200+ Women-Owned Businesses in Denver to Know in 2020

Woman-Owned Businesses in Denver 2020

A few of the Denver women business owners making our community a more vibrant place to live, work, play, eat and shop (L to R): Ellen Daehnik, Helliemae Caramels; Ali Duncan, Urban Sanctuary; Kelly Perkins, Spinster Sisters; Anna Costello, Ship Sunshine and DropShip Like It’s Hot.

One way to support women in our community this International Women’s Day? Patronize our women-owned businesses! Here’s a round-up of 200+ local, women-owned businesses in Denver that you need to check out.

International Women’s Day is March 8th! One great way to honor women right here in our city is to patronize some of the local, women-owned businesses that make Denver such a fun and vibrant place to live! Here’s a round-up of many of the women that help make our city go round. (Note: No listed address means this is an online company.)

Retail: Bricks-and-Mortar Shops

  1. 5 Green Boxes,  Charlotte Elich, home decor, gifts, and women’s clothes (Platt Park: 1596 S. Pearl Street, Denver and 1573 S. Pearl Street, Denver)
  2. 7Twenty Board Shop, Melissa Salsbury, skateboards, snowboards, longboards, apparel and accessories (SoBo: 135 S Broadway, Denver)
  3. Abby Sparks Jewelry, Abby Sparks, custom jewelry design including engagement rings (RiNo: 1320 27th Street, Denver)
  4. Adornments, Consuelo Diaz, women’s clothing and accessory boutique (Cherry Creek North: 2826 E. 3rd Ave., Denver)
  5. AILLEA, Kathryn Murray Dickinson, all-natural, all-green bath and beauty products (Larimer Square: 1408 Larimer Street, Denver; Cherry Creek North: 3000 E 1st Avenue, Denver)
  6. A. Line Boutique, Karmen Berentsen, women’s clothing boutique (Union Station: 1750 Wewatta, Denver; Cherry Creek North: 3050 E. Third Avenue, Denver; DTC: 6769 E Belleview, Denver; The Promenade Shops: 6360 Promenade Parkway, Castle Rock)
  7. The Artisan Center, Julie Scott and Alex Nielsen, gift shop featuring wares of local and national artisans (Cherry Creek North: 2757 E. 3rd Ave., Denver)
  8. Awakening Boutique, Rose Kalasz and Tory Johnson, sex-positive wellness boutique (RiNo: Modern Nomad Collective, 2936 Larimer, Denver
  9. Balefire Goods, Jamie Hollier, handcrafted artisan jewelry and gifts (Olde Town Arvada: 7513 Grandview, Arvada)
  10. Bazar Boutique, Katie Jones, women’s clothing and accessory boutique (LoHi: 2525 15th Street, Denver)
  11. Beauty and Beast Fashion House, Dani Love, clothing and lifestyle boutique for women and men (Alamo Placita: 800 E 6th Ave, Denver)
  12. Bike Shop Girl, Arleigh Greenwald, bike and cargo bike shop that empowers families to cycle together (10255 E. 25th Ave, Aurora)
  13. Billie Boutique, Brittany Wiley and Sarah Schwab, women’s clothing boutique, (Berkeley: 4162 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  14. Birdsall, Annie Huston, urban plant nursery, home and garden shop, and gift boutique (RiNo: 3040 Blake Street; 2870 S. Broadway, Englewood)
  15. Bloom by Anuschka, Anuschka Pashel, home decor, jewelry, and gifts (Cherry Creek North: 353 E. Third Avenue, Denver; Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop Street, Denver)
  16. Blush, Christy and Casey Rosen, women’s clothing boutique (Larimer Square: 1411 Larimer Street, Denver)
  17. BookBar, Nicole Sullivan, bookstore and winebar (Berkeley: 4280 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  18. Brass Bed Fine Linens and Furnishings, Rosella Louis, fine linen home wares as well as mattresses and bedroom furniture (Cherry Creek North: 3113 E 3rd Ave; The Village: 2460 Canyon Blvd, Boulder,
  19. Caboodle Gifts, Marlene Nuechterlein, gifts and home decor (Virginia Village: 1507 S. Holly Street, Denver)
  20. Candelaria Candles, Kristina Thayer, a maker’s studio + retail space selling handcrafted candles and supporting indie artisans (Santa Fe Art District: 853 Santa Fe Drive, Denver)
