Co-founder of The Little Market
Lauren co-founded The Little Market to give female artisans around the world the opportunity to sell their handmade goods to a broader market.
Lauren Conrad is a television personality, New York Times bestselling author, fashion designer and philanthropist with over 10 million social media followers.
In 2009, she launched LC Lauren Conrad exclusively at Kohl’s. Her collection includes apparel, shoes, jewelry, accessories, sleepwear and bedding. In 2014 the line launched their Disney collaborations inspired by classics such as Cinderella, Minnie Mouse and Bambi and most recently Alice in Wonderland. In addition the line debuted LC Runway during 2015 New York Fashion Week to rave reviews.
Lauren is also the creator and designer of a second line Paper Crown, a specialty line tailored for the contemporary market. The line launched Paper Crown Bridesmaids following Lauren’s very own wedding.
Lauren became a New York Times best-selling author when she signed multiple book deals with Harper Collins. Her first series for young adults, “LA Candy,” spurred a spin-off trilogy called “The Fame Game.” In addition to the novels, she has written two personal fashion and beauty books, “Lauren Conrad Style” and “Lauren Conrad Beauty.” Her latest book titled “Celebrate” debuted this March and is a how to on all things party planning and made the New York Times Best Seller list.
Lauren continues to reach her fan base with daily postings on her ever popular lifestyle website LaurenConrad.com as well as give back with her website TheLittleMarket.com whose mission is to build sustainable partnerships with artisans around the world, by connecting them with customers through an online marketplace and to empower women artisans to rise above poverty and support their families.