Feminist Gifts: Your Guide to Special Occasion Shopping
Looking for gifts for a baby shower, baby naming, or cake-and-sprinkle-filled birthday party? You've come to the right place. Say no to the stereotyped clothing, reading, and playing choices for boys and girls and celebrate items that empower children to believe in a world without limits.
Newborn to Toddler
Feminist Apparel onesies. These snapsuit onesies celebrate strong females and are for boys and girls alike. We carry Cats Against Cat Calls (and in black!), Feminist classic, Feminist fist, and this adorable Feminist heart. Feminist Apparel is an independent, feminist clothing company based in Philadelphia, PA. As a company, they believe in spreading feminism through inclusivity, positivity, and open dialogue, backed by a network of over 40 artists. Onesies starting at $31.
Handsome In Pink toolbelt onesie. This onesie was made for the tool lover babe in your life. They have everything they need on here in this wrap around design from a hammer to a wrench to a bottle of milk to a pacifier! Handsome in Pink (HiP) is a groovy Oakland, CA clothing line that started in 2007. In 2016, they moved to Bozeman, Montana. Their mission has always been to empower people (babies, kids, and adults) by undressing stereotypes and offering clothes that actually reflect who we are and what we like to do. Onesies for $25.
Counting on Community and A is for Activist board books. Innosanto Nagara's new-wave books encourage children to grow up with confidence in themselves, and to be proactive citizens who are passionate about causes from environmental issues to LGBTQ rights and civil rights. Books are $10 for board books, $12 for standard.
Nursery Prints. Choose a statement piece for the nursery, made by a female entrepreneur. Check out these awesome ones: She Believed She Could So She Did watercolor, No One Can Make You Feel Inferior print, I Heart Lady Brains stained glass lettering, or a Be Bold Zora & Amelia brand print. Prints start at $10.
Toddler through Elementary School
Homemade statement dresses and tops by owl & hop. Stitched during a toddler's naptime in Washington, D.C. these cute prints are conversation starters in unique, reversible prints. Dresses come in patters like the dinosaur print, bugs, robots, in 12M to 3T. Dresses start at $40.
Still A Girl tshirt. Quirkie Kids is a line of gender neutral tees for kids that challenges gender norms. Their Still a Girl shirt celebrates defying gender norms. Girls who like to wear black, play with trucks, and build robots are still a girl. These bold tees are $21 and come in sizes 2, 4, and 6 on our site.
GoldieBlox and the Parade Float. This GoldieBlox set is for ages 4+, helping build engineering chops and spacial skills while having fun with Goldie and her friends Ruby and Katinka.
I Am book series by Brad Meltzer. Recommended for ages 5-8, these small picture books showcase biographies of strong women who made history. We carry I Am Jane Goodall, I Am Amelia Earhart, and I Am Rosa Parks. Grab one of these bestsellers today for $15.
Middle School and Up
Women in Science Mini-Poster. Learn the names of some of the hidden figures of science in these colorful and enlightening mini-posters from designer Lynn Nakamura, designed for the Zora & Amelia site. Comes in white, sea green, or dusty pink for $10.
You Make Everything Better Compliment Cards. This handy little pack of cards features a sweet and playful range of compliments, like "I want to read books with you" and "you are a genius." With hand-lettered messages framed in illustrated borders, plus two blank cards for custom compliments, this collection offers delightful and quirky ways to express admiration and appreciation of others. It's the gift that keeps on giving. $13 for the set.
Svaha science dresses. This Virginia-based company has created a unique line of apparel to shatter gender stereotypes. Glow in the dark constellations twirl dresses, chemistry lab long-sleeved play dresses, and beetles dress and leggings set comes in sizes 7 through 12. Starting at $31.
Still looking for more? Browse through the site for books, clothing, art, home decor, and games for all ages. Items can be wrapped and shipped directly to the gift recipient anywhere in the United States.