Brands Founded By Women to Shop for Women's Equality Day and Beyond

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Away, Sephora, Parachute, Cuyana, Gorjana

August 26 is Women's Equality Day -- a day that commemorates the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave the women the right to vote.

One of the biggest ways to support women is by supporting their businesses. There are a ton of amazing fashion, beauty, home and lifestyle companies out there that have been created and built by women, and ET Style is sharing a few of our favorites to add to your list of go-to brands -- and we'll continue to add more. 

From brands you already know and love to ones to discover for the first time, choose from these awesome women-founded lines for your shopping needs. 

Fashion

Aurate is a New York-based fine jewelry brand co-founded by Sophie Kahn and Bouchra Ezzahraoui. For Women's Equality Day 2021, the brand has partnered with I Am a Voter to release a new campaign for the Femme Coin collection, inspired by 12 women trailblazers through history. 
$150 AT AURATE

Cuyana bags are a favorite among celebs such as Meghan Markle and Jessica Alba. The fashion brand, co-founded by Karla Gallardo and Shilpa Shah, delivers modern, classic, intentional designs crafted from the highest-quality materials.
$195 AT CUYANA

Co-founded by Gorjana Griffin, the jewelry brand offers effortlessly chic, California-inspired baubles that don't break the bank. 
$60 AT GORJANA

Yam Posy Bracelet
Sense of Shelf
Created by Madeline Ritaccio, Sense of Shelf is an online shop that carries eco-friendly, ethical fashion brands, and majority of them are founded by women. 
$38 AT SENSE OF SHELF

Phenomenal, founded by Meena Harris, is an empowering lifestyle brand that brings awareness to causes and underrepresented communities. Their signature "Phenomenal" tees are all about embracing and being proud of who you are. 
$35 AT PHENOMENAL

Co-founded by Linda Hammond, Quay is an Australian sunglasses brand is a favorite among celebs for their trendy eyewear that don't break the bank. 
$65 AT QUAY

Health and Beauty

Ciaté London -- which was founded by Charlotte Knight --  teamed up with celebrity makeup artists Alexx Mayo and Kirin Bhatty (the makeup artists for Lizzo and Awkwafina, respectively) to create an inspiring palette filled with 24 shades. Of the colors included, 23 are named after women who shaped history including Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Rosa Parks and Maya Angelou. Not only does this makeup palette celebrate historic women, but also everyday women with its shade You. 
$45 AT CIATÉ LONDON

Nancy Twine created Briogeo, inspired by her grandmother's homemade beauty recipes. Briogeo offers high-performance haircare products made from natural ingredients. The charcoal and coconut oil scalp scrub shampoo is a must-try! 
$42 AT BRIOGEO

Thanks to Supergoop!, founded by Holly Thaggard, wearing sunscreen is more enjoyable with the brand's expansive range of SPF skincare and makeup.
$34 AT SUPERGOOP!

Lulu Cordero created Bomba Curls as a haircare line that celebrates curls! Inspired by Dominican beauty secrets passed down generations, Bomba Curls products are made with premium, organic ingredients to boost hair growth and enhance the beautiful look of curls. 
$22 AT NORDSTROM

Makeup artist Dame Pat McGrath's eponymous makeup line is everything you'd expect from the legend -- beautiful, artistic products you'll instantly obsess over. 
$58 AT PAT MCGRATH LABS

Founded by Emily Weiss, Glossier is all about complementing your natural beauty with easy-to-use, effortless makeup and skincare. 
$16 AT GLOSSIER

Home

Parachute is known for their minimalist bedding, robes and other home goods. The company was founded by Ariel Kaye in 2014. 
$99 AT PARACHUTE

Former art buyer Abigail Cook Stone launched Otherland to offer candles that combine art, design and fragrance without the hefty price tag. 
$36 AT NORDSTROM

Lifestyle

With experience in designing and developing silicone textiles, founder Kat Nouri provides a sustainable alternative to single-use plastics with Stasher's patented, self-sealing platinum silicone bags. 
$16 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $22)

S'well stainless bottles are some of the most recognizable in the reusable bottle market. S'well, known for their triple-insulated design, was started by Sarah Kauss in 2010. 
$35 AT AMAZON

The popular luggage company was co-founded by Jen Rubio and Stephanie Korey. The direct-to-consumer brand is known for their stylish premium suitcases and other travel accessories without the retailer mark-up. 
$225 AT AWAY

Founded by mother and daughter Val and Breezy Griffith, SKINNYDIPPED has almond, peanut and cashew snacks that are healthy and delicious. 
$25 AT AMAZON

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