New MINI colors!

We just launched the updated MINI with two new colors: bright red and teal, and we also added a striped lining to all five colors. We are so excited about the new Mini that we got together with the talented photographer Sarah Deragon and professional hand model Chloe Roth to shoot all of the colors.

I’ve posted a few of my favorite shots here and you can also see the full lookbook on our site.

How to Pack // Mountain Weekend

Hi, Lauren here! As you can imagine, I carry my totes around all the time and I’ve found that they truly do work for many different excursions, whether it’s a weekend getaway, a day trip, or simply just a lunch with the girls. That is why we’re introducing this new series, where I show you how to pack for any occasion with your HIPP & kirk tote. First up is a weekend away to the mountains!

The oversized tote is the perfect size to throw in a couple outfits, for hiking and lounging, as well as all your other overnight needs. It has the right amount of space needed for a multi-day getaway.

Above is a snapshot of the items I packed for the weekend. In the end not all the clothes were worn but I like to have options when I’m getting ready in the morning – and the oversized tote definitely has room for a few extras tees and shoes!

  1. Oversized tote in black
  2. Tees for lounging, hiking, and sleeping
  3. Plaid for the cool breeze that comes at night in CA
  4.  iPad w/ case to snuggle into the couch and read
  5. Minis – one for toiletries and one for chargers
  6. Shorts for daytime
  7. Lounge wear to get comfy in at night
  8. Hat to keep the sun off your face while hiking
  9. Sunglasses
  10. iPhone for snapping photos
  11. Casual flats for short wanderings
  12. Sneakers for hiking
  13. Sandals for daytime trips into town
  14. Drawstring bag to keep all your underthings private and in one place

And that’s how you pack a HIPP & kirk oversized tote for a mountain getaway!


One Year Giveaway

To celebrate HIPP & kirk’s one year anniversary, we are doing a giveaway! One lucky winner will receive a Bucket or Oversized tote in the color of their choosing.

 For a chance to win, please do one of the following AND leave a comment on this post to tell us how you’ve entered.

To enter more than once, do more than one thing on the list and let us know in the comment section what you’ve done. Each one of the above will be counted as an additional entry, and if you’ve already done one of these mention it in your comment.

 The giveaway will close on Monday, June 16th at midnight PST and the randomly selected winner will be notified on Tuesday, June 17th. If you have any questions please email

Good Luck!

// Photos by Kimberly Genevieve.


Welcome to the HIPP & kirk blog!  We can’t believe it’s already been a year since our launch last summer. And as we enter our second year in business we decided to create this blog as a place were to share our inspirations, a few how-to guides, and behind-the-scenes looks at what’s happening around our studio.

The past year has been truly great. It has been not only full of high highs but also some really low lows – which turned into valuable lessons learned as we continue though the in-and-outs of running a small business. Moving in to this next year there are still a lot of details to be sorted out, but we’ve got a lot of big things planned for the next few months and are hopeful that this year will be even better than the first!

As summer kicks in to full gear we’re excited to launch this blog to share a glimpse into our world and we hope you’ll stay for awhile!