“Small Business, Big Smile” is a curated program spotlighting partnerships with small businesses that align with Sanrio’s “Small Gift, Big Smile” philosophy - that a small gift can bring friendship and kindness to people of all ages. For 60 years, Sanrio has inspired quality products, services and unique experiences with our beloved characters. As we look to the future, we want to celebrate and bring awareness to the next generation of businesses that foster community and innovation.
Jacque Aye is the CEO of Chigami Studios and "Head Magical Girl" of the Adorned by Chi lifestyle brand! A self-proclaimed super nerd, Jacque has been writing and world-building for ages – simultaneously, this 'Jacque of all trades' has continued to establish herself as a serial e-commerce entrepreneur, comic writer, creative consultant and more!
East/West Shop was started in 2015 by veteran Los Angeles based designers and married couple, Erin & Dennys Han. East/West believes that by making better choices in our fashion consumption, we can immediately make an impact on our local environment. East/West also believes that shared cultures can open awareness for other people and make a more meaningful life for everyone.