Love Spanish culture and sass? Love high-end fashion? Love a glam ball? If one, two or all three stimulate your senses, this year’s
would have been nirvana. Held once again at Annual McCord Ball the summer exhibit: Arsenal Contemporary Art, Balenciaga: Master of Couture inspired the ball’s Don Cristóbal theme, and was brought to glorious stylish life by master creative himself, the inimitable Dick Walsh. Over $717,000 was raised. Photography KAREL CHLADEK, BRUNO GUÉRIN
IN THE PINK: Ball co-chair BITA CATTELAN and creative director DICK WALSH.
A WARM WELCOME: Honourary co-presidents, SAJO vice-president NICK TEDESCHI, Cadillac Fairview senior vice-president and portfolio manager, Eastern Canada DANIELLE LAVOIE, and SAJO president SAL GUERRERA welcome guests.
IMPRESSION-MAKERS: Montreal Canadiens captain MAX PACIORETTY, wife KATIA PACIORETTY, retired Canadien PATRICE BRISEBOIS, love, event guruesse/author NADIA SAPUTO, DARREN CARMOSINO, top of Carmosino Wealth Management at CIBC Wood Gundy, and lovely wife VICKY CARMOSINO.
POWER OF THREE: Businesswoman SOLANGE DUGAS, museum board chair MONIQUE JÉRÔME-FORGET and past premier LUCIEN BOUCHARD.
PODIUM PERFECTION: Minister KATHLEEN WEIL.
SUGAR BALL CAMEO: Sugar Ball Committee members STEFANIE KUTTEH, JACLYN HOFFMAN, GERALD KOUNADIS, MICHELLE ROSSY and PAMELA POULAKIS.
ON SCENE: EMMANUELLE GATTUSO with MARIELLA PANDOLFI.
MITCH MCCORD MOMENT: Resident mogul / chair of Investment Canada / uber-philanthropist MITCH GARBER chats up DJ GENEVIÈVE BORNE and master creative DICK WALSH.
SMILES WITH STYLE: Ball co-chair BITA CATTELAN, husband PAOLO CATTELAN, Sugar Ball co-chair SANDRA FERREIRA.
SOCIAL GAL SNAP! Ball Committee members and accomplished execs, Chubb’s JULIE-ANNE COYLE and Montblanc Montreal’s SANDRINE BOHBOT.
POWER MEET: NORMAND CIARLO, DICK WALSH.
BEAUTIFUL BESTIES: Sugar Ball co-chair SANDRA FERREIRA and Soubois star JF GERVAIS.
THAT KIND OF NIGHT!!
HUGGY TIME: COMMITTEE MEMBER JEAN-MICHEL LAVOIE and ball co-chair BITA CATTELAN.
TABLE ME HAPPY.
REE CARPET BOUND: DICK WALSH and NATHALIE DESHAIES.
FIERCE FRIENDS: Ball co-chair BITA CATTELAN, committee member BENTE CHRISTENSEN.
LBD MEET LBD: Committee member NATHALIE DESHAIES, ball chair BITA CATTELAN.