Celebrate International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is here and we couldn’t think of a more opportune time to celebrate and share your love for your fellow sisters.

Whether you are supporting a good cause or pampering yourself with a wellness retreat, here are six ways to celebrate International Women’s Day throughout the month of March.

1. Embark On A Wellness Retreat

Capella Goddess Retreat
Photo: Capella Singapore

Treat yourself to some much-needed pampering with Capella Singapore‘s luxurious, soul-satisfying ladies-only retreat in partnership with homegrown wellness studio Space2B. Featuring a two nights’ stay at Capella Singapore’s Premier Seaview Room, a curated afternoon tea session at the resort’s Mediterranean restaurant, The Knolls, and Space2B’s signature workshops—including Yoga Nidra (Tantric Meditation), Goddess Flow Yoga and Cacao Ceremony, as well as a private Aura Soma® therapy session—this holistic three-day retreat stresses the importance of self-awareness and introduces a well-rounded experience via a guided, eye-opening journey to awaken your feminine spirit.

The Capella Goddess Retreat package starts from $2,565, and is valid for stays from 10 – 12 March 2021. More information here.

2. Upgrade Your Beauty Routine

Zalora Beauty Festival
Photo: Zalora

Calling all beauty junkies! If you’re looking to refresh your beauty routine or update your skincare stash, ZALORA‘s week-long digital beauty festival offering multi-brand skincare and makeup favourites with exclusive offers is for you. Expect deals up to 50% off and attractive gifts to be redeemed from brands including The Ordinary, Foreo, MAKE UP FOR EVER, Skin Inc, Benefit, Laneige, Hera, Sulwhasoo, and NARS. On 11 March, join beauty experts Sahur Saleim and The Ordinary’s UK Education Associate Joseph Basham as they introduce the brand and discuss skincare tips via an Instagram Live.

Shop the ZALORA Beauty Festival from 8 – 15 March 2021.

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3. Pick Up An Inspiring Read

When was the last time you actually sat down and read a book? Spend a quiet and reflective afternoon at The Moonan independent bookstore, cafe, and event spacewith inspiring reads from a curated list of titles by female authors, along with some coffee and pastries at the cafe. Alternatively, check out their communal lending library in the reading room.

The Moon is open from Mondays – Thursdays, 11am – 6pm, and Fridays – Sundays, 9.30am-9.30pm.

4. Enjoy A Nice Brunch

Grab your girlfriends and head on down to Fat Prince and Neon Pigeon this March for some yummy food and good vibes. On 6 and 7 March, have a feast and fancy cocktails at Fat Prince’s Girls Just Wanna Have Fun(damental Rights) Brunch; and on 20 and 21 March, turn up in your favourite girl-group get-up for Neon Pigeon’s ’90s Girl-Group themed brunch. 25 per cent of proceeds will go towards AWARE Singapore‘s NextGen fund.

Fat Prince’s brunch event will take place from 6 -– 7 March 2021, 11.30am – 3pm. A 2-hour-free flow add-on is available at $69. Book your table here.

Neon Pigeon’s brunch event will take place from 20 – 21 March 2021, 11.30am to 2pm. A 2-hour free-flow boozy brunch is available at $69. Book your table here.

5. Partake In A Powerful Barre Session

Nourish your body and soul with a fun, full-body workout experience hosted by Anabel and Linda, founders of WeBarre. The dance-inspired set combining dynamic choreography and music is suitable for all fitness levels, and all proceeds will be donated to AWARE Singapore.

The physical session will take place on 13 March 2021, 11.30am – 12.30pm at WeBarre Clarke Quay. The virtual session will take place on 14 March 2021, from 9.30am – 10.30am.

The minimum donation for this in-studio class is $35, which must be met in order to secure a spot in the class.

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6. Raise A Glass To Remarkable Women

Toast to the special ladies in your life with the creations of three remarkable women at LeVeL33. Tuck into Executive Chef ArChan‘s Braised Lamb Ribs In Curry Spices*, a delectable dish that holds special meaning—she cooked the same dish for her mum when her family first visited her in Australia, where she was pursuing her culinary dreams. Fancy some curated tipples? The LeVeL33 Hopped Dry Gin by Brass Lion Distillery founded by female entrepreneur, Jamie Koh, as well as ‘The Moorooduc’ by Moordoouc Estate managed by the first female Master of Wine in the Southern Hemisphere, Kate McIntyre. No better way to celebrate International Women’s Day with a good old ladies night and stunning views of the city skyline.

LeVeL33’s International Women’s Day Promotion will be available from 8 to 12 March. More information here.

*Only available from 2.30pm onwards.

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This article was originally published on 5 March 2021 and has been updated.