The 17th Street High Heel Race

Photography by Samantha Jaffe


The 17th Street High Heel Race in Dupont Circle celebrated its 31st year on tuesday night, October 24th.

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 The atmosphere was as colorful and vivacious as the drag queens themselves.

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Their makeup, cosplay, costumes and 6-inch heels look like they took days to be perfected.

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 This yearly D.C. tradition is a must-see event

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not only was there pride for lgbt people, but inclusivity for people of all ages, body sizes, sexual orientations, race and identity.

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Plus, where else could you find Melania Trump, Cruella de Vil, and Michael Jackson all strutting down the runway together?

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