Focused on increasing the visibility of women’s achievements while calling out gender inequality, today, the world observes International Women’s Day 2023.
And since there’s no better time to celebrate feminism and your feminist friends, we’ve gathered a collection of gifts that any equality loving advocate would be proud to own.
Whether you’re honoring someone on this important day or shopping for a birthday, holiday or just-because-you’re-fabulous present, our curated collection includes a wide array of options ranging from home decor, clothing, jewelry, books and more.
You’ll also find plenty of conscience-raising gifts from female-owned and forward-thinking companies that support women’s causes. So without further adieu, let’s dive into these gifts for feminists that celebrate the power of the female spirit.
Feminists Gifts for the Home
These gifts will add a special touch to any home while both honoring the feminist viewpoint and inspiring and supporting women.
1. To the Sky Suar Wood Sculpture
This divine female sculpture is handmade by Balinese artist Ni Putu Sri Ekawati. Your purchase will not only beautify a home but also help to support a female-owned business. In fact, all of the artisanal goods at GlobeIn are fair trade and handmade by people working in ethical conditions. And many of those people are women who might not have work otherwise.
Featuring clothing, art, jewelry, kitchenware and much more, GlobeIn is a veritable treasure trove of beautiful objects that are feminist in the best sense. Be sure to check out the entire site!
2. Feminist Bookends
The perfect addition to any feminist library, these wooden bookends can be ordered with the image of 18 female icons, including Harriet Tubman, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Gloria Steinem, Michelle Obama and many other stand-up women that will help keep your books upright.
3. Kate Chopin Art Print
This quote from Kate Chopin’s The Awakening is a poignant reminder to live up to our most authentic selves and not the roles that society casts us in.
4. Female Body Vases
Help your feminist friends decorate their houses with one of the most beautiful forms that exists: the female body.
5. Senegalese Basket
Beautiful and functional, this basket woven by the master (female) weavers of Mekhe, Senegal will add an artistic touch to any feminist home while supporting the lives and families of talented African women.
6. Well-Behaved Women Poster
It’s always a good idea to surround yourself with strong women who refuse to conform.
7. Historic Women Who Dared Wine Glasses
These wine glasses celebrate the lives of female icons Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Marie Curie and Clara Barton with their writings and signatures. We’ll drink to that!
8. I Was Not Made to Be Subtle Print
This beautiful print will help any feminist stay in touch with her badass bitch.
9. Feminist Candles
Help support a female owned business with these small-batch soy candles that smell great and read even better.
10. Uterus Print
Lest you forget you are a powerful, magical, creative and miraculous force, this print will remind you.
11. Badass Planner for 2023
This hilarious and sweary planner is packed with badass affirmations, hilarious motivational quotes and much more to help your feisty feminist get shit done!
12. Bitch You Got This Print
LA-based Artist Bridget Moore (aka Handsome Girl) focuses her art on intersectional feminism and body positivity. Not only is this print a saucy affirmation, but a part of the proceeds goes to NOW, the National Organization for Women.
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Clothing & Accessories
Feminists come in all shapes and sizes and with many different styles. That’s why our clothing and accessory picks span from gender neutral to provocative to luxe, depending on how your favorite feminist rolls.
13. Wild Fang Empower Piped Button Up
Founded and run by women, the Wild Fang brand offers hip basics, suits, gender neutral clothing and accessories, including this stylish button up. It’s also nice to know that a portion of every purchase is donated to select charities. We love that these ladies walk the walk in style!
14. Feminist T-Shirt
Sometimes a finger says more than a thousand words. Made from organic cotton, this super soft T-shirt will keep your favorite feminist comfortable while unsettling the establishment.
15. Maya Angelou “Still I Rise” Scarf
This inspiring scarf is screen printed by hand with Maya Angelou’s entire poem “Still I Rise.”
“Leaving behind nights of terror and fear/I rise/Into a daybreak that’s wondrously clear/I rise.” Words to live by and keep your neck warm.
16. Cuyana Oversized Recycled Sling Bag
The philosophy of this female-owned company is “Fewer, better.” Their mission is to create quality, timeless and sustainable pieces by partnering with skilled craftswomen around the world.
This crossbody bag is made from recycled plastic from landfills and is machine washable on the gentle cycle. Generous pockets will give any feminist the space she needs. And because it’s a crossbody bag, it will leave her hands free to get stuff done!
If your feminist is into luxe, be sure to check out the whole line at Cuyana.
17. Hex the Patriarchy T-Shirt
Witchier feminists will appreciate this t-shirt that celebrates the power of female magic.
18. Empowered Women Tote
Let this tote bag be a reminder that women are stronger together. Available in over a dozen colors, it’s a sentiment that you can carry with you wherever you go.
19. Boob Socks
There are many ways of celebrating the female form. Why not do it with socks?
