How to Shop and Give Back This International Women’s Day

If you’re looking for a reason to engage in some retail therapy, prepare to shop brands giving back for International Women’s Day on March 8. The day was first recognized in 1911, and over a century later, brands are stepping up and partnering with organizations that uplift women year-round. 

IWD is dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women worldwide—and you can put your buying power towards the cause by supporting partnerships designed to help those who need it most. From Planned Parenthood to the ACLU Women’s Rights Project, the brands on this list are donating proceeds to organizations making a major impact—and so can you, by supporting their efforts and snagging closet essentials, home decor, and even wine for the cause. 

Whether you’re looking to fill out your beauty bag or upgrade your workout wardrobe, you’re bound to find something worth shopping on this list. Discover all the best buys for International Women’s Day 2021, ahead.

Want more ways to empower women around the world? Check out our lists of women-run fashion brands and women-run beauty brands to support now and always. 

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    Urban Stems x ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project

    Urban Stems partnered with Bumble, the women-first dating app, to create four modern bouquets that celebrate women. Both brands will be donating to the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project, which has been fighting for gender equality since 1972. Shop the four beautiful bouquets, complete with a postcard emblazoned with an empowering message.

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    Shopbop x Women for Women International

    In line with Shopbop’s ongoing #StyleSupport series, the brand has teamed up with Women for Women International and House of Aama to create an exclusive capsule for International Women’s Day. Launching on March 8, the collection will include tote bags from 10 international female illustrators, and will be featured alongside other female-owned brands onsite. 20% of sales from the capsule will be donated to Women for Women International, an organization dedicated to helping women survivors of war and conflict to rebuild their lives.

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    Ba&sh x CARE x Together for Her Campaign

    Ba&sh and CARE are teaming up to support the #I’mEveryWoman campaign and declaring women heroines every day. The brand aims to celebrate every woman, every day—the leaders, the protectors, the providers, and the change makers—and all profits from t-shirt sales, as well as 10% of all ba&sh North America sales on March 8 will be donated to the Together for Her Campaign—an alliance between CARE, the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project to support the global response against domestic violence during COVID-19.

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