15 Gift Ideas for the Feminist in Your Life
The Holidays are just around the corner and you might be thinking about this amazing feminist friend you have and about how it would be awesome to give them a little (or more substantial) something!
At Désirables, we believe everybody should be a feminist - because everybody no matter their sex, gender or sexual orientation should be treated equaly, fairly and have the same opportunities! So here is our short list of 15 ideas that are perfect for the feminist in your life.
Every thought counts <20$
DESIGNS by DUVET DAYS - PRINTS
Literally ANYTHING by Duvet Days, seriously each artwork is gorgeous. This awesome company was founded by a rape survivor who now supports, through the sale of her designs, those affected by rape and domestic abuse. Her beautiful drawings creates awareness, self-discovery and a space for Self-love. Perfect for a last-minute gift - you buy the prints digitally and then print them at your local printer or at home.
SMASH THE PATRIARCHY! PIN
Who doesn’t love a good pin? Plus when said pin is created by cool Stacey Bowers in her Arkansas studio with a witty message, it’s a instant win! Make sure to check out her store, it is filled with a tone of awesome feminist oriented goodies.
FRIDA KAHLO PRINT
Frida Kahlo will always be one of the great feminist figures of our time! With her powerful energy and strong willpower she is definitely someone to look up to. This minimalist print will be sure to bring positive vibes to anyone who receives it.
SISTERHOOD SOLIDARITY COFFEE
This gift combines the pleasures of drinking delicious fair trade organic coffee with the satisfaction of supporting Las Diosas, a unique all-female cooperative in Nicaragua that uses income from their sales to empower women. Shop the Servv website for more fair trade artisan products!
BAD GIRLS THROUGH HISTORY: 100 REMARKABLE WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD by Ann Shen
This book by Ann Shen introduces 100 awesome women that changed history in different eras through their actions. From pirates to activists, scientists, spies, artists, warriors, etc. this book showcase their stories with gorgeous watercolor portraits and short essays.
Putting in a bit more buck <75$
LONG SLEEVES SHIRT - CONSENT IS SEXY, by La Pimbêche
This is a classic long sleeves shirt with a statement (written in French): Consent culture is Sexy. Made by Montreal uniqe artist Patricia, she creates artwork from modern political issues and women's sexual emporwement. This everyday wardrobe item will delight the feminist fashionista in your life.
FRIDA KAHLO EMBROIDERY by Dionosky
Amelie Dionosky is one of the many talented artisan we have in Montreal. Her embroideries are simply sublime as is this Frida Kahlo portrait - you can tell she is a fan. Make sure to also have a look at her Erotico series which is available in her Etsy shop.
SENSUAL ART PRINT, by Anml
This Limited art print was created by Guatemalan artist Andrea Hutarte. We love the simple lines that creates the female body and soft watercolor pastels. The artist aims to draw the viewer into intimate moments of the human life.
Yet another embroidery art, because we can’t get enough of them. Beautifully depicting the vulva, this art piece is an ode to the woman body and to Pussy Power! Gift wrapping a bit of body positive appreciation this year? Yes, please!
MENSTRUAL UNDERWEAR by Mme l’Ovary
This is a great gift for the woman who wants to try an alternative to the usual pads and tampons. These zero-waste menstrual underwear are created and designed with the aim to bring a positive vision of the menstrual cycle and help women live in harmony with their bodies and the planet!
ANTI BODY SHAMING NECKLACE
This gorgeous handmade porcelain pendant features a pubis at the front and buttocks at the back. Let your feminist friend boast some anti body shaming power with this delicate necklace made in France.
CHRISTMAS TREE BUSH CHEEKY KNICKER by Naja
Underwear company Naja is pretty awesome, because they empower female workers by employing single mothers at its factories. We are big fan of their work, plus the underwear are super comfy and the designs are awesome - I mean, they used to have a Wonder Woman design!
This t-shirt was created at the begining of the Covid-19 crisis, which humoristly suggest to people to stay home and indulge in self-pleasure. This unisex t-shirts can be worn by anyone and 2 other models, created in collaboration with Montreal female artists are available!
VULVA + VAGINA PLUSH by I Heart Guts
The I Heart Guts company creates these adorable plush that represents various organs and body parts. Of course, we are in love with the Vulva+Vagina one - Vadge of Honnor for the win - which comes with a small booklet. A whimsical way of bringing body positivity in your home.
Committed Patron 75$+
DALIA PORCELAIN DILDO, by Désirables
This is a gift on the more intimate side, give a gorgeous porcelain dildo to a womxn in your life to help her dive into self-pleasure and sexual wellness. Created by woman-owned company Désirables, this is a gift that promotes sex positivity and female masturbation!