Anna Wintour judges fierce voguing competition at Met Museum in celebration of Pride Month in NYC

Pose! Anna Wintour judges fierce & # 39; Vogueing & # 39; competition in Met Museum between six legendary dancers in honor of Pride Month

  • & # 39; Battle of the Legends: Vogueing at The Met & # 39 ;, took place on Tuesday evening at the David H. Koch Plaza and contained some of the most intense rivalries in ballroom
  • The event helps to celebrate the Pride Month in NYC and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, along with the Costume Institute exhibition
  • Six competitors were chosen to defeat, selected by heavyweight ballroom scene and co-founder of the House of Mizrahi – Jack Mizrahi
  • Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour was one of the jury members of the competition
  • Jose Xtravaganza, father of the house of Xtravaganza and former choreographer, was also a judge
  • Brave Dan, style icon and New York staple was present
  • Artists who performed were: Asia Balenciaga, Bootz Prodigy, Dashaun Lanvin, Omari Mizrahi, Tamiyah Mugler and Ty Ebony
  • The winner of the epic battles was crowned the & # 39; Legend Slayer & # 39;

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The Met Museum hosted a fierce historical fashion competition that demonstrated the origin of ball culture and was co-evaluated by Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour.

& # 39; Battle of the Legends: Vogueing at The Met & # 39 ;, took place on Tuesday evening at the David H. Koch Plaza and contains some of the most intense rivalries in the ballroom.

The event helps to celebrate Pride Month in NYC and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, along with the Costume Institute exhibition.

And although Wintour was one of the more famous mainstream scenes, several prominent LGBT games also had their hands on throughout the event.

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& # 39; Battle of the Legends: Vogueing at The Met & # 39; took place on Tuesday evening at the David H. Koch Plaza in the Met Museum. Anna Wintour (center) was one of the celebrity judges who helped decide the winner of the fierce battles

& # 39; Battle of the Legends: Vogueing at The Met & # 39; took place on Tuesday evening at the David H. Koch Plaza in the Met Museum. Anna Wintour (center) was one of the celebrity judges who helped decide the winner of the fierce battles

Six competitors were chosen to defeat, selected by heavyweight ballroom scene and co-founder of the House of Mizrahi - Jack Mizrahi

Six competitors were chosen to defeat, selected by heavyweight ballroom scene and co-founder of the House of Mizrahi - Jack Mizrahi

Six competitors were chosen to defeat, selected by heavyweight ballroom scene and co-founder of the House of Mizrahi – Jack Mizrahi

The event helps to celebrate Pride Month in NYC and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, along with honoring the Costume Institute exhibition (attendees were in the step of the museum while waiting anticipatively)

The event helps to celebrate Pride Month in NYC and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, along with honoring the Costume Institute exhibition (attendees were in the step of the museum while waiting anticipatively)

The event helps to celebrate Pride Month in NYC and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, along with honoring the Costume Institute exhibition (attendees were in the step of the museum while waiting anticipatively)

Six competitors were chosen to defeat, selected by heavyweight ballroom scene and co-founder of the House of Mizrahi – Jack Mizrahi. Mizrahi has appeared on the hit show Pose, which premiered its second season on Tuesday night.

Artists who performed were: Asia Balenciaga, Bootz Prodigy, Dashaun Lanvin, Omari Mizrahi, Tamiyah Mugler and Ty Ebony.

Wintour belonged to the & # 39; panel of icons & # 39; that assessed the event.

Mizrahi has appeared on the hit show Pose, which premiered its second season on Tuesday night

Mizrahi has appeared on the hit show Pose, which premiered its second season on Tuesday night

Brave Dan

Brave Dan

Mizrahi (left) and Dapper Dan style icon (right) were just some of the striking faces of the extravagant shindig

Jose Xtravaganza, father of the house of Xtravaganza and former choreographer, was also judge during the event (far left)

Jose Xtravaganza, father of the house of Xtravaganza and former choreographer, was also judge during the event (far left)

Jose Xtravaganza, father of the house of Xtravaganza and former choreographer, was also judge during the event (far left)

Jose Xtravaganza, father of the house of Xtravaganza and traditionally choreographer, was also a judge during the event.

Xtravaganza is best known for his work with Madonna and for his appearance in the legendary documentary Paris Is Burning.

They were accompanied by: Kiki executive producer Twiggy Garon, Jujamcyn Theaters president Jujamcyn and style icon Dapper Dan.

The winner of the epic battles was crowned the & # 39; Legend Slayer. & # 39;

Vogueing is a dance style that is derived from the Harlem ballroom scene from the 60s, but that has its origins in the ballroom scene of the 1980s. While the roots were to be found in predominantly black and latino neighborhoods, Madonna catapulted the dance style into the mainstream.

10 sec across the board! The jury members flash 10s up in the salute of a stellar version

10 sec across the board! The jury members flash 10s up in the salute of a stellar version

10 sec across the board! The jury members flash 10s up in the salute of a stellar version

Wintour wore a red skirt effortlessly combined with a Vogue magazine

Wintour wore a red skirt effortlessly combined with a Vogue magazine

Wintour wore a red skirt effortlessly combined with a Vogue magazine

Vogueing is a dance style that is derived from the Harlem ballroom scene from the 60s, but that has its origins in the 80s ballroom scene

Asia Balenciaga rocks the stage

Asia Balenciaga rocks the stage

Another voguer takes the stage

Another voguer takes the stage

Although the roots were found in predominantly black and latino neighborhoods, Madonna catapulted the dance style into the mainstream

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