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Belgian fashion designer Kristof Buntinx is launching a range of Russian-branded boxer shorts, as well as a calendar filled with gay Russian models wearing these boxer shorts, with the aim of humiliating Russian President Vladimir Putin and his anti-gay propaganda laws.


“I myself have set to work with my graphic designer and I have made 17 patterns of Russian symbols and motifs for the creation of a collection of boxer shorts,” Buntinx said.

“Together with leading photographer Herman Van Gestel, on Friday we held a photo shoot of young people who responded to the call that I placed on Facebook groups for models. The models therefore work on this for free because they think it is such a good idea. In particular in order to make Russian Gay Propaganda. I like the Russian look and have thus above all chosen muscular gymnast models with blond-brown hair.

“The intention is to make a Russian Gay Calendar with the photos. To be available in Russian. As well as in English and Dutch. There will be a launch party for it on Saturday 28 September 2013 at The Dominican Hotel, hopefully in collaboration with the homosexual, lesbian and bisexual federation Cavaria, in Brussels, the capital of free Europe and also now the city in which I live.

Buntinx-Boxershorts-16“I like nice images, beauty, masculine beauty.
And I want to show this with the calendar. That it is so beautiful.”

The campaign is called “To Russia with Love”.

Would you wear Russian branded boxers?

Enjoy the video of the photo shoot:

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