Matthew McConaughey, Nacho Figueras, and Others Kick-off the Sixth-Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic.
Yesterday sunny skies along with logoed parasols and umbrellas greeted a coterie of impeccably dressed folks–including lots of “Hamptons Chic” looks, lots of Lily Pulitzer ensembles and naturally a lot of Vineyard Vines—at Liberty State Park. The 7,000 New Yorkers arrived at the park
to drink so bubbly view participate in sporting match at the sixth-annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic.
Matthew McConaughey, helped kicked-off the festivities, along with co-hosts Nacho Figueras, Delfina Blaquier and President of Veuve Clicquot U.S., Vanessa Kay. Additionally, Norm Lewis who sang the National Anthem and Dree Hemingway who threw out the ceremonial toss-in joined the group in the kick-off celebrations and with that the match began.
As in the past, this year the Polo match drew a slew of bold names including Camila Alves McConaughey, Rosario Dawson, Ashley Olsen, Tiffani Amber Thiessen, Garcelle Beauvais, Alek Wek, Anne V., Tika Sumpter, Julia Restoin-Roitfeld, Martha Plimpton, Harley Viera-Newton, Lo Bosworth, Chelsea Leyland, Leigh Lezark, Rebecca Minkoff, Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs, Catherine Malandrino, Naeem Khan, Danielle and Jodie Snyder, Timo Weiland, Lubov Azria, Geoffrey Zakarian, Sasha Cohen, Mia Moretti, Caitlin Moe, RJ King, Kate Davidson Hudson, Lauren Remington Platt, Theophilus London, Alicia Quarles and more, all of whom noshed on a polo-perfect lunch, sipped champagne and watched the match.
The guests helped support efforts to return Liberty State Park to its pre- Sandy condition. The park sustained significant damage due to Hurricane Sandy and the match benefited the park. who threw out the ceremonial toss-in also participated in making the event a memorable one.
Here are some pictures from the day