WOW’s own photographer on the street and in the know, the tireless man with flawless eye, Ruben Natal-San Miguel, just came back from Haus of De La Blanca….
And he brought the goods! It was their first “MINI BALL”, celebrating their 👑 11th anniversary.
From their Facebook event page;
The Haus of De La Blanca is a network of individuals as diverse as they are talented. Our Haus is an organization that is built upon the foundations of Integrity. We are united in our mutual efforts in following our goals to fruitions and assisting our fellow members in achieving their own. The members of the Haus embrace each other without judgments and discrimination. We assist each other with the myriad of problems we all face during our hectic daily lives. Members of the Haus have taken a pledge to constantly align themselves with actions that are morally correct.
Goddess Anniversary Ball:
Classic Oldway, Pop dip and spin. The oldway the only way in all black head to toe $
Newway Energetic Performance in black/white adidas outfit with sneakers $
3. “Women’s Voguing” pretty in pink bring it soft and extremely fluid $
4. Femme Queen Voguing, in yellow tee shirt/blue jeans and sneakers $
5. Butch Queen Voguing Femme, in pink shirt/ blue jeans and sneakers $
Waacking/Whacking versus House dancing show us your best NYC styles and dance movements. Make us know why we love the culture and history $
American versus European runway give us your best models runway classic walk.
In all white from head to toe. With dramatic peacock accessory with outfit $
8. Butch queen up in drag. Celebrating Madre Yemaya, give us a beautiful and your best rendition of a mermaid use your imagination $
Club kid face pretty and sweet give us a beautiful beloved God/Goddess of the waters mermaid or merman inspired $
10. OTA, Bazaar .
We want to see our beloved African Orishas in their traditional fashion costumes . Either Madre Oshún Bella in yellow , Madre Yemaya Bonita in blue and white and Padre Chango bello in white and red. Please google the Orishas and their names and you will see their natural looks $
The Bronx Museum‘s Bronx.
Pioneer Grandfather Hector De La Blanca Xtravaganza
Mother Asia De La Blanca
Empress Lauren De La Blanca
Prince Diogenes De La Blanca
Andrei De La Blanca
Mrs . Lidia Almonte
Spoken word/activist Betsy Perez
Carlos G. Rosario
Callen – Lorde Community Health Center
* Chants* De! La! Blan!Ca! De! La! Blan!Ca!
Werk! ConDRAGUlations on 11 FIRECE years!
(Photographs, Ruben Natal-San Miguel)