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New York Fashion Week successfully wrapped and per usual it was a whirlwind for the editors here at Progressive Pulse. In addition to covering and interviewing designers like Ricardo Seco, Cesar Galindo, Parke and Ronen and Katya Leonovich to name a few, we also found time to see Andrew Rannells on Broadway in “Hedwig”, and […] Click to read more »


“Queer Eye” Jai Rodriguez Brings His Musical Dirty Little Secrets to San Francisco by Kevin M. Thomas

Jai Rodriguez isn’t a household name. Yet you know his face from his Emmy winning work on “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.” But Rodriguez’ career doesn’t begin or end with his tenure on “Queer.” He’s returning to his roots in more ways than one as he comes back to San Francisco to the wonderful […] Click to read more »


Designer Martin Keehn Presents a Fusion of Resort Wear with Urban Sensibilities for Men at New York Fashion Week Spring 2015

Designer Martin Keehn presented a fusion of resort wear with an urban sensibility, at New York Fashion Week that any city male dweller could relate to,  and don for next Spring 2015.  Mesh, leather and detailed shirts paired well with loose fitting drop crotch pants and short fitted sweatpants. The looks will appeal to any urbanite […] Click to read more »


Concept Korea Celebrates it’s 10th Anniversary of Progressive Korean Fashion at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York

It’s no secret that Korean influence in electronics and fashion have been showing up in the states for the last several years. Concept Korea, a collaborative project to introduce Korean fashion and style overseas just celebrated it’s 10th anniversary presenting three innovative fashion designers at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The S/S 2015  presentation was entitled, “The […] Click to read more »


Parke and Ronen Draw Inspiration from ‘Dickie Greenleaf’ from “The Talented Mr. Ripley” for their Spring 2015 Collection at NYFW

Parke and Ronen drew inspiration for their Spring 2015 collection out of the character, Dickie Greenleaf from 1999 film, “The Talented Mr. Ripley” who was played brilliantly by Jude Law. They were curious about the man who has it all, comes from money, is a bit of a bad boy and resides in the Italian Riviera. […] Click to read more »


A True Pioneer in Gay History, James Broughton Embodied Artistic Integrity and Advocated “Big Joy”

Recent documentaries pertaining to the LGBT community, like “I Always Said Yes: The Many Lives of Wakefield Poole”, “Folsom Forever” about the origins of the Folsom Street Fair in San Francisco, and now “Big Joy” shed a light on those original artists and pioneers. These artists helped create the frameworks for the LGBT community,  and […] Click to read more »

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The Best August Wines to Sip While You Enjoy Your Summer Finale By Frank D. Pond

Summer isn’t over at all and lucky for you we have your top picks for the best end of Summer wines to sip while you keep cool. We enlisted our wine expert, Frank D. Pond to pick some of his favorite wines to sip when the heat is on. Pond loves a good dry crisp […] Click to read more »

GLAZE Fashion

Menswear Designer, GLAZE Nods to Vintage with an Eye to the Future for this Fall

Having graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago and served two apprenticeships: one for Viktor & Rolf in Amsterdam and  another for Alexander McQueen in London, Jarrod Glaze has been designing menswear now for the past three seasons making his home in New York. We caught up with Jarrod earlier this year where he presented […] Click to read more »


Miguel Migs Delivers Deep and Bass Heavy New Single, “I Can Feel It” for End of Summer Grooving

Dj and producer, Miguel Migs is back with a new single, “I Can Feel It” with plenty of additional remixes to keep the groove alive until the end of Summer. The deep and bass heavy original single for “I Can Feel It’ provides a thumping bassline with soulful layered vocals repeating the title that helps […] Click to read more »


“Buyer & Cellar”: Comedy Taking Place in Barbra Streisand’s Basement Finds Home in San Francisco by Kevin M. Thomas

“Buyer & Cellar” was perhaps one of the most successful Off-Broadway shows of all time. You didn’t really miss it as its coming to San Francisco’s Curran Theatre on August 19 – with the original lead Michael Urie reprises his role. Too early to review the San Francisco production. But here’s what I wrote about […] Click to read more »