8 Unique and Thoughtful Gifts for Women’s History Month
By Katherine Pierce
Women’s History Month is a time to celebrate the incredible achievements of women throughout history and today. It's an opportunity for us to pay tribute to all the amazing women who have made our world a better place, and show them how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication. In honor of Women’s History Month, why not give something special that celebrates the spirit of female empowerment? Here are seven unique and thoughtful gift ideas that are perfect for honoring the important women in your life!
1. Gift Box Full of Women Founded Brands
Our Woman-Owned Products Box contains a carefully curated selection of delicious, high-quality food products from women-owned businesses. Each item is made with care and attention to detail and supports women who are working hard to build their own businesses and make a positive impact in their communities.
Recipients will get to try everything from sweet treats like chocolate truffles and caramel sauce to savory snacks like popcorn and jerky. There are also healthy options like granola and nut butter, as well as indulgent treats like gourmet popcorn and artisanal cheeses.Not only is the Woman-Owned Products Box a great way to support women entrepreneurs, but it's also a convenient and thoughtful gift.
The box comes ready to gift, with beautiful packaging and a card explaining the importance of supporting women-owned businesses.
2. A Book Written by a Female Author
There’s no better way to honor Women’s History Month than by reading a book written by a female author that explores women's experiences and achievements throughout history. Whether it's fiction or non-fiction, this is an excellent gift choice for the reader in your life who loves learning about strong female characters or finding out more about inspiring female leaders from the past.
From memoirs and biographies to fiction and poetry, there are countless options to choose from. You could even create a themed gift basket with a selection of books and some cozy reading accessories. Here are a few recommendations to get you started:
"The Color Purple" by Alice Walker
A Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that tells the story of Celie, a young African American woman who overcomes adversity and abuse to find her voice and her place in the world.
"The Handmaid's Tale" by Margaret Atwood
A dystopian novel set in a future society where women's rights have been completely stripped away. The story follows a woman named Offred, who must navigate this oppressive society and find a way to survive.
"Bad Feminist" by Roxane Gay
A collection of essays that explores what it means to be a feminist today, with topics ranging from politics and pop culture to personal experiences and observations.
3. Personalized Jewelry
For the special woman in your life, nothing says “I appreciate you” more than a meaningful piece of jewelry. Whether it’s a necklace, bracelet, or earrings, take the extra step to personalize it with something that reflects her individual style and unique qualities.
You can choose to engrave something meaningful on the jewelry, such as her name or initials, a special date, or an inspiring phrase. Or you could opt for a piece that has a feminine design and incorporates elements like crystals or flowers. Whatever it is, a personalized piece of jewelry will show her how much she means to you.
4. Feminist-Themed Clothing
Fashion can be a powerful way of expressing yourself, and feminist clothing is a great option for showing your support for women's rights and empowerment. Whether it’s an empowering slogan t-shirt or sweatshirt, a dress with an inspiring design, or even some fun accessories like pins or patches, you can find something to fit any style.
These clothing pieces can also be a fun and creative way to start conversations about women's issues. That way, you can spread awareness while looking stylish at the same time!
5. Donations to Women’s Charities or Organizations
What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than by giving back? Consider making a donation to a charity or organization that supports women’s rights and empowerment. It's an excellent way to show your support for the cause while also honoring someone special in your life.
You can look into local organizations or find one that focuses on a specific issue, such as economic empowerment, education, healthcare access, or political representation. No matter how big or small the donation, it will make a difference and help to create positive change for women everywhere.
Here's a list of organizations you can check out:
- Planned Parenthood
- Girls Who Code
- Dress for Succes
- Women's Sports Foundation
- Women for Women International
- Girls Inc.
- National Women's Law Center
6. Custom Portraits of Inspiring Women
A custom portrait of an inspiring woman, whether a family member, friend, or historical figure, is a beautiful and unique gift idea. You could commission a local artist to create a custom portrait or even create a personalized photo book with images of the women who inspire you. No matter what you choose, this is sure to be a meaningful and heartfelt gift that she can cherish for many years to come.
7. Sets of Handmade Candles from Women-Owned Businesses
Candles are always a great gift idea, but why not make it extra special by choosing ones that are handmade by women-owned businesses? Not only will you be supporting female entrepreneurs, but you’ll also be gifting a beautiful and thoughtful item that your recipient can enjoy long after Women's History Month is over.
From lavender and eucalyptus scents to bergamot and rose, there are many options to choose from. You could even create a custom set of candles with scents that reflect the personality and interests of the woman you are gifting them to.
8. Subscriptions to Women's Magazines or Online Platforms
Subscriptions to magazines or online platforms that focus on women's stories and experiences are a great way to honor the women in your life. From monthly print magazines to annual subscriptions for podcast networks, there are plenty of options when it comes to finding content that celebrates and uplifts female voices.
These subscriptions can be a great source of knowledge, entertainment, and inspiration that your recipient can enjoy all year round. Plus, you’ll be supporting female journalists and creators in the process!
These are just some unique and thoughtful gift ideas to celebrate Women's History Month. With a little creativity, you can find something special that will show your appreciation for the important women in your life while also honoring the spirit of Women's History Month.