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The 16 Best Female-Founded Brands to Shop for International Women’s Day


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We’re going to let you in on a not-so-secret secret — women are amazing. And today, on International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating them and all that they do by tipping our hat to some of the incredible females behind some of our favorite fashion and beauty companies. After all, who better than our fellow ladies to know exactly which what clothes and accessories will flatter our figures and make us feel our best and which products will suit our ever-changing skin?

History of International Women’s Day

Though we’ll gladly salute a strong, powerful woman any day, this annual celebration of all things womanhood has become a time-honored tradition. As it turns out, the global movement began well over a century ago, with the first IWD gathering occurring way back in 1911 with a turnout of more than one million people. 

Since then, people all over the world have used the day as a way to honor the achievements of women in all areas as we inch towards a future world where true equality is possible.

The Best Female-Founded Fashion and Beauty Brands

There’s no shortage of ways to support women who work hard every single day to make the world a better place, be it at one of IWD’s official events or simply by meeting up to toast your best girlfriends. Our favorite option, however, is to make a purchase that will support a female-founded business,

Not only does it allow for the perfect opportunity to check out some of the best fashion and beauty brands around, you can finally splurge on that gorgeous new lipstick you’re been eyeing or that magical pair of jeans that will look great and feel even better.

We’ve done the legwork of tracking down some of the best comapnies being spearheaded by women, including two fierce luxury brands beloved by Meghan Markle and several size-inclusive lines that will flatter women of all shapes and sizes. Keep reading for Woman’s World’s picks for the best beauty and fashion brands founded by women.

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