We all know Cyber-Monday and Small Business Saturday, but have you heard of Women-Led Wednesday? It is the newest addition to the Holiday shopping spree, but one that we can get behind! After all, Recoup is woman-led and certified minority owned company.
To assist in your holiday shopping, here are some great companies to help you find gifts for everyone on your list. Whether you are shopping for fitness enthusiasts or foodies, you can find a great gift and support great women.
For the aspiring yogis
Yoga mats and blocks made from natural, sustainable, plant-based materials. No junk, no toxins, no PVC, no TPE, no phthalates, no synthetics, no plastic. 100% biodegradable and recyclable, including the packaging. “From the earth, to you, and safely back to the earth.”
Co-founder, lead seamstress and creative captain Haley Byfield personally begins the sewing process on every single product they produce. Materials are made from post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and fishing nets. We did the Frida collection!
Give the gift of in-person classes to a NY-local or an online subscription for the magic of Heatwise Yoga anywhere. This Brooklyn-based hot yoga studio also offers an excellent 200-hour instructor training for those who want to take their practice to the next level.
Down-Doggie sleeping bags. Perfect for the pooch who loves camping trips.
Finn & Me
Luxury dog accessories that celebrate the special bond of dogs with their people and people with their dogs. Each collection is handmade with love at a world renowned factory in new york city. For every set sold, a portion of proceeds is donated to alleviate youth homelessness. Step up your dog walk style with their cute carryalls for doggies bags, keys and more.
For the fitness enthusiasts
“Unquestionably comfortable clothing that moves with you as you wander, explore, adventure, get lost in life, and then simply rinse and repeat.” Cool styles to switch up your plain black leggings whether for yoga, running or running around.
Recoup Wellness Beverage
Give the gift of recovery with a subscription to Recoup. Non-GMO, nothing artificial, it’s an all-natural upgrade from the average sports drink with a dose of organic ginger clinically-proven to support muscle recovery, digestion and immunity. Perfect for hydrating and bouncing back after a workout.
For the trend-setter
"Built on the pillars of authenticity and preservation, every part of Rondel is purposefully designed, including the experience itself. Rondel empowers people to share their journeys through jewelry – tangible storytelling on a chain." Our favorite is the low tide necklace (shown above.)
Eco-friendly & Eco-tough with some cool, cyling-inspired designs “By choosing to use deadstock and leftover material to build our bags, we lower our carbon footprint and help tackle the problem of excess waste.”
For your vegan friend
A women-of-color owned cookie company based in LA, specializing in tahini-based, paleo, vegan, gluten-free cookies that are soft-baked and delicious! Vegan cookies that will rock your world! We dig the peppermint hot chocolate!
Savory snack bites that are vegan, keto and delicious. Most intriguing: "PIZZA MINUS THE CRUST. All the best bits minus the guilt from dairy or carbs. The black olives are from Spain, the non-pareil capers from Greece, the pistachios and sun-dried tomatoes from the California sun. All are dressed up with extra-virgin olive oil from Europe for gourmet on the go. Rachel Ray calls this one a ‘standout’!"
Everyday snacks powered by functional foods. Try the Reishi & Chaga Adaptogen Tea Cookies.
For the ocean-lovers
Ocean-inspired prints that feel like vacation.
Our co-founder, Susan’s, favorite swim brand. Sustainable swimwear started by a professional kitesurfer and designed for playing in and on the waves.
nothing wrong with a little “treat yo’ self.” Especially when it means supporting women-owned businesses.
High quality, ultra comfy, beyond basics. “Cleverly designed to wear on repeat”
Ada Lip Beauty uses advanced technology to holistically retrieve pigment particles from rich, earthy vegetables. Supercharged with antioxidants, vitamins, and iron.
Mesa De Vida
Need a kickstart in the kitchen? Use one of these recipe starter sauces to add a little creativity to your meal prep. Plant-based, non-GMO and in unique flavors like North African and Smoky Latin.
Healthy, veggie-based mini meals and snacks. Ready in a jiffy for the woman on the go!
Eco-Friendly Activewear. Leggings with pockets, sports bras that support!
Want to check out more women-led businesses? You can search the directory at womenledwednesday.com and check out The Female Founders Collective. Connect with us on IG @recoupwellness and let us know some other great brands to follow.