  21. The Chocolate Therapist, Julie Nygard, all-natural, small-batch chocolate and gourmet coffee (Historic Downtown Littleton: 2560 W Main Steet, Littleton)
  22. Clotheshorse, Wendy and Sue Sjogren, women’s clothing and accessories consignment (Berkeley: 4232 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  23. Common Era, Debra Mazur, women’s clothing boutique (Riverfront: 1543 Platte Street AND Boulder: 1500 Pearl Street, Denver)
  24. Cry Baby Ranch, Roxanne Thurman, modern Western-themed clothing and accessories (Larimer Square: 1419 Larimer Street, Denver)
  25. Denver Darling, Abby Miller, women’s clothing boutique (Cherry Creek North: 2432 E. 3rd Ave, Denver)
  26. The Diamond Reserve, Kaeleigh Testwuide, custom jeweler specializing in engagement rings and diamond consultations (Cherry Creek North: 100 Fillmore Street, Denver; Downtown: 1400 16th Street, Denver)
  27. Discover Your Spiritual Gifts, Vialet Brianne Rayne, new age and metaphysical retail shop (5808 S Rapp, Littleton)
  28. Dona Forta, Liana Hill, women’s clothing and accessories boutique (Berkeley: 4309 W 44th Ave, Denver)
  29. Dragonfly Apparel, Allison Orr, women’s clothing and accessories (Highland Square: 3615 W. 32nd Avenue, Denver)
  30. EcoMountain Modern Living, Dee Larsen, non-toxic, sustainable house-keeping supplies, home wares and refill shop (Park Meadows: 8401 Park Meadows Center, Lone Tree; Sunnyside location closed; watch for mobile shop in 2020)
  31. Emma and Grace Bridal Studio, Mayra Moreno and Terrie Boesel, bridal shop (RiNo: 3353 Larimer, Denver)
  32. Eve, Sabine Rocho, women’s clothing boutique (Larimer Square: 1413 Larimer Street, Denver)
  33. Fancy Tiger Crafts, Jaime Jennings and Amber Corcora, modern knitting, sewing, quilting and crafts (Baker: 59 Broadway, Denver)
  34. FABULUX Consignment, Heather Gallien, women’s clothing and accessories consignment shop (LoHi: 2525 15th Street, Denver)
  35. Fig + Yarrow, Brandy Monique, all-natural small-batch, handcrafted health and beauty products (LoHi: 3600 Tejon Street, Denver)
  36. Gallery Rouge and Cherry Creek Framing, Lisa Tyler, custom framing and vintage European posters (Cherry Creek North: 2830 E 3rd Ave, Denver)
  37. Garbarini, Terri Garbarini, women’s clothing boutique (Cherry Creek North: 239 Detroit Street, Denver)
  38. Gracie’s Boutique, Susan Hamilton, women’s clothing boutique (Platt Park: 1511 S. Pearl Street, Denver)
  39. Green Lady Gardens, Jessica Schutz, Latin American-inspired house plant and artisan boutique (733 Santa Fe Drive, Denver)
  40. Hailee Grace, Grace Buttorff and Hailee Satterfield, women’s clothing boutique (Larimer Square: 1421 Larimer Street, Denver)
  41. Harriet’s, Harriet Gibson, women’s clothing and accessory boutique (Cherry Creek North: 300 Fillmore, Denver)
  42. Heloise Children’s Boutique, Allison Perkins, children’s clothing (Cherry Creek North: 300 University Boulevard, Denver)
  43. HEYDAY, Jennifer Little, women’s clothing, accessory and lifestyle boutique (Downtown Dairy Block: 1825 Blake, Denver)
  44. HomeFill, Kim Whitehead, no-packaging refill shop for bath, body and home care products (RiNo: Modern Nomad Collective, 2936 Larimer, Denver)
  45. Hope Tank, Erika Righter, accessories, gifts, home decor, and children’s toys; with every purchase a donation is made to a local nonprofit (Baker: 64 Broadway, Denver)
  46. Inspyre Boutique, Britni Jensen, women’s clothing boutiques (Cherry Creek North: 171 Detroit Street, Denver; Berkeley: 4170 Tennyson Street, Denver; Southwest Plaza: 8501 W Bowles Avenue, Littleton; Park Meadows: 8441 S. Yosemite, Lone Tree)
  47. Jolly Goods, Nicole Wolsey-Neech, artisan-made gifts and home decor (Berkeley: 4020 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  48. Joy Fill, Brittany Iseli, no-packaging refill shop for bath, body and home care products (Berkeley: 3843 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  49. Judith & Joe, Brandee Castle and Sara Graf, men and women’s ethically sourced clothing (RiNo: 3040 Blake Street, Denver)
