What’s in a Sparkle?

September 16th, 2022 by
Sponsored by Champaign Jewelers Ok, ok, ok. We know we’ve been raving about Champaign Jewelers and their awesome jewelry collection lately (especially their diamonds). So now we’re taking it one step further and sharing with you some of the knowledge we’ve been able to soak up from our visits! I’m also going to share some of my favorite pieces that I find when I can’t sleep and go browsing on their website- because at Miss Market, we are anti-gate-keeping.  The first question we had for owner and Master Gemologist, Kari Smith, was this. When you’re picking out diamond jewelry what...

Woman-owned swimwear- Part 1

April 20th, 2022 by
We’re gearing up for summer over here, and that means starting to get everyone ready for the pool, lake, beach, and backyard sprinkler.  Kelly and I have been shopping (almost) exclusively from women owned, founded, or run companies for about 18 months. When it came to bathing suit shopping, I thought I’d get really frustrated by narrowing down the brands I could shop from. But, as we’ve been learning all along, when women are in charge of making the clothes that our bodies need to wear- things just tend to fit better.  Here’s a look at some of our favorite...