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12 Things To Buy For The Special Women In Your Life On International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is just around the corner. The global holiday is celebrated annually on March 8. IWD is dedicated to acknowledging the cultural, economic, and political achievements of women. It’s also a day where we celebrate and support the women who inspire us the most. 

The women who inspire you may be artists, authors, entrepreneurs, or individuals who hold public office. They also might be women who are in your life. Whoever they are, near or far, there’s no doubt they’ve done something that made a difference in your life or someone else’s life. 

There are many ways you can celebrate IWD, whether it be writing letters, supporting your favorite female artists, or showing love to local, female-owned businesses. Sometimes, it can be difficult to find the right words to express your admiration and appreciation for the people you care about. I know that I sometimes struggle to articulate my appreciation to the people who inspire and empower me as a young woman. That’s why I like to give gifts!

Any gift you decide to buy for a special woman in your life on International Women’s Day doesn’t have to be necessarily expensive for it to be special. It’s the thought that counts. I would start off by brainstorming things that the person may need or has wanted for so long. Here are 12 things you can buy for the special women in your life.

Audible Plus Subscription ($7.95/month)

This is a perfect gift for book lovers, podcasts lovers, or people who are always on the go. 

AirPods ($99)

Wireless earbuds are great every day essentials for the people who have daily calls or for the people who love listening to music while they’re doing their tasks. 

Book light ($16)

Help your loved one shine some light on their favorite book they’re reading right now. 

Stanley Water Cup ($61)

A water bottle that can actually fit in your car’s cup holder? Say no more.

Reusable Cotton Pads ($10)

They’ll never run out of skincare pads or makeup remover wipes with these in their bathroom.

Scented Candle ($5)

Adding a candle to any space can make your home feel more like home.

Collapsible Coffee Cup ($15)

A coffee cup that can fold when you’re done with your drink is one of the best things to ever happen to the coffee world. 

Laptop Case ($32)

A protective case for a laptop is not just a want but also a need.

House Slippers ($20)

Help your recipient kick back and relax with comfy house slippers.

Fuzzy Blanket ($25)

You can never have enough fuzzy blankets lying around.

Lego Flower Bouquet ($60)

Give them flowers that will last forever. 

Disposable Film Camera ($25)

Stay in the moment and capture memories that you’ll cherish for a long time. 

Wila Mae was a Style Intern at Her Campus for the Spring 2023 semester. She's a passionate storyteller and loves creating short-form video content highlighting secondhand shopping and Bay Area small businesses on her socials. Keep up with Wila Mae and her work @wilamae.navarro on Instagram and @wilamae2 on TikTok.