  50. Kate Maller Jewelry, Kate Maller, sustainable jewelry + ethically created artisan goods (Highlands: 3450 W. 32nd Avenue, Denver)
  51. Kismet, Shana Colbin Dunn, women’s clothing and accessories (Lowry: 200 Quebec Street, Denver)
  52. Kouture Consignment, Janice Smith, women’s clothing and accessories consignment shop (Cherry Creek North: 300 Josephine, Denver)
  53. Ku Cha House of Tea, Rong Pan, tea shop selling all types of tea including blend your own as well as tea accessories (Cherry Creek North: 2445 E 3rd Ave, Denver; 1211 Pearl, Boulder; 128 S College, Fort Collins)
  54. Lady Jones Boutique, Nicole Schnitzlein, women’s clothing boutique (Berkeley: 4016 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  55. Le Soutien, Sharon Nelson, women’s boutique for lingerie and loungewear (Cherry Creek North: 246 Milwaukee, Denver)
  56. Lilly + Raye, Rebecca Goode, kids and baby boutique clothing line located inside Midnight Rambler Boutique (2220 E Colfax, Denver)
  57. Little Feet, Beth Palent-Saper, children’s shoes (Cherry Creek North: 201 University, Denver)
  58. Little White Dress Bridal Shop, Cate Carpenter, bridal shop (RiNo: 1130 31st Street, Denver)
  59. Lulu’s Furniture & Decor, Christy Vranesic Brant and Caitlin Brant Marsh, home decor, gifts and interior design services (Relocated from LoHi to 3475 S. University, Englewood)
  60. Luna and Jasper, Shana Colbin Dunn, women’s clothing and accessories (Highlands Square: 3640 W. 32nd Avenue, Denver)
  61. Mariel, Denise Snyder, upscale women’s clothing boutique with a notable selection of Derby hats (Cherry Creek North: 300 E 3rd Ave, Denver)
  62. Masters Gallery, Bonnie Zueger, traditional and contemporary artwork and sculpture art gallery (Cherry Creek North: 2616 E 3rd Ave, Denver)
  63. Melrose and Madison, Kristen and Paige Brown, women’s clothing boutique (Platt Park: 1500 S. Pearl Street, Denver)
  64. Metro Frame Works, Melanie Lunsford, fine art and custom framing (5310 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge)
  65. Midnight Rambler, Rebecca Goode, boho clothing and accessory boutique for women (2220 E Colfax, Denver)
  66. Miller Lane Mercantile, Calli Nicoletti, lovely home wares boutique for slow living and minimalist homes (Berkeley: 4315 W 44th Ave, Denver)
  67. Modern Nomad Home, Becky Miller, the global home decor shop serves as the anchor store for the Modern Nomad design collective (RiNo: 2936 Larimer, Denver)
  68. Mountain Threads, Karinn Koback, ski and snowboard clothing rental company offering adult and kid sizes (24969 Us Hwy 40, Golden)
  69. Oster Jewelers, Melissa Oster, diamond and jewelry boutique offering traditional and modern styles (Cherry Creek North: 251 Steele, Denver)
  70. Paige on Pearl, Paige Jackman, women’s clothing boutique (Platt Park: 1509 S Pearl St, Denver)
  71. Patterns & Pops, Lindsay Naughton and Brittany Brennan, women’s clothing and accessories (Riverfront: 1620 Platte Street, Denver)
  72. Perch, Laurie O’Connel and Shannon Cave, women’s clothing boutique (Cherry Creek North: 2606 E. 3rd Avenue, Denver)
  73. The Perfect Petal, Cindy Ollig, gift and home wares boutique and floral design (Highlands Square: 3600 W 32nd, Denver)
  74. Pink’s, Paula Rebhun, women’s clothing and accessories (Wash Park: 745 S. University Blvd, Denver)
  75. Platte Street Mercantile, Tammy WIlliams and Janine Williams, grab-and-go gourmet foods and lunch staples market (Riverfront: 1620 Platte Street, Denver)
  76. Plum Consignment, Crystal Stephen, women’s resale clothing boutique (Stapleton: 2373 Central Park Blvd, Denver)
  77. Poppy and Pine, Nicole Hancock Landeck, florist (Stanley Marketplace: 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora)
