The Little Market
In addition to her thriving fashion label, Lauren Conrad is the co-founder of a growing global shop, The Little Market, which sells beautiful lifestyle accents, home décor, and fashion accessories made by artisans in developing nations. Today, Conrad and best friend Hannah Skvarla give us their picks for the perfect hostess gifts.
The holidays are fast approaching, and you know what that means: holiday parties. Just as there are rules to being a good host, there are also rules to being a good guest. We believe it’s important to always show up with a gift for the host or hostess in order to express your appreciation. After all, if you've ever hosted a gathering, you know the hard work that goes into creating a celebration with all of the right little details. The Little Market, our online fair trade shop, is filled with meaningful gifts for you to choose from. Every purchase directly helps support the artisans and their families.
Keep scrolling to see our picks for the perfect hostess gifts this fall.
These frames are made by Matr Boomie, an artisan co-op that employs underprivileged artisans and helps them create sustainable employment opportunities. Our picture frames are neutral enough to fit any home. We love the contrast of color in our chevron frame.
The holidays are a time of year when people are taking more photos than ever. A frame is a perfect way to showcase favorite moments from the season's celebrations. We love the carved detailing and intricate cutouts of our diamond frame.
Each of our frames is handcrafted by artisans in India. It's this handmade aspect that brings a thoughtful touch when gifting it to your host. The herringbone frame includes a subtle chevron detailing.
The Little Market
We recently released a collection of table linens from Sustainable Threads, a fair trade enterprise working with more than 10 artisan groups. We have a wide assortment of both soft and warm colors. We suggest mixing and matching these linens to find the perfect set for your host or hostess.
Each of our kitchen towels is hand-woven. Pair a couple of these beautiful towels together for the perfect gift. We have orange and beige towels in time for fall, red and green towels fitting for Christmas, and beautiful blues ready for Hanukkah.
Our banana bark placemats add a sophisticated touch to dining tables. Gift our placemats and help your friend pull together a gorgeous tablescape. Banana bark is not only eco-friendly, but it's durable and easy to keep clean too.
Handwoven napkins make for a super-thoughtful and chic gift at a dinner party. The pinstriped pattern provides a subtle yet striking contrast.
With every purchase of these products, you are not only giving a heartfelt gift to a grateful host or hostess—you are giving hope to artisans in disadvantaged communities. We are proud to partner with these talented artisans and share their commitment in supporting rural development, fostering entrepreneurship, and creating environmentally friendly fair trade products.