20. Fundamental Human Rights T-Shirt
Yes, we want to have fun. But we also want fundamental human rights. Whether you rock at a protest or in everyday life, this t-shirt makes a colorful statement.
21. Feminist AF
All we have to say about this cap is hell yes.
22. Smash the Patriarchy Keychain
This feminist keychain will bring a little daily inspiration and a smile to all the women trying to forward the cause of the sisterhood.
23. Woman Up Sweatshirt
Sometimes standing up for your rights can be uncomfortable. But this cozy sweatshirt will help you fight for female empowerment.
24. Grow a Pair Pin
This statement pin will definitely keep the feminist conversation on a roll!
25. Real Men Are Feminists T-shirt
Let’s not forget that not all feminists are female. For the real men out there, a t-shirt that declares it.
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26. Akola Unlock-It Bracelet
Not only do we love this bracelet, we love everything the Akola brand stands for. Their unique jewelry is made by Ugandan women with natural materials like stone, shell, brass, hand-rolled beads and more.
The two crystals in this stunning piece represent the bond between the wearer and the maker. It’s a truly beautiful way to connect with and support women across the world with the simple click of a bracelet.
The Akola company also offers training in literacy and leadership to its employees. Be sure to check out their whole site!
27. Female Body Earrings
What’s more beautiful than the female form? Rocking it proudly in the form of earrings.
28. Hear My Voice Charm Necklace
This necklace with a female power symbol, megaphone and beautiful rose quartz is a reminder to all women to exercise their voice. Loud and proud!
29. Estrogen Necklace
Step aside testosterone, estrogen is about to take over the world. Remind your favorite feminist of their female power with this artistic representation of the estrogen molecule made from upcycled copper.
Available in three different colors, it can also be customized with gemstones. Because it’s all about choice.
30. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Earrings
A subtle nod to the feminist icon RBG, these earrings will remind any feminist that she is one!
31. Notorious RBG Necklace
And because we can’t ever get enough of Ruth, we also adore this necklace.
32. The Future Is Female Necklace
This quality necklace is a perfect gift for your BFF or any strong female in your life. It can be ordered in 14k gold filled, sterling silver or 14k rose gold filled. Not only does it make a great statement, but half of the profits from the collection go to care.org, which works to empower women around the world.
33. Cuyana Sphere Embellishment
We love that this solid sphere on a thin ring can be paired with hoop earrings to create a chic look. As mentioned previously, women-owned Cuyana works with skilled female artisans from around the globe to create quality, stylish and sustainable pieces meant to last.
34. Inspirational Cuff
No matter how strong and powerful we are, sometimes we need a reminder. This cuff will help.
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Feminists Gifts to Pamper and Indulge the Senses
Woman-ing isn’t always easy. Why not give your favorite feminist something to pamper and indulge her while supporting female causes?
35. McBride Sisters She Can Rose Spritzer
Know a rosé all day gal? Then give her something refreshing and feminist to open. The McBride sisters started what is now the largest black-owned wine company in the United States. It’s also one of the most inclusive and socially aware.
Their She Can canned wine collection and its related She Can Professional Development Fund were inspired by women breaking barriers and making their dreams come true. Cheers to that!
36. Tatcha Dewy Skin Cream
This well-loved and super moisturizing cream is formulated with antioxidant-rich Japanese purple rice. But the thing that will really put a smile on your face is knowing that (the female founded) Tatcha company gives back by funding girls’ education.
Working with the nonprofit Room to Read, Tatcha provides uniforms, transportation fees and other necessities to help girls complete their education.
37. Sips By Black-Owned Tea Brands Box
This box is not only filled with delicious teas, but the proceeds help to support up and coming tea brands founded by black women. It features 16 flavors in caffeinated and non-caffeinated varieties that are the perfect treat to sip on while furthering the feminist cause.
38. Skylar Lime Sands
This clean beauty company makes perfume and skincare products free from harmful ingredients. And what’s more miraculous? They’ve managed to create hypoallergenic, vegan scents that smell amazing! Like this one that will transport you to a tropical beach with hints of lime and coconut.
The company also donates a portion of its proceeds to Step Up, a girls’ mentorship nonprofit. Smells like feminism to us!
39. Everyday Coconut Body Lotion
Help support the sisterhood across the globe with this fair trade body lotion from black-owned business Alaffia. Women in Togo, Africa are paid a fair wage to harvest and prepare the ingredients. The company also returns a portion of the proceeds to fund community empowerment and gender equality projects.
Indulging your skin never felt so good. (And be sure you also check out their entire line of natural skin and hair care products!)
Whether you know a feminist that’s just beginning her education or simply expanding her knowledge about the movement, these books will inspire, surprise, entertain and inform her.
40. Sex Object by Jessica Valenti
This memoir from feminist writer and commentator Jessica Valenti explores the toll that sexism takes on women’s lives. A fascinating and surprising read for fans of Valenti and for those who have yet to discover her work.
