are all products created in new york city?

Yep. All the products displayed are created by NYC artisans either themselves or with their other workshop members within New York, New York! That means that when we buy, the profits go directly to the artists. Another 1% goes to charitable donations and non-profit organizations.

All of our products are eco-friendly and sustainable since they are made by hand or in small workshops through handiwork on machinery. Some products go even further as the ingredients are foraged by the artisans themselves or even the fabric is hand-woven. Contact us to learn more about any specific product!

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IS everything handcrafted?

Another yep. Most of our products are handcrafted here by artisans themselves or their workshops within New York City. For super specific information on if a product is made by a master casters or fashion workshops instead of the artisans, check out the product pages!

are the products unique?

All of our products are in extremely limited quantity and made individually by hand or in small workshops. We have worked with artisans to create special batches for The Little Black Shop, and are working on designing new collections that we'll sell as one-of-a-kind haute couture pieces. If you're interested in custom orders, please kindly contact us at

Always check on available labels for any care instructions from our artisans. If you cannot locate a care instruction label, we always recommend gentle hand-washing first, and dry cleaning as an alternative. Most of our dining ware will not be dishwasher washable.

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What about returns?

All undamaged goods can be returned within 30 days by initiating the process online and printing out the returns shipping label. If you're unsure whether the product you have received is eligible for a return - take a snap and send it to us at We reserve the right to reject any returns of merchandise that have been damaged or used/worn.