Pride 2021: Collections Giving Back to LGBTQ+ Organizations
Pride Month is here! Whether you're planning to participate in major festivities, like a Pride festival and live music all month long, or you're looking forward to a more intimate setting for your city's Pride Week, there's no doubt that the addition of a rainbow (in any form) will help you get into the spirit of supporting, uplifting and celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and Pride 2021.
And if you're looking for some options to add to the mix, there are plenty of brands that have created collections specifically for the occasion -- and some of them are even giving back to organizations working to forward the progress of those who identify as LGBTQ+.
So, if you're ready to gear up for your upcoming Pride event, scroll down to see the brands that have launched collections in celebration of Pride Month, equality and the LGBTQ+ community and shop from each below.
To celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, Adidas has launched its Pride collection, which is filled with sleek and sporty pieces like clothes, accessories and shoes for men and women featuring eye-catching rainbow prints and colors. Known as the Love Unites collection, the capsule takes on a DIY look inspired by the LGBTQ+ communities.
The Pride Accolade Hoodie by Alo has an oversized style, and the chrome Alo logo makes for an understated look. Support love and equality with this comfy hoodie, 100% of the proceeds go to The Trevor Project.
In partnership with The Trevor Project, Becca has released the limited-edition "Hi, Angel" color of their bestselling highlighter. The opalescent shade with reflective rainbow of pearls was created to celebrate "individuality, living authentically, and feeling seen and accepted for exactly who you are," stated on the website. Becca is also donating $50,000 to the organization.
Bombas' annual Pride Collection includes a selection of underwear, socks T-shirts and more. And for every Pride piece purchased, Bombas will donate a specially-designed item to someone in need within the LGBTQ+ community through three of its partners, Casa Ruby, Mozaic and the Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico.
For those who consider Christina Aguilera one of their favorite artists out there, consider getting something from Xtina's Pride 2021 collection, which includes a graphic sweatshirt, a mesh tank, underwear and a face mask.
Clique X Cain
Clique and Oliver Cain came together to create this bold and fun sweater and nestled in the design is a beautifully embroidered rainbow flag. Their collab emphasizes the importance of mental and physical health in LGBTQI+ communities and all of the proceeds go to projects in New Zealand that specifically uplift queer communities.
This year, Converse has launched a collection of fun and colorful sneakers featuring head-turning graphics inspired by the stories of the LGBTQ+ community. The footwear brand's Pride collection also includes T-shirts and a tank top.
Earlier this month, Disney launched a full collection -- Rainbow Disney -- to celebrate its LGBTQ+ community. Additionally, Disney will be donating to various organizations that are working to support the community like GLSEN, Minus18, Diversity Role Models and more.
Dr. Martens has partnered with The Trevor Project for the fifth time and will be donating $100,000 to the organization, which is the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for the LGBTQIA+ community.
EyeBuyDirect teamed up with with Lele Pons to create the Embrace Your Light collection, which includes bold and colorful sunglasses to wear all summer long.
Shop sneakers, T-shirts and accessories like a watch, sunglasses and lanyards from Kenneth Cole Pride Collection to show your support from the LGBTQ+ community this Pride.
Lego released the Everyone is Awesome set to show its support for the LGBTQ+ community. In addition to releasing a set for anyone to get creative with, it has also partnered with organizations like Stonewall, Workplace Pride and Open For Business to support its employees who identify as LGBTQIA+ and allies across the company.
To celebrate Pride 2021, Mariah Carey has launched a capsule collection of nostalgic, early '00s-inspired T-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, tank tops and accessories, which feature rainbow, glitter and tie-dye details. We particularly love the Throw Shade Fan, which is perfect for anyone who wants to add a playful touch to their Pride look.
The makeup brand has teamed up with Todrick Hall to launch the Live With Love Artistry Palette that boasts 25 vivid, vibrant hues. One-hundred percent of net proceeds from this palette will be donated to The Trevor Project.
Liberation Coffee House, a subsidiary of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, created the Cooper Pride Box-- a half dozen donuts available exclusively on the Postmates and Uber Eats apps. This collaboration is in tribute to one of the first documented acts of civil disobedience around LGBTQIA+ rights. If you're in the Los Angeles area, order your box any time from June 3-13. Each box includes six classic donuts with an assortment of sprinkles, frosting and glazes.
Get fit -- or streetwear ready -- in Reebok's new Pride collection, which has a selection of footwear, T-shirts and activewear featuring rainbow details. And in honor of those who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming (TGNCI), the sports brand is donating to the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.
When you shop from ShoeDazzle's Pride collection 25% of the proceeds will go towards the Los Angeles LGBT Center, a non-profit organization that cares for, champions and celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in Los Angeles.
Skagen has designed two limited-edition styles of their bestselling Aaren watch, inspired by the Pride flag and Transgender flag. Skagen will donate a minimum of $25,000 to InterPride.
Studs' Pride Collection features earring styles that celebrate bold self expression. The brand is donating $20,000 to support the Los Angeles LGBT Center's health and social services programs.
The Standard x Beepy Bella
The New York based label, Beepy Bella has redesigned their “Miami” sweatsuit in honor of Pride month. We love that a portion of proceeds from this playful sweatsuit will be donated to For The Gworls, a Black, trans-led collective that curates parties to fundraise money to help Black transgender people pay for rent, gender-affirming surgeries and more.
The Ugg Pride collection features a capsule of bright and colorful (and fluffy) rainbow-hued shoes that, simply put, one cannot ignore. There are also sweatshirts and tops featuring similar rainbow designs to help you complete your look. And to give back, Ugg will donate $25 for every pair of its Disco Stripes slides sold to GLAAD, with a maximum of $125,000.
In addition to their Pride Collection, Vans has collaborated with four LGBTQIA+ creators -- Tyris Winter, Mich Miller, Serena Isioma and Sam McGuire -- to share their stories of living in the moment. Additionally, Vans is donating $200,000 to GLSEN, Casa 1, Where Love is Illegal and Tokyo Rainbow Pride Organizations.
Versace has teamed up with Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation for Pride Month, in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the artist's Born This Way album. The collection includes limited-edition tees and a beret. A portion of the sales will benefit Gaga’s charitable foundation.
Show your support for the LGBTQ+ community with a piece from Yandy's Pride + Unity collection. When you add something from the capsule to your collection, Yandy will donate 10% of proceeds made in June to national and local charities working to create a more inclusive and loving community for all identities.
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