Tête-à-Tête with

Since launching Nomadic Citizen at the end of 2016 I have met so many fellow small business owners - makers, collaborators, designers, adventureres - that have inspired me from near and far and some have even become friends. This ongoing Tête-à-Tête with series allows me to not only pick their brains a little and learn more about their process, but also to introduce you to them.

I met Jacqueline of Jolie Laide at the first market I did back in December 2016. We immediately hit it off over the fact that we both collaborated with artisans abroad and had a love for artisan made goods and travel, simplicity, and

What inspired you to start your business? (And when did you start it?)

Why Mexico?


Can you describe your collaboration process?


What’s next for your business?

What is your best-selling/most popular item?

What was a lesson you learned in your first year of business that has proved invaluable?

Where do you find inspiration?

What do you still find challenging?

What has been your greatest success so far (or the thing you’re most proud of)?

Pick 3

  1. Describe the first 3 hours of your typical Sunday morning
  2. Favourite quote
  3. Self-care and the concept of “treat yo’ self” is so prevalent right now…what’s the best thing you’ve done for yourself or treated yourself to this year?
  4. You’re given an a round trip ticket anywhere in the world – where do you go?
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