The 5 Pride Fashion Collections Giving Back to the LGBTQ+ Community
Show your support for the LGBTQ+ community this Pride 2022— and always — by purchasing a special Pride fashion piece. A number of our favourite brands, from Versace to Coach, have released special capsule collections putting a rainbow spin on their classic styles. Even better? They’re donating a portion of proceeds from the sales to organisations that support the LGBTQ+ community. Here are the key Pride fashion collections to shop now.
Chersace T-Shirt, £280
Two icons and champions of the LGBTQ+ community, Cher and Donatella Versace, have teamed up to create a limited Pride capsule collection. Featuring socks and baseball caps, the standout of the capsule line is undoubtedly the black cotton tee. The iconic Medusa and logo print is reimagined in a bold rainbow print, with both women’s signatures and the unique CHERSACE slogan also applied to the design. A portion of all proceeds will go to Gender Spectrum, a charity selected by Cher and Donatella Versace, which in particular offers support for LGBTQ+ youths and families.
Colours of Love Yellow Gold Diamond & Sapphire Trans Flag Fluted Eternity Ring, £3,240
Historic jewellers Fabergé have long supported the trans community through their partnership with the Trans Wellness Centre in Los Angeles. This month, they’ve released a specially edition ring as part of their Colours of Love collection. The beautiful design of the stackable ‘A Love in Colour’ eternity ring sees the 18k fluted yellow gold band decorated with pink and blue sapphires and diamonds, depicting the colours of the Trans flag. Fifty percent of the purchase price will go to the Trans Wellness Centre, which is made up of five trans-serving organisations that provide a range of holistic services.
Willow Saddle Bag, £395
A limited-edition selection of classic Coach styles have been updated with a rainbow-take on the iconic logo for a special Pride collection. From the Willow Saddle Bag to the Small Wristlet, the special accessories in Siganture canvas are refreshed in colourful new editions, while the Rainbow Horse And Carriage T-Shirt reimagines the brand’s historic horse and carriage motif in a colourful, Seventies-inspired design. A portion of the proceeds from the special collection will go to the Hetrick-Martin Institute, a non-profit devoted to supporting LGBTQIA+ communities.
Pride Embellished Organic Cotton Terry Sweatshirt, £210
It wouldn’t be Pride without a little sparkle, and you can count on iconic American designer Michael Kors to deliver. The special capsule collection features women’s, men’s and gender-neutral pieces that offer a bright way to show off your individual style and celebrates inclusion, diversity and the vibrancy of the community that lies at the heart of Pride. And, if you invest in the tote or wristlet, all proceeds will go to directly to OutRight Action International.
Fluff Yeah Pride Slide, £110
The makers of some of the world’s cosiest footwear is going all out for Pride with a special limited edition collection of all gender slides in kaleidoscopic colours. From rainbow hues to candyfloss tones of pale blue and pink, from outrageously fluffy designs to lightweight puffer styles, the exuberant range is bursting with joy. To accompany the Pride collection and campaign — which is fronted by activists such as Alok — the brand has donated $125,000 to The Trevor Project, which provides 24/7 crisis services to LGBTQIA+ young people, and $50,000 to Switchboard, a charity that has been providing a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community and beyond since 1974.