Posts tagged ‘Equus’

January 24, 2013

veuve clicquot masters cape town

Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo, Jeannie D, Jo-Ann Strauss, Ryk Neethling, Ryan Botha, Thandie Kupe (by Denzil Jacobs)

South Africa’s most glamorous polo event of the annual social calendar is set to take place for the third year running on Saturday 23rd February 2013 at Val de Vie Estate outside Cape Town. Jenni Button and Hilton Weiner have been announced as the official Fashion Partners for the 2013 Veuve Clicquot Masters. A Hilton Weiner & Jenni Button Fashion Show will form part of the day’s activities, while Creative Director for the brands, Warrick Gautier, will be a judge in the Best Dressed competition for the day. Veuve Clicquot Masters Cape Town, one of five international tournaments, is their first and only on the African continent. Proven a resounding success and enjoyed by SA’s glamorous elite, guests include top celebrities, fashionable socialites and avid polo lovers. VIP Guests who attend last year included, Jeannie D, Jo-Ann Strauss, Ryk Neethling, Natalie Becker, and Roxy Louw with media personality Clayton Morar, model Gina Goldsmith and socialite Thandie Kupe.

The Veuve Clicquot Masters Cape Town has grown considerably since its first year and is expected to draw in more than 1200 guests this year. Val de Vie’s world-class polo fields and luxurious club house facilities provide the ideal venue to host an event of this caliber. VIP guests confirmed so far for a day out filled with champagne, gourmet canapés, sophisticated fashion, traditional games of pétanque, pamper lounges and of course a riveting game of world class polo include Natalie Becker, Aiden Bennetts, Elana Afrika, Lee-Anne Summers, Ryan Botha and Vanessa Marawa.

The Jenni Button Summer 2013¬†Collection, Journey to Marrakech, focuses on sensual modern cuts and shapes to suit the strong independent Jenni woman‚Äôs insatiable love of glamour, opulence and pleasure. Introducing exotic animal prints such as snake, leopard and crocodile in gold, silver and metallic shades, the collection is juxtaposed with splashes of colour ‚Äď from bright aqua and teal, to azure blue, sea green and coral. Neutrals still form the foundation of the collection, mixed with bold geometric prints. Jenni will showcase its exclusive Couture Collection at this year‚Äôs Polo event. The Hilton Weiner Summer 2013 Resort Collection sees the introduction of sand washed silk, reverse silk, quality linen, and leather. There is also an array of architecturally inspired prints and Bugle-cut bead embellishments that can be found on Midi and Maxi dresses and selected blouses in the women’s wear collection.

Date: Saturday 23rd February 2013
Venue: Val de Vie Estate (Paarl-Franschhoek Valley)
Tickets:
POLO CLUB ACCESS: R390 per person – includes a glass of wine and light lunch.
EQUUS VIP LOUNGE: R1, 750 per person – includes lunch and an open bar (premium brands available at a cash bar)
PICNIC ACCESS: R150 per person with access to grass only

Tickets available online via Val de Vie’s website: www.valdevie.co.za.

February 26, 2012

the veuve clicquot masters polo 2012

Veuve Clicquot Polo - Jo-Ann Strauss, Elana Afrika, Natalie Becker, Ryk Neethling

Dressed to the nines, celebrities, VIP’s, socialites and fashionistas enjoyed day of luxury at the 2nd Annual¬†Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2012 at the Val de Vie Estate. Jo-Ann Strauss was absolutely breathtaking wearing an elegant dress by Elbeth Gillis, sunglasses by Sunglass Hut and adding just a dash of sparkle to the perfect ensemble, a gorgeous oversized green hat. Jeannie D dazzled in a gorgeous sequins matt-metallic dress accompanied by her fianc√©. Natalie Becker, Roxy Louw, Bjorn Steinbach, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Elana Afrika, wearing a beautiful 46664 Fashion dress, were spotted sipping Veuve Clicquot Champagne¬†in style.

Veuve Clicquot Polo -Jeannie D, Ryan Botha, Gina Goldsmith, Katlego Maboe, Roxy Louw

Also enjoying the polo, champagne and gourmet canap√©s and the music of ‘Goodluck‘ was Ryk Neethling, Ryan Botha, Gina Goldsmith and Katlego Maboe. Guests were pampered by¬†Elizabeth Arden to freshen up their make up with celebrity stylists including Nthato Mashishi and Gina Myers and hair styling by¬†Be Premi√®re¬†. A first for the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo, Jenni Button and Viyella presented a spectacular fashion show showcasing their latest collections. Later guests were invited to party the evening away at the Equus Lounge with a live performance by¬†Lu Chase. The Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2012¬†at the Val de Vie Estate seamlessly brought together luxury, polo and champagne to create an ethereal equestrian summer’s day.

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February 6, 2012

get ready for the veuve clicquot masters polo 2012

The Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo

Val de Vie Estate outside Cape Town will host an opulent of¬†day of polo ponies, champagne and fashion with second annual¬†Veuve Clicquot Masters,¬†the most glamorous event on the South African Polo calendar set to¬†take place on 25 February 2012. Celebrities and¬†VIP’s will be out in full force¬†exhibiting some of the finest designer dresses, hats and fascinators for all to see! Confirmed Celebrity guests this year include Jennifer Su, Janez Vermeiren,¬†Lee-Ann Liebenberg, Ryan Botha,¬†Shashi Naidoo,¬†Ryk Neethling and more.¬†Chart topping band¬†Goodluck¬†will be there to head up the musical entertainment for the day and guests can¬†expect¬†another¬†French style¬†‘P√©tanque’ boules tournament and a best dressed competition¬†with some fantastic prizes to be won.¬†Elizabeth Arden will¬†be on hand to pamper guests at the¬†Elizabeth Arden Pamper House¬†with¬†their¬†top international make-up artists and ladies can look forward to having their hair curled or pinned by professional stylists from¬†Be Premi√®re¬†Hair.

This year welcomes an¬†‘Equus Lounge‘ After Party, ensuring the polo revelers will dance the night away.¬†Equus is well known for their luxurious hospitality offerings at SA’s top racing and polo events.

Set in the midst of¬†Val de Vie‘s world class polo fields and luxurious clubhouse facilities, VIP guests can expect a glamorous day of fine champagne.

General VIP Tickets are available on Webtickets¬†at R400 per person and include a glass of wine on arrival, a ‘before polo tea’ and access to the ‘Equus Lounge‘ after party.

Event – 2.30pm – 7pm

After Party – 7pm – 11pm

Click here to purchase tickets: http://www.webtickets.co.za

All images courtesy of Werner Ryke and JM Lederman via Vivid Luxury