Celebrating its tenth anniversary in Los Angeles, Veuve Clicquot welcomes - 7,500 Angelenos, celebrities and polo-enthusiasts to the beautiful Will Rogers State Historic Park to enjoy the highly-anticipated Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles.
Proudly bringing back the sport of polo to the California State Park after a decades-long hiatus. Veuve Clicquot continued its efforts to keep the tradition alive in Los Angeles and benefit one of the last remaining grass polo fields in the area.
Set in the picturesque hills of Pacific Palisades, the park once served as home to polo matches for the stars, including Will Rogers himself, Walt Disney, Spencer Tracy, Clark Gable, and Douglas Fairbanks.
The glamorous crowd enjoyed a day of polo-watching, picnicking and champagne-sipping in support of the event’s longstanding beneficiary, Will Rogers State Historic Park. The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles brings attendees a unique and exciting experience that embodies the glorious days of style and polo that thrived in the city of Angels in the 1920s and 1930s. Always a star-studded event, the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles was attended by celebrities and friends of the brand including: Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Regina Hall, Mandy Moore, Kaley Cuoco, Christina Hendricks, Rachel Bilson, Busy Philipps, Ali Larter, Lea Michele, Anna Camp, Candace Cameron Bure, Garcelle Beauvais, Naomi King, Alex and Maia Shibutani, Louise Roe, Kilo Kish, Brad Goreski and many other A- lister's.
Spectators enjoyed a fast-paced match watching Team Veuve Clicquot, captained by world-renowned polo player Nacho Figueras, take on Team Will Rogers, captained by Mariano Fassetta.
Nacho played alongside his wife, Delfina Blaquier, who was deemed Most Valuable Player and brought Team Veuve Clicquot a victory. Other highlights from the day included The University of Southern California Trojan Marching Band’s performance of the National Anthem and divot stomp celebration, music by DJ2GAYTHER, and the ceremonial ball toss thrown in by event veteran Rachel Zoe.
Known as one of the most glamorous and stylish daytime events of the season, celebrities and guests at the 10th annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic Los Angeles stepped out to enjoy the beautiful day wearing “Pretty Woman” -inspired polka dots, embellished headbands, divot friendly footwear, wide-brimmed hats, chic printed sets, and more. For the first time ever, Veuve Clicquot introduced the exclusive La Grande Dame Garden where guests enjoyed Veuve Clicquot’s prestige cuvées La Grande Dame 2008 and La Grande Dame Rosé 2008, bottle service, a gourmet champagne lunch, and luxe seating with prime field-side views.
Back by popular demand, Veuve Clicquot also offered polo-enthusiasts the opportunity to enjoy the match from the Rosé Garden, an exclusive viewing area where guests enjoyed exceptional views of the action on the field, Veuve Clicquot Non-Vintage Rosé, and a gourmet lunch by Wolfgang Puck Catering. As an upgrade to the General Admission experience, DJ duo SIMIHAZE played a special surprise music set after the match and ignited a dance party in celebration of the event’s tenth anniversary.