Celebrate Pride Month With These Awesome Brands That Are Giving Back
June is Pride Month, so whether you're part of the LGBTQIA+ community or are an ally, why not shop companies that are giving back this year?
Whether you're looking for fashionable planners, jewelry, makeup, nail or bath products, there's something for you on this list—and it's all in celebration of Pride. Each of these companies are contributing to great causes this year, so shop proudly and spread the word!
The Happy Planner is one of our very favorite companies when it comes to adorable, colorful planners with incredible accessories, and our jaws dropped when we saw their bold and colorful Pride Collection. Including a 12-month 2021 Pride Classic Vertical Happy Planner ($27.99), a Pride Sticker Pack ($19.99), a Pride Classic Dashboard Expansion Pack ($10.99) and Classic Pride Bookmarks ($6.99), its rainbow-hued collection is all about choosing love and living the life you were born to lead. Plus, 25% of the profits from the The Happy Planner's Pride Collection will go to The Out Foundation and National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network in order to benefit the mental and physical health of the LGBTQIA+ community.
(via The Happy Planner)
Bath & Body Works is our go-to for all things deliciously scented, and their Love Always Wins Collection does not disappoint this Pride Month. Their Sun-Washed Citrus smells of lemon, mandarin and agave. Their Love Always Wins products includes a Three-Wick Candle ($14.50), Gentle Shower Gel ($13.50), Whipped Glow-tion ($18.50) and more. They also have a new cake-scented Rainbow Confetti fragrance available in both Three-Wick Candle ($14.50) and a Wallflowers Fragrance Refill ($7.50)—plus a new Heart Balloons Wallflowers Fragrance Plug ($12.50) to use it in! Bath & Body Works is also supporting the Human Rights Campaign Foundation with a $1 million donation.
(via Bath & Body Works)
3. Touchland Rainbow Collection 8-Bundle: $70
Touchland may make the chicest, most colorful hand sanitizers around, and their bold rainbow colors make them the perfect fit for Pride Month. You can get all eight of their boldly fragranced hand sanitizing mists (or a mix of your favorites) in their Rainbow Collection, which also benefits a great cause. Throughout the month of June, 10% of sales from the Rainbow Collection will be donated to Pridelines Community Center, an organization dedicated to serving South Florida's LBGTQ+ youth.
This Pride Month, ManiMe collaborated with co-designers Jonathan Van Ness and Mei Kawajiri for their Pride Capsule, and we couldn't be more in love. These designs were crafted to help people of all identities express themselves and celebrate love in all forms—and 5% of the sales will be donated to The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people. The collection's Pride Bundle No. 1 ($45) is about subtle flavors and vibrant tie-dyes, while Pride Bundle No. 2 ($45) is a bit bolder with strong rainbows and brash pops of color. You can also buy individual sets, such as the rainbow-waved Can You Believe? ($25) or pop-art JVN x Mei's Party ($25) if a particular look catches your eye.
5. LEGO Everyone Is Awesome: $34.99
LEGO has knocked it out of the park with their Everyone Is Awesome set, releasing June 1, designed by LGBTQIA+ LEGO V.P. of design Matthew Ashton. "I knew I needed to step up to the plate and make a real statement about love and inclusivity, and generally spread some LEGO® love to everybody who needs it," he explained of the new 346-piece set in an interview on the LEGO website. Featuring a rainbow of 11 colors and mini characters, it represents people of all kinds, and is a bold symbol of togetherness for people of all ages. LEGO has brand partnerships with orgs including Stonewall, which offer grants and scholarships and fund other LGBTQ organizations, as well as Open for Business and Workplace Pride.
The jewelry brand Stella and Bow is celebrating Pride Month this year with the new Rainbow Bright Collection, featuring six unique pieces featuring all colors of the rainbow. From their Indigo Ring ($60) to the Violet Huggie Hoops ($60), Blue Necklace ($99) and more, the products have a rainbow theme to their names as well as their looks. Throughout June, Stella and Bow will also donate 50% of proceeds from Rainbow Bright to The Trevor Project.
(via Stella and Bow)
7. Alder New York Pride Limited Edition Cooling Mineral Hydro Mist: $28
Alder New York is a wonder clean, vegan and genderless skincare brand, and in June, just for Pride Month, they're launching a limited edition design of their beloved Cooling Mineral Hydro Mist in support. 10% of proceeds will be donated to the Ali Forney Center, an organization dedicated to prevent homelessness among LGBTQ+ youths and help them live independently.
(via Alder New York)
Hipdot recruited the iconic drag queen Meatball for their new rainbow-rific, clean and vegan Diamond Diva Collection for Pride Month. You can get the Diamond Diva With Meatball Eyeshadow Palette ($22), Rainbow Beauty Sponge ($8) and HD Eyeliner & Mascara Set ($16), or you can get the whole kit and caboodle for $44 in the Hipdot Diamond Diva Set. Plus, 10% of sales from the Diamond Diva eyeshadow palette and the set will be donated to the LGBTQ Freedom Fund.
9. The Crème Shop + Los Angeles LGBT Center
The Crème Shop offers fantastic pride-themed and rainbow-colored products all year round, so they're doing something a little bit different this year for pride month. They'll be awarding two LGBTQ creatives with $2000 grants each to help fuel and fund their creative endeavors—as well as an additional $1000 to the Los Angeles LGBT Center. To enter, just follow @thecremeshop on Instagram and submit your best makeup look using The Crème Shop products, being sure to tag @thecremeshop and hashtag #TCSPRIDE to enter. Adorable products like the Be Prideful Compact Mirror ($5), How Do Eye Look? Eye Patches ($4) and Rainbow Face Mask ($4) might be just the things to get the festivities started.
