About Us

Local Mercato brings back the joys of shopping by offering a curated marketplace in unique pop-up locations.  At its core, LM is about facilitating and cultivating friendships through the shared experience of shopping. Connect with talented designers & influencers of fashion, jewelry, accessories, health, beauty, and home decor while enjoying a unique GNO (girls night out) experience. 

Local Mercato is proud to partner with charitable organizations donating a portion of sales from each event to support an important local cause. 

Dina Litt

Dina Litt has spent over 15 years in brand partnerships for various media companies selling and creating stories for some of the top entertainment & lifestyle brands. She's created client experiences at Superbowl, Comic Con, and the Cannes Film Festival to name a few. Additionally, having started her career in retail, she spent over a decade at one of LA's most popular stores, Fred Segal Santa Monica, where she was a buyer and retail associate. 

Dina is an LA local and lives in Brentwood with her husband and two boys.    

Janie Schwartz

Janie's broad experience has stretched across brand creation/management, online merchandising and e-commerce from start-up phase to established consumer brands.  With over 10 years of experience in the online marketing & merchandising space, Janie has spent the last 2 years managing all aspects of Curated, an LA based showroom that houses unique signature pieces from across the globe.  She enjoys searching for the latest styles and understands how to reach and inspire today’s modern shopper.

Janie lives in Pacific Palisades with her husband and two young children.