This week is a major one for different women breaking barriers, making waves and then some. Start your weekend off right with all of the things on Team GG’s radar this Friday.
To Know: Did you know that in Japan, it’s mandatory for women to wear heels in the workplace. Pause for shock. More than 18,000 people in Japan signed a petition calling for a law that would bar employers from requiring women to wear high heels. This is a read you can’t miss!
New Launch: Homewares for good? Yes, please. In response to India’s smog problem, IKEA recently launched a made from rice straw to help reduce air pollution.
To Know: Sephora just launched a new leading campaign, Identify As We. The campaign centers on showcasing LGBTQ, non-binary and genderfluid individuals in Sephora ads to further the retailer’s inclusive efforts, and we’re SO here for it.
New Launch: We love the new 50 shades of Naked, and no, this isn’t another novel. We’re talking about Urban Decay’s new Naked foundation collection, which is releasing with 50 different shades.
To Know: Snaps for this leading lady who just made history! Ali Stroker is the first person who uses a wheelchair to win a Tony Award. She used her win to share it with “every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, a limitation, a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”
To Know: It’s time to pick up the new issue of New York magazine—its new drag issue is a headline itself!
To Shop: Hoodies for a great cause! Miley Cyrus x Marc Jacobs have come together to design a hoodie that will benefit Planned Parenthood.
To Know: Women’s sports are definitely under appreciated. This week, the U.S. women’s soccer team broke a significant World Cup record leading to its win over Thailand. Uh, yeah, the team members have proven time and time again that they deserve equal pay compared to their male counterparts.
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