These Are the 20+ Women-Owned Brands You Should Be Shopping This Month


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High fives to all of the ladies who run the world. March marks Women’s History Month, but why celebrate the countless achievements of women within a mere 31 days? In addition to breaking glass ceilings and sound barriers, more women than ever are becoming entrepreneurs. A 2019 report by American Express found that the number of women-owned startups rose by 21% over a span of five years, and they represented 42% of all American companies.

That study, which was based on U.S. Census Bureau data, also found that those companies employed 9.4 million workers while bringing in $1.9 trillion in revenue. There’s no better time to harness your spending power then by supporting woman-owned and operated brands, including small businesses that have been hit disproportionally hard in the past few years.

So if you’re looking to throw your support behind more female-founded companies, we’ve rounded some of our favorites to shop this month and beyond. There are tons of ways you can celebrate consciously, but top online retailers and brands aren’t just offering up deals and sales — they’re donating money to female-centered charities from each purchase, or just throughout the month. Check out just a handful of the best female-owned brands below, from organic food delivery services to clean grooming lines and more.


Known for their sleek and stylish travel accessories, the brand launched in 2015 from co-founders Jen Rubio and Stephanie Korey with the hardshell suitcases you’ve come to know and love. Check out The Carry-On ($275), which also happens to be our favorite carry-on suitcase of the year. Shop on Away here.


Co-creators Cameron Diaz and Who What Wear co-founder Katherine Power launched their clean wine brand, Avaline, to bring “a new standard of transparency.” The vegan and non-GMO label offers vino made from organic grapes grown in sustainable vineyards in France and Spain, and without added concentrates, colors, or sugars. Shop Avaline here.


Founded in 2017 by best friends Grace Lee and Monica Ashauer, Birdy Grey offers affordable bridesmaid dresses under $100, and fun gifts and accessories for everyone in the bridal party. Right now you can get up to 60% off dresses, starting at just $39. Shop on Birdy Grey here.


Founded by Kathrin Hamm, Bearby is a sustainable home wellness brand on a mission to create a calmer, more comforted world — and to deliver you a good night’s sleep. We’re fond of their Cotton Napper ($199), a hand-crafted, organic, knitted weighted blanket, cozy enough for winter months, yet designed to still be comfortable and breathable. Shop on Bearaby here.


Founder Lulu Cordero created Bomba Curls (a clean and cruelty-free hair care brand), to nourish her curls and treat her alopecia. Using recipes from her native Dominican Republic, they products are meant to promote hair health and give curls in particular some extra love. Their lightweight Dominican Forbidden Oil ($22) is a live-saver for your hair, reducing frizz and breakage by using a moisturizing combination of black cumin seed oil, coffee oil, rosemary extract, and castor oil. Shop on Bomba Curls here.


Rony Vardi originally founded Brooklyn-based Catbird to sell a collection of things she loved most, but now they sell some pretty eye-catching jewelry (they’re also the creators of the original Forever Bracelet — a 14k gold permanent bracelet). Their best-selling 22” long 1976 Chain works perfectly (like a charm!) with their charms, pendants, and tokens, but is also so good on its own. Shop on Catbird here.


Packing is an essential skill to ensure a smooth trip, but if you need some assistance in the organizational department, be sure to check out Dagne Dover. The handbag brand founded by Jessy Dover, Deepa Gandhi and Melissa Shin Mash helps you keep all your essentials neat and tidy when you’re on the go. We think that the brand’s Seoul Dopp Kit ($85) is perfect for keeping your toiletries in check during a weekend adventure. Shop on Dagne Dover here.


Dotti is a high-design home cleaning brand reimagining everyday tools, founded by sisters Rachel Garbutt and Amanda Riva. This high-performance silicone broom ($85) is carefully engineered to handle wet and dry messes on surfaces from carpet to tile. With an easy-to-clean removable head and a thoughtfully-designed compact dustpan, the Dotti broom will quickly replace your favorite cleaning tools. Shop on Dotti here.


If you’re looking to embark on a global getaway without leaving your own home, Dehv Candle Co. will take you on an olfactory adventure. After working in the clean beauty industry for over a decade, founder Jade Eknaian created her line of sustainable candles inspired by her favorite memories and places — think the woodsy Sequoia candle, the musky and bohemian Wander fragrance, or our favorite, the citrus and floral Riviera scent ($48). Shop Dehv Candle Co. here.


When entrepreneur Rachel Drori struggled to keep healthy and organic meals (that didn’t take an hour to prepare) within reach, she decided to create a ridiculously easy online meal delivery service that would address the convenience factor. Daily Harvest allows you to customize weekly or monthly boxes that include nine to 24 items, and pricing ranges from $6 to $9 per product.) Shop on Daily Harvest here.


