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this soon-to-be keepsake

Maison Miru Feminist Charm Necklace

Feminist Charm Necklace

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this soon-to-be keepsake

Maison Miru Feminist Charm Necklace

If you’re shopping for feminist jewelry gifts, look no further than the AAPI woman-owned small business, Maison Miru. Our pick: this dainty feminist charm necklace they can wear all day, every day.

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this editor-approved vibrator

Dame Pom External Vibrator

Pom External Vibrator

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this editor-approved vibrator

Dame Pom External Vibrator

Name a more feminist gift than a vibrator—I’ll wait. Especially a vibrator from a female-founded sex toy company that Cosmo editors deemed one of the best. Though the recipient may not thank you to your face, they are definitely appreciative of your gift.

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this pastime for bookworms

eeBoo Piece & Love Women Reading 1000-Piece Puzzle

Women Reading 1000-Piece Puzzle

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this pastime for bookworms

eeBoo Piece & Love Women Reading 1000-Piece Puzzle

What does one gift a feminist book lover other than a book? (And be honest, you get them one for every holiday!!) This eeBoo Piece & Love puzzle that features a watercolor painting by Jennifer Orkin Lewis of women reading.

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this essential read

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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this essential read

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s We Should All Be Feminists is adapted from the author’s TEDx Talk by the same name. “This should be a must-read for everyone,” one reviewer writes. “Her words made me reflect on times I made myself small to be liked or into a definition of what someone thought I should be. Glorious insight and hugely relatable.” Need I say more?

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this hand-stitched pullover

Lingua Franca Give a Damn Sweatshirt

Give a Damn Sweatshirt

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this hand-stitched pullover

Lingua Franca Give a Damn Sweatshirt

Lingua Franca’s hand-embroidered sweatshirts make the perfect attire for your feminist gift recipient to wear to a protest, whether it’s for reproductive rights, climate change or world peace. FYI, they’re made of 100% organic cotton in a SMETA-certified factory in Portugal (that ensures labor rights, health and safety regulations, and sustainability practices are upheld).

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this empowering beauty gift

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna ‘MVP’ Fenty Icon Velvet Liquid Lipstick

'MVP' Fenty Icon Velvet Liquid Lipstick

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this empowering beauty gift

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna ‘MVP’ Fenty Icon Velvet Liquid Lipstick

Remind the beauty-loving feminist in your life that they’re an icon by gifting something from Fenty Beauty by Rihanna—who need I remind you is one of few Black women executives in the beauty space! She wore this classic red MVP lipstick during her iconic Super Bowl halftime performance.

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this female-founded bakery

Milk Bar Birthday Cake

Birthday Cake

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this female-founded bakery

Milk Bar Birthday Cake

How do you wish a feminist happy birthday from afar? By sending them a birthday cake from Milk Bar (obvi). The viral NYC bakery was founded by James Beard award-winning pastry chef Christina Tosi, and they ship nationwide.

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these friendship bracelets that give back

Little Words Project Compassion Bracelet

Compassion Bracelet

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these friendship bracelets that give back

Little Words Project Compassion Bracelet

FYI: 25% of net proceeds from this adorable Little Words Project bracelet go to the non-profit Herself Co. to help provide young women with mental health resources. While you’re at it, add an extra friendship bracelet to your cart for yourself—each piece from the jewelry brand’s Big Impact collection gives back to a different non-profit.

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these sister-owned sauces

Omsom East Asian Variety Sauce Sampler

East Asian Variety Sauce Sampler

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these sister-owned sauces

Omsom East Asian Variety Sauce Sampler

The foodie in your friend group will looove whipping up gourmet weeknight dinners in a snap with this tasty East Asian sauce sampler from Omsom. The company was founded by two first-generation Vietnamese-American sisters to loudly and proudly celebrate their refugee parents and the flavors of their Asian roots.

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this workout ‘fit for everybody

Girlfriend Collective Paloma Racerback Dress

Paloma Racerback Dress

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this workout ‘fit for everybody

Girlfriend Collective Paloma Racerback Dress

For the sporty girlies in your life, grab this cute workout dress from Girlfriend Collective, a female-founded activewear brand that offers everything in an inclusive size range of XXS-6XL. Inspired by the label’s bestselling Paloma sports bra, this bb has a built-in unitard with bust support, hidden pockets, and fabric made from recycled plastic bottles.

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this feminist tee for your bestie

ban.do World’s Best Friend Tee

World's Best Friend Tee

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this feminist tee for your bestie

ban.do World’s Best Friend Tee

The ultimate feminist gift for a friend: this cheery graphic tee from ban.do—which is female-founded, btw! Emblazoned with cute phrases like gives great advice and always there for you, it’ll serve as a reminder of all the reasons you love them. P.S. It also comes in sweatshirt form!

