Little Dame is an artistic retail location, Tattoo boutique, and event space founded in San Diego California in 2015.

Our mission is to support visual artists and lift up the careers of creative entrepreneurs by exposing their craft to the public in a welcoming, female-owned space. We carry curated new, second-hand, and vintage clothing, ceramics, jewelry, spiritual apothecary, greeting cards, art prints, home décor, candles, books, plants, and plant accessories, you name it!

Katie Carrion, the founder, and Sole Owner studied Studio Arts in college, and opened Little Dame with the hopes of nurturing the arts and local arts economy in her hometown. At Little Dame, you can find Artist-led workshops, pop-ups, live music shows, and everyday gift shopping available to the community. Historically Little Dame was a space to shop and learn Taxidermy and Entomology, due to some changes in ownership and legal settlement we will not be offering these services until 2023! So keep your eyes peeled, it may be coming back around then. 


In 2019 we expanded our space and built a tattoo boutique that is an inclusive safer space in North Park offering tattoo by Yvonne Byers. 

With a Master's degree in Science Illustration, Yvonne decided to step into the world of tattooing and recreate her botanical illustrations onto people's skin. She loves the natural world and wants to spread its beauty through the images she creates, from plants and animals to bugs and skulls. Yvonne recently moved back to San Diego from Santa Cruz and she is excited to tattoo her new and old clients here at Little Dame. You can see some of her amazing work at Art by Yvonne Byers To book an appointment with Yvonne, email her: 




You can continue to keep up with us by following @littledameshop and @littledametattoo on Instagram!