9 Girlfriend Gift Ideas Made by Moms
Zoë Chicco 14K Itty Bitty Female Symbol Necklace
Jewelry designer Zoë Chicco has teamed up with Kind Campaign, which has been working for over a decade to end girl-against-girl bullying, to collaborate on this 14K gold female-sign necklace—and matching stud earrings—for Women’s History Month. Inspired by the non-profit's mission to uplift and support women everywhere, during the month of March, 20% of proceeds from purchases of the capsule collection ($140-$250) will be donated back to Kind Campaign. The necklace is $200 on ZoeChicco.com.
Akola Angelica Earrings
Brittany Merrill Underwood is the founder and CEO of Akola Jewelry, a brand that empowers women in Uganda and Dallas, Texas. Each piece from the line is handcrafted by 1 of 500 women in crisis working to redesign the future of their families. Akola aims to empower these women to transform their families and communities. The brand reinvests 100% of profits into healthcare, education, and financial literacy programs for their employees. These super-glam Akola Angelica earrings are $48 on AkolaProject.org.
Phenomenal Woman T-Shirt
Daughter of Maya Harris, a political correspondent and senior advisor to Hillary Clinton, and niece of U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris, Meena Harris is a mom of two and founder of The Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign, which launched the "Phenomenal Woman" T-shirt on International Women’s Day 2017. Every shirt sold benefits 7 organizations that work to uplift women. It's $35 at PhenomenalWoman.us.
Tali Gillette For Love Necklace
Jewelry artist and mom Tali Gilette's designs is beloved by celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow, Naomi Watts, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Bethenny Frankel. She even has a whole line, The Mama Collection, that celebrates motherhood. Check out the For Love necklace, from the For Love Collection, which starts at $350 for sterling silver and can be purchased at TaliGillette.com.
The Better Skin Co. Dynamic Duo
Natalya Rachkova, a mom of two, co-founded The Better Skin Co. with the goal of creating effective, multipurpose products with clean formulas for all people. This "Dynamic Duo" of the line's Mirakle Cream and Lava Magik (a scrub, cleanser, and mask all in one) would make a pampering treat for any GF. It's $54 at TheBetterSkinCo.com.
Keller Works 4-Pack Soaps
Keller Works, created by mom Krystn Keller, is a line of organic soaps, herbal salves, essential oil roll-ons, body butters, and more that work to sooth sensitive, itchy skin without the harmful additives. She started her business out of desperation to heal her newborn's eczema. Your bestie is sure to love her customizable 4-pack, which is $20 at KellerWorks.com.
The Little Market BFF Gift Box
The Little Market, founded by moms and best friends Lauren Conrad and Skvarla, is a nonprofit fair trade shop featuring ethically-sourced products that are handmade by artisans around the world. These BFF candles are hand-poured by female refugees at Prosperity Candle in the United States. The charming gift set is $78 at TheLittleMarket.com.
Kendra Scott Kyrie Rose Gold Drop Earrings In Teal Quartzite
Jewelry designer, Texas native, and mom Kendra Scott has made sure her hugely successful company is dedicated to philanthropy and giving back in a variety of ways. (For instance, the Kendra Cares program is a creative arts program that the company brings to pediatric hospitals.) Her Kyrie Rose Gold Drop Earrings in Teal Quartzite would make a chic, lovely gift for any GF. They're $65 on KendraScott.com.
Every Mother Counts Thermal Water Bottle
Christy Turlington Burns founded Every Mother Counts in 2010 after experiencing her own childbirth complication and learning that all too many women were dying every year because they do not have access to the maternity care that they need. 44% of the purchase price of this EMC water bottle will be donated to the organization that aims to improve maternity care all over the world. It's $20 at everymothercounts.scarboroughtweed.com.