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these waterproof post-its

Uncommon Goods Shower Affirmation Set

Shower Affirmation Set

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these waterproof post-its

Uncommon Goods Shower Affirmation Set

Help them banish their negative shower thoughts with these daily affirmations written on waterproof sticky notes. The mantra cards come with a eucalyptus shower steamer, and the company they’re made by is a certified B-Corp.

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these standout snacks

Packed with Purpose A Taste of Women’s History Month Gift Box

A Taste of Women's History Month Gift Box

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these standout snacks

Packed with Purpose A Taste of Women’s History Month Gift Box

The snack lover in your life will surely love this tasty selection of treats that celebrates Women’s History Month. This impactful assortment includes everything from plantain chips to granola, snack bars, and cookies, all from women-owned food brands that taste bangin’ and give back.

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these inspirational sunnies

INDY Sunglasses Delancey Glasses

Delancey Glasses

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these inspirational sunnies

INDY Sunglasses Delancey Glasses

With the word fearless embossed on the inside, these sleek INDY sunglasses will serve as a confidence boost every time they slip them on. INDY’s female founder first launched the eyewear brand in her Brooklyn apartment. Now, only a few short years later, INDY sunnies are worn by celebs like Bella Hadid and Alix Earle (and Cosmo writers like moi)—and if that isn’t inspirational, I don’t know what is.

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this meaningful gift for swifties

Awe Inspired Woman Power Necklace

Woman Power Necklace

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this meaningful gift for swifties

Awe Inspired Woman Power Necklace

Uplift the Swiftie in your life by gifting them this Awe Inspired necklace that’s been spotted on the one, the only Taylor Swift. Or, grab this uterus-shaped pendant or ‘My Body, My Choice’ dog tag that supports Planned Parenthood.

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this black woman-owned wine brand

McBride Sisters Black Girl Magic Rosé

Black Girl Magic Rosé

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this black woman-owned wine brand

McBride Sisters Black Girl Magic Rosé

Yes, there really is Black girl magic in the McBride Sisters’ wine. The WOC-owned wine brand was founded by sisters Robin and Andréa, who created their Black Girl Magic collection as a love letter to Black women.

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this gift for the modern mystic

The Sacred Sisterhood Tarot: Deck and Guidebook for Fierce Women

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The Sacred Sisterhood Tarot: Deck and Guidebook for Fierce Women

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this gift for the modern mystic

The Sacred Sisterhood Tarot: Deck and Guidebook for Fierce Women

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Whether they’re an experienced card reader or brand new to the world of tarot, this Sacred Sisterhood Tarot deck and guidebook set will help them connect with the Divine Feminine. The 78-card deck has been reimagined with inclusive female symbology to empower them with a vintage aesthetic that’s cute af.

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these poetic wine glasses

Uncommon Originals Maya Angelou Phenomenal Woman Glasses

Maya Angelou Phenomenal Woman Glasses

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these poetic wine glasses

Uncommon Originals Maya Angelou Phenomenal Woman Glasses

Whether it’s water, wine or morning oj they’re sipping, your giftee will feel like their most powerful self whenever they sip from these Maya Angelou glasses. Together, they contain the complete text of her inspirational poem “Phenomenal Woman.”

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this self-care sesh

Maude Tub Kit No. 1

Tub Kit No. 1

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this self-care sesh

Maude Tub Kit No. 1

Maude’s Tub Kit No. 1 has everything they need for a relaxing night-in, except for maybe a bottle of wine and an episode of Bridgerton. They’ll feel less stressed the second they sprinkle a handful of bath salts or dip into a warm coconut milk bath.

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this gift that gives back

The Loveland Foundation Donation to the Love Land Foundation

Donation to the Love Land Foundation

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this gift that gives back

The Loveland Foundation Donation to the Love Land Foundation

For a gift that makes an immediate impact, make a donation in a friend’s name to the Loveland Foundation—an organization that helps Black women and girls get access to therapy.

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Sarah Maberry is a Firstfinds Commerce Writer at Hearst Magazines, covering trending products in fashion, beauty, lifestyle and beyond. She’s obsessed with being the first to wear, try, watch and buy what’s going viral.

 

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Jacorey Moon is Gear Patrol’s associate style editor, formerly at PEOPLE and Footwear News. He’s most likely gawking over someone’s outfit on Instagram or trying to find his way to the nearest record store.

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Maggie Griswold (she/her) is a contributing fashion editor for Cosmopolitan and freelance writer and editor based in Los Angeles, covering everything from the latest wardrobe must-haves to interior design trends. Along with Cosmopolitan, you can find her work on Oprah Daily, StyleCaster, Women’s Health, and House Digest, among others. She’s a big (read: ridiculously huge) fan of the ’90s sitcom Frasier, all things Shakespeare, and a good romance-filled YA novel. Follow her on Instagram

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