Press

We are very honored to have been mentioned in the following publications. For press inquiries please e-mail Hello@HalfHitchGoods.com, we would love to discuss opportunities.

Montage Magazine - Generally Speaking

Christopher Luu, December 4, 2014

SF Girl By Bay - Spotted: Half Hitch Goods

"In addition to her online shop, Carrie and her husband Britton have outfitted a vintage VW Vanagon Doka T3 Transporter, which she takes on the road to showcase her latest collection of treasures in various spots around the bay area." - Leslie Santarina, November 12, 2014

Mother Mag - Busy Gifting Tips

"If you’re feeling extra overwhelmed this holiday season, we can relate. And the idea of buying a bunch of gifts—make that really great and thoughtful gifts—can make your stress levels triple. So, we’ve tapped gift-giving expert Carrie Caillouette of Half Hitch Goods to help, dishing out tips for simple and yummy presents that’ll make the receiver swoon…and won’t break your back (or bank)" - November 25, 2014

Shop Smart - Great Gifts Under $25

"The artisan-produced gifts come with a story, such as handmade, small-batch chocolate bars and nature derived body butters" - December Issue

Humin Blog - Super Humins: Carrie Caillouette

Interview by Carrie Caillouette, Founder of Half Hitch Goods. Photography by Ashley Batz - November 4, 2014

Gluten Free Forever Magazine - Favorite Finds For The Season

"Accessorize martini hour with these modern, reusable cocktail napkins made from all natural fibers" - Fall 2014, By Bonnie Cohen

Brit + Co. - #MakerCrush: Meet Carrie Caillouette of Half Hitch Goods

"[Owner] Carrie wants to emphasize the power of intentional gift giving by connecting consumers with handmade products .... the secret to great gifting is finding personal things that have meaningful product stories, which makes them more significant." September 20, 2014 by Victoria Haas

Apartment 34 - Retail Therapy: Haus of Half Hitch Pop-Up

"[Half Hitch Goods] has curated the most spot-on collection of unique finds – not just for your house but also for you! Half Hitch unearths makers and artisans to collect unique pieces that you’ll want to keep forever. Their mantra is “thoughtful goods for thoughtful people.” How can you not feel that?! So when Half Hitch launched a Pop-Up Shop in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley I was SO excited to see what Carrie had in store." July 7, 2014 By Erin Heimstra

Spotted SF - Haus of Half Hitch Pop-Up

"[Half Hitch Goods] is collaborating with a few others to showcase some gorgeous goods at the Birch flower shop for the month of July. In addition to her own curated collection of treasures (including some brightly colored pieces from her recent trip to Morocco), the selections includes clothing from The Podolls, vintage jewelry from Metier and original watercolor paintings by Emily Proud." July 8, 2014 by Leslie Santorina

The Coveted - Pop Into The Pop-Up Shop

"The thing you notice first about the shop is that everything is beautiful with a rich quality… rich like full. Wool blankets soft to the touch. A set of linen kitchen towels printed by hand. Easy, yet high quality clothes by the Podolls are complemented by an interesting mix of new and estate jewelry from Metier. If you're looking for art, you really should not miss Emily Proud’s watercolors, as they are subtly beautiful and also on the affordable side." By Jennine Jacob, July 18th, 2014

Refinery 29 - 5 Vendors Taking Peddle To the Metal

"The Half Hitch Goods Rolling Shoppe is a rare 1985 Canadian VW Volkswagen Vanagon Transporter 'Doka.' Rumor has it Volkswagen did not send this model to the U.S. due to a large tariff on 'light trucks' imported into the U.S. from Europe. This embargo lasted 48 years and was put into place to protect U.S. auto manufacturers' domestic business for trucks." April 30, 2014 by Angela Tafoya

Authenticity b. - Half Hitch Goods {Rolling Shoppe}

"Half Hitch carries an assortment of gift items and promotes thoughtful gift giving with a commitment to impeccable style, timelessness, quality craftsmanship, and beauty. Carrie believes the secret to gift giving is finding personal items that have meaningful product stories; whether it be that they are intricately made by hand, made of recycled materials, or perhaps that they are made by a local vendor." March 19, 2014 by Designer, Brittany Haines 

Spotted SF - Mobile + Online / Half Hitch Goods

"Starting off with the lovely Carrie of Half Hitch Goods and her mobile and online shop of gorgeous gifts ... at their rolling store (or vintage VW Vanagon Doka T3 Transporter) ... which they’ve outfitted with shelves to display their latest collection of ... well-made and beautiful gift items."  January 7, 2013 By Leslie Santarina

 

Refinery 29 - A Guide To Last Minute Shopping

"Next up — we popped up by Half Hitch Goods' mobile shop-truck hybrid .... This vintage, indigo wall hanging-cloth-scarf-tablecloth is begging to be under your most creative pal's tree. Think of all the options!  We are obsessed with these cute little candles by TatineWhat better gift for the home-decor freak in your life than a cozy Faribault Woolen Mill Co. throw? Don't mind if we do." December 20, 2013 by Angela Tafoya

