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"Crafty Bastards’ applicants undergo a competitive jury process and only the top candidates make the cut. Think of it as a real-life Etsy, but curated to feature only the best products." - Crafty Bastards. We're blushing! So excited to announce that we landed a slot at Crafty Bastards, a 14-yr-running top of the line arts and crafts fair in Washington, D.C. Save Saturday November 11 and Sunday November 12 to come visit Zora & Amelia at this epic event, which will be located at Nationals Park this year (outdoors!). Plus, November 12 is my birthday :) From 10am-5pm both days,...

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A huge thank you to everyone who came out to the grand opening pop up shop at Pleasant Pops on April 8. We are so incredibly lucky to have gotten a big turnout, great sales, many adorable small customers browsing, and inspiring conversations about promoting women and girls. Plus, five percent of the proceeds have been donated to YWCA-National Capital Area Of COURSE we want to do this again!  Check out our new pop up page. As we begin to plan more events around Washington, D.C., we'll be adding them there. You can create a pop up with us too....

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So thrilled to bring this out into the world! Online Store Launches To Empower Women and Girls Zora & Amelia comes to life after historic women’s march Contact: Kathryn Grant, to.kathryn.grant@gmail.com, (571) 246-2042 Washington, DC (March 22, 2017) – Zora & Amelia – a DC-based online store with the goal of empowering women and girls to be their smart, confident, bold, and extraordinary selves – launched today.  The website, zoraandamelia.com, sells empowering books, clothing, home décor, and toys. Inspired by the Women’s March on Washington, the store comes at a time when consumers are seeking ways to inspire their children and each other to reach higher and...

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On January 21, 2017, hundreds of thousands of people took to pretty much every street in my hometown, Washington, D.C., to show that women's rights and equality for all are not just buzzwords. I proudly strapped my six-month-old daughter Zora on my chest and went downtown, joining the crowds of joyful people in pink hats to celebrate women.  This message of women's worth needs to be constant. Books, toys, clothing, and other products that we buy for ourselves, friends, and our children instills messages that shape our world-views. I wanted to create a place that curates awesome products that I've...

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