July 2, 2016
 

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

AWWW MOMENT: Pur vodka ambassador STEPHANE ROCHEFORT in MATINIQUE and    Painter LEA-MARIE JEAN in ZARA.

AWWW MOMENT: Pur vodka ambassador STEPHANE ROCHEFORT in MATINIQUE and
Painter LEA-MARIE JEAN in ZARA.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

CLOTHES MAKE THE FINANCE GUY: EMANUEL LE FORESTIER in GIVENCHY and J. LINDBERG.

CLOTHES MAKE THE FINANCE GUY: EMANUEL LE FORESTIER in GIVENCHY and J. LINDBERG.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

GANG’S ALL HERE: CARLOS FERREIRA, PIERRE DERGON, SANDRA FERREIRA and National Bank exec ALEXANDRE VIAU.

GANG’S ALL HERE: CARLOS FERREIRA, PIERRE DERGON, SANDRA FERREIRA and National Bank exec ALEXANDRE VIAU.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

LOVELY IN HER NEW LBD: SANDRA FERREIRA in NOOKIE.

LOVELY IN HER NEW LBD: SANDRA FERREIRA in NOOKIE.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

DAZZLING DUO: SANDY LEBLANC in JULIE PESANT and HUGHES HARVEY in CLUSIER.

DAZZLING DUO: SANDY LEBLANC in JULIE PESANT and HUGHES HARVEY in CLUSIER.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

PASTEL PRETTIES: MARIE=EVE PELLETIER and pal KAROLYNE AUGER in YSL and ZARA.

PASTEL PRETTIES: MARIE=EVE PELLETIER and pal KAROLYNE AUGER in YSL and ZARA.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

TOURISM TOPS: MELANIE CHARBONNEAU and husband, Tourism Montreal president / CEO YVES LALUMIÈRE.

TOURISM TOPS: MELANIE CHARBONNEAU and husband, Tourism Montreal president / CEO YVES LALUMIÈRE.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

PARTNERS IN FAB: CLAUDINE LAFOND, husband Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ RENÉ BELLERIVE, Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ PHIL MORIN in custom PIETRO MUCCI, and love MARIE-SOPHIE TAILLEFER.

PARTNERS IN FAB: CLAUDINE LAFOND, husband Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ RENÉ BELLERIVE, Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ PHIL MORIN in custom PIETRO MUCCI, and love MARIE-SOPHIE TAILLEFER.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

PRIMED FOR THE PARTY: Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ PHIL MORIN in custom PIETRO MUCCI and love MARIE-SOPHIE TAILLEFER.

PRIMED FOR THE PARTY: Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ PHIL MORIN in custom PIETRO MUCCI and love MARIE-SOPHIE TAILLEFER.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

DRESSED AND TRESSED: CLAUDINE LAFOND and husband, Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ RENÉ BELLERIVE.

DRESSED AND TRESSED: CLAUDINE LAFOND and husband, Kevlar Real Estate Investments’ RENÉ BELLERIVE.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

ALL ABOUT ARSENAL: Arsenal chief PIERRE TRAHAN and Diary’s JENN CAMPBELL.

ALL ABOUT ARSENAL: Arsenal chief PIERRE TRAHAN and Diary’s JENN CAMPBELL.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

CO-CHAIR SO FINE: ‪Zoom Media‬ chair /COO FRANÇOIS DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN in KITON and CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN. ‬‬

CO-CHAIR SO FINE: ‪Zoom Media‬ chair /COO FRANÇOIS DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN in KITON and CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN. ‬‬

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

HOT IN HERVÉ: NOÉMIE VÉZINA in HERVÉ LEGER.

HOT IN HERVÉ: NOÉMIE VÉZINA in HERVÉ LEGER.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

SOCIAL GALS ON SCENE: VANESSA PURDY and ANNA ROMA.

SOCIAL GALS ON SCENE: VANESSA PURDY and ANNA ROMA.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

POWER CHAT: C2 MONTRÉAL vice president strategic partnerships CHLOÉ LANGEVIN and Industrial Alliance vice-president principal and chief economist CLÉMENT GIGNAC.

POWER CHAT: C2 MONTRÉAL vice president strategic partnerships CHLOÉ LANGEVIN and Industrial Alliance vice-president principal and chief economist CLÉMENT GIGNAC.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

MODEL GENTS: Montage Model JAKE FORINO and PAUL GELINAS.

MODEL GENTS: Montage Model JAKE FORINO and PAUL GELINAS.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

DASHING AS EVER: Red Bull Racing Formula One Team Principal CHRISTIAN HORNER (Yes married to Geri Halliwell).

