June marks Pride Month, a time to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots, and a time for the LGBTQIA+ community to celebrate the freedom to unapologetically be themselves. At RetailMeNot, we are proud to be ourselves and proud to amplify each other’s voices during Pride 2022—and all year long.
We are a strong and vibrant company made up of LGBTQ+ members and allies, and together, we continue to stand with and support the broader community. Even though we might not physically be together at parades and festivals, RetailMeNot is committed to celebrating and supporting our LGBTQ+ employees. We believe we are more capable, stronger and better as a society when we stand up for each other and celebrate our unique differences.
While there are many ways to support the LGBTQ+ community, shopping with purpose is a big one. The brands below are offering Pride Month collections and year-round collections with really cool products. And, in many cases proceeds go to LGBTQ+ organizations like GLAAD, The Trevor Project, It Gets Better Project and GLSEN.
These are the products that have found their way into our online shopping carts. So shop, celebrate, support, and happy Pride!
Bianca Designs Pins
Bianca Negron is the queer Latinx designer behind Bianca Designs, which is an accessory shop run out of Queens, New York. There, you’ll find inclusive pins, creative goods, tote bags, stickers, patches and other awesome gifts made with love.
We love this “The Future is Inclusive” pin, as it includes all the colors in the updated Pride flag and evokes hope for a more accepting future.
Fluide Pride Galaxy Box
Queer co-founder and CEO Laura Kraber started this “radical, community-based beauty business” back in 2016 after wanting to see “queer beauty represented by queer people.” Fluide’s collection covers all gender expressions, identities and skin tones. The variety of makeup available is cruelty-free and free from potentially harmful chemicals like parabens and formaldehyde. A mission-driven startup, Fluide donates products to fundraisers and events to support LGBTQ+ organizations big and small.
We are positively intrigued by the Pride Galaxy box being offered this year. Pay $19.99 for the mini size, $39.99 for the midi size and $59.99 for the maxi size and get a box full of goodies including the Pride Glitter Trio and … you’ll have to see what else.
Kix’ies Gilly Rainbow Tie-Dye Thigh-Highs
Kix’ies is a flattering and comfortable thigh high that makes anyone look sexy and feel confident while promoting body positivity and inclusivity for all shapes, sizes and ages. Kix’ies won’t slip or create a muffin top, due to their unique no-slip-grips and sizing system based on thigh circumference and height. This creates a much more custom fit than the traditional method of sizing by weight.
These rainbow patterned ones were an easy add-to-cart.
Kirrin Finch Floral 5-Panel Hat
Founded by Brooklyn-based couple Laura Moffat and Kelly Sanders Moffat, Kirrin Finch is a sustainable brand producing gender-defying fashion by creating menswear-inspired apparel designed to fit a range of female and non-binary bodies. In addition to suits, the brand produces T-shirts, short-sleeve button-downs and hats.
We defy anyone who tells us this hat isn’t the perfect summer accessory for literally anyone.
Might we suggest pairing it with this United by Love Tee, which is perfect for Pride?
WILDFANG Essential Oasis Button-Up
Co-founded by former Nike employees Emma McIlroy and Julia Parsley, Wildfang is queer-owned and an inclusive feminist business. Popular products are the Wild Feminist collection and the Empower Suit, which comes with legit pockets and tons of flexibility. Since its founding, Wildfang has given more than $650K to non-profits including the ACLU, the Tegan & Sara Foundation and RAICES.
This summery button-up is an exclusive seasonal print for summer and, if rainbows aren’t your thing, this print is still a colorful way to show your Pride in style.
adidas Forum Triple Platform Pride Low Shoes
The 2022 adidas x Kris Andrew Small Pride collection was inspired by the Stonewall Activists (of the Stonewall Uprising in 1969). The collection supports adidas Global Purpose Partners Athlete Ally and Stonewall UK.
We love a shoe with a velcro strap. A velcro strap that says “Love Unites” in rainbow letters? INSTANT add-to-cart.
Apple Pride Sport Loop
This Pride-centric sports band features vibrant colors, and the word “Pride” is woven right in. You’ll want to wear it all year (we sure do). Proceeds support the advocacy organizations that Apple sponsors, including Encircle, Equality Federation Institute, PFLAG and more.
Brooks Distance Graphic Tank
The Run Proud collection was designed by artist and illustrator Lisa Congdon and encourages all who wear it to be themselves. Congdon herself suggested Camp Brave Trails as Brooks’ charitable partner.
We were immediately drawn to this graphic tank, a must in the life of any runner (or a poolside staple).
Bombas Pride Socks
We eagerly await the Bombas Pride collection every year because of the charitable initiatives it supports (every purchase you make is matched by a clothing donation to members of the LGBTQIA+ community who are experiencing homelessness). Plus, the socks are just FUN. We can’t wait for our new ankle socks to arrive and liven up our sock drawer.
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Lift Platform Pride Shoes
Converse is a well-known supporter of Pride, and we await its collection every year. Its 2022 collection is dedicated to Family Unity and supports community partners like It Gets Better Project and The Theater Offensive.
Design your own Converse shoes, or shop existing designs in the Pride collection. We are enchanted by these Chuck Taylor Star Lift Platform Rainbow Sneakers.
Disney Pride Collection Tumbler
We are massive Disney fans, and we are massive fans of Disney’s 2022 Pride collection. Disney will be donating profits from Pride collection sales through June 30 to support LGBTQIA+ youth and families. See the causes it’s funding.
This tumbler will be our summer sidekick poolside and during road trips.
Dr. Martens Rainbow Laces
Dr. Martens supports the Trevor Project, which focuses on LGBTQ youth mental health services, and its Pride collection honors all the diverse wearers who got the iconic brand where it is today.
If new boots aren’t in your budget, try these rainbow laces, which will jazz up your current pair.
Fossil Love is Love Cuff Bracelet
Through Pride Month, 100% of the proceeds from the Fossil Pride collection go to The Trevor Project.
We love this bracelet because it packs a powerful message while being perfect for everyday wear.
Pottery Barn Pride Mug
When you purchase this sweet mug, 25% of the purchase price goes to The Trevor Project. Don’t mind if we do!
Target Pet Leg Warmers (and Literally its Entire Pride Collection)
Target made waves and headlines a few weeks ago when it announced its line of gender-neutral clothing and swimwear, as well as gender-affirming products like chest binders and compression tops. And it continues its support of LGBTQIA+causes, including GLSEN and PrideLive.
This year, its Pride collection (its largest ever at more than 250 pieces) is a celebration of AND collaboration with LGBTQIA+ designers and Target team members.
We had trouble narrowing this massive collection down, but we were enamored with these dog and cat leg-warmers, which will get your dog ready for your local Pride parade and your cat ready for any virtual Pride parades you’re attending at home.
Toms Alpargata Unity Print
TOMS donates one-third of its profits to grassroots causes like COLORS, which gives free, unlimited LGBTQ+ affirmative mental health care to people under 25. And its 2022 Pride collection is too amazing to pass up. The Unity Print shoes are a literal celebration.
The Bouqs Co. Rainbow Roses
After we’ve shopped for ourselves, we can think of a few people whose days will be brightened by a delivery of rainbow roses. The Bouqs Co. will donate 20% of net profits to the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
UGG All-Gender Fluff Yeah Pride Slide
We didn’t need much convincing to pick up a fluffy AND rainbow-colored slipper. But UGG’s support of The Trevor Project is truly inspiring. UGG has pledged $125,000 to its intiatives.
Sending you all virtual hugs, love and light during Pride Month—your Real Deal by RetailMeNot editors!
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