Hey Royal Ascot, you’re fab and all, but we recently held our own chic homage to all things hat and fascinator at the recent
Close to 500 influencers and leaders attended the swish affair, donning their most stylish hats and headwear to help raise over $150,000 towards the continuity and enhancement of youth educational programs on Mount Royal. Les amis de la montagne’s Chapeau Mont Royal Benefit Luncheon. Photography MARYSE BOYCE, ALEXANDRE CV
A VERY GOOD HAT HAPPENING, INDEED: Close to five hundred supporters descend upon the annual Les amis de la montagne’s Chapeau Mont Royal Benefit Luncheon.
AWESOME HONOUREE: 2018 event honourary president DIANE LANCTÔT, president/owner of Lanctôt and Canadian Hat/ Harricana poses with LAURENCE CHARLEBOIS.
TABLES ADORNED IN BLOOMS & BLUE HUES.
FEATHERED & BOWED BEAUTIES: Wearing similar side detailed hats in light hues, 2017 hon. president DIANA FERRARA SCALIA and pal, TERESA FATA.
FLORALS & FABULOUS: THERESA MOISAN and husband, campaign committee member ÉRIK MOISAN.
SELFIE SNAP: Stunning ERIKA DEL VECCHIO captures the moment, 2018 style.
MAYOR’S CORNER: Standing, from left, PAULE DORÉ, Les amis’ HÉLÈNE PANAÏOTI, MARGOT PROVENCHER, JULIE L’HEUREUX, PAUL GENEST, CHRISTINE LENGVARI, Westmount mayor CHRISTINA SMITH, Les amis president PETER A. HOWLETT and seated, EUGENE RIESMAN and MORAG HOWLETT.
MIXING PRINTS & POPS OF COLOUR: FRANCINE ETHIER, CLARE CHIU, CHRISTINA MILLER, and committee member, bronze sponsor LOUISE SAVOY.
RAIN ONLY ADDED TO THE DAY’S MAGIC.
WITH FASHITUDE: KATHRYN LUND DRUMMOND, an event co-chair was resplendent in ginger and a fantastical hat alongside husband, Les amis campaign cabinet president JEFFREY DRUMMOND.
THAT KIND OF FAIRMONT FOOD: As always, Fairmont Queen E. caterers bring their signature flavour and food presentation.
TIP-TOPPED & TABLESIDE: Back row, from left, event co-chair and gold sponsor, plastic surgeon SANDRA MCGILL, JILL GREEN and ANNA GOTH join (bottom row, from left), CAROLINE LAFLEUR, DAPHNE SHAMIE, SUSAN NEMEC and MARY GALLERY for an afternoon of good girl bonding & fun.
BRING ON THE MUSICIANS.
SPECS-TACULAR & CHAPEAU CHIC: JANET MCNULTY and event co-chair JUDITH KAVANAGH.
FLORALS X 2