DASHING AS EVER: Red Bull Racing Formula One Team Principal CHRISTIAN HORNER (Yes married to Geri Halliwell).

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

$$ SHOT: Octane Racing Group tops and Canadian Grand Prix president FRANCOIS DUMONTIER, wife CHARLENE DUMONTIER, home-grown racing royal JACQUES VILENEUVE  and mom JOANN VILLENEUVE.

$$ SHOT: Octane Racing Group tops and Canadian Grand Prix president FRANCOIS DUMONTIER, wife CHARLENE DUMONTIER, home-grown racing royal JACQUES VILENEUVE and mom JOANN VILLENEUVE.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

RED CARPET ROYALS: Dazmo owner ANDREW LAPIERRE and his media goddess JULIE DU PAGE in BCBGMAXAZRIA.

RED CARPET ROYALS: Dazmo owner ANDREW LAPIERRE and his media goddess JULIE DU PAGE in BCBGMAXAZRIA.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

POWER PAIR: Ex-cofounder of EA Canada and EA Sports / original designer and creator of FIFA Soccer and current investor / entrepreneur BRUCE MCMILLAN and wife, investor / entrepreneur INGRID SCHMIDTOVA-MCMILLAN.

POWER PAIR: Ex-cofounder of EA Canada and EA Sports / original designer and creator of FIFA Soccer and current investor / entrepreneur BRUCE MCMILLAN and wife, investor / entrepreneur INGRID SCHMIDTOVA-MCMILLAN.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

SIMPLY STUNNING: INGRID SCHMIDTOVA-MCMILLAN in PICCIOLI and DIOR.

SIMPLY STUNNING: INGRID SCHMIDTOVA-MCMILLAN in PICCIOLI and DIOR.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

ARTISTS IN THE HOUSE: MAI ANH DANG in WAY and MATT GOEZEN in ISSEY MIYAKE.

ARTISTS IN THE HOUSE: MAI ANH DANG in WAY and MATT GOEZEN in ISSEY MIYAKE.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

BARE & BEAUTIFUL: Beloved personality VANESSA PILON in RICK OWENS.

BARE & BEAUTIFUL: Beloved personality VANESSA PILON in RICK OWENS.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

CUTEST COUPLE EVER: Groupe Park Avenue vice- president biz development NORMAN JOHN HÉBERT and wife  JACLYN.

CUTEST COUPLE EVER: Groupe Park Avenue vice- president biz development NORMAN JOHN HÉBERT and wife JACLYN.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

MAXING OUT: Red Bull racer MAX VERSTAPPEN.

MAXING OUT: Red Bull racer MAX VERSTAPPEN.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

SO SANDRINE: SANDRINE CLERMONT-LORD in LYSA LASH NEXT GENERATION FUR.

SO SANDRINE: SANDRINE CLERMONT-LORD in LYSA LASH NEXT GENERATION FUR.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

MARCUS MOMENT: Sauber F1 driver MARCUS ERICSSON and Diary’s JENN CAMPBELL.

MARCUS MOMENT: Sauber F1 driver MARCUS ERICSSON and Diary’s JENN CAMPBELL.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

BRINGING THE CHIC: Event chair Zoom Media‬ chair / COO FRANÇOIS DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN in KITON and CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN and NOÉMIE VÉZINA in HERVÉ LÉGER.

BRINGING THE CHIC: Event chair Zoom Media‬ chair / COO FRANÇOIS DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN in KITON and CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN and NOÉMIE VÉZINA in HERVÉ LÉGER.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

RITZ ROCKERS: ARLENE TORRIANI and husband Ritz-Carlton CEO ANDREW TORRIANI.

RITZ ROCKERS: ARLENE TORRIANI and husband Ritz-Carlton CEO ANDREW TORRIANI.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK

LE GRAND SOIR 2016

CO-CHAIR & AMOUR: Boyden managing partner ROGER DUGUAY and his lady love.

CO-CHAIR & AMOUR: Boyden managing partner ROGER DUGUAY and his lady love.

Brainchild of F1 Canadian Grand Prix CEO / head of Octane Racing Group, FRANÇOIS DUMONTIER, the 7th edition of Le Grand Soir at Arsenal once again exceeded expectations, officially kicking off the 2016 F1GP festivities in great style. Among the myriad perks were a glittering champagne cocktail; main dinner catered by the masters at the Fairmont Queen E.; impressive roster of entertainers and auction; VVVIP guest list; and most importantly, sizable funds for beneficiaries, Fondation de l’Hôpital du Sacré-Cœur de Montréal and Le Club des Petits déjeuners/Breakfast Club Canada. Yet another action-packed, star-studded kick-off. VROOM VROOM. 😉

Photos KAREL CHLADEK