It’s Pride month, which means manufacturers and retailers have launched their Pride 2022 collections.
For many shoe brands, June is a time to deliver colorful and impactful footwear while making a difference by giving back to the LGBTQ community.
Related: Bratz bucks haters & helps young gay men with new pair of protesting girlfriends
To celebrate Pride and get ready for any parade, march or other fun activity, here are five brands that offer fun casual shoes.
Adidas Pride apparel offers bold and uplifting designs with their casual footwear. Sneakers include Pride Forum, Superstar and Stan Smith. Pride apparel and accessories are also available.
Shown above is the Adidas Nizza Pride ($75), one of the more subtle shoes in the collection. These shoes can go with any Pride outfit to make a statement.
Coach is offering a Pride Month deal that includes a 40-piece collection including shoes, handbags, wallets and apparel.
The slip-on skate sneaker above ($150) is a colorful iteration of their classic shoes adorned with Coach’s signature logo canvas.
Converse’s Pride 2022 campaign is all about “The Found Family”. According to their campaign, “The journey to pride is more liberating, more joyful, more real when you are surrounded by the love, support and acceptance of those you have gathered along the way. family found.
These rainbow shoes should be part of anyone’s Pride collection, and they can be customized and designed like the Chucks above ($85).
During Pride, UGG supports The Trevor Project, the world’s largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth. And they offer a variety of shoes and clothing.
Now the Fluff Yeah ($110) is colorful and knows how to get noticed. It’s made with faux sheepskin, signature sheepskin, and a UGG recycled wool blend. It has an outdoor ready outsole.
Vans is donating $200,000 to three organizations that champion and provide the space, access and community needed to raise the voice of the LBGTQ+ community.
The Pride Authentic Sneaker ($65) is covered in a graphic with authentic words and handwriting from Vans’ own LGBTQ employees.