  78. Rustic Thread, Sarah Markway, women’s clothing and accessories (Highland Square: 3716 W. 32nd Ave, Denver)
  79. Sarah O. Jewelry, Sarah Ortega, fine jewelry; sister store to Ooh! Ahh! Jewelry (Berkeley: 4301 Tennyson Street, Denver; Dairy Block: 1825 Blake, Denver)
  80. SecondLove, Kate Garwood, curated selection of secondhand women’s clothing and accessories (Berkeley: 4325 W 41st, Denver)
  81. SEWN, Jil Cappuccio & Kirsten Coplans, handmade clothing and handmade and vintage home goods (SoBo: 18 South Broadway, Denver)
  82. Show of HandsKatie Friedland and Mandy Moscatelli, art gallery and artisan shop (Cherry Creek North: 210 Clayton Street, Denver)
  83. SOL, Cindy Johnson and Jeanie Peterson, women’s pajamas and lingerie (Cherry Creek: 3010 E. Sixth Ave, Denver)
  84. Spinster Sisters, Kelly Perkins, all-natural, small-batch soap and beauty products available online, in local shops, and in Golden store (908 12th Street, Golden)
  85. Starlet, Kristi Walstra, women’s clothing and accessories (Highland Square: 3450 W. 32nd Ave, Denver; SoBo: 26 Broadway, Denver)
  86. Stitch Boutique, Nicole English and Maureen Patterson, women’s clothing and accessories (Berkeley: 4500 W. 38th Ave, Denver; Cherry Creek North: 2636 E. Third Ave, Denver)
  87. Subrosa Mercantile, Madeline Zinn, handcrafted home goods and gifts (Sunnyside: 2337 W. 44th Ave, Denver)
  88. Talulah Jones, Robin Lohre, home decor, gifts, women’s accessories, children’s clothes and toys (Uptown: 1122 E. 17th Avenue, Denver)
  89. Tiger Lily Goods, Nancy Weigner Geis, gift shop specializing in succulents, botanicals, and locally made goods (Highlands: 3785 Grove, Denver)
  90. Timbuk Toys, Sallie Kashiwa, indie toy store selling educational, creative and fun toys, (University Hills: 2526 S. Colorado Blvd, Denver; Lowry: 200 Quebec Street, Denver;  7830 W Alameda, Lakewood; 9315 Dorchester, Highlands Ranch)
  91. True, Shana Colbin Dunn, women’s clothing, accessories and home decor (Stanley Marketplace: 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora)
  92. Tulaire, Alexis Drennan, gift, home wares and lifestyle boutique (6195 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge)
  93. Two Sole Sisters, Laurel and Lindsay Tate, women’s shoes, bags and accessories (1703 Pearl Street, Boulder; Wash Park location closed)
  94. UberChic Nail Boutique, B.K. Turner, all-natural, non-toxic nail salon (5223 W. 25th Avenue, Denver)
  95. Vert Beauty, Amanda Hume, all-natural, all-green bath and beauty products (Highland Square: 3442 W. 32nd Ave, Denver)
  96. W. Boutique, Lisa Figlino, women’s clothing boutique; sister store to Wish Boutique (Wash Park: 1077 S. Gaylord, Denver)
  97. Wigs Today, Yeoni Szymanski, wig boutique (Cherry Creek North: 3003 E 3rd Ave, Denver)
  98. Wish Boutique, Lisa Figlino, women’s clothing boutique; sister store to W. Boutique (Wash Park: 1099 S. Gaylord Street, Denver)
  99. Wooly Wax Candles, Rachel Woolcott, handcrafted artisan candles (Berkeley: 4424 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  100. Wordshop, Jill Alyn, greeting cards, invitations, stationery (Highland Square: 3180 Meade Street, Denver)
  101. Worthing Co. Emily Vickers Kowal, curated furniture and home goods boutique (Highland Square: 3939 W 32nd Ave, Denver)
  102. XO Gifts, Kathleen Furr, gift shop carrying handcrafted and upcycled artisan products, art work, jewelry and baby gifts by national and local makers (Berkeley: 4309 Tennyson, Denver)
  103. Yogi Exchange, Jay Hart, new and gently used athletic and yoga apparel (Berkeley: 4335 W. 41st Avenue, Denver;)
  104. ZERO Market, Lyndsey Manderson (co-founder), zero waste market and refill shop, (Stanley Marketplace: 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora; Edgewater Public Market: 5505 W 20th Ave, Edgewater)

