Category Archives: Events

Swimwear Picks From Parke & Ronen Resort 2014


Designing duo Parke & Ronen held their resort wear 2014 presentation earlier this week which included a range of short shorts, open-weave cardigans, two-tone colorblocked shirts, and various swimwear.

Along with the sexy speedos, two swim trunks that stood out for their simplicity included the 4″ Boardshort in Santorini Red Stripe (with stripes on the back pocket as well) and the Ibiza Cross swimtrunk in Royal/White.

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Head Across The Pond For London Pride 2013

Left: Logo of Pride in London. Right: Photo of hugh rainbow flag of London Pride 2011 via  Flickr

Logo of Pride in London; Huge rainbow flag of London Pride 2011 (via Flickr)

The annual London gay Pride event is officially back on for 2013! New organizers of the festival, London LGBT+ Community Pride, announced Pride in London‘s official, week-long events this year and its theme, ‘Love and Marriage’.

“As the Equal Marriage Bill continues to be debated in Parliament, the organizers of Pride in London believe the event offers the LGBT+ community a unique chance to be seen and heard with [a theme] uniting the community,” stated the organizers in today’s announcement.

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Get Your Kink On Amsterdam

Fetishes will be taking over gay Amsterdam this weekend for oh-so-pleasureful parties and events. Amsterdam is famous for events such as Gay Pride in August and the leather scene favorite Get Ruff Leather Pride in October, but Fetish Pride‘s organizer Michael Roks (manager of the Eagle Amsterdam and Dirty Dicks bar) says that this is unique and takes place during a holiday weekend. A highlight is the first Mr. Leather Amsterdam contest that will have five different men competing for the title. Below are a few of the contenders:


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Mud Runs Get Gayer


Mud runs have been an ‘it’ thing to do for the sport enthusiasts and those who just want share photos of  their dirty selves at the event on Facebook—not judging, I’d be doing the exact same thing…#mudrun. Men and women have been sliding around the mud (or newer variations like the cleaner foam run) for years now, in either very little clothing or festive costumes. You’d think someone would’ve thought of a gay mud run sooner, but alas it has arrived and is coming to New York this Pride season.

Out-Fit Challenge is booking itself as the first LGBT mud run, and the organization held its first event this past Miami Beach Gay Pride. What makes this event more unique than the obvious, is that the company provides proceeds of every dollar earned to national and local LGBT charity organizations.

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London Welcomes Electric Daisy Carnival – Tiesto, Avicii, Steve Angello, & More


This one is for you music travelers! On July 20, the annual electric festival, Electric Daisy Carnival, will make its first European appearance in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. From Insomniac Events, the festival is the largest North American electronic music festival and dance music event, and shows every summer throughout the states (this year in Las Vegas, New York, and Chicago) and Puerto Rico.

The London edition will be produced in partnership with U.K. festival brand Cream, which Billboard reports as a union potentially more meaningful than just the one event. This thought is due to Cream founder and CEO James Barton serving as president of Electronic Music for Live Nation since it acquired his company in May 2012. Its involvement could indicate that Insomniac, long reported to be for sale, is close to sealing a deal with Live Nation as well.

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PHOTOS: Jeffrey Fashion Cares 2013


Last week, the 10th Annual Jeffrey Fashion Cares fundraising event brought together the crème of New York’s fashionistas aboard The Intrepid to raise awareness (and over $811K) for LGBT organizations and people living with HIV/AIDS. Founder Jeffrey Kalinsky and event chairs Dan Rothman and Todd Sears were on hand to greet all of the star guests, and kicked off the festivities with host Emmy Rossum.

Among Rossum, other celebs in attendance included Cyndi Lauper (who presented Broadway legend Jerry Mitchell with an award), androgynous model Andrej Pejic, former hockey player Sean Avery, and Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger’s daughter-turned-model, Ireland Baldwin, among others.

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Preview: Coach Men’s Fall 2013

Last week Coach held a preview to showcase items from its Fall 2013 line. “It’s all about the details,” said Coach on it’s social media components, where the company and invited guests all shared photos and clips from the afternoon’s event—while enjoying New York inspired cocktails, appetizers, and sweets provided by Poppy’s Catering in Brooklyn.

Yours truly was there on behalf of the Details‘s online team tweeting (@Details) and instragramming (@DetailsMag) sneak peeks of the eye candy accessories for the modern man. See those and more images below:


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NYFW & the DETAILS Men’s Accessories Show FW13

Fashion week, a time when designers of all levels showcase their work upcoming lines for either the spring/summer or fall/winter season. You typically have to know someone—or be an editor or buyer for a big name publication or retailer—to get invited to a many runway shows during any fashion week…or of course be a celebrity who’s worn an item from a designer once. However, the streets of the city hosting its fashion week events become runways themselves, even more so than usual. This past weekend kicked off New York Fashion Week, despite some snow blizzard named Nemo.

NYFW FW13 Andrew Villagomez

The Lincoln Center has become the hub for the fashion week events hosted by Mercedes-Benz, the head organizer, since 2010, and after 15 years of being at Bryant Park. While you need a ticket to get into most shows, there was an event open to the public, and for men.

Men’s fashion and lifestyle magazine, DETAILS hosted its first men’s accessories show this past Sunday (Feb. 10). While the publication has hosted runway events to feature various designers over the seasons and years, this was the first time it held one devoted to accessories, and on top of that, all were welcomed without a formal invitation.


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