Aphrodite's Intimates Celebrates Women's Equality Day

NEW YORK — Aphrodite’s Intimates is celebrating Women’s Equality Day with a limited-time discount for online shoppers.

Women's Equality Day commemorates the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote.

Through the end of August, Aphrodite's Intimates shoppers can take 15% off their entire purchase at checkout by entering the coupon code “EQUALITY.”

“In 1971, after much work, and at the urging of U.S. Representative Bella Abzug (D-NY), Congress designated August 26 each year as ‘Women's Equality Day,’” the company said. “This day was selected to commemorate the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution on August 26, 1920. This amendment granted women the right to vote. This was the culmination of decades of effort by women suffragettes and other groups. Their efforts dated back to first women's rights convention in 1848 at Seneca Falls, New York.

“Aphrodite's Intimates mantra is: Confident. Sexy. You. The staff and management of Aphrodite's Intimates encourages women of all ages, sexual orientations, races and sizes to participate and celebrate this very important day in history by speaking out against sexism and discrimination as well as informing others of the meaning of this day for women in the United States or America.”

Aphrodite’s Intimate offers more than 10,000 SKUs ranging from teddies to lubes, lotions and potions, as well as toys. As part of its lingerie offerings, the company carries corsets, bustiers, baby dolls, club dresses, bras and panties, designed for queen sized or larger.