We’ve rounded up collaborations to shop for Pride Month, from Yorkdale brands that are using their platform for good. Each of these collections are in collaboration with LGBTQI2S artists and give back to charity, or have a portion of proceeds go to support a number of prominent and worthwhile causes.
Show off your pride in this American Eagle graphic tee designed in collaboration with musician & artist “mxmtoon”.
Kiehl’s is proud to donate $10 with every purchase of their limited-edition featuring artwork by Vivian Rosas to the Get REAL Movement!*
In support of this collection, Levi’s makes an annual $100,000 USD donation to OutRight Action International, a global organization working to advance human rights for LGBTQIA+ people all over the world.
The Coach Foundation continues to partner with the Hetrick-Martin Institute, Point Foundation and CenterLink Community of LGBTQ Centers to create supportive environments where LGBTQIA+ young people can thrive. To learn more, visit coach.com/DreamItReal.
To celebrate Pride 2022, Vans empowered three artists in the LGBTQ+ community to create a collection of footwear and apparel that showcases their experiences, individuality, and vision for a more inclusive world. Vans is donating a total of $200,000 from the Checkerboard Fund at Tides Foundation to three organizations committed to advocating for and providing the space, access, and community needed to uplift the voices of the LBGTQ+ community.
KitKat Chocolatory is partnering with the Toronto LGBTQI2S organization, Friends of Ruby Drop-In Youth Centre for Pride. To commemorate this partnership, KitKat is releasing an exclusive bar that will be available during Pride month at the KitKat Chocolatory. On June 25th and June 26th, guests that purchase over $75 in Yorkdale gift cards will receive a complimentary Pride KitKat bar*
*While quantities last
Select David Yurman designs help support The Trevor Project, the world’s largest crisis intervention program for LGBTQ youth.
The North Face
Take your celebrations into the great outdoors with North Face’s cool capsule that highlights the progressive Pride flag colours. The brand is also donating $100,000 to Brave Trails, an organization that connects LGBTQ+ youth to nature through a leadership-led summer camp format. From shower slides to the North Face’s revered puffers, you can find the whole rainbow-adorned collection at Sport Chek.
There’s no better time than Pride Month to sport a pair of fluffy Ugg sandals that are all-gender inclusive and made for the whole family! This year’s ultra-colourful, off-the-wall collection is supporting The Trevor Project, a non-profit that provides 24/7 crisis support for young people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning.
Leave it to Michael Kors to deliver a fashion-forward Pride collection with real meaning. When you purchase the brand’s special-edition tote and wristlet, 100% of the proceeds benefit OutRight Action International. This human rights organization aims to improve the lives of LGBTQ+ folks through advocacy, movement resourcing and research.
Now for a little local love: Montreal-based ready-to-wear retailer RW&CO. has launched a bold and uplifting collection that serves to highlight the brand’s new partnership with Rainbow Railroad, a Canadian charity that helps LGBTQ-identifying people around the world find safety from persecution.
We can’t think of a better reason to restock your lipstick collection than M.A.C’s latest collab in support of the queer community. For every Viva Glam x Keith Haring lipstick purchased, 100% of the $25 price goes directly to organizations that support women and girls, LGBTQ+ folks and those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Pride this month and all throughout the year.
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