What are the best sustainable luxury brand gifts to celebrate and treat yourself or one of your heroes in honor of International Women’s Day this year? Our correspondent Angelika Pokovba has curated the 9 best sustainable luxury gifts to treat yourself or someone you love and admire in honor of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021.
Thoughtful gifts for you or your loved ones for International Women’s Day 2021
International Women’s Day (IWD) is upon us — a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.[white_box]
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And while it’s a day we should be celebrating with our everyday actions, the annual event sheds light on the journey we’ve yet to cross for gender equality. Indeed, IWD is referred to as “a call to action for accelerating gender parity,” according to the holiday’s official website https://www.internationalwomensday.com/.
While IWD has been celebrated every year since the 1900s, the holiday was catapulted into a more mainstream recognition during the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements advocating for female empowerment and pay parity.[white_box]
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And the movement has gone global, with retailers everywhere leaning in. As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with a visual compilation of some gifting appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit.
You deserve it, after all!
9 sustainable luxury gifts for you or your loved ones on IWD 2021
1. Freck OG.
Freck Beauty is a female-owned, clean beauty brand inspired by founder Remi’s hunt for a perfect freckle. Put on your freckles with a whip of a wand (Freck O) even if it isn’t warm and sunny outside for the real deal– all the better for the skin anyway. Add into the shopping cart the brand’s cult-favorite cleanser, ON REPEAT, 20% of profits of which are donated to BLM funds.
BUY NOW – $22.
2. Nadaam cashmere set.
One of the most sustainable materials cashmere options, the café cotton cashmere from Mongolian cashmere brand Nadaam turns your morning coffee leftover grounds into super soft stuff– and we’re here for it! Shop responsibly, and also comfortably!
BUY NOW – $135.
3. BOND No. 9 New York Nights Perfume.
Bond No. 9 is the first New York perfume shop to have a female founder and CEO, Laurice Rahmé. In effort to address sustainable efforts, the brand also offers free refills. New York Nights is a particular scent from the perfumer as it is as if “Sex and the City” bottled in a flacon: an aromatic bouquet of chic taste.
BUY NOW – $260.[white_box]
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4. Oishii Berries.
Trust us on this one, you’ve never had a better strawberry in your life! Indulge in vertically-grown, ideally crafted strawberries sold by piece. The Internet is raving about them and so are we!
BUY NOW – $50.
5. Oma the Label The Knot Bangle.
Oma The Label was created by Neumi Anekhe, a New York-based fashion stylist that started the brand in 2018, when she saw a need for more brands representing People of Color. Her jewelry pieces are both bold and minimalist, and will perfectly compliment any look.
BUY NOW – $65.
6. Mozzafiato Italian Home diffuser.
While travel continues to be a challenge, bring Italy into your home with Mozzafiato, a collection of Italian beauty brands overseen by CEO Amy Parsons. Introduce the very best in legendary, artisan, Italian home fragrances from regions of Italy including Campania, Sicily, Tuscany, and Lombardy. The compilation features six heritage brands in the form of home spray, diffuser, hand soap, linen spray, and potpourri, bringing moments of joy and tranquility into your personal space.
BUY NOW – $177.
7. Dom Perignon Vintage 2010.
Think of 2010 as the 2020 of the wine region, a challenging year with extreme weather conditions leaving most wine houses without a vintage. Through the difficulties, however, Dom Pérignon meticulously and with great precision produced a vintage that resulted in a true testament of nature and worthy of a sip. Cheers!
BUY NOW – $189.[white_box]
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8. Zashadu Bag.
Looking for new arm candy? ZASHADU is a leading, female-founded, Nigerian sustainable luxury brand that specializes in hand-crafted leather pieces. The Alpha Mini is as if the Little Black Dress of bags— a classic showstopper and we want one in every color!
BUY NOW – $375.
9. Hermes Beauty Corail Aqua Lipstick.
We might be still wearing masks, but if you ask us, lipstick is still the oldest and best-known form of self-care. Take a pick from Hermès’ new So-Cal-inspired collection and dive straight into the vibrant beauty trend already in full force in the industry.
BUY NOW – $72.
sustainable luxury gifts for you and your loved ones to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021
the 9 best sustainable luxury gifts to spoil yourself or someone you love and admire in honor of International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021.
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Angelika Pokovba is a culture writer from New York City currently living in Mexico. She is deeply passionate about sustainability, loves fashion and its history, and hopes to become a nose (perfumer) one day, too.