Veuve Clicquot's distinctive brand color is brought to life with more than 300 yards of hand-strung marigold garlands.
More than 4,000 guests sipped champagne and enjoyed treats from 12 gourmet food trucks at the third annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, benefiting L.A.'s Will Rogers State Historic Park and its legendary polo grounds. Led by BrownHot Events
, the event team keyed on an epic 1922 polo match in India, which drew 150,000 guests, to create an elegant, exotic setting. Shown here, the arrival moment, at the landscape-based step-and-repeat.
Six dramtic 8-foot chandeliers crafted from silk marigolds in the Veuve Clicquot brand color fill the tent ceiling.
The day comprised two simultaneous events--the public experience for 4,000 guests and a VIP party for 750, with a celebrity polo match in-between. Shown here, communal tables accented with Indochine laser-cut vessels matching the tent walls.
The "Ode of Veuve" VIP champagne bar.
An 8-by-20-foot paper flower backdrop stands behind the VIP champagne bar; each flower was handmade from petals composed of custom papers and textiles.
All 90-plus staffers, bartenders and models were custom-styled by Karen Mann in "Chanel-inspired Indian-chic."
Laser-cut Indochine walls are a striking feature of the VIP canopies.
Entertainment included an electric sitar.
Veuve Clicquot kites take flight ...
... and soar above the crowd.
Walking advertisements for Penelope Parasols, which were featured in the pop-up Veuve Clicquot merchandise boutique.
Another view of the chandeliers.
White horse sculptures are set off dramatically by the vivid marigolds.
Acoustic rockabilly band Vinnie and the Hooligans entertains.
Models as official greeters welcomed guests with the traditional Indian salutation "namaste."
Champagne servers keep flutes filled.