Online Retail

  1. Bare Bones Barktique, Rachael Wood, healthy treats and food for dogs 
  2. Brave Hoods, Allison Yacht, hoodie t-shirts with empowering messages; with each one sold, one is donated to a kid going through cancer treatment
  3. Brooks Ltd., Brooks Luby, everyday and formal clothing designs for women
  4. Buxiejo Bags, Kerrin Pogozelski, artist-designed, handcrafted bags and accessories
  5. Colorado Crafted, Sarah Welle and Dulcie Wilcox, gift boxes featuring artisanal Colorado-made products
  6. Craft Boner, Kiwi Schloffel, irreverent greeting cards and gifts available online and in local shops
  7. Fluff Trough, Debra Mastic, dog bowls for flat-faced, elderly and disabled pets
  8. Frances H. Designs, Frances Harjeet, party plates, cups and napkins 
  9. Grape Street Greetings, Cara Schaarschmidt, greeting cards, tea towels, and bags available online and in local shops 
  10. Her Designs, Hannah Reyes, hair clips and accessories 
  11. Hip Violet, Jesi Josten, handcrafted baby bibs available online and in local shops 
  12. Juju Be Gone, Courtney Mamuscia, “good vibes in a box,” these curated gift boxes are especially for life’s little bumps (self-care, break-up boxes and more)
  13. Kate + Grace, Katie Lynch, online women’s clothing boutique
  14. Lemon and Buzz, Stephanie Motter, Colorado clothing brand for women
  15. Lily Farm Fresh Skin Care, Lily Morgan, natural, organic, small batch skin care products
  16. Lux and Luca, Cassandra Herzog, handcrafted artisan jewelry available online and in local shops
  17. Make My Notebook, Sara Blette, custom journals and sketchbooks available online
  18. Margot Elena: Lollia, Tokyo Milk, Library of Flowers, and Love & Toast, Margot Elena, all-natural beauty and bath and body products 
  19. Manofatto, Katelyn Stalowy, custom gift boxes and blooms available online or in local shops
  20. MoonDance Botanicals, Candice McClay, handcrafted bath and beauty products & spa parties (transitioned from bricks and mortar in Alamo Placita to online)
  21. Poppy Sports, Melanie Mitchell, women’s athletic wear available online
  22. Rose & Royce, Madeline Patinella, custom jewelry and wearable art
  23. Saine Apothecary, Ezra Bloom, all-natural bath and beauty products available online
  24. Ship Sunshine, Anna Costello, curated and build-your-own gift boxes (including many Colorado-made brands) designed to cheer recipients
  25. Sweat Cosmetics, Taryn Hemmings and Emily Hines, all-natural cosmetics available online
  26. Them Gurls Shop, Brooke Huebner, online curated shop of secondhand women’s clothing and house wares
  27. Tiger & Hunny, Ashley Boden, online women’s apparel shop
  28. Victa Designs, Stephanie Victa, body-positive women’s apparel for curvy figures available online 
  29. Victoria’s Gluten-Free Kitchen, Victoria Wolf, gluten-free products available online
  30. ZOLA Oils, Lena Leyva, small-batch, all natural moisturizers, deodorants and beard care

