GALLERY | Rihanna launches first Pride collection – plus other brands who’ve done the same

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To celebrate Pride month this June, Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty brand has recently launched its first-ever Pride collection.

Deemed the Pride capsule collection, the range features items such as mesh bras with rainbow embroidery and matching panties, garter belts, boxer shorts, knee-high stockings, smoking jackets, jockstraps, kitty whips and more. 

In a statement sent to Page Six, the 33-year-old beauty and fashion mogul said that she was excited about the collection.

READ MORE | Here's how you can support the LGBTIQ+ community this month

“Pride is all about appreciating your authentic self,” she said.

“I am very excited about this collection and showing love and support to the LGBTQIA+ community, which includes so many of our customers, team members and fans."

@savagexfenty Instagram.
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)
SavagexFenty Pride Collection. Photographed by Quil Lemons (via @quillemons Twitter)

Here’s are 2 more local designers who you can shop Pride apparel from:

1. Tshepo Jeans Pride T-shirts

 

Tshepo Jeans website
Tshepo Jeans website.

Founded in 2015, Tshepo Jeans is a much-loved South African denim brand that offers a range of bespoke denim clothing and ready-to-wear products. In 2020, the brand launched a Pride T-shirt collection which features the LGBTIQ+ flag. The T-shirt retails at R600 on the website.

 “Our Pride tees are made with the hope of spreading openness and acceptance,” the product description reads. 

2. Era by DJ Zinhle’s Love is Love watch

@erabydjzinhle Instagram.
@erabydjzinhle Instagram.

 

To celebrate Pride month, DJ Zinhle’s Era by DJ Zinhle brand recently launched the Love is Love GlamUP watch which incorporates the LGBTIQ+ flag in its design.

“Love sees no gender, colour, social status nor race. It is kind and it is patient. The Love is Love GlamUp watch is a celebration of love in its purest form and it was made with love in our hearts & minds…” an Instagram caption of the watch reads.

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