Entries by Kristin Trudeau

DLR pop-up at Spoils of Wear

One of my favorite parts of exhibiting at markets is meeting other like-minded entrepreneurs.  Inevitably I meet some pretty inspiring people who are passionate about making the world a better place in any way they can, one step at a time. I met Jill Erickson, founder of Spoils of Wear – an online and brick […]

Rachel Vitko: A Ceramist’s Story

Minneapolis ceramist and illustrator, Rachel Vitko, was one of the first artists I met as I was formulating what DLR would eventually become.  We had an instant rapport based on candid, personal conversations; such as our own struggles with mental health and having parents who are artists.  We both hate small talk! Rachel was a […]

How to help victims of the California wildfires

Our hearts go out to our friends, customers and all who have ties to California as more than 250,000 people have been evacuated from their homes because of the Camp, Woolsey and Hill fires. We want to do our little part to try to help.  Starting today through November 17th, 50% of profits from sales […]

Hounds & Hops Fashion Show

Signaling the end of Minnesota’s dog days of summer, City Pages Minneapolis is hosting their second annual dog-friendly event, Hounds and Hops, on Saturday, September 22 in the Minneapolis North Loop neighborhood. We love that a portion of the proceeds will benefit Secondhand Hounds. We had such a blast hosting and emceeing the DLR dog and […]

Pretty Fluffy: a blog for stylish dog lovers

When you launch a brand new business, you remember those who believed in you and your vision at the onset.  Pretty Fluffy, the dog blog founded and edited by Serena Faber Nelson, has been cheering us on since the beginning.  We’ve been extremely flattered by their support, as their blog was an integral source of […]

Fast and the Furry: dog-friendly run/walk & pet expo

We met the founders of Fast and the Furry last summer at a Minneapolis event and fell in love with their mission…More than just an athletic event, the Fast and the Furry event proceeds directly benefit People and Pets Together, one of the nation’s first surrender prevention programs.  This provides a unique opportunity for participants […]