You don't need to dress a certain way to be gay. You know that; I know that; we all know that. Although there are many different aesthetics in the queer community, we still celebrate certain items as iconically queer. These are the items that, to us, visually embody the gay spirit. As a new writer on R29's Shopping team, I seized the opportunity of getting to know my fellow LGBT+ coworkers with a product-focused query: what are your go-to queer styles for Pride month and beyond?
Since many members of the LGBT+ community have been outspoken online about their loss of fashion-forward choices during the summer months, the goal of this personal shopping roundup is to provide some fresh style inspiration for pieces that are breezy without giving up the gay agenda. Ahead, find a full collection of clothing and accessories that real R29ers will be sporting for their very own hot queer summers. There's everything from cheeky tote bags to mom shorts, Teva sandals, Robert Pattinson tees, floral button-downs, nap dresses, earrings shaped like loaves of bread, and beyond.
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Rainbows are around every corner; queer joy is in the air; Pride Month is here. Since it's easy to fall into the corporate rainbow trap of buying Pride-themed merch that doesn't actually support LGBT+ foundations, we've created a shopping guide to help you make savvier purchase decisions that wield a direct impact during the honorary June occasion: a comprehensive list of our favorite LGBT+-owned businesses.Pride Month isn't just about dressing up in the full-color spectrum, it's about showing t
Styles that support marginalized communities—and add some color to your closet. With Pride Month in full effect, companies are showcasing their support for the LBGTQ+ community. Thankfully, there are several fashion labels that are committed to giving back to queer communities, while offering shoppers fashion-forward options for their closets in the process.
As much as we love seeing our favorite beauty brands turn out for the LGBTQ+ community for Pride Month by donating a portion of proceeds to various organizations, we love supporting the queer community directly even more by shopping from LGBTQ+-owned beauty brands. There are plenty of ways to get involved during Pride Month, from donating to volunteering, but making a conscious effort to shop from LGBTQ+ brands during June and beyond is one of our personal favorites. When you go to restock on moisturizer, look for a new lip color, or pick up a shampoo and conditioner combo, buying from queer-founded brands cuts out the middle man and helps independent business owners directly.
After spending the vast majority of our time at home, R29's collective household product game is pretty sophisticated. At least once a week, we get into a long Slack conversation about some cool new item that's been absolutely saving or changing or elevating our lives. So we decided to share the wealth.This month, we're all about the drinks and decor that are helping us embrace summer's hot and happy energy. Swipe through for our top picks.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this over
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My grandmother and I were sitting in her living room a month before COVID-19 became the only thing that mattered, flicking through her free cable service for something that might appeal to us both. Given that her TV diet consists of reruns of ‘90s quiz shows and True Movies (Ireland’s version of Lifetime), this is not an easy task. She settled on the BBC’s latest period drama. When Suranne Jones appeared on screen, complete with top hat and waistcoat, I realized we were watching Gentleman Jack,
Pride Month is here, and your favorite beauty brands are getting in on the celebration. From limited-edition collections to your trusted favorites in Pride-worthy packaging, these beauty brands are going the extra-mile in supporting the LGBTQ+ community. By shopping these beauty products, whether it's makeup, hair, or skin-care, beauty companies are making donations to a wide variety of causes and initiatives that support the LGBTQ+ community.