Friday, January 30, 2015

a glimpse of what's to come

The Spring 2015 Collection is only days away! Here is a little teaser of what's to come ;) 

Outfit Details 
Cardigan // Free People 
Top // Urban Outfitters
Pants // Madewell 
Necklace // Little Pieces of Hope 

Stay tuned for February 4th, as the rest of the LPOH Spring Collection will be released! 

Monday, January 26, 2015

The Sunday Collection // Inspiration

For each collection I like to put together my version of a Little Pieces of Hope "look book" for retailers, as well as customers, to get a better feel of the Collection as a whole, and to see what inspired me throughout my designing journey.

For Spring 2015, I was inspired by my favorite day...Sunday. To me Sundays are meant for living. Whether living is sleeping in and staying cozy in bed all day, or waking up early and going on adventures, it's up to you! Each Sunday is different for me, but consistent in the sense that it's a day for the little things in life.

"Someone once told me to always live for the little things in life. Live for the 5 a.m. sunrises and the 5 p.m. sunsets where you'll see colors in the sky that don't usually belong. Live for the road trips and bike rides with music in your ears, and the wind in your hair. Live for days when you're surrounded by your favorite people who make you realize that the world is not a cold, harsh place. Live for the little things because they will make you realize that this is what life is about. 
This is what it means to be alive." - (A.Y)

After surviving the Winter months, I wanted to make the Spring Collection light and airy. The majority of the pieces are meant to be worn alone in hopes to focus on the simplicity, and details of each item. A Little Pieces of Hope approach at minimalism, if you will ;) 

I'm hoping to officially launch the Sunday collection on February 4th, so keep an eye out!


Sundays are for living // Sundays are for the little things

What do Sundays mean to you?


All pictures from slides are taken from other sources

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Slide 4: Picture 1 // Picture 2 // Picture 3 // Picture 4 

Monday, January 19, 2015

LPOH Monday Madness

It's that time of the week again...#LPOHMondayMadness. 

Today's discount is for the Otis Necklace. Originally this Bison Skull Piece runs for $54, but it's marked down for TODAY ONLY at $40. No coupon code is needed, as the discounted price is already set on the listing itself

Happy Shopping! 


Stay tuned this week for a glimpse of what's to come for the Little Pieces of Hope Spring 2015 Collection. 

Monday, January 12, 2015

LPOH Monday Madness

Every once in a while I like to give away a #LPOHMondayMadness discount. These markdowns are for all the hardworkin' ladies that are in need of a little treat. 

Today's discount is for the Skylar Necklace from the LPOH Black Velvet Collection. This dainty necklace is 28" long with an additional 3" drop pendant. The Tibetan Pendant itself is adorned with beautiful Mother of Pearl inlay. 

Usually this necklace retails for $68, however today is your lucky day as you can snag it for only $50! 

So treat yourself to a little summin' summin' and give a little piece of hope towards those in need.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

wishbone collection

Over the past few weeks I have had the wonderful opportunity to work with a beautiful soul named Jensen.

Jensen, who currently lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, approached me before the Holidays asking if I would be interested in doing a collaboration fundraiser for a cause that is near and dear to her heart.

She then described how she herself is suffering from a life altering chronic disease known as, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (I know, quite the mouthful!) She went to almost 25 different doctors in the span of a year, only to find 2 doctors that were willing to help and take the time to understand this complex disease. After hearing this, I immediately turned to Google to learn more. 

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is a devastating disorder which is more commonly known as CFS for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. CFS is a severe, and complex neurological disease that affects all body systems. The common symptoms of ME/CFS include mental or physical exertion, unrefreshing sleep, concentration problems and muscle pain.

Jensen explained that there is a lot of suicide involved with ME, because people are not aware how severe this disease really is. She then stated that ME is more common overseas in countries such as Australia, and areas around the UK, with it slowly becoming bigger in U.S. After being diagnosed with ME, Jensen knew she had to help others who were suffering from this disease with her main goal being to bring awareness for ME/CFS in a non-aggressive way. 

Since ME/CFS is such a controversial disease in the U.S, with only a handful of doctors taking the time to understand, it means lots of samples, tests and blood work. After many doctor appointments, Jensen realized she was only able to get blood drawn from her right elbow. She considered that elbow her "lucky charm" as it was helping her get results and ultimately feel better. Weeks later, she got a tattoo of a wishbone to commemorate her lucky charm, and to inform Doctors on where to draw blood.

After a few years of raising awareness for ME/CFS, and building a social media following, Jensen wanted to take it one step further to help find a cure. That's where Little Pieces of Hope comes in! ;) 

With the help of Jensen, Little Pieces of Hope has come up with a few items to launch the Wishbone Collection and fundraise for the Solve ME/CFS Initiative. After all, once you choose Hope, anything is possible. 

Thank you so much Jensen for allowing me to be apart of ME/CFS awareness. You are such a strong, and beautiful woman and I love how you don't let ME/CFS define you. I'm sure even on your worst days, you are still looking as cute as ever in your stylish wardrobe. Thanks again for this amazing opportunity!


Monday, January 5, 2015

LPOH + Charity: Water September Campaign

Happy New Year! Can you believe it's already 2015?! 

The last few weeks of 2014 were wild for Little Pieces of Hope. Thanks to all of our beautiful customers and supporters, we were able to donate an additional $460 to the LPOH + Charity: Water September Campaign. Making the grand total a whopping $1766! 

Because of you and your support, people throughout the Sahel Region of West Africa will be getting clean water for life. How amazing is that?!

Throughout the next 21 months, Charity: Water will send us information, pictures and GPS coordinates of where our upcoming water well will be built. 


As for our January charity, we will be sending our proceeds to....AUSTIN PETS ALIVE! 
To learn more about this amazing company simply scroll down a little and check out the Giving Tuesday Post.