The Best Pride Apparel and Accessories Brands that Give Back

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Credit; Tispy Elves

Celebrate Pride and how far we’ve come all year long. Show your support for the LGBTQIA+ community with our curated list of colorful and fun brands that are giving back to several notable non-profit organizations across the USA that reflect the ongoing efforts that Pride stands for.



FRESHY

Supporting the Sacramento LGBTQ Community Center

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FRESHY is brightening up the sneaker scene for Pride with the launch of their Brites, available in the six colors of the rainbow.

FRESHY is an inclusive footwear brand created to shake up the status quo and fight complacency. The footwear brand is proud to partner with the Sacramento LGBTQ Community Center. FRESHY is also donating all of its koozie proceeds to the foundation.

MiliMili

Supporting Pronoun

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MiliMili has launched a collaboration collection with Pronoun by Jesse Tyler Ferguson. 100% of the profits from the sale of items in this collection will be donated to Pronoun and their support of organizations that are fighting daily to achieve equality for us all.
 
The collection was designed with queer artist, Katie Kaapcke. It features their modern take on a rainbow print, reflecting all the flags of the LGBTQIA+ community.

National Vision

Supporting the Matthew Shepard Foundation

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Credit: National Vision

In honor of Pride Month and beyond, National Vision launched a new Pride Collection, a limited series of gender-neutral eyewear celebrating Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community. The capsule is available in America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses stores and Vision Centers brought to you by Walmart.

In conjunction with the launch, National Vision is donating $25,000 to support the Matthew Shepard Foundation, which empowers individuals to embrace the dignity and equality of all people through local, regional and national outreach, advocacy and resource programs.

The Pride Collection features eight optical frames and four sunglasses. The collection showcases the Pride rainbow flag and features on-trend styles like crystal frames, oversized geometric and two-tone designs.

Naturalizer

Supporting The Trevor Project

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Credit: Naturalizer

In celebration of Pride Month, Naturalizer’s exclusive Pride Shoe is stepping in with a good cause.

In celebration of Pride and the LGBTQIA+ community, the exclusive Pride Shoe represents awareness and acceptance of when we are our truest selves.

Designed with a mission in mind and the goal of benefiting The Trevor Project, 20% of sales from Naturalizer’s Flores Sandal, in both Black and White Multi, will go towards the foundation and its efforts with a minimum donation of $50,000 from Caleres and its brands.

Neococo

Supporting LGBTQ Resettled Refugees from the IRC (International Rescue Committee) in Los Angeles

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Neococo, based in California, is celebrating Pride Month with the sale of their embroidered 100% cotton Pride Long Sleeve T-shirt. The embroidered artwork encourages conversations around some of the biggest challenges women refugees face, like secure housing, cultural adjustment, job security, and surviving on food stamps.

Neococo products are handcrafted by resettling women refugees through the art of hand embroidery, crocheting, and other techniques that have been passed down through generations.

The company actively employs refugees within the LGBTQIA+ community providing safe, empowered, and hopeful work.

Pride on Christopher Street candle, sold at A.Mano Brooklyn

Supporting Heritage of Pride

Pride on Christopher Street candle
Credit: A.Mano Brooklyn

A.Mano Brooklyn, which features many LGBTQ artists is celebrating pride month with a curated selection of gifts to purchase for friends and family. A customer favorite is the Pride on Christopher Street Candle by Literie Candles.

Proceeds of this candle are being donated to Heritage of Pride, the non-profit organization that plans all Pride events in NYC.

Psudo

Supporting the Point Foundation

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Credit: Psudo

Sustainable sneaker start-up Psudo, in celebration of Pride this June, has partnered with the Point Foundation, the largest LGBTQ scholarship-granting nonprofit. For every sneaker purchased in the month of June, $5 will be donated to The Point Foundation.

The made in America sneaker is made with recycled water bottles and designed using sublimation printing with zero-waste.

For every Psudo sneaker produced, 7.2 single-use plastic bottles are saved from entering the world’s oceans and landfills. To date, Psudo has been able to divert over 61,000 bottles and counting.

SAXX

Supporting SAGE

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SAXX’s in-house designers scored a vintage ’80s print from their favorite design archive in New York. They digitized the swirly, abstract, and colorful print and injected the original design into Vibe.

For the third year in a row, SAXX is partnering with SAGE: the oldest and largest organization in the United States dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ elders. A portion of Good Times’ proceeds will support SAGE and their fight for fairness and equality.

Swoveralls

Supporting The Phluid Project

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Credit: Swoveralls

The new Pride Rainbow Stripe Tie Dye Swoveralls in partnership with The Phluid Project has launched in honor of Pride. 10% of proceeds from each pair sold will be donated to support the most at risk of the LGBTQIA+ community, trans-led organizations and homeless queer youth at a global and grassroots level.

The limited-edition Rainbow Stripe Tie Dye Swoveralls are made in the USA. Each are made with a lightweight organic cotton blend and functional design details: a classic front bib, side pockets, hidden zipper pocket, adjustable straps, zipper fly, and jogger-style pant cuffs.

Tipsy Elves

Supporting San Diego Pride

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Credit: Tipsy Elves

The Tipsy Elves Pride collection is full of fun, care-free and colorful clothing/accessories. A longtime ally of the LGBTQ community, Tipsy Elves Pride collection is flattering, durable and stretchy so you can stay comfy from the Parade to the after-party. Items include tees, tanks, fanny packs, male rompers, onesies, button-downs, socks and more.

10% of Pride product sales goes toward their San Diego Pride chapter. 

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