Why are the sheep in Ireland painted? Good question. If your lucky enough to run into evening traffic in Ireland you will see it is is filled with bright, vibrant and colorful sheep. I am talking fluorescent orange + bright purple together on the same sheep. Sheep are spray-painted with each farmers distinctive colors. This way farmers can share pastures and let these furry, fluffy and fabulous sheep roam around together.

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It's January 6th - It’s Nollaig na mBan, aka ”Little Women’s Christmas.  My favorite little Irish tradition and I am sure you will agree.

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Another successful country festival for Little Lids. Lots of stylish, traditional and high quality cowboy hats.Continue Reading

Finally we have put together a Press and Media page with some of the amazing press we have received over the years.  

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A retro 70's style boys clothing line from Turkey (Mr. Uky) and a vintage hat company from Boston (Little Lids) collaborate together and hit the runway in Florence Italy.  

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what we are looking for?

*  Little Lads from one to eight years old who love wearing hats.  Boys who love being boys.

*  Mums or dads who are socially active and love taking great quality, creative and fun photos of their child.  

 * Candid photos of children being children.  Clear picture quality will be a huge criteria in my decision.    

*  Someone who is passionate about the Little Lids brand.

entering is simple

1. follow us @littlelidsboston on Instagram 

2. Post the image above and tag us on your feed @littlelidsboston and I will check out your individual feed.

3. Post 2-3 images that show off your little lad and your photography skills and tag with #littlelidsboys.  Please let me know your child's first name, age and location.  Or you can email the photos to

Search will run from August 1st to 15th and winners will be notified the next day.  Brand rep term runs for three month.  The contest is open worldwide and for boys only.  Don't worry girls, I will be looking for little lassies next month.

what you will get and your responsibilities

As a Little Lids rep, you will receive a free cap every month along with some other fun stuff.  

By entering you will need to be able to provide clean, crisp, good quality photos within two weeks of receiving your scally cap.  These will be used on our Instagram, Facebook and website.

This role will also give us consent to use the images for all our marketing and across our socal media sites.   

We are looking forward to seeing all the happy chappies.  Any questions?  Please send me an email to

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First and foremost, our Little Lids scally caps are made with not 70% or 80% wool, but 100% pure wool and fully lined with 100% comfy cotton.  They are true replicas of the ones worn by hardworking Irish/English immigrants coming to America.  And I’m proud to say, my dad was one of them.  Matter of fact, my father came to this country with two things: a bag over his shoulder and a scally cap on his head.   This is the reason I started Little Lids.

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We have added this adorable hat tag to each of the new caps this Fall Holiday.  A special place to personalize each cap.  It's the little things that mean the most. 

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I am very excited to be a part of the amazing March 2016 edition of Earnshaw's trade magazine. 

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