Swim and lingerie brand Araks has teamed up several creatives (from Maggie Gyllenahaal to Samira Nasr and Pamela Love) for their Lingerie On Film project. This year’s collection of photographs includes this image by Miranda July. Measuring 11 by 17 inches, the limited edition print is available at six different prices (from $100) and all proceeds are donated to Planned Parenthood. Ultimately the brand will donate a minimum of $5,000.
The Tropical Forest Puffer from Farm Rio (a group of creatives based in Rio de Janeiro) stands out for its atypical silhouette and gloriously loud design. The cropped jacket features a patterned polyester vest and hood, cozy fleece sleeves and an adjustable drawstring waist. Plus, for every purchase, a tree is planted thanks to the brand’s partnership with One Tree Planted.
Crafted from 100% Mongolian cashmere, Naadam’s sweater is ultra-soft and fits as if it were tailored—despite being made for all genders. Best of all, they hand-brush goats, collect the fallen cashmere fibers and spin them into yarn—rather than shearing the animals. The brand emphasizes their sustainability and proves their commitment by giving back: they use clean power at their manufacturing plants, fairly compensate herders, provide veterinary care for goats, offer livestock insurance to family farmers (ensuring that even if they cannot provide materials, they’ll still be paid) and also work with the Gobi Revival Fund (a non-profit) to disburse donations.
In the style of that classic IBM logo (designed by Paul Rand), this T-shirt by United Páradisô is emblazoned with the word “immigrant”—for good reason. With all proceeds from sales going to the ACLU, the brand is committed to bringing awareness and empathy to the plight of immigrants, refugees and displaced people in the United States. Available in small to XL, for all genders.
After the success of his first “Abolish ICE” print (which raised $2000+ for RAICES) Ben Sanders has released a second edition. The design is identical, except for the colors. Released in an edition of 100, this poster measures 24 by 36 inches and is printed on high-quality gloss book stock. Of course, 100% of the profits are given to RAICES, an initiative that offers free and low-cost legal aid to refugees at the southern border of the USA.
Launched alongside Stumptown’s second short film, Wax & Gold (directed by Britton Caillouette and produced by Farm League), seasonal coffee Ethiopia Mordecofe’s latest limited edition packaging celebrates the origin nation’s significance. The iteration, which boasts notes of peach and an elegant florality, will be available as bagged whole beans and canned cold brew. Proceeds from sales will go to Ethiopian musician Mulatu Astatke’s Jazz School in Addis Ababa.
Made from 100% recycled paper, Who Gives A Crap’s toilet paper is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional, big brand versions. Their iteration is three-ply, made without inks, dyes or scents and boast 400 sheets per roll. For $30, you receive a box of 24 rolls. Additionally, the brand gives 50% of its profits to WaterAid—an initiative that helps provide access to clean water and toilets, as well as education regarding sanitation and hygiene.
Cannabis brand Old Pal’s “Legalize Humanity” T-shirt represents far more than a stoner mantra. With 100% of the proceeds going to the Border Network for Human Rights, the shirt asks that our moral compass override legal boundaries. The message is printed on medium weight cotton and the shirt is available in black or white.
Made from a unique blend of ripe chili peppers, jalapenos, habanero powder, Mexico-sourced organic agave nectar, black truffles and black truffle oil and a proprietary blend of spices, this hot sauce is a rich option for its heat level—which happens to be 5,000-7,000 on the Scoville heat unit scale. With a deep, roasted roasted flavor, it offers more than mere heat. Plus, for this product launch, the brand TRUFF donated $25,000 to (RED) to further their mission of ending the fight against AIDS.
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the UK, this “Suffragette City” cup and saucer is made by Plinth in collaboration with the Mayor of London and Bella Freud. Made from fine bone china, its gold rims mean it’s not dishwasher-safe. More importantly, a portion of the proceeds go to the Fawcett Society, which works for gender equality and women’s rights.
From the top, these sandals look like classic Tevas. But from the side, a stacked rainbow flatform celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. With $15 from the purchase of each pair going to the Tegan and Sara Foundation, buying these sandals means sending support to an organization that contributes to summer camp scholarships for LGBTQ+ kids. While made for all genders, they’re listed in traditional women’s sizes.
Made by Herbivore Botanicals, with no additives or dyes, this serum gently exfoliates with 5% natural fruit acid. As application creates a subtle tingling on the skin, this potion helps shed dead skin and clears pores. It can be left on all day and the result is a clearer, smoother complexion. For Pride, the brand will donating $5 from the sale of each product to Immigration Equality—an organization that offers legal assistance to LGBTQ+ immigrants.
With 20% of proceeds going to The Point Foundation (which works to empower LGBTQ+ students through scholarship funding, mentorship and more), these bright and cheerful swim trunks have a decidedly retro aesthetic. Made from a poly/elastane blend, they’re available men’s XS to XL, but thanks to their boxy shape, can be worn by all genders.
From queer-owned Wildfang, a brand committed to donating profits to various women- and LGBTQ+-focused organizations all year (in 2018 they raised $400k for charities), this six-panel cap puts it simply. Made with 100% cotton, the cap features an adjustable strap and a very positive message.
Printed by Revel & Riot (a non-profit brand devoted to promoting LGBTQ+ equality), the “Electile Dysfunction” T-shirt speaks out against “faulty voting machines, gerrymandering, cyber attacks, the Electoral College, voter purges, voter suppression and bullying and harassment at the polls.” Printed on 100% ring-spun cotton, this boxy shape is ideal for all genders and comes in sizes small to XXL.
Celebrating one of the most marginalized groups within the LGBTQ+ community, these Chuck Taylors (part of Converse’s 2019 Pride collection) are adorned with transgender flag-inspired designs. With the pale blue, pink and white striped flag featuring on the ankle patches, heel tabs and soles, the colors are also used in bold lightning bolts on the shoes. More importantly, proceeds from the brand’s Pride collection are donated to OUT MetroWest and the It Gets Better Project.