Prix de Diane Longines horse race in Chantilly, France on June 12, 2011 guests were observed with exceptional heads.
The Swiss watch brand ‘Longines’ first time sponsored the event of Prix de Diane Longines horse race in Chantilly, France and hosted a fabulous dinner in the Château de Chantilly for guests pulling them far from countries such as South Africa, Australia, U.S., China and India. About 36,500 guests assured their presence at the event.
Singer Coeur de Pirate (Canadian singer Béatrice Martin) entertained the guests’ crowd with her new album songs on the open air stage at Prix de Diane Longines horse race. Along Longines CEO Walter Von Kanel other guests present at the event include Chinese actress Yao Chen, donning a sophisticated black Gucci dress, Telombre de Chalie, Pauline Tauzin, Marine Rigaut, Marie Laplace, Lise Price, Jessie Tournier, Jessie Collins, Franck Lefevre, EugeÌnie du Passage, Ariane Dubois and Sebastien Caren, Alyssia Simonet and the Longines brand ambassador and Indian diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan wearing a nude pink Elie Saab outfit paired with a wide-brimmed hat.
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said that she had only been to the races at Ascot in England once before but she had at least one essential style tip. She laughed saying, “It’s great that they have those little protectors for stilettos, so don’t forget them for sure or you’ll be stuck in the grass.”
All the participating guests arranged their picnic blankets and marched at the racecourse in north of Paris in their fine attires. In hunt of most elegant women of the day for the event “Mademoiselle Diane par Longines”, there was the only one winner Ms Valentine Simon who paired a beautiful Laurence Bossian hat and Maje jacket with a Tara Jarmon dress and was honored with ‘Longines Prize for Elegance’, a Longines DolceVita ladies’ watch.
The jury selecting Ms Valentine Simon comprised of Longines brand ambassador and Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, governing body of French horse racing, representatives of France Galop and journalists from Grazia magazine.