Pride Month takes place every year in June in celebration of the LGBT+ community. This includes lesbians, gays, trans people, queer, questionings and curiosities, intersex, non-binary, asexual, polysexual, genderfluid and all the gender-variant people.
This year’s Pride Month is in full swing and so we’ve compiled a list of products that you can use and wear with pride during pride!
BETRUE collection by Nike
In celebration of pride month, a partnership was made between the famous shoe brand Nike and Gilbert Baker. He is the designer of the famous rainbow pride flag. This new collection is unisex and has footwear, garments, and accessories.
All of the collection features the original 8 color flag as well as other pride symbols with Gilbert putting in much of his signatures like handcrafted embroidery and glitter details. The BETRUE collection will release on 1st June at select global retailers and on 8th June in America.
2LG Love Seat by 2LG Studio and Ercol
Interior design studio 2LG created Ercol’s iconic Love Seat in honor of pride month. Ercol is a British furniture manufacturer that created the ever famous love seat. They have collectively created 4 limited edition benches, thereby, each featuring a unique configuration of seven vibrant hues.
All 4 have been sprayed by hand so that no two benches were the same. This is to show the celebration of diversity. Three of the 4 love seats will be sold and auctioned off for charity.
Hence, all the proceeds going to Stonewall and the Pride London charitable foundation.
Pride collection by Converse
Now an annual fixture, this year’s Converse Pride collection features versions of the classic Chuck Taylor. The sneaker shall have rainbow-colored gradients and glitter bolt designs. All shoe feature have tips inspired by the Pride or Trans flag, and the dates 1969–2019 printed on the back of the tongue, marking Pride’s 50th anniversary.
Furthermore, the range also includes clothes and accessories with graphic designs inspired by the 60s and 70s.
The 2019 Converse Pride collection will be available globally beginning from May 6 in North America on the Converse website and at select retailers.
Rainbow Kvanting tote by IKEA
IKEA recently launched a rainbow-colored version of its classic blue Frakta shopping bag. It is to promote equality and show its support for the LGBT+ community. The limited-edition Kvanting tote features six stripes in the colors of the most common version of the Rainbow Flag – the international symbol for gay pride.
Furthermore, it will be on sale in IKEA stores across the world to celebrate LGBT Pride Month with all proceeds going to the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, a charity within the nation’s largest campaign organization for equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.
Read more about Pride Month: Pride Events In 2019 – When And Where
Pride Month collection by ASOS and GLAAD
ASOS has teamed up with LGBT support organization GLAAD. This will be for a third collection to mark Pride month with a unisex line of garments and accessories, from multicolored snake-print shirts and neon track jackets to animal-print bags and accessories. Furthermore, all net profits will be donated to GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), an American non-governmental media monitoring organization founded by LGBT+ people in the media.
ASOS is also a sponsor of Los Angeles Pride this year and will have a float in the parade on 9 June.