June is Pride Month—if you wondered, the month was chosen in honor of the Stonewall riots, which occurred June of 1969—and a ton of brands are participating in the celebration by releasing themed Pride merchandise. If you think you don't need another T-shirt or tote bag, well, let me assure you—you can always stand to have one more. Because now's your chance to shop with purpose. Sales and proceeds from the 21 Pride items below benefit organizations dedicated to helping the LGBTQ+ community, including GLAAD, the Human Rights Campaign, and The Trevor Project. If you're not into any of the products, you can just make direct donations to the foundations of your choosing. Shop with #noregrets, below.
As soon as you slip on these lightweight cotton boxer briefs, you'll never want to leave the bed or couch. The comfy rainbow-striped bottoms are part of Banana Republic's limited-edition capsule collection in celebration of Pride month. Fifty percent of the purchase price from each item sold will go to the United Nations Foundation in support of the United Nations Free & Equal Campaign for LGBTI equality.
This year's Nike BETRUE collection is inspired by non-other than the iconic Pride flag created by Gilbert Baker in 1978. Nike partnered with the Gilbert Baker Estate to design a collection of footwear, appeal, and accessories that features the Pride flag in all merchandise forms. If you're looking for a piece that extends beyond just Pride month, get this rainbow-strapped crossbody bag you'll be proud to wear every day.
Say it loud and proud with American Apparel's "Still here Still queer" t-shirt. This year, 100 percent of the net proceeds from the collection will be donated to the Los Angeles LGBT Center, specifically its Trans-Cosmetic Donation Drive.
Cult-favorite Boy Smells is offering a candle called LES in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and a half-century of LGBTQIA+ liberation. The scent notes are a mixture of black currant, peach blossom, jasmine rice, cardamom, white cedar and is made from a coconut and beeswax blend. Fifty percent of the profit from the sale of LES throughout the month of June will be donated The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth.
GAP's Pride collection encompasses everything from clothes to accessories in rainbow colors. Scoop up this "Free to be Always" carryall tote, which can be used for anything from holding groceries to your work laptop. Fifteen percent of sales from the Pride collection will go to the United Nations Foundation in support of UN Free & Equal.
J.Crew is back again with its Pride merch and this time, we're scooping up this baseball cap. The rainbow heart embroidery is a subtle way to express support if you don't want to wear all rainbow gear to the office. (We're saving that for the weekend!). Style with your "Love first" tee. Fifty percent of the proceeds from every shirt sold will go to the Human Rights Campaign.
Michael Kors released a rainbow capsule collection for Pride Month and it's full of colorful pieces, from this sequin dress to a one-piece swimsuit. On top of that, the label has created a special t-shirt with the brand's iconic charm done in rainbow. For each tee sold, MK will donate 100 percent of the sales to God’s Love We Deliver, an organization with a mission to improve the health and well-being of men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other serious illnesses by alleviating hunger and malnutrition.
Leah Fredkin, founder of Equality Goods, created this adjustable, multicolored strand bracelet with a safety pin in honor of Pride Month. This bracelet is also a reflection of her own coming out journey, as she had previously made a rainbow bracelet to wear the very first time she ever attended a Pride event. The current bracelet is a representation of compassion, acceptance, and support for oneself and others. Ten dollars from each of the bracelet sales will go to the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
TomboyX, which was founded and run by members of the LGBTQ community, is giving back to the community by releasing the Rainbow Collection. The pieces include all of TomboyX’s classic items, from boy shorts and boxer briefs to racerback bras and unisuits. Ten percent of the sales for the month of June will go to True Colors.
For an accessory that truly goes with every outfit you'll wear this month, attach these two pins (together or separately) to your denim jacket, tops, canvas tote and more. Twenty-two percent of the purchase price will be donated to GLSEN, an organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for LGBTQ students.
Diesel is releasing its first-ever Pride capsule collection of 20 plus items, from tees and bodysuits to visors and a beach towel. Every piece is vibrantly loud in color and powerful. The brand will make a donation to the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative (SIGBI), a non-profit organization that supports LGBTQ+ social initiatives worldwide.
Here's a pair of white sneakers with a dash of pizzazz for Pride thanks to the rainbow heel tabs. The cushioned leather kicks were created in honor of LGBTQ+ equality and as part of the collection, Kenneth Cole has made a donation to the United Nations Foundation in support of UN Free & Equal.
Cinq à Sept’s newest collaboration with Saks Fifth Avenue is all about giving back. The brand designed two pieces for Pride, this tie-dye sweatshirt and a unisex Stonewall tee ($95) in honor of the 50th Anniversary of The Stonewall Inn Uprising. Thirty percent of the net proceeds from the capsule collection will be donated to the Stonewall Inn Gives Back Initiative, with a minimum $100,000 donation.
To celebrate Pride month, Stutterheim released its signature Stockholm coat with six bold printed stripes to represent the Pride flag. This colorful outerwear will bat away all the rainy day blues and 10 percent of the proceeds from each coat sold will be donated to the Russian LGBT Network.
Fossil, in collaboration with the Hetrick-Martin Institute, is launching an exclusive Pride month watch that features a subtle rainbow-themed dial with the the words "Pride 2019" and the HMI logo etched on. It has a rainbow strap and case, which you can buy separately. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the watch case will go to the Hetrick-Martin Institute. (There are only 1,000 cases available, so get one asap.)
Let it rain soon, so we can slip into these Hunter rainbow-sole booties. The waterproof Pride Play boot comes just in time for the month of June. In addition to creating this boot (you can get the mens version here), Hunter will celebrate five individuals within the LGBTQI+ community and supporting five charities chosen by each of the ambassadors.
Feeling a little chilly in the office? Throw on this "Love Is Love" hoodie. In celebration of Pride, American Eagle is partnering with It Gets Better Project to launch a limited-edition rainbow apparel and accessories collection. One hundred percent of the sales will be donated to the organization.
If you're attending any outdoor Pride events, make sure to stay covered in the heat. This bucket hat from the ASOS x GLAAD collab will ensure you rep the occasion in style while also avoiding sunburns. (FYI, their Pride collection has over 50 pierces, so you'll definitely find something you love.) ASOS will be donating 100 percent of all net profits from the collection to GLAAD.
In partnership with GLAAD and OUT Magazine, Express launched its Love Unites campaign last month along with its first-ever Pride capsule collection. The 35-piece collection offers everything from hoodies and tees to tank tops and bodysuits. For a hint of rainbow in your neutral wardrobe, opt for this one stylish one piece, which can be worn with jeans or denim shorts. Express will donate 25 percent of the net income on each item purchase to GLAAD, with a minimum donation of $100,000.
For a unisex shirt you can wear every day, scoop up this graphic top from Trina Turk. The brand is giving twenty percent of the proceeds from this tee to The Point Foundation, a college scholarship fund that provides financial aid for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals in the USA.
Once again, Madewell's limited-edition "Love to All" collection is here for Pride month. The do-good pieces include a bandana, unisex sweatshirt, and a unisex tee featuring Madewell's exclusive rainbow "Love to All" graphic in the shape of a rainbow. You can cozy up in this pullover any day of the month, but especially in June. Fifty percent of the purchase price of each item will go to the Human Rights Campaign, the largest civil rights organization working to ensure LGBTQ people are safe, equal, and free in every community.
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