Women Owned Business Features

Women Owned Business Features

NOLA native and Bonfolk owner, Janna, designs Bonfolk's socks from pulling inspiration from the Southern U.S. She creates all original designs, from Crawfish to Pot-holes and Fried Chicken to Jazz.⁣ We have worked with Bonfolk for years and we love the quality and fun designs that Janna comes up with. When you shop Bonfolk, you're not only supporting a local Louisiana business but a woman-owned business!

We first met Aline, of Aline Prints + Design, back in 2019 at our first Ultimate Tailgate. She was one of our local vendors, and since then, we've watched Aline graduate from LSU and go on to work for herself as an independent graphic designer and illustrator.⁣ She's doing big things with her business and we are here to support her all the way. ⁣We have collaborated with her on designs, and have printed some of her original work on our t-shirts. ⁣She has also been a Lagniappe Box featured artist several times, and currently our artist for the Crawfish Quarterly themed Lagniappe Box.

Long time customer and friend, Nikki Kipps, is the owner of Parish Pets. We have watched Nikki grow so much over the years we've worked together. ⁣⁣Parish Pets is a Baton Rouge based pet company. She takes pride in making and creating fun, durable products for your furry friends.⁣⁣ She helped us create our custom collars with one of our first local collaborations with our Petey Collar and Mardi Gras Stripe. ⁣

Owner of Beneath the Bark, Molly, focuses her brand around quality materials, good designs, craftsmanship, and sustainability.⁣⁣ Her company helps plant bald cypress trees to prevent coastal erosion in Louisiana with every purchase made. ⁣⁣Beneath the Bark started in 2014, sourced from Louisiana wood and is a full time operation. In 2019, it was featured in New York Fashion Week and seen in Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair, and more⁣⁣. We started carrying her line last month and we can't wait to grow our product line with Beneath the Bark. 

Amy Vandiver is the owner of Clover Creative Agency and founder of The Flower Fest. The Flower Fest is a floral festival that raises money for St. Jude. ⁣In 2023, 225 Magazine listed Amy under “People to Watch.” For the past few years, Amy has been a model for ⁣Sweet Baton Rouge®, and a huge supporter of our business. She's doing big things with both her business and this incredible festival that gives back in a big way!

Kim Meadowlark, owner of Meadowlark Artistry, has been the one behind the Sweet Baton Rouge photoshoots for a couple of years now. Not only is she a photographer, she’s also an artist, muscision, and videographer. Kim has a special gift called synesthesia which leads to all of her paintings. She is able to hear colors and uses whatever she listens to. She has been featured in 225 Magazine several times, inRegister Magazine, The Advocate, and more. We’ve been grateful to have Kim as part of our Sweet Baton Rouge family.

Katie Campbell of Katie Creative Co is a social media manager that markets local brands to help connect them to their ideal customers. Katie has helped us with our Lagniappe Box marketing and posts, and you may see some behind the scenes of her on Sweet Baton Rouge’s story creating that content. Katie has been helping us out for a little bit now, and we love how she is helping our Lagniappe Box brand stand out from others. If you own a small business, consider reaching out to Katie and see how she can help your business grow!

Animated Art Balloon Decor is owned by Tabitha Miller, who specializes in balloon decor. Located in Baton Rouge, Tabitha has helped many local businesses celebrate their special event with her art. We even keep her balloon art in our store; you may have noticed balloon arches above the counter! Her portfolio extends to wedding venues, coffee shops, business grand openings, engagements, birthday parties, and more. This self-starter has expanded to Walker, Denham Springs, and Prairieville, so contact Tabitha the next time you are having an event!