You can’t really avoid spending money on presents this time of year—between office parties, family gatherings, and pre-Christmas celebrations with friends, there are a lot of gifts to buy. So why not be smart about where you’re spending your money and support women-led brands who are making some seriously cool stuff right now. Like the minimalist, natural beauty brand founded by a former plus size model, or the Instagram-worthy relaxation kit created and curated by New York’s chicest entrepreneurs. Keep reading for the full gift guide!
Founded by two New York-based women including plus-size model Mckenzie Raley, Land of Women offers pared-back lingerie and equally practical, cool, an unfussy beauty products, like this little multitasker. It’s an opportunity to introduce the natural beauty buff in your life to her new favorite product—the balm hydrates the skin, seals in natural oils for a glowing complexion, and can be used either on the face or body, or even as a highlighter or eyebrow grooming balm.
Founded by Australian entrepreneur, Lana Hopkins, Mon Purse is luxe, leather accessories brand made in Europe. This iPhone case is one of the cutest—and cheapest—items from the label, and it also comes personall monagrammed with the recipients initials.
New York locals Danielle DuBoise and Whitney Tingle started organic food delivery service, Sakara Life, in 2011, but they’ve since expanded to offer a bunch of smaller gifts you can give this Christmas. One of our favorites is this relaxation pack that includes all the essentials to calm the body and mind after a hectic 2016.
Sydney-based makeup artist Charlotte Blakeney is the woman behind jewelry label By Charlotte. She launched in 2012 and is known for delicate, fine, high-end pieces, like this dainty gold ring, and more trend-led designs like this diamond ear jacket.
Toronto-born, New York-based lingerie designer Jennifer Zuccarini is the woman behind this pretty set. She founded Fleur du Mal in 2013 after working for brands like Victoria’s Secret and Nanette Lapore.