It’s June, and we all know what that means; time for Pride! Pride month means glittery Pride marches, rainbow-colored flags, and the theme of love and inclusivity. But it also means one more thing; brands are coming out with Pride merch. Many brands try to incorporate the Pride theme in their brand during June.
Starbucks is one such brand that is on the theme every year, whether it’s Valentine’s Day, the Holidays, or Pride month. The coffee giant is known for its amazing drinks and beautifully themed merchandise. Keeping up with that, Starbucks will release Pride-themed cups and tumblers this year to celebrate Pride month.
The Starbucks Pride cups and tumblers are said to be released on 10th June 2022 in local and online stores. The merchandise contains different cups; some embellished, some glittery, and some colored. If you love Starbucks merch and want to know more about it, you have come to the right place. I’ll tell you everything you need to know about Starbucks Pride cups.
What Has Starbucks Done During Pride In The Past?
Starbucks and the LGBTQ+ community go way back. In their own words, Starbucks has supported inclusivity for three long decades. They are a firm and strong ally to the LGBTQ+ community, and it is always reflected in the brand’s statements and actions.
Starbucks celebrates Pride with beautiful merch and supports the community in the real sense. They have given awards, grants, and donations to uplift the community. Here’s the whole timeline of Starbucks’ history of LGBTQIA+ inclusion. Starbucks also launched similar Pride cups in 2021.
Everything You Need To Know About The Starbucks Pride Cups
The hype around the Starbucks pride merch started about a week ago when eagle-eyed fans of the brand noticed new merch. So, let’s see what the new about the Starbucks Pride cups.
What Are The Starbucks Pride Cups?
Starbucks always knows how to celebrate Pride. In addition to the philanthropic work and the ally ship they offer to the community, they also come up with beautiful rainbow and love-themed tumblers that signify “love is love.” These cups are sported by members of the community and its allies alike.
When Will The Starbucks Pride Cups Be Released?
It is tradition for the Pride march to be released in the early days of June. The tradition will continue this year as well as Starbucks will release its line of Pride cups and tumblers on 10th June, 2022. The conjecture is the line will comprise some old and news.
The big thing this year is the color-changing tumblers. The cups will be available in local as well as online stores. You may also find the Starbucks cups in select target stores. So, make sure that you keep your eyes open to spot the merch and grab it before it’s all gone.
What Are The Other Starbucks Merch?
Starbucks also introduced Pride t-shirts a few years back. The T-shirts were also a huge hit among the fans who were clicked wearing the shirts holding their Pride cups. But it is not clear whether the rainbow-themed Pride t-shirts will make a return this year or not?
Fan-Favorite Starbucks Pride Cups
While there is little to no information about the new cups, what we can do is have a look at the fan-favorite Starbucks Pride cups over the years and wonder will they make a return or not. Here we go!
1. The Studded Ombre Rainbow Cup
The studded Ombre rainbow cup is a stunner. It has a studded base with a spikey and shiny Ombre rainbow coating. It was the “It” thing in tumblers last pride month. Fans loved how stylish the cup was, but not everyone got their hands on this gorgeous tumbler. If this cup makes a return this season, I’m sure it will be sold out in no time.
2. The Love Cup
The Love cup was introduced a few years back. The design was minimal yet attractive. The cup was designed with all the colors of the LGBTQ+ flag in a stripy cup that spelled “Love.” We all know that Pride signifies love, and this cup just hit the home run. Hence, it is included in the fan-favorites list, and we wish it makes a return this year.
3. Stainless Steel Metallic Rainbow Cups
If you love things with a metallic shine, I’m sure you miss these metallic rainbow Pride cups from Starbucks. They had everything; the classy metallic sheen and the funk and pop factor of the rainbow. Everything was brought together nicely with the famous Starbucks logo.
4. The Rainbow Dome Kaleidoscopic Cup
If you are the one to make a bold statement, then the rainbow dome kaleidoscopic cup is for you. It is pretty and has a kaleidoscopic rainbow-y look that is just amazing. The statement cup was much loved by members and allies of the community. So, it is natural that the fans want it to be included.
5. Pride Rainbow Iridescent Pride Cup
Who doesn’t love colorful and pretty iridescent cups? I know I do. The rainbow embellished cup looks like a kaleidoscopic fusion of the colors of the LGBTQ+ flag. The trippy-looking cup also has a pretty rainbow logo, and it is sure to make your cup and tumbler collection prettier. Our fingers are crossed for this one as well.
So, this was all about the Starbucks Pride cups. The Pride cups 2022 are to be released soon, and we are on our toes to see the new color-changing hot and cold cups from Starbucks. We’ll make sure to bring you all the news about the cups. So stay tuned and find out. Until then, happy Pride!