Frank and Oak introduces two gender-inclusive designs in support of Montréal Pride. Image by: Frank and Oak
June is Pride month and to celebrate, here are five collections that give back to support LGBTQ organizations.
Levi’s fifth Pride collection is designed around the theme of “I am _____,” encouraging wearers to fill in the blanks. The collection features sleeveless t-shirts, a trucker jacket with rainbow embroidery, denim cut-offs, and accessories like bandanas and baseball caps with the iconic Levi’s logo in rainbow. All of the net proceeds from the collection will be donated to the Harvey Milk Foundation and Stonewall Community Foundation.
Where to get it: www.levi.com, $25-$79.95
FRANK AND OAK
Frank and Oak introduced two gender-inclusive designs to their And* collection in support of Montréal Pride, where $5 from the sale of each item will be donated. The collection includes a t-shirt and tank top made by Petites-Mains, a Montréal-based organization that helps women learn a trade and integrate into the workforce.
Where to get it: www.frankandoak.com, $29.50-$39.50
CONVERSE PRIDE X MILEY CYRUS
Converse partnered with Miley Cyrus for its 2018 Converse Pride Collection which includes four rainbow themed sneakers and apparel. The brand’s iconic high top sneaker gets an update with stripes of rainbow sequins and an all-white version with rainbow platform. All net proceeds from the collection will support the It Gets Better Project, a non-profit focused on empowering LGBTQ youth around the world.
Where to get it: www.converse.ca, $50-$140
For Pride month, Loft designed a limited-edition t-shirt featuring a rainbow heart design. The brand will donate 50 percent of the purchase price to GLSEN, a US-based organization focused on transforming schools into safe and affirming environments for all LGBTQ students.
Where to get it: www.loft.com, $47.03
The direct-to-consumer eyewear brand launched their Haskell frame in six different shades covering the spectrum of the rainbow for Pride month. Along with the collection, the company is donating to The Trevor Project, an organization which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention to LGBTQ youth, and Lambda Legal, a non-profit which advocates for civil rights LGBTQ people and those living with HIV.
Where to get it: ca.warbyparker.com, $150