Seeking comfier alternatives to the G-strings and underwire bras, Ali Mejia and Mariela Rovito founded Eberjey, a Miami-based label comprised of cozy lingerie and stylish sleepwear made of Pima cotton and other super-soft fabrics. The brand also designs classic pajama sets for men, kids apparel, swimwear, and other effortless essentials. Shop on Eberjey here.


Flaus is an innovative and sustainable electric flosser, founded by Samantha Coxe. Their starter kit simplifies and establishes your flossing routine with three speed options and up to 18,000 sonic vibrations per minute. Designed and backed by dental experts, your pearly whites will thank you. Shop on Flaus here.


When founder Ellen Bennett couldn’t find stylish aprons that could also take the heat of the kitchen, the former line cook created Hedley & Bennett. The brand has outfitted the culinary staff of some of the best restaurants around the world, and it’s beloved among amateur and pro chefs alike for its array of aprons in durable fabrics and stylish colorways (like the fan-favorite Grateful Dead Collection). Shop on Hedley & Bennett here.


NFL wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is a fan of men’s grooming brand Oars + Alps, which was co-founded by entrepreneurs Mia Saini Duchnowski (a former TV host for Bloomberg) and Laura Lisowski Cox (who previously worked at Facebook). After seeking safe men’s skincare for their husbands, the Chicago-based founders decided to create their own line of products formulated without harmful ingredients such as alcohol, parabens, phthalates, sulfates, or talc. The cruelty-free and vegan brand offers multi-tasking products formulated for active lifestyles, like this Moisturizing Body and Face Wash ($11.99). Shop Oars + Alps here.


Thanks to Jen Atkin, her brand Ouai has delivered some iconic hairstyles from huge celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, Bella Hadid and Chrissy Teigen. Now, you can get those same salon-quality hair care products right at home — we recommend the Leave-in Conditioner ($38) to gently detangle, hydrate and fight frizz for all hair types. Shop on Ouai here.


Outdoor Voices makes some of the most stylish and subtle workout apparel we’ve ever seen, and the fitness industry darling was founded by Tyler Haney. Their unlined shorts for running and training ($58) are lightweight and breathable, and you can pair them with any of their essentials workout tops or tees. It’s a no-brainer for anyone looking to replace worn clothes for something that can hold up to intense interval training, but they’re just as great on recovery days, too. Shop on Outdoor Voices here.


Entrepreneur Arial Kaye was among the first to a direct-to-consumer spin on bedsheets with her Venice-based company, Parachute. The startup launched in 2014 with affordable percale bedding and rolled out comfy fabrics like linen, sateen, and brushed cotton. The company has since expanded to mattresses and other home goods for the bedroom and beyond, such as bath towels, mattresses, home furnishings, and our favorite Cloud Cotton Robe ($109). Shop on Parachute here.


Seattle-based founder Nadine Joseph was researching the neuroscience of stress when created Peak + Valley, a wellness brand of herbal blends that harness the power of medicinal mushrooms like ashwagandha and reishi. Exhausted by her own stress and anxiety, the research scientist discovered the benefits of adaptogens on the adrenal system. The company launched with products formulated to decrease stress and support brain health, immune function, and healthy skin, like the “Nourish My Brain” Adaptogen supplements ($22.49). Shop Peak + Valley here.


If there is one thing Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty is known for the most, it’s inclusivity. From makeup to clothing, the wide range of products and sizing means no matter what you are looking for, you’ll find exactly what you need — with the Rihanna stamp of approval for good measure. We’re talking stylish intimates for everyone, and even comfortable activewear like these top-rated Locked & Lifted High-Waist Leggings ($84.95). Shop on Savage x Fenty here.


Launched in 2012 by founder Eliza Blank, The Sill has bloomed from a New York-based direct-to-consumer online plant retailer to a brick-and-mortar business with outposts in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and NYC. It’s become a go-to among stylish plant parents for its Pinterest-worthy pairings of low-maintenance houseplants with midcentury-inspired planters in cool shades. The company also hosts virtual workshops and offers in-store pickup for online orders at select stores. Shop on The Sill here.


For relaxing, at-home self-care for you bum, founder Miki Agrawal created a brand who arguably made the bidet “cool” again. Upgrade your bathroom experience with Tushy, attachments to your toilet that are designed to give you the cleanest way to go. The Tushy Classic 3.0 ($99 ) is one of our favorite bidets — the stream works great (neither too gentle nor too harsh) while the bamboo knob and overall build quality give the Tushy a solid feel compared to other budget-friendly options. Shop on Tushy here.

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