The 18 Best Shopping Deals to Support International Women’s Day

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Buying from women-owned and -operated businesses is a phenomenal way to celebrate International Women’s Day. Beyond the fun bonus of treating yourself to something new and shiny, spending money at these companies can have a major impact on the future of females in business. It helps to keep these brands going, elevates women in positions of power and gives the necessary voice and attention to people who are all too often pushed aside. To help the cause even further, many brands (both women-run and otherwise) are offering sales and promising donations to organizations dedicated to lifting women up. Here’s what well’ll be shopping today...

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1. Anthropologie: For every dress sold during the entire month of March, Anthro will be donating 1 percent of the proceeds to She’s the First.

2. Eberjay: 20 percent of proceeds from today’s sales of cozy PJs and WFH essentials (as well as anything else on the site) will go to the organization Reading Is Fundamental.

3. Old Navy: One of our favorite mall brands collaborated with NYC-based artist Jade Purple Brown on a series of graphic T-shirts an contribute to Old Navy’s promised pledge of $1 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

4. Diane von Furstenberg: There are two ways to celebrate IWD with DVF. The first is by shopping the iconic designer’s collaboration with the Girl Scouts, which features a silk scarf and chic wristlet, or you can revamp your spring wardrobe with 20 percent off all full-price items at

5. Storets: Get 20 percent off sitewide with code ‘XIWD20’.

6. Vera Bradley: 75 percent of the proceeds from sales of Vera Bradley’s New Hope Girls collection (hand crafted in the Dominican Republic by female artisans) will go to New Hope Girls to support its mission of providing jobs for women and refuge for girls. 

7. Monica Vinader: 10 percent of all sales made today will go to Women for Women International, a U.K.-based organization supporting women’s rights all over the globe. Looks like it’s time for some new jewelry.

8. Lively: The intimates brand is celebrating IWD with a custom designed tote by artist Rafaela Mascaro and 100 percent of the proceeds of sales of the bag will go to I Support the Girls, which supplies bras and menstrual hygiene products to women in need.

9. Roxanne Assoulin: 15 percent of all purchases made today will go to the Lower Eastside Girls Club, which gives girls and non-gender conforming youth the tools and support systems carve their owns paths to success.

10. La Ligne: The female-founded brand partnered with the Lower Eastside Girls Club to design the Angeline tee which features an embroidered design by Angeline Qiu, a 14-year-old member of the LESGC with 100 percent of sales going to the charitable organization.

11. Modern Picnic: Treat yourself or your daughter to a sleek insulated handbag (that makes toting your lunch to work or school infinitely more chic) during the month of March and Modern Picnic will donate 20 percent of the proceeds to Dress For Success.

12. Electric Picks: For those looking for some new bling or sparkly, 20 percent of all proceeds from Electric Picks purchases made today will be donated to Dress For Success.

13. Aritzia: 100 percent of the proceeds from the newly launched Women to the Power of Women collection will be donated to a number of charitable organizations that support women and girls.



14. Sephora: If you’ve got extra Sephora Insider points you can redeem them for a charitable donations (500 points = $10) to Project Glimmer, a program dedicated to helping end gender and racial inequality.

15. MERIT: Another notable clean beauty brand. MERIT is offering a new gift with purchase for each week in March from a lineup of impressive women-owned and run companies including Golde, Crown Affair, KLUR, FOR TMRW and Anine Bing.



16. Urban Stems: Urban Stems has partnered with the dating app Bumble to craft four new flower bouquets in honor of IWD. As part of this collaboration, both brands are donating throughout the month of March to the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project.

17. Hygge and West: Looking to update your walls? Shop Hygge and West’s delightful wallpaper collection today and 15 percent of the proceeds will go to the National Women's Law Center, which fights for gender justice in public policy.

18. Teneral Cellars: This women-owned and run wine seller is donating $10 for every Ruth Bader Ginsburg 3-pack of wine (including the Notorious Cabernet Sauvignon, Supreme Sauvignon Blanc and Dissent Zinfandel) sold to the National Women's Law Center



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