Kevin McHale, Clubbing in London

Posted on July 05, 2011

Dear under-25 hipsters,

J’ADORE it when you kids get adventurous or even silly with your clothes, but let’s make one thing perfectly clear.

Kevin McHale with his Glee mates at London nightspot Mahiki.

Floresheim by Duckie Brown Wingtip

Twenty years ago, anyone wearing this would have rightly been perceived as a young homosexual male out on the town.

The gays got there first. Never forget that, bitches. The gays ALWAYS get there first.

Fondle,

T Lo.

P.S.: LOVE your shoes!

 

[Photo Credit: WireImage, florsheim.com]

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  • Anonymous

    I have the biggest crush on him, this just adds to it.

    • Anonymous

      I first read that – He has the biggest crotch on him. . . probably because the first two things I noticed were his crotch and the metallic looking shoes.  *THEN the crocheted ladies sweater :o)  

      • Knitted. The Lady Sweater is definitely a knit.

  • I like the shoes, they’re fun!

  • Oh my, loving every bit of the overdone attitude. From the hair to the lace to the shoes and the bodyguard saying “huh?”. BTW Amber looks so cute here. Wish I had a pic of her.

  • Anonymous

    He’s so cute.  I thought you would scoff at the shoes and I’m glad you didn’t.  I think they’re great.  The bodyguard is pretty formidable.  OK, OK, I won’t lick him.

  • Anonymous

    God, I wish I were young (and rich) enough to have those shoes…

  • Anonymous

    God, I wish I were young (and rich) enough to have those shoes…

  • Anonymous

    with pants that slim fitted, leave the wallet at home. get a money clip

    • pretty sure that’s his phone

      • Anonymous

        Hmm, still a problem.  he should find another place to carry it.  It messes up the look. 

  • AMartel

    He looks unhappy and bored, and the heavy coppery shoes clearly are not alleviating the situation, and also they are ugly.

  • Terence Ng

    I do love the sweater.  Dammit!

  • Anonymous

    TLO says: “fondle”  LMFAO!

  • scottyf

    I’ll take the shoes and the bodyguard for 1000, Alex.

  • Your comment reminds me of when Kurt told Sue,”Mercedes is black, I’m gay; WE MAKE CULTURE!”  TLo keeping it real! 

  • Wendy Wetzel

    Comb your hair, Kevin… and least pretend you’re having fun!

    • MilaXX

      Comb it? That hair is carefully coiffed with just the right amount of product to make it stand up just so.

  • Why no full photo of Amber Riley?  I’m sure she’s in.  Show us!

  • aussiegal77

    In fact….if the Gays haven’t scoped it out first, it’s best to just leave it the hell alone for the time being.  Oh these kids…haha

  • Anonymous

    The body guard seems to be taking his job a little too seriously.

    • MilaXX

      From what I read on twitter the fans have been a bit aggressive & the tour sound pretty intense. read a few tweets from Amber saying they would come out and sign/meet fans at the end of the tour. I gather they haven’t done so in between because they are back to back shows.

  • Anonymous

    He’s not gay?

  • I think I had that sweater in 1994 or thereabouts.

  • Anonymous

    Actually, I read in a very old issue of Details Magazine (1996, I think) —  that had the following equation….and era-appropriate descriptions

    Straight fashion = Gay – three years  — think wife beaters, wallet chains etc.

    Gay fashion = Straight – twenty years — think leather wrist-cuffs like Warren Beatty in Shampoo.

    Prescient — n’est pas?

    • Anonymous

      Great calculation tool. I wonder if they make an ipod app for that.

      • Anonymous

        BWAHAHAHA — New business idea.

  • Anonymous

    “Tlo said: Never forget that, bitches. The gays ALWAYS get there first.”

    Yes, that’s true! But why do gay always get there firstt? Do they have some sort of canine ability to hear frequencies that mere mortals cannot? Or can they rearrange molecules, allowing for some sort of Star Trek-like transport? (I swear I saw Sigfried & Roy do that once). 

    And another thing, has anyone else noticed that we never had all these massive rainfalls and floods before that song ‘It’s Raining Men’ came out? It’s a good thing those anti-gay conservatives don’t believe in science, otherwise they’d be blaming global warming on the Gay Agenda. 

    –GothamTomato

    P.S.- BTW, I’ve always had a thing for wingtip shoes; does this mean I’m gay? My mom would LOVE it. She’s always encouraging me to be more trendy.

    • Anonymous

       No offense to lesbians – but I’d have to qualify that comment to be ” The gay MEN ALWAYS get there first.”  and then I can agree. 

      As a straight but not anti-gay, conservative… I can emphatically say that we “believe” in science  -when it there is SCIENTIFIC proof, not when it is based on Faith as much as any Religion is.     (I am having a little problem with the Pluto (a planet – not a planet), butter v margarine, eggs v no eggs, pro Anti-Statin v anti Anti-Statin, etc)

      • Anonymous

        For a second I thought that was “Pro-Stalin v Anti-Stalin”, and I was worried that Stalin had become a thing again. Also: Butter. Always go with butter.

  • Those shoes are completely faboo.  But I am still on the fence as far as pairing stormy grey and shiny brown. 

  • Anonymous

    Amber looks adorable.

    • MilaXX

      love how she knew to smile for the camera even when its not her shot

  • Anonymous

    Amber looks adorable.

  • Anonymous

    Top marks for the Duckie Brown wingtips.  But does he have jet lag?