10. Alexandre Gauchier Let's Respect Crewneck: $40
This Alexandre Gauchier crewneck sweater makes a statement—quite literally. The back of the sweater is emblazoned with the words, "Let's respect people of all ages, genders, races, sexualities, ethnicities, and religions. Thank you." That's a message we can all get behind, and it also helps that the sweater is super cute and looks ridiculously comfy. Plus, 15% of all sales from the purchase of this crewneck will be donated to The Trevor Project. That's a win-win-win.
(via Alexandre Gauchier)
11. We Are Fluide
We Are Fluide is a brand that contributes to LGBTQIA causes not only during Pride Month, but all year round. In fact, the cosmetics brand is specifically designed to suit all skin shades and gender expressions, showcasing queer beauty while making sure that no one gets left out. We particularly love their Otherworldly Pride Collection ($50), which includes their colorful eight-pan palette, a limited-edition Pride tee designed by Hippy Potter, a set of 15 face gems and the brand's signature Jupiter Universal Gloss. 10% of sales from the collection will also be donated to the Black trans-led collective For Our Sibs.
(via We Are Fluide)
12. Noshinku x GenEquality Pocket Sprayer 3-Pack: $11 each
Noskinku is another one of our very favorite hand sanitizer brands, and their latest product launch features their beautifully scented sanitizers in limited edition pocket sprayers. In collaboration with GenEquality, an organization dedicated to working for equality for all, the backs of these sprayers use bold rainbow text to read, "Actions inform culture. Clean humor. Elect broadly. Mind the adjective. Greet naturally. Invest equitably. Equal work equal pay. Represent. Seeing is believing. Share the work." It's a message we adore—and 10% of proceeds from the sprayer will be donated to GenEquality.
Fresh Hoods is such a stylish streetwear brand, and we don't even know where to start with their incredible Pride Collection this year because it's so vast. Featuring bombers, hoodies, kimonos, sweatpants, tees and so much more, there are more than 80 items in the entire stunning collection. Even better, 20% of all sales of products from their Pride Collection will be donated to True Colors United, an organization dedicated to solve the homelessness crisis among LGBTQ young people.
(via Fresh Hoods)
Ten Wilde Jewelry doesn't have a specific Pride collection this year, but that doesn't mean that the brand isn't giving back in a big way. For the entire month of June, they'll be donating $1 off of every sale to The Trevor Project.
(via Ten Wilde Jewelry)
15. Modern Picnic Pride Collection
While Modern Picnic may look like a traditional handbag company on the surface, they're actually purveyors of the chicest lunchbox bags around. This Pride month, they're offering everything from the Pride Snacker ($89) to Pride Mini Bags ($149), Pride Lunchers ($169), Large Lunchers ($200) and Pride Totes ($220). And 20% of all proceeds do toward The Trevor Project!
(via Modern Picnic)
Women-owned jewelry company Haverhill makes elegant, high-end pieces, but that doesn't mean the brand is old-fashioned. Their new Rainbow Collection features 11 luxury rainbow and pride-themed pieces including Rainbow Newport Earrings ($425), Pride Letter Bracelets ($485-$500) and the Rainbow Bayberry Necklace($525-$545).
16. Radley London Beach Close Pride Tote: $158
Handbag brand Radley London is doing their part this year with their Beach Close Pride Tote, which is reversible with a rainbow-colored logo on cream on one side, and a vibrant rainbow striped print on the other. $20 percent of proceeds from this tote will be donated to Stonewall Community Foundation in support of queer advocacy and awareness programs.
(via Radley London)
17. HeyMaeve Sunset Rainbow Hoops: $48
Jewelry company HeyMaeve celebrates Pride this year with the release of their rainbow-jeweled Sunset Rainbow Hoops. $10 of each sale of thesehoops earrings in the month of June will be donated to Pride Fund, an organization that fights for sensible gun policy reform while protecting LGBTQ safety.
18. Made By Mary Rainbow Collection
Made by Mary's approach to Pride is a little bit different, utilizing a rainbow shape, rather than rainbow colors, to keep their rainbow collection match the company's sleek and simple aesthetic. Whether you're going for the Rainbow Disc Necklace ($48), the Rainbow Rectangle Necklace ($62) or the Rainbow Ring ($42), 10% of all proceeds will go toward The Trevor Project.
(via Made by Mary)
19. good light Pride Bundle: $100
This incredible Pride Bundle from Good Light brings a number of great brands together to celebrate Pride Month.It includes good light's cosmic few water cleanser, a Function of Beauty Hair Mist Bundle (plus a $20 gift card to the brand), Hawthorne Forever Young Eye Elixir and a Tower 28 Sueprdew Highlighter Balm, all contained in an adorable limited-edition tote bag. And all proceeds from the bundle will be donated to True Colors United.
(via good light)
20. TEMPTU Air In Metallic Rainbow Ultimate Airbrush Self-Tan Starter Kit: $219
TEMPTU is a premium at-home tanning solution that'll leave you flawlessly tan, and for Prife Month, they've released their Ultimate Airbrush SElf-Tan Starter Kit ina. limited-edition metallic rainbow sheen. For the month of June, they'll be giving $10 of every purchase of this starter kit to The Trevor Project.
21. Bathing Culture
We love bath brand Bathing Culture's dedication to the environment as well as human rights. Through June 30, they'll be donating 5% of sitewide sales to The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a San Francisco-based LGBTQ+ non-profit org that focuses on community service and outreach for promoting human rights and respect for diversity. They also donate $5 of every sale of their Love Is Rad Enamel Pin to the SF LGBT Center to support transgender employment programs—and that's all year round.
(via Bathing Culture)
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