Taylor’s Grateful Dead bear and terrapin holding hands looking into the sunset. I wore the … Read More
A few days ago I finished a tour poster for Dead & Company that will be released on November 14. I worked on it throughout the month of October, just after I had the pleasure of attending AdobeMax, Adobe’s “Creativity Conference” where they bring the design community together annually to awe and inform us with new products. … Read More