  • Anonymous

    Oh, how I love those shoes. Very fun. But please nix the sweater.

  • I want those shoes for me. 

  • Anonymous

    Those shoes are absolutely divine. Not loving them paired with the trousers and sweater, but they are quite awesome.

  • Anonymous

    Those shoes are absolutely divine. Not loving them paired with the trousers and sweater, but they are quite awesome.

  • MilaXX

    I was worried that you hated this look cause I love it.

  • MilaXX

    I was worried that you hated this look cause I love it.

  • Anonymous

    Those shoes are IT!

  • Anonymous

    love it!

  • Anonymous

    Let’s not forget the new wavers.. My husband was one of those and he had some pretty great outfits and shoes!  Give some cred to those kids, it wasn’t just the gays!

    • Shawn Hill

      The difference would be …. ?

    • Anonymous

      And it was the punks before that.  Put a couple of holes in the sweater, make the pants a scoch tighter, and picture Johnny Lydon in it.

  • Rand Ortega

    LOVE it when the hipster geeks know they’re cool & jam attitudinal.
    “I ain’t insecure! I ain’t scared ‘a NOTHIN’!”This little boy, while I don’t know who he is, is STYLIN’!

  • Class. Raise your hands if you remember this sweater from the International Male catalog. It was on the page before the caftan.

    • Anonymous

      (Hand up)  Time for embarrassing confession:  I ordered the shiny, double breasted gray suit I wore to my wedding rehearsal dinner in 1986 from International Male.  Worn with black tee shirt, gold hoop earring and eel skin loafers.  EEWWWWW…….  LOL!  And yet, my fiance still walked down the aisle thinking I was the man of her dreams.  My bad…..

      • Anonymous

        It’s manly yes, but I had one too. My sweater was  green and I owned it in when I was in high school, which was (and I say this though gritted teeth with a very tight smile) more than 20 years ago.However, I did not wear a modest wife beater under it. All I wore under it was a shiny green and I think I used metalic green eyeliner (yes and I still have the nerve to call Ke$ha tacky).

    • Anonymous

      Obviously, I had a girl version of this sweater as well, since I ‘liked’ everyone else’s comments. Don’t feel bad Sewing Siren, I was *well* out of high school.  I wore it over something that was neither quite a camisole nor a wife beater during the day. In the evening over a bandeau-style swimsuit top. Thank god there are no pictures.

    • Anonymous

      Obviously, I had a girl version of this sweater as well, since I ‘liked’ everyone else’s comments. Don’t feel bad Sewing Siren, I was *well* out of high school.  I wore it over something that was neither quite a camisole nor a wife beater during the day. In the evening over a bandeau-style swimsuit top. Thank god there are no pictures.

  • International Male and Morrissey are much more influential than you know.  Learn it, younglings.

  • Girly. Sweater.  It doesn’t matter who’s wearing it.

  • Girly. Sweater.  It doesn’t matter who’s wearing it.

  • He still looks kind of like a young homosexual male out on the town.

  • Anonymous

    Ok, it’s a cute Metro/gay outfit suitable for clubbing, blah, blah, blah.  Send me the bodyguard, STAT!  I like a nice burly man ready to throw his body on top of me.  For my protection, of course!

    P.S. – LOVE the shoes!

    • Ha! [email protected]’ve definitely said that (had Blaine not crossed his path yet).

  • Anonymous

    I think he looks adorable no matter which team he plays for.

  • he isnt gay?

    also:
    i hope the stuffing one’s pantscrotch w/ small animals trend ends t0ot sweet.

  • Clothes perfect, but I hate his hair.

  • Clothes perfect, but I hate his hair.

  • HA! Je vous adore TLO! Adopt me!

  • Damien Washington

    Does the fact that he HAS to wear the coke-bottles to see make them more, or less cool?

    • Anonymous

      Having to wear coke bottles to see is extremely cool.

    • Anonymous

      More cool. There’s less pretention when they’re required.

  • Anonymous

    maybe not much has changed K?

  • Joe

    The guy next to him is pretending to be Magneto magneto-ing something.

  • We love that you all love the shoes
    xooxxo
    THE DUCKIES

  • APB

    He is seriously adorable. I wish he would smile more!

    LAHV the shoes.

  • APB

    He is seriously adorable. I wish he would smile more!

    LAHV the shoes.

  • Is this guy even old enough to go clubbing?

  • Shawn Hill

    Aww, he’s out partying with Amber! That’s sweet!

  • I want those wingtips in silver. NOW.

  • I love his hair on him. 😉

  • I definitely just LOL’d to “Fondle, T Lo.”

  • I definitely just LOL’d to “Fondle, T Lo.”

  • Anonymous

    I love those shoes.

    I have to ask: (I never know if my color perception issues are arising when grey or green are involved, or if it’s just my tragic tendency to go for matchy-matchy)  Does that grey really look good with the brown?

  • Hee.

  • Anonymous

    amazing shoes. what a difference a color makes.

  • “The angels wanna wear my red shoes”

  • Anonymous

    For a minute I thought I was looking at a picture of me in the late 80’s.

  • shorty j

    DO WANT THOSE WINGTIPS, thank you very much. My not-so-inner drag king is drooling. 

  • He never looked gayer.
    The shoes are fabulous.

  • Anonymous

    first thing I thought was: Morrissey circa 1987. 

  • LOL at the overzealous “handler.”  Sweetheart, ONE photographer in the “talent’s” face does not constitute the need for that drama.