41. Unladylike (A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space) by Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin
From the hosts of the popular podcast Unladylike comes this field guide to practical hell-raising. Filled with wild stories, stupefying stats, self-help advice and more, this book will help you through the adventures of woman-ing in the 21st century.
42. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
This stirring essay from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is adapted from the Ted Talk of the same name. Drawing on her personal experiences, she offers a new perspective on feminism for the 21st century and forges an eloquent rallying cry as to why we should all be feminists.
43. Feminists Don’t Wear Pink and Other Lies: Amazing Women on What the F-Word Means to Them by Scarlett Curtis
Feared, bashed and misunderstood, the word feminism conjures up a wide array of emotions and opinions. In Feminists Don’t Wear Pink, a collection of personal essays, inspiring women open up about what feminism means to them.
Reese Witherspoon commented, “Brilliant, hysterical, truthful and real, these essays illuminate the path for our future female leaders.”
44. Little Feminists Board Book Set
It’s never too early to educate budding feminists about the cultural and historical importance of women. These colorful little books are filled with female scientists, artists, leaders, activists and more. Consider it the ABCs of feminism.
45. Feminist Adult Coloring Book
Never underestimate the power of a coloring book. Filled with feisty feminist quotes, colorful language and positive affirmations, this book is a reminder to all women that it’s time to live outside the lines, even when we’re coloring between them.
46. Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
This brutally honest book on mainstream white feminism uncovers a glaring blindspot and challenges all would-be feminists to live out the true spirit of the movement in both thought and deed.
47. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli
Tuck your little feminist in with true tales of amazing women from the past and present, and her dreams are sure to be affected.
48. In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney
We all know it’s a challenge working in what’s been described as a “man’s world.” In this inspiring book, more than 100 exceptional women speak about how they overcame adversity and embraced their creative spirits to become everything from artists to architects, media moguls and more. A must-read for any career woman or feminist entrepreneur.
49. Becoming by Michelle Obama
The first African American to serve as first lady, Michelle Obama created the most inclusive White House in history. If you know someone who hasn’t read the stirring memoir of her extraordinary life, do them a favor and buy it for them.
50. She Explores: Stories of Life Changing Adventures in the Wild and on the Road
Forty (literally) trailblazing women tell the stories of their amazing experiences in nature in this beautifully photographed book that’s sure to inspire any feminist with a longing for adventure.
Women’s rights have come a long way in the last 100 years. And one day, we may no longer need a special day to honor us while trying to raise awareness of gender inequality. But considering the pay gap, workplace harassment, physical abuse and other types of oppression that continue to exist, there’s still a lot of work to be done.
In the meantime, we need to keep fighting, raising awareness, supporting and celebrating one another. In that spirit, we hope our gift guide has given you a lot of great ideas and a little inspiration for walking the walk as a feminist in the 21st century.
Remember, the patriarchy wasn’t built in a day, and there’s still time to smash it if we persist!
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50 Feminist Gift Ideas:
Gifts for the Home:
- To the Sky Suar Wood Sculpture
- Feminist Bookends
- Kate Chopin Art Print
- Female Body Vases
- Senegalese Basket
- Well-Behaved Women Poster
- Historic Women Who Dared Wine Glasses
- I Was Not Made to Be Subtle Print
- Feminist Candles
- Uterus Print
- Badass Planner for 2023
- Bitch You Got This Print
Clothing & Accessories:
- Wild Fang Empower Piped Button Up
- Feminist T-Shirt
- Maya Angelou “Still I Rise” Scarf
- Cuyana Oversized Recycled Sling Bag
- Hex the Patriarchy T-Shirt
- Empowered Women Tote
- Boob Socks
- Fundamental Human Rights T-Shirt
- Feminist AF Cap
- Smash the Patriarchy Keychain
- Woman Up Sweatshirt
- Grow a Pair Pin
- Real Men Are Feminists T-shirt
- Akola Unlock-It Bracelet
- Female Body Earrings
- Hear My Voice Charm Necklace
- Estrogen Necklace
- Ruth Bader Ginsberg Earrings
- Notorious RBG Necklace
- The Future Is Female Necklace
- Cuyana Sphere Embellishment
- Inspirational Cuff
Feminists Gifts to Pamper and Indulge the Senses:
- McBride Sisters She Can Rose Spritzer
- Tatcha Dewy Skin Cream
- Sips By Black-Owned Tea Brands Box
- Skylar Lime Sands
- Everyday Coconut Body Lotion
- Sex Object by Jessica Valenti
- Unladylike (A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space) by Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin
- We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- Feminists Don’t Wear Pink and Other Lies: Amazing Women on What the F-Word Means to Them by Scarlett Curtis
- Little Feminists Board Book Set
- Feminist Adult Coloring Book
- Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That a Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
- Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli
- In the Company of Women by Grace Bonney
- Becoming by Michelle Obama
- She Explores: Stories of Life Changing Adventures in the Wild and on the Road