Food & Drink: Retail

  1. Birds and Bees Teas, Jennifer Roth, organic herbal teas for pregnancy
  2. Colorado Cider Company, Kathe Page, traditional and modern hard ciders available in restaurants, bars and shops across the state
  3. DIY Delish, Rajwinder Harika, handcrafted simmer sauces in world flavors to inspire plant-based cooking
  4. Gateaux Bakery, Kathleen Kenny Davia, specialty cakes and cookies (Golden Triangle: 1160 Speer, Denver)
  5. Happy Bake Shop, Laura Reynolds, Lisa Herman and Sara Bencomo, gourmet cupcakes (Highland Square: 3434 W. 32nd Avenue, Denver)
  6. Helliemae’s Caramels, Ellen Daehnik, deliciously addictive salt caramels available online and in various local shops
  7. Jojo’s Sriracha, Jolene “Jojo” Collins, handcrafted, small batch chile sauce made with Pueblo chiles available online and in local shops
  8. La Fillette Bakery, Keturah Fleming, French-inspired bakery (Hilltop: 4416 E. 8th Ave, Denver)
  9. Long I Pie, Shauna Lott, untraditional pies and custom cakes; order online or purchase at pop-ups 
  10. Pearl Street Lights, Kerry Humphrey, hand-poured artisan candles available online and in local shops
  11. That’s My Jam, Melanie King, artisan-crafted boozy jams and preserves inspired by music
  12. Valhalla Cakes, Sam Slade, custom cakes (Berkeley: 4426 Tennyson Street, Denver)
  13. Wander + Ivy, Dana Spaulding, single-serve glasses of wine from organic grapes available online and in local shops
  14. Western Daughters Butcher Shop, Kate Cavanaugh (co-owner), butcher shop (LoHi: 3326 Tejon, Denver)
  15. Wild Women Wine, Charlene Meriweather (co-owner), winery and shop (Downtown: 1660 Champa, Denver)
  16. Wong Way Veg Food Truck, Lisa Wong, vegan comfort food truck and catering

Restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Coffee Shops & Food Trucks

  1. Amethyst Coffee Company, Elle Taylor, coffee shop (Capitol Hill: 1111 N Broadway, Denver; Realm: 3851 Steele, Denver; Lakeside: 4999 W. 44th Ave, Lakeside; Edgewater Public Market: 5505 W 20th, Edgewater)
  2. Annette, Caroline Glover, upscale farm-to-table restaurant (Stanley Marketplace: 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora)
  3. Azucar BakeryMarjorie Silva, Peruvian cafe and bakery (SoBo: 1886 S Broadway, Denver)
  4. The Bindery, Linda Hampsten Fox, eatery, bakery, and market (LoHi: 1817 Central St, Denver)
  5. blush & blu, Jody Bouffard, LGBTQ coffee shop and cocktail bar aiming to create an inclusive atmosphere (1526 E Colfax, Denver)
  6. Bold Beans Coffee, Girls, Inc. of Metro Denver, social enterprise coffee business that empowers girls through entrepreneurship (Sun Valley: 1401 Zuni, Denver)
  7. Church of Cupcakes, Porche Lovely, small-batch cupcake food truck using only organic, locally sourced ingredients and nothing artificial
  8. Comida, Rayme Rosello, Mexican soul food eatery and food truck (Stanley Marketplace: 2501 Dallas, Aurora)
  9. Copper Door Coffee, Hannah Ulbrich, coffee roasters (Lowry: 7581 E. Academy, Denver; The Yard on Santa Fe: 900 W. 1st Avenue, Denver)
  10. The Corner Beet, Nikki Hazamy, organic food cafe and juicery (Capitol Hill: 1401 Ogden, Denver)
