Meet the Maker: be hippy

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be hippy,  a grassroots lifestyle brand created by founders Bart and Leigh, exemplifies a passion for music, the outdoors, traveling, fashion and living life to the fullest. All be hippy goods are designed in here in Colorado, the duo's home state, and are inspired by their love for taking the road less traveled. The company takes pride in producing unique, high quality apparel that is a reminder to themselves, and others, to choose happiness. be hippy also embraces community and giving back through being a member of 1% for the Planet


BE HIPPY promotes living an adventurous and happy life. BE HIPPY...BE HAPPY!

first product you created? 

Trucker hat.

how has your process evolved?

Initially we thought we would have a couple hats and tees, but today we carry an entire line of hats, tees, jewelry, kid's apparel, stickers, patches, koozies, etc...

what was your inspiration for starting your brand? 

Living in Colorado and loving the lifestyle it provides.

what's the best part of your day? 

 Working for ourselves and the freedom that comes with that. We hope to encourage others to live the life they love.

best part about being a colorado maker?

We are living our dream and get to share our story with thousands of people. And the small business community in Colorado is extremely supportive and inspiring

how has your brand evolved over the years? 

BE HIPPY currently has over 80,000 followers on social media and is now recognized all over the country. To date, we have shipped BE HIPPY goods to ALL 50 states.

why do you do what you do? 

 To have a positive impact and leave this world a little better than we found it. BE HIPPY is a proud member of 1% of the planet.

advice to others seeking a similar path in life?

Follow your dream. Go for it! Don't wait. If you believe, you can make anything happen. 

on the denver flea wish list: 

The Old School Pom Beanie 'cause it's winter hat season! 

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We introduced the brand three years ago. 

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