20 Females (& their Businesses) to Support in Detroit

20 Females (& their Businesses) to Support in Detroit

International Women’s Day is March 8th. Here’s how you can show your love to the ladies and support female-owned business in Detroit!


Jackie Victor and Ann Perrault // Avalon // 422 West Willis Street
Whether you visit the original in the Cass Corridor, the Biscuit Bar in New Center or the cafe downtown – order the chocolate sea salt cookie!


Taylor Bolleber // Bird Bee// 1228 Griswold Street
Find an outfit that makes you look and feel good at the stylish boutique in Capitol Park.


Alexandra Clark // Bon Bon Bon// 719 Griswold Street
Buy a bon (or a dozen) or sign up for a bon making class – you haven’t tasted chocolate until you’ve had a Bon.


Cristina, Stephanie + Leslie Byrd //  The Block// 3919 Woodward Avenue
Celebrate International Women’s Day with one of the best Happy Hours in Detroit (4pm-7pm Monday thru Friday)


Nia Batts + Katy Cockrel // Detroit Blows // 1232 Library Street
Look good and feel good. Schedule a blowout (mani/pedi, makeup application or facial waxing) and support a social enterprise – $1 from every blowout and a percentage of net retail profits is donated to Detroit Grows, the salon’s partner nonprofit which in turn, makes microgrants to Detroit-based female entrepreneurs and programs that help women enter or reenter the workforce.


Jeanette Pierce // Detroit Experience Factory // 123 Monroe Ave
See the city in a new way – take a walking tour of Detroit.


Roslyn Karamoko // Detroit is the New Black // 426 Woodward Avenue
Detroit is the New Black and you want to be part of the movement.


Erin Gavle // Eldorado // 1700 Michigan Avenue
Find hidden treasures at Corktown’s General Store.


Veronika Scott // The Empowerment Plan //  1401 Vermont St
EMPWR women (and men) in Detroit who are homeless and recovering from homelessness.


Kiki Louya and Rohani Foulkes // The Farmers Hand // 1701 Trumbull Avenue
Get lunch and pick up goodies for dinner.


Meagan Ward // Femology// 553 E Jefferson
Girls rule the world – join Detroit Girl Bosses in a chic co-working space.


Manal Hussein // For Love of Sugar// 100 Erskine Street
Plan a coffee date and try some French macaroons at Midtown’s newest bakery.


Kate Williams // Lady of the House // 1426 Bagley Avenue
Make reservations for one of Detroit’s hottest new restaurants.


Amina Daniels // Live Cycle Delight // 8019 Agnes Street
Get your heart racing in a TRX, yoga or spin class.


Alana Rodriguez // Mama Coo’s Boutique // 1701 Trumbull Avenue
Get something new to you at Mama Coo’s upscale resale and vintage boutique.


Susan Murphy // Pages Bookshop // 19560 Grand River Avenue
Buy a book that celebrates a woman you admire.


Rachel Lutz // The Peacock Room // 15 East Kirby Street
Visit The Peacock Room’s new home in the Fisher Building to be awed by the stunning interior and fashion or stop by a sister store – Yama next door or Frida in Midtown to find a gift for yourself and a friend.


Lisa Waud // Pot+Box // 3011 West Grand Boulevard
Brighten a friend’s day with a bouquet and liven your home with a house plant.


Lisa Ludwinski // Sister Pie // 8066 Kercheval Avenue
Treat yourself to something sweet and get a slice or a pie in West Village.


Kelli Coleman + Anika Jackson// The TEN // 1215 Griswold Street
Schedule a mani/pedi and toast to the woman of the world with a complimentary mimosa.


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