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Embracing queer club culture

 

Each collaborator’s design embodies their creativity and individuality, ideal for celebrating Pride Month

By supporting LGBTQIA+ communities globally, COS aims to foster respect, safety, and visibility for everyone.

In celebration of Pride and the importance of queer club culture as safe spaces, COS is presenting a limited-edition T-Shirt capsule collection that features unique designs created in collaboration with four iconic clubs worldwide: Horse Meat Disco, House of Yes, Sink The Pink, and Churros con Chocolate.

These club spaces have faced challenges such as transphobia, homophobia, and gentrification, leading to a decline in their numbers even before the pandemic. However, they remain vital to queer communities, providing spaces for connection, celebration, and self-expression.

Each collaborator’s T-shirt design embodies their creativity and individuality. Horse Meat Disco’s design features a bold and colorful DISCO motif, symbolizing the community’s love for disco and dancing. House of Yes, based in New York, presents a powerful heart-shaped design with interconnected lines representing love and the creation of something unique and beautiful.

COS aims to foster respect, safety, and visibility for everyone with its limited-edition T-Shirt capsule collection

Sink The Pink, a legendary UK collective known for advocating self-expression, offers a playful Queen of Clubs design that represents their legacy. Churros con Chocolate, Spain’s festival of fun, recreates their iconic poster designs, showcasing dress-up and their flamboyant guests.

The campaign, shot by Brett Lloyd, showcases the faces that form the heart and soul of LGBTQIA+ communities worldwide.

All profits from the sales of this collaboration will be donated to Metro Manila Pride, a volunteer-managed organization dedicated to educating, equipping, and empowering the Filipino LGBTQIA+ community, working towards a future free from discrimination and prejudice.

The COS Pride collection will be available globally at cos.com and the COS Store Manila in SM Aura Premier starting this month.

COS, a London-based fashion brand, draws inspiration from contemporary culture and is renowned for its iconic wardrobe pieces, elevated essentials, and innovative designs built to withstand the test of time. Committed to quality and sustainability, COS takes a bespoke approach to design, creating unique collections that blend function with timeless style. The brand frequently explores experimental design details and material innovation, incorporating the latest sartorial advancements and ensuring the thoughtful use of fibers, whether recycled, renewed, or sustainably sourced.

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