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 her partner and friend Hannah Skvarla give us an exclusive first look at their new collection of candles.
Our new summer collection of soy blend candles at The Little Market features a variety of scents that remind us of our favorite things about the season. When we think of summer, we daydream about long walks on the beach, the sound of waves crashing on the shore, and the feeling of sand between our toes. In our new collection, we have scents that bring these treasured moments from the beach right into the home—Ocean Air, Driftwood, and Sandalwood.
The Little Market Sangria Soy Blend Candle ($24)
Perhaps this summer you’ll catch yourself poolside, basking in the sun with a tropical cocktail in hand. We love the refreshing fragrance of signature summer beverages—like sangria, piña coladas, and lemonade.
The Little Market Piña Colada Soy Blend Candle ($24)
The Little Market Tuberose Soy Blend Candle ($24)
One of our personal favorites in the Summer Collection is Tuberose. We always look for fresh tuberose from the farmers market. It’s the perfect light fragrance to freshen up your home.
The Little Market Laguna Beach Soy Blend Candle ($24)
Our new lineup wouldn’t be complete without a nod to one beach in particular that has a very special meaning for us—Laguna Beach. This scent captures the smell of fresh, salty ocean air, one of our favorite things about a place where we grew up and have spent many summer days.
The Little Market Driftwood Soy Blend Candle ($24)
All of the candles we carry at The Little Market are hand-poured in small batches using fragrances created with 100% natural essential oils and finished with a 100% unbleached cotton wick. The wax itself is made from a clean-burning mixture of food-grade paraffin and American-grown soy wax that is GMO-free, all natural, vegan, biodegradable, non-toxic, kosher certified, and never tested on animals.
The Little Market Ocean Air Soy Blend Candle ($24)
What makes these candles extra special is that each one is hand-signed by the artisan who made it—all Burmese and Bhutanese refugee women working at Prosperity Candle. Based in Massachusetts, Prosperity Candle helps support and build sustainable lives for Burmese and Bhutanese refugees who now live in the U.S. Last December, we had the opportunity to visit their workshop, where we got to meet and work alongside the incredible artisans. When you light one of these candles in your home, you will be reminded that your purchase is making a difference in the home of the artisan who made it.
The Little Market Sandalwood Soy Blend Candle ($24)
We hope you love the candles as much as we do! To see our complete collection and learn more about the artisans we work with, please visit our website.
What’s your favorite candle scent? Tell us in the comments.