Pride Month is here and although equality and diversity should be celebrated every day, June highlights its importance. Aside from speaking up about issues and taking a stand, you can also show your support by copping merchandise as part of brands’ pride collections. Many are showing their support by releasing products with LGBTQ-related words and rainbow colors. There are many options from T-shirts to shoes and even something for your smart watch. Check out the list below to see what I’m talking about.
In case you missed it, Disney launched a Pride collection on their website. There are T-shirts, Mickey ears, and pins. One pin option is this Mickey icon in rainbow colors. It is also embellished with dazzling rhinestones. Attach this to your favorite denim jacket. Available online.
Converse’s 2018 Pride Collection is designed by Miley Cyrus. The stand-out pair is a wedge sneaker. For something more wearable for a daily basis, cop this pair. It is a white high-top sneaker with rainbow-colored polka dots. If you’re a fan of this, you can also get the matching shirt. Available online.
American Eagle also came out with a pride collection. Accessorize your outfit with their pride-themed cap. It’s white and has a small rainbow on the front. Stitched on the back are the words “Have a Nice Day” in blue. Available at Greenbelt 3.
To go with your pair of jeans, grab this rainbow web belt. Make this the statement piece of your outfit by wearing a plain T-shirt with it. This will also work with other denim bottoms like shorts and skirts. Available online.
H&M’s Pride Collection has a variety of pieces from socks to bags. An easy piece that anyone can wear is this T-shirt. It has a loose fit with the word “PRIDE” printed on the front in rainbow colors. It’s a versatile piece that you can wear with skirts, trousers, and shorts. Available at SM Makati.
You can also give a piece of technology the pride touch. Get your Apple watch this white strap with rainbow stripes. A portion of the proceeds from each sale will benefit LGBTQ advocacies including Gender Spectrum and The Trevor Project. Available online.
Rock your pride at the gym with this tank top from Under Armour. “United we win” is printed on the front and it has strap details on the side. It has relaxed fit and the material wicks sweat. The brand launched the collection “in order to create curriculum designed to foster an inclusive and enriching environment for all athletes.” Available online.
Another pair of shoes you can cop for Pride Month is this tie-dye pair from Dr. Martens. Aside from the print, it also has the word “PRIDE” on the sole. “Dr. Martens is proud to celebrate inclusivity and diversity.” Available online.
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