I stumbled upon littleuni.com this morning. What a [web]site for sore eyes! This is a Chicago-based company that two women started from the comforts of their own homes (now that’s what we moms like to hear!) Little Uni offers unique tee’s for your baby, toddler or kids (from 3-6 months to 4 years). The designs are fresh and simple with an array of shirt colors to pick from and you can even have your tees personalized! I ordered mine personalized because I want my kiddo to be the center of everyone’s attention! :)
We did a short “interview” with one of the founders of Little Uni, Andrea:
1. When was the company created: July 2006
2. Where are you located: Chicago, IL
3. Can your products be found in retail stores? If not, how can consumers find you?
The complete line of tees and our personalized tees are available through our website, littleuni.com. Select tees are also sold at boutiques in Chicago.
4. What was your inspiration for creating these unique tees?
We are both graphic designers, and we’ve always talked about starting a company together. When my twins were born, I had such a hard time finding clothes in colors besides pastel pink and baby blue. Cool boy clothes were especially hard to find. Also, as a new mom, I knew how great it was to get a personalized baby gift.
5. Any advice for moms out there who are thinking of starting up their own companies?
Once your baby is sleeping on a schedule (at night and/or naps) you eventually have some down time for yourself. I never would have believed this for the first 6 months!! Starting your own company is the perfect way to be home with your kids, but still pursuing your passion.
*If you’re in the Chicagoland area, the following boutique offers the Little Uni line of tees:
The Red Balloon – Main store: 2060 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago and second location: 5407 N. Clark St., Chicago
*Original MumsTheWurd post