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  1. Beautiful in More Ways than One – New Fair Trade+

    March 19, 2019

    Exploring our Fair Trade+ Gallery is always a new experience. We continuously discover vendors and products that we know you’re going to love, so our collection continues to expand. The Little Traveler now has the most extensive selection of Fair Trade goods in Chicagoland. Make sure you’re on our weekly list to be in the know […]

  2. Llama-o-Rama

    March 5, 2019

    What is it about llamas that’s captured our hearts so? Is it those gentle, lushly lashed eyes? Their exotic roots from far-away lands? Or is it their take-no-guff “look at me wrong and I’ll spit” attitudes that we admire?Whatever it is, the popularity of llamas can’t be denied. They’re everywhere! For a while now, we’ve […]

  3. The Little Traveler Is the Go-To Place for…

    February 20, 2019

    When we find a product line we trust and believe in—and when you tell us you love it, we go all-in so that we can provide you with the largest selection around. The Little Traveler is proud to be a top retailer for these wonderful products:Nora Fleming: We’ve Got it AllBecause you’ve shown us that […]

  4. Fair Trade+ for the Holidays

    October 17, 2018

    When you buy Fair Trade, you not only get a wonderful product, you help a disadvantaged worker earn a living. Introducing timeless designs by Fair Indigo, organic cotton dresses crafted to endure years of wearing and washing with minimal shrinking, pilling, or losing shape—designed in Madison, WI and made in small fair trade workshops in […]

  5. Top 10 Gifts for Guys

    This time of year, we set up a Men’s Shop in the Clothing Galleries, with a selection of sweaters, ties, socks & more that you won’t find just anywhere else. Find more great gifts for men in many other departments.1. Chicago Sports Team Car Coasters+ yard flags!Housewares2. Manly SocksSports, cars, cards, tools & golf patterns.Shoe […]

  6. Top 10 Gifts for your BFF

    1. Chardonnay Go adult board gameFor wine lovers with no shame.Paper Department2. A Sentimental Picture Frame toRemember your good times together.Gift Gallery3. Reversible PashminaUse as a table runner or a stylish wrap.Linen Room4. Soapstone HeartsWith encouraging words. Hand-carved in Kenya.Fair Trade+ Gallery5. Lampe Berger Home Fragrance SystemPurifies the air.Linen Room6. Swarovski OrnamentTimeless crystal for an eternal […]

  7. Top 10 Grown-up Stocking Stuffers

    October 12, 2018

    1. Insulated Stemless Wine Tumblersby Swig. Keeps their beverage-of-choice at just the right temperature for hours. Available in Holiday themes! Housewares2. Armored WalletsProtect identity theft inside designs inspired by classic artwork, nature, and favorite cities. Paper Department3. Wine Bottle Fairy LightsWhen the wine is done, the bottle can still be fun. Fill it with these sparkly […]

  8. Top 10 Gifts for Millennials

    With their adventurous spirits and hearts for making this world a better place, millennials are fun to buy for.1. 4Ocean Beaded Bracelets Each one sold helps remove a pound of trash from the ocean. No wonder they’re so popular!Fair Trade+2. Hydration Bottlesby S’well, Mary Square & Corkcicle. They’re environmentally conscious plus they keep drinks cold for 24 […]

  9. Fair Trade+ – Autumn 2018 Highlights

    August 10, 2018

    Fair Trade products allow marginalized workers around the globe to earn necessary income and work in safe and supportive work environments. Earth-friendly processes are an essential Fair Trade principle.Our collection of easy, breezy Harem Pants are handcrafted by artisans in northern Thailand. Each pair is designed to bring a touch of light to your daily […]

  10. Put the “ooh” in Back to School

    August 3, 2018

    Teachers and those of us with school-aged children and grandchildren can no longer put off thinking about back-to-school—but it’s not all bad! Here are 7 fun ways to get back into the swing of things. Back to BookbagsSocial Studies: Fair Trade backpacks & bags are functional, durable, fashionable & they  provide income for artisans in developing nations. In the […]

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Reasons Behind Graduation Traditions

Graduation season will soon be upon us. It's time to honor long-held graduation traditions that all started because...because...wait—why now? We were wondering the same thing, so we did a bit of internet sleuthing to answer questions about the most...

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