  11. Crepes n Crepes, Kathy Knight and Alain Verratti, savory and sweet crepe shop (Cherry Creek North: 2816 E 3rd Ave, Denver; LoHi and LoDo locations closed)
  12. Denver Cat Company, Sana Hamelin, coffee shop and cafe where you can pet and adopt cats (Berkeley: 3929 Tennyson, Denver)
  13. The Denver Tea Room and Coffee Salon, Margo Seymour, tea room and coffee shop (SoBo: 1165 S. Broadway, Denver)
  14. Fort Greene, Eleanor Cheetham, low-key neighborhood bar (Globeville: 321 E. 45th, Denver)
  15. Goldspot Brewing Company, Kelissa Hieber, craft brewery (Berkeley: 4970 Lowell, Denver)
  16. Holidaily Brewing Company, Karen Hertz, brewery serving gluten-free craft beer (Golden: 801 Brickyard Circle, Golden)
  17. La Merise French Cuisine, Elena Zasytiene and Baiba Sisco, authentic French bistro serving moderately priced home-style meals (Cherry Creek North: 2700 E 3rd Ave, Denver)
  18. Lady Justice Brewery, Betsy Lay, Kate Power, and Jen Cuesta, low-profit limited liability (LL3) brewing company founded solely to grant proceeds to women and girls in Colorado. Oh, and to brew beer. 
  19. Local 46 Bar & Biergarten, Niya Gingerich, bar (Berkeley: 4586 Tennyson, Denver)
  20. Maria Empanada, Lorena Cantarovici, fresh empanadas (SoBo: 1298 S Broadway, Denver; Riverview: 1700 Platte, Denver; Broadway Market: 950 Broadway, Denver; Stanley Marketplace: 2501 Dallas, Aurora; 8000 E Belleview, Greenwood Village)
  21. Mercury Cafe, Marilyn Megnity, organic food cafe, live music and night club (Five Points: 2199 California, Denver)
  22. The Noshery, Andrea Knight, cakes, pastries, and baked goods (Berkeley: 4994 Lowell Blvd, Denver)
  23. Olive and Finch Eatery and Bakery, Mary Nguyen, breakfast, brunch, lunch, bakery (Uptown: 1552 E. 17th Ave, Denver; Cherry Creek North: 3390 E. 1st Ave, Denver)
  24. Parisi, Christine Parisi (co-owner), Italian restaurant and bar (Berkeley: 4401 Tennyson, Denver)
  25. Peony Bakery, Julia Remnant, beautiful custom cakes for weddings and other celebrations 
  26. Potager, Teri Rippeto, farm-fresh restaurant and wine bar (Capitol Hill: 1109 Ogden, Denver)
  27. Queen Bee Brews, Deborah Lee, Denver’s only mead brewery serves up small-batch mead in a variety of flavors. Tasting room has weekend hours or by appointment (North Denver: 800 E 64th Ave, Denver)
  28. Quiero Arepas, Beckie Panasewicz, Venezuelan sandwich shop and food truck (LoHi: Avanti F & B: 3200 N Pecos, Denver; Platt Park: 1859 S. Pearl, Denver)
  29. Rising Sun Distillery, Dawn Richardson, craft distillery featuring bourbon, whiskey rye, vodka, gin, and speciality liqueur (Sun Valley: 1330 Zuni, Denver)
  30. Sugar Bakeshop and Coffee HouseNatalie Slevin, coffee shop and bakery (Baker: 277 Broadway, Denver)
  31. Tealee’s Teahouse, Risë Jones (co-owner), tea shop and bookstore that embraces the history and heritage of the neighborhood (Five Points: 611 22nd Street, Denver)
  32. Welton Street Cafe, Mona Dickerson, soul food cafe (Five Points: 2736 Welton, Denver)
  33. Work and Class, Dana Rodriguez, cozy restaurant with Southern and Latin American cuisine, (RiNo: 2500 Larimer, Denver)

