Belgium Leather Pride 2018

3000 men, 6 days, 1 event - Belgium Leather and Fetish Pride has become the event in the leatherman’s calendar to attend. In its nine years, the event has grown exponentially into an incredible blend of horny fetish fun, community celebration and exposure to the evolving scene - all organised with outstanding care [...]

Belgium Leather Pride 2017

Just like the spring sees the sap rising in trees, February sees fetish men from across Europe rise after the dark winter and come together in one of the biggest fetish events of its kind. Antwerp is the host city for Belgium Leather Pride, which from the 15th to 20th February sees [...]

By |2016-12-24T16:55:06+01:00December 24th, 2016|Belgium Leather Pride, Europe, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

Calling all gay fetish photographers!

A brand new worldwide photo competition is about to get off the ground  in December 2016 and you're invited to be a part of it. Join in and submit your best gay fetish photos. If your photographs are successful in the competition, you could be the winner one of the following cash prizes: 1st [...]

By |2016-12-23T18:12:23+01:00December 3rd, 2016|Art, Exhibitions, News, Photography|0 Comments

LeatherWest Wins European Leather Award

LeatherWest has been voted the Best Club/Organisation of the Year in the prestigious annual European Leather X Awards in Belgium. The X Awards celebrate people, companies and organizations that contribute to the development and prosperity of the European gay fetish scene. Held as part of Belgium Leather Pride, the award ceremony saw hundreds of leather and rubber men [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:36+01:00February 25th, 2016|Europe, News, Organisations and Societies|0 Comments

Antwerp – more than a diamond in the rough

The northern Belgium city of Antwerp is a city of contrasts and often overlooked as a destination. For leathermen it’s an important city to add to their travel plans, especially in February. LeatherWest Sam Berger explains. If you’re someone who likes truth and fact, then Antwerp’s name most likely derives from an 't [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:07:36+01:00February 20th, 2016|Belgium Leather Pride, Europe, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

How to Drop Two Jean Sizes – Instantly

I'll be honest. I'm a 34" waist. Have been ever since middle age kicked in and banished my previous 32" waisted life. So how come I bought a brand new (gorgeous) pair of leather jeans that were a mere 30" waist - and I can fit into them? Well, before we get to [...]

By |2016-12-24T21:43:23+01:00February 20th, 2015|Being a Leatherman, Muscle, Outfit & Gear, Suppliers, Uniform|2 Comments

What We Discovered at Belgium Leather Pride 2015

Belgium Leather Pride is an outstanding success once again. The annual leather fest, now in its sixth year, took place last weekend and LeatherWest was there along with a loyal bunch of troopers representing the south west region. Situated in re-purposed hangers along Antwerp's dockside, Darklands is the world’s only indoor gay fetish festival and lies at the heart [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:27+01:00February 19th, 2015|Events, Socials and Parties, Pride|4 Comments

Belgium LeatherPride – Here come the Troopers

The Countdown has begun... Here at LeatherWest HQ, we are putting the final touches to our plans for attending Belgium LeatherPride (Feb 13th-16th). We can’t wait for the road-trip as our contingent departs the West and heads across the channel for this annual February fetish fest - especially after our historic first trip last year. Just imagine [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:28+01:00February 3rd, 2015|Europe, Events, Socials and Parties|0 Comments

LeatherWest Nominated for European Leather Award

Forget the Oscars and BAFTAs: think the European Leather X Awards! The X Awards are held annually at Leather Pride Belgium in Antwerp. This year, LeatherWest has been recognised and been nominated as Best Organisation of the Year.[no_toc] "It certainly wasn't expected", said LeatherWest Director Tim Black Arrow. "We had no warning this was coming. We received a [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:28+01:00January 20th, 2015|Europe, Pride|14 Comments

Leather Pride Belgium: 2015 Video Trailer Released

Based in the Flemish Capital of Antwerp (Antwerpen to be correct!), the Belgium Leather Pride weekend is an increasingly popular leather event held annually in February. Releasing dates for next year, the event has published their advanced video trailer. Certainly it is striking. It hits a new high mark in the professionalism of leather pride [...]

By |2016-10-24T16:10:13+01:00September 10th, 2014|Europe, Pride|0 Comments