Leather & Fetish Pride 2018 October 25th till 28th

Leather & Fetish Pride 2018 October 25th till 28th

Amsterdam celebrates the 24th edition of the Leather Pride from the 25th till the 28th of October this year. And the 2018 edition is not only about men in leather, but also about the fetishes they like. The Pride is a weekend full activities: from leather dinner, workshops, party till a leather boat tour. The main party is Invasion. The highlight for many is the Mr Leather Netherlands 2019 election. Mr Leather elections, workshops and…

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Mr. B. Opens New Shop on Prinsengracht 190

Mr. B. Opens New Shop on Prinsengracht 190

On September 1, 2018 Mr. B. will open its new shop on Prinsengracht 190. Mr. Donker, owner of Mr. B. commented: “Too many curious viewers blocked the shop at its location in Warmoesstraat, making it difficult for our customers to shop in a relaxed way”. Mr. B.’s new location is close to the Pink Point of Presence and the Homomonument. Pictures show Mr. B.’s new shop one day before opening. Staff busy finalising various displays.

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Mister B: end of an era, start of something new Store moving from the iconic Warmoesstraat to the Prinsengracht

Mister B: end of an era, start of something new Store moving from the iconic Warmoesstraat to the Prinsengracht

The world famous leather store Mister B is going to move shop. It is leaving the iconic Warmoesstraat, once the leather street for gay men in Europe. As of the 1st of September this year, Mister B will set up shop at the Prinsengracht 192. With this move, only a few leather stores and pubs stay behind in the Warmoesstraat. Why moving away after almost 25 years? This move comes to many as a shock….

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Leather Friends Netherlands wants to invigorate the leather scene

Leather Friends Netherlands wants to invigorate the leather scene

Leather Friends Netherlands (LFN) is a new initiative to re-invigorate the leather scene. LFN launched at the beginning of the year at a drink at The Web. The aim of LFN is to energize the leather scene in Amsterdam. They will do that with regular activities, where people who have an interest in the leather scene can get into contact with leather men and learn about the leather culture. Leather Friends Netherlands born out of a need…

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For the love of leather and the art of making clothes with it Interview with Robin Pennings

For the love of leather and the art of making clothes with it Interview with Robin Pennings

As you stroll through Amsterdam you may come across many gay and leather businesses. But you may also come across areas in the city where a number of gay businesses had once stood. Some of these areas were at one time identified by the sheer collection of gay and lesbian artisans and shop-owners there. One such area in particular is the negen straatjes or ‘9 little streets’. This is an area of small shopping streets…

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