Fun Things to Do

  1. The Art Garage, Katie Moran, art classes and studio for kids and adults (Park Hill: 6100 E 23rd Ave, Denver)
  2. Cherry Creek Dance, Stephanie Prosenjak, dance studio (Cherry Creek North: 2625 E 3rd Ave, Denver)
  3. Coach and Colt, Tiffany Morgan and Jessica Stewart, pop-up artisan workshops (sign up online for alerts)
  4. Comedy Works, Wende Curtis, downtown comedy club hosting stand-up since 1981 (Larimer Square: 1226 15th Street, Denver)
  5. Delicious Denver Food Tours, Jessica Baumgart, guided walking tours to some of Denver’s best eating and drinking establishments in Downtown and RiNo
  6. Local Table Tours, Megan Bucholz, food tours to Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins’s best restaurants
  7. Sew You Studio, Claudia Miller, basic sewing instruction for adults and kids
  8. The Wonder Co., Julie Scarlata and Jolyn Anderson, art, dance and music classes for kids (6101 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge)

Self-Care Services

  1. AcuMama Health, Lauren Bandow, acupuncture, reiki and other treatments (12201 Pecos, Denver)
  2. Base Coat Nail Salon, Tran Wills, non-toxic Colorado-grown nail salon chain, (LoHi: 3244 Navajo, Denver; RiNo: 2700 Walnut, Denver; Stapleton: 2501 Dallas Street, Aurora)
  3. Breathe Peace Massage, Nina Bond, licensed massage therapist trained in western and eastern modalities (SoBo: 240 S Broadway, Denver)
  4. Ella Bliss Beauty Bar, Kelly Huelsing and Brooke Vanhavermatt, full-service salon and spa with bar (Baker: 640 Broadway, Denver; 8575 E Arapahoe, Greenwood Village; 3624 E Highlands Ranch Pkway, Highlands Ranch)
  5. Emerald City Eyebrows, Cadee Heid, facials and eyebrow care (Capitol Hill: 70 W 11th Ave, Denver)
  6. The Freyja Project, Patty Henry, yoga studio, dance classes and spa services (LoHi: 3456 Tejon, Denver)
  7. Glow + Gather, Sarita Parikh, small-batch, all-natural personal care products as well as spice blends for the kitchen available online 
  8. Hair People, Maree Chavez, hair salon (Cherry Creek North: 2436 E 6th Ave, Denver)
  9. Indulgences Day Spa, Virginia Lansdale, day spa opened in 2000 with massage, body treatments, skin care and other services (Sunnyside: 4100 Federal, Denver)
  10. Live Love Lash, Amy Dickerson, lash studio and spa services (Cherry Creek North: 2717 E. 3rd Avenue; Highlands Square: 3440 W. 32nd Avenue)
  11. the mama’hood, Amanda Ogden, Linda Appel Lipsius and Allison Schneider, yoga studio for moms and kids; also retail store with yoga, mother, and children’s products (LoHi: 2902 Zuni Street, Denver)
  12. Ohana Yoga + Barre, Alyssa Manny, family-friendly yoga and barre studio with on-site childcare (Berkeley: 4342 Tennyson, Denver)
  13. Shanna Cuts Hair, Shanna Bernstein, inclusive one-chair hair salon and barber (Berkeley: 3832 Tennyson, Denver)
  14. Shed & Co., Amber Gallegos, spa collective (3491 S Downing, Englewood)
  15. Urban Sanctuary, Ali Duncan, community wellness studio with yoga, life coaching, reiki, meditation and more (Five Points: 2745 Welton, Denver)

Helpful Services

  1. Amused Women Studios, Dina Van Decker-Tibbs, workshops for women (1542 Orchard, Centennial)
  2. Bria’s Italian Fusion, Briana Butler, personal chef service specializing in Italian and American cooking
  3. Charley Co., Bryn Carter, women’s co-working space (The Source: 3350 Brighton, Denver)
  4. Cloth + Gold, Bridget Rogers, party planning rentals and purchases
  5. City Bark, Nicole Delmore, pet boarding, grooming and training (LoDo: 3150 Brighton, Denver; Lincoln Park: 2000 W 8th Ave, Denver; 6235 S Santa Fe, Littleton; 9835 Mangano, Parker)
  6. Demessify, Samantha Tobia, professional organizing service working primarily with busy families
  7. Denver Shine Company, Marci Perry, sneaker restoration and mobile shoe shines for events (Downtown Tabor Center: 1201 16th Street, Denver)
  8. Donna Beth Creations, Donna Beth, bridal seamstress and wedding alterations (Cherry Creek North: 3201 E 2nd Ave, Denver)
  9. Dropship Like It’s Hot, Anna Costello, boutique dropshipping operation and fulfillment services 
  10. The Every Hostess, Kaitlin Moss, event planning, event styling and entertainment blog
  11. Goodnight Violet, Jenni Skeen, Denver’s only floral design company specializing in customized, modern memorial arrangements
  12. The Mia Connect and Mia on the Go, Mia Voss, social media strategy and social storytelling
  13. Modern Love Counseling and Modern Love Box, Alysha Jeney, counseling services and subscription box to spark romance in couples 
  14. Prema Style, Frances Harjeet, floral design and event styling services
  15. Rowdy Poppy, Kim Zimmerman, eco-conscious, responsibly sourced floral design and urban farm
  16. Wag Walk Repeat, Katie Courage, dog-walking and dog-sitting services in Cherry Creek and Platt Park
  17. Women of Denver, Krystal Covington, career-building membership organization with workshops and events serving Denver women

Please note this is far from an exhaustive list, but rather a work-in-progress. For purposes of this post, we defaulted to the traditional definition of woman-owned, which is 51% owned and operated by one or more females. But, in some cases we added a co-owned business that was brought to our attention, too. Omissions are not intentional! If you are (or know of) a woman-owned business in Denver that’s not included here, please email us and we can include when we update.

Also check out  50+ Denver women’s boutiques to know and the ultimate guide to Denver’s gift boutiques.

Or purchase one of our Neighborhood Guides for a detailed directory of where to shop, eat, drink local in Downtown Denver, RiNo and Five Points, Cherry Creek North, South Broadway and Berkeley’s Tennyson.

Note: A version of this post first appeared in March 2018. It has been expanded and updated here.

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