Heading towards an e-Pride month of virtual marches (Global Pride-June 27), online streams, and meet-ups due to the pandemic, it is for sure that it will certainly be a Pride to be remembered, especially by the socio-cultural and political issues of the moment. However, not being in the streets showing togetherness, love, and support for the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+ as we commonly do does not mean we cannot get supportive and flashy to celebrate this year’s Pride.
Either at home or with our soon-to-be-reunited lovers, friends, family, or ourselves at home, here are a few selections of Pride pieces and accessories you can buy during this Pride month at Ssense to show your support, and above all, express love to oneself or your loved ones. Remember, pride is the occasion to highlight your true self, be playful and experiment with your clothing, but above all, about .building yourself, and be proud of who you are :
The #conversepride collection takes inspiration from the More Color More Pride Flag which celebrates the power of diversity and inclusion. Converse will also support the LGBT+ Community by making charitable contributions to It Gets Better Project, Ali Forney Center, Bagly and Out Metrowest.
Loewe’s Pride-friendly card holder and coins wallet from its Fall/Winter 2017 collection feature the colors of the Gay Pride Flag. The Spanish brand has supported the L.G.B.T.Q.I.A.+ Community in the past when it donated to Visual Aids by releasing a limited edition series of t-shirts in honor of late artist and activist David Wojnarowicz
Global luxury group Kering, owner of Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent among other brands, celebrates Pride Month by reaffirming its commitments to promote LGBTQIA+ diversity and inclusivity both internally at its companies and externally. Sign of Open to All pledge. extending its baby family leave policy (extending it to every type of family) as well as the Friends of The Court amicus for LGBTQ civil rights for equal employment, housing, healthcare and education opportunities in the USA, among other commitments.
Ralph Lauren: #RLPride
Ralph Lauren has partnered with Hetrick-Martin Institute, amfAR, AIDS Walk New York, God’s Love We Deliver, and the Elton John AIDS Foundation. This year the brand is partnering with Stonewall Community Foundation by donating a percentage of each of its pieces from its gender-neutral Pride capsule collection
Palm Angels track jacket is the one for you if you want a subtleness. Its trim striped rainbow-hued from the shoulders to sleeves gives a sophisticated touch of pride on the side, giving you the chance to mix up with one of the main colors of your pride flag (Bisexual, Pansexual, Transgender, Asexual, etc) as a t-shirt to show your mood, support or orientation.