Cuba’s quinceaneras are a chic affair amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Girls in Cuba are turning face masks into a fashion accessory for their quinceanera photoshoots, designing them to match their 15th birthday party outfits - both as a safety measure and also to celebrate coming of age amid the coronavirus pandemic. Cuba made face masks obligatory in public spaces early on in the outbreak and credits them with helping it contain the spread of the coronavirus on the island.

Updated On Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST
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Naomi Ramos poses as she tries dresses for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns, in Havana, Cuba. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Naomi Ramos poses as she tries dresses for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns, in Havana, Cuba. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns, in Havana, Cuba. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns, in Havana, Cuba. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Naomi Ramos poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Naomi Ramos poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Estefani Linares rides inside a vintage car after a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Estefani Linares rides inside a vintage car after a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Estefani Linares gets ready for a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns, in Havana, Cuba. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Estefani Linares gets ready for a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease (Covid-19) spread concerns, in Havana, Cuba. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Naomi Ramos poses during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid Covid-19 disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Naomi Ramos poses during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid Covid-19 disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Naomi Ramos poses during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Naomi Ramos poses during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Thaidelen Gonzalez gets ready prior to a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Thaidelen Gonzalez gets ready prior to a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming-of-age for 15-year-olds) celebration. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming-of-age for 15-year-olds) celebration. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Naomi Ramos is carried by her father during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Naomi Ramos is carried by her father during a photo session for her quinceanera celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Sofia Valenzuela poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Sofia Valenzuela poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Estefani Linares poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Estefani Linares poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Sofia Valenzuela poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid Covid-19. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Sofia Valenzuela poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid Covid-19. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Thaidelen Gonzalez has her make-up applied prior to a photo session for her quinceanera. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Thaidelen Gonzalez has her make-up applied prior to a photo session for her quinceanera. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)
Updated on Jul 22, 2020 07:21 PM IST

Thaidelen Gonzalez poses during a photo session for her quinceanera (coming of age of 15-year-olds) celebration amid coronavirus disease. (REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini)

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