For many, the holidays are a time for friends, family, food, and reminding loved ones of the importance of feminism. If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect gift, check out these super rad products by super rad creators! It couldn’t hurt to snag a little something for yourself either, right?
On-Point Feminist Pencil Set in Gold – buy from The Get Bullish Shop
Stationary – buy from the frizzkid
‘Girls to the Front’ Sticker – buy from Vichcraft
Jenna Blazevich owns Vichcraft, an independent and collaborative studio that has a focus on visual storytelling. She currently works to build small, meaningful brands and partner with purpose-driven leaders. You can follow her on Instagram: @vichcraft
Feminist sticker set – buy from FabulouslyFeminist
Callie Garp is the artist behind Fabulously Feminist: Art for Eco & Social Justice. Materials are 100% post-consumer recycled content, fabrics are 100% organic cotton. She uses her products to empower and share information about privilege, racism, sexism, homophobia & classism.
Grey Lace Trimmed Lingerie Water Color Painting by Haley Aubuchon – buy on Etsy here
Haley Aubuchon is an amazing artist and illustrator who contributes to Obvi by providing original graphics to our Instagram! Check out more of her work on her personal Instagram: @haleyca
‘Situations of injustice’ by Alice Skinner – buy here
Boob Banner – buy from Cactus&Bone
Parks & Rec ‘Goddess Pledge’ poster – buy from Genuine Design Co.
Pins & Patches
Michelle Obama Pin – buy at thefoundretail
Riot Grrrl Pin – buy at ModernGirlBlitz on Etsy
Modern Girl Blitz shop and blog combines feminist writing and artwork to show off a quirky style all about female empowerment. Founder midge wants her message of feminism to make bad ass babes smile.
Vagina Power Buttons– buy at Raising Two Jays
Bad Bitch – buy it from It’s me and you
It’s Me & You is a company founded by two women, Mayan and Julia, who met in fashion school and became best friends. Their style encompasses things they believe in like friendship, feminism, messy bedrooms, temporary tattoos, name necklaces and kisses. Their mission is to celebrate the nostalgia of being a girl. Follow them on Instagram: @itsmeandyou
Delicate but Deadly – buy it from Tender Ghost
Tired of aggressive attitudes, Gracie Taylor created Tender Ghost as a brand that embodies the idea of “try a little tenderness.” She believes in being kind and sweet while still standing up for yourself and for others.
We are the Grand Daughters of the Witches You were Never Able to Burn – buy it from ButchCraft2
Girl Gang – buy from GirlGangRules
‘You Can Sit With Us’ – buy from MissDane
EQUAL Flowy T-Shirt – buy from Herstory Apparel
HERstory Apparel aims to honor, inspire and ignite the trailblazing women of today and yesterday, fueling the future generation of girls.
‘I am Enough. I am. You are too.’ T-Shirt – buy from To Write Love on Her Arms
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with self-injury, addiction and suicide. Their mission is to encourage and inspire but also to invest directly into treatment and recovery programs.
‘Cats Against Catcalling’ – buy from Philadelphia Print Works
Liberation – buy from My Sister
My Sister’s mission is to prevent sex trafficking, educate communities and provide aftercare for survivors. Products use ethically-sourced materials. So far, proceeds have raised $77,500 for their non-profit partners. Follow on Instagram: @mysisterorg
‘I Owe You Nothing’ Tee – buy from Shop Destruya
‘Manatees Against Mansplainin” V-Neck – buy from She Crew
Indigenous Women Resist – buy from NalgonaPositiveShop
Nalgona Positivity Pride is a Xicana-Brown-Indigenous body positive shop that focuses on eating disorders awareness and intersectional body positive information. Owned by Gloria Lucas, a 24-year-old self-proclaimed ‘chubby warrior.’ Follow on Instagram: @nalgonapositivitypride
‘Boy Bye Sweatshirt’ from YourFavoriteDesign on Etsy
‘Feminism is the Radical Notion the Woman are People from Wicked Clothes
‘Wild Feminist’ Bomber Jacket – buy from WildFang
Feminist Necklace – buy from Outona Limb Boutique **20% of proceeds go to Planned Parenthood
Fist necklace – buy from Otherwild
‘Votes for Women’ earrings – buy from Sarah Wood Jewelry
Aa is for Audre Lorde tote from Grow Wild on Etsy
Uterus Pillow from Luna Sangre on Etsy
Luna Sangre was created in 2011 as a way to offer cloth menstrual pads to people in need. It has since expanded to offer hand made jewelry, accessories and clothing inspired by owner Audrey’s culturas. Chingona, Queer, and 40’s 50’s 60’s inspired.
Holiday Set: The Stoned Circle Necklace & Turquoise Medium GeoPipe – buy from The Stonedware Company
Stonedware was ‘born out of a ladies love for badassness.’ Ariel Zimman creates design- centric smoking wares that are absolutely beautiful. Crafted from porcelain and finished with food safe glaze.
Lovability Condoms & Fuckboy Repellent from Lovability Inc.
Lovability was created by Tiffany and Claire who both found through graduate research that a huge issue for young women’s sexual health and safety was a lack of condom use. Their mission is to empower women to carry around condoms and take the power of the reproductive health into their own hands – stylishly. Follow them on Instagram: @lovabilityinc
Men Explain Things to Me, by Rebecca Solnit
Solnit starts off the book with a funny quip about a man who tried to explain her own book to her that perfectly sums up her career as a young female author in a male dominated world. The book is full of different chapters that touch on the various worries and obstacles women face on a daily basis and continues to dive deeper into the realities of the justice system, social expectations and psychology that affect women.
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town, Jon Krakauer
Krakauer investigates into the University of Montana, Mizzoula’s sexual assault scandals. This book takes a serious look at real cases of rape on the Missoula campus and the town that not only fails to protect its female students but goes as far as to purposefully work against their safety.
The Sisters are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America, Tamara Winfrey Harris
Harris exposes anti-black woman propaganda and describes how black women are pushing back against this negative narrative and overcoming the distorted cartoon versions of themselves so often portrayed in popular media. “What’s wrong with black women? Not a damn thing.”
This is a children’s book that has 100 bedtime stories about the lives of 100 different amazing women from the past and present. It’s also illustrated by 60 female artists from around the world.