 

Design Sponge - Gift Guide 2013: Kitchen Tools For The Home Cook

 

Featured our iPad Stand, December 16, 2013

MSTETSON - Gift Guide ( Black + White )

Featured our Tisane Scented Candles, December 9, 2013

Darling Magazine - The Darling Gift Guide

Featured our PeaceBomb Bangles: "To take something awful and destructive, such as leftover bombs with the potential to detonate without warning, to use in creating goods that provide four times the local market rate in wages takes true intellect and ingenuity. ... The bangle is a symbol of global peace and prosperity. Each bracelet is hand cast and finished with lightweight bomb metal. Purchases include a hand-woven, organic cotton drawstring pouch."  December 6, 2013

Business Insider - 11 of Twitter Co-Founder's Favorite Things You Can Buy Online

You know a soap is fancy when it is from "fresh local goat milk". December 3, 2013 by Kyle Russell

LALALOVELY - Gift Guide / Kitchenette 

Our Linen Tea Towels (#2) were featured!  December 4, 2013 by Trina McNeilly

 

Time Out New York - Best New Online Shopping Sites

"Carrie Caillouette spent several years in the high-end furniture retail business before her passion for gift giving inspired her to launch this San Francisco e-tailer, filled with heirloom-quality [goods] ... Caillouette started the online boutique last November with her filmmaker husband, Britton, who does all the site photography and travels across the country with her to meet the people whose wares they carry."  November 19, 2013 by Leah Faye Cooper

Stripes & Sequins - What I Want Wednesday

Featured Items: Helen Levi Exclusive Perfect Tumblers & Odette NY Ceres Cuff Ring.  October 30, 2013 curated by Grace Atwood

InStyle - 2013 Best of The Web

"One-of-a-kind pieces by indie designers you'd be hard pressed to find anyplace else, like leather-handled walnut cutting boards and screen-printed tea towels."   November Issue, 2013 by Emily Hsieh

We are so tickled to be in InStyle Magazine that we are offering 20% off on orders of $50 or more through Nov 18, 2013 with code HHGINSTYLE . Please celebrate with us!

Refinery29

Mention of our participation in Re:Make as an attendant and artisan vendor.  September 27, 2013 by Michaela D'Artois.

Boutiika - Fashion On Location

 

"If you are looking for one-of-a-kind pieces with character and elegant craftsmanship, Half Hitch Goods is the perfect place to find just that. Carrie Caillouette, the owner of Half Hitch Goods, carefully selects each piece, ensuring that it is a high-quality item with meaning, significance, and beauty. Your friends will definitely be impressed by a super unique gift from Half Hitch."   July 24, 2013 by Whitney Smith

Darling Magazine

 

"...both vintage and modern, local and global, Half Hitch Goods has an eye for rare finds that are one-of-a-kind and made by hand by artisans..."   Issue 4 | Summer

 

Domain Home

 

"South African illustrator and designer Heather Moore is behind this slubby cotton screen-printed Everyone Came To Tea Towel, which feels like a Scandinavian nod to the mad hatter"   June 19, 2013 by Domain Home

Being Elliott

"Wants of the week: vintage cuff from Half Hitch Goods"   May 1, 2013 by Brynn Watkins

 

Being Elliott

"interesting bottles"   March 28, 2013 by Brynn Watkins

 

Being Elliott

"a handsome wallet by Half Hitch Goods"   March 17, 2013 by Brynn Watkins

 

San Francisco Magazine

 

"...the leather of [this] belt is Belgian, the thread is hand-dyed with indigo, and it's all made in the USA (in other words there's plenty to talk about)."   March, 2013 by Rebecca Vicino

 

7x7 SF

"Peppered with locally-crafted treasures and exclusive finds, we found ourselves drawn to SF-made fine leather goods by Mat Brown, strangely beautiful rag dolls from Petaluma, and eco-luxe jewelry by SF-based designer, Julia Vasic."   February 1, 2013 by Lily Ko

 

Daily Candy

"We’ll replace your vintage sacks with a buttery, envelope-style clutch secured with a blue leather tie. Your jangly key sets get cleaned up via a braided leather chain. And for ill-fitting pairs of secondhand trousers? One ambiguously rugged belt."  January 30, 2012

 

Pure Wow

"...an online shopping experience that actually feels fulfilling."  December 18, 2012 by Cristina Tudino 

 

Apartment Therapy

"[Half Hitch's] selection of items is of heirloom quality and each item has a lasting presence in one's life." December 13, 2012 by Claire Bock

 

Refinery 29

"Half Hitch Goods sells extra-special, sentimental items with a unique story, that don't come straight from a department store. Shop the site and you'll find goods that are heirloom quality and meant to be held onto for years on end!"  November 29, 2012 by Jessica Valez

 

Sunset Magazine: Westphoria Blog

"New online shop from a western nomad."  November 1, 2012 by Johanna Silver