These Brands Are Donating 100% of Their International Women's Day Sales to Charity
These fashion brands are actually making a huge impact.
Today marks International Women's Day and women (and men) all around the world are celebrating on social media, attending protestas and rallies to end gender inequality and just taking some time to thank the influential and important women in their lives. But there's one more way everyone can help: shopping. Brands are creating capsule collections, offering limited-edition pieces, and releasing special editions of beloved products to commemorate IWD this year. Some are donating just a portion of proceeds, but all the labels below are going all out and giving 100% of proceeds to charities this year.
Many have chosen to focus on womens' charities, whether that means helping women run for office or getting homeless women and families off of the street. Shop with a clear conscience and wear any of these picks with pride.
Net-a-Porter: The e-commerce giant has teamed up with a team of 20 female designers for a capsule collection of exclusive T-shirts and sweatshirts to commemorate International Women's Day. All proceeds will go to Women for Women International. Participating names include Rosie Assoulin, GANNI, and Nanushka.
Ba&sh: Another T-shir option comes from Ba&sh co-founders Sharon Krief and Barbara Boccara. Shoppers looking for sunny days and rainbows in the storm of the current political climate can snag the Beautiful & Strong T-shirt. Ba&sh plans on donating 100% of proceeds to Women for Women International.
Harper Wilde: A $50 bra equals a donation to the Kind Campaign, an anti-bullying initiative. Harper Wilde is known for creating a wide range of sizes and colors and the Be Kind bra fits right into that ethos. It's available from 32A through 42F and while black is the only option for the donation, just about everyone can use a new black bra.
Tory Burch: In addition to hosting the Embrace Ambition Summit this year with Gloria Steinem and Ashley Judd, Tory Burch is donating all the proceeds from the Embrace Ambition bracelet and tote to the Tory Burch Foundation, which helps to promote female entrepreneurship and empowerment.
Sundry Clothing: To celebrate of International Women's Day, Sundry Clothing singled out its vintage femme tee. All proceeds from the $78 T-shirt will benefit Step Up, women's empowerment organization that helps young women chase their dreams.
MZ Wallace: This beloved bag brand is collaborating with fashion label Lingua Franca for a limited-edition printed Metro Tote that supports She Should Run. The charity helps women run for office and the black-and-blue tote is embroidered with "I've got this," a fitting motto for IWD and every day.
CAMILLA AND MARC: International Women's Day hits close to home for the design duo behind Aussie label CAMILLA AND MARC. To commemorate their late mother, they'll donate all proceeds from a range of limited-edition T-shirts to Ovarian Cancer Research UNSW Sydney. The campaign features famous faces such as Gemma Ward and Dree Hemingway and the shirts are artful and touching, making for the perfect homage to their beloved mom.
Oak + Fort: This line is doubling down its efforts for International Women's Day with a donation and a social media initiative. In addition to donating to the official charity of IWD, Catalyst, Oak + Fort will pony up an additional $5 for every T-shirt selfie with the hashtag #OFchangemakers. Catalyst works to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace and help women advance their careers, whether they're just entering the work force or looking to break their own glass ceilings.
Allen Schwartz: Not content to just donate the proceeds from just one item, Allen Schwarts will donate all proceeds from every sale made on March 8, so anyone looking for a cocktail dress or a special occasion gown can shop knowing that they're helping out the Downtown Women's Center (DWC) of Los Angeles. The charity works to stop homelessness and integrate women into shelters and homes after they've found themselves on the streets.