When it comes to the social scene, Montrealers are resilient. Wicked weather? Whatever. Labyrinth of construction? NP! Which brings us to the 2018 Renaissance-themed
St. Mary’s Ball benefiting at Windsor Station. Despite drizzly temps and not so a-maze-ing roadwork, hundreds braved their way through a specially erected walkway into champagne cocktails for a mesmeric night still generating buzz days later. The icing on the dazzle? The St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation $1,100,825 raised towards the building of a modernized home for palliative and cancer care patients. Bravo! Photography VINCENZO D’ALTO
RENAISSANCE IMAGES ANIMATE THE LANDSCAPE. SWEET VOICES RESONATE. 😉 MR. PRESIDENT: Ball president ALAIN BELLEMARE, president/CEO Bombardier and love, MARIE-JOSÉE SIMARD. MR. PRESIDENT: Ball president ALAIN BELLEMARE, president/CEO Bombardier an love, MARIE-JOSÉE SIMARD. POWER PAIR: Committee chair/SMHF board member ARTHUR WECHSLER, managing partner at Kugler Kandestin and wife, committee member ARIELLE MELOUL-WECHSLER, senior vice-president, people and culture, Air Canada. STARS ON SCENE: SMHF board past president, lawyer ANNE-MARIE BOUCHER in MICHAEL KORS WITH husband, Cirque du Soleil chair MITCH GARBER. WITH IMPACT!: Former Impact captain PATRICE BERNIER and PASCAL OCCEAN. STYLISH SUPPORTERS: JULIE COUTURE, VANESSA LAFRAMBOISE, entrepreneur/philanthropist PHILIPPE DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN, wife, beauty disruptor NANNETTE DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN, landscape maestro STUART WEBSTER and wife CLAIRE WEBSTER. ONE BIG CHEQUE: Transat GM and board member JOE ADAMO, Roasters Foundation executive director, and SMH Board of Governors 1st vice President, RACHEL RENAUD, SMHF president/CEO CYNDA HEWARD, Ball president, Bombardier CEO ALAIN BELLEMARE, Governors Board past president and Dentons Canada partner TERRY DIDUS, SMHF board president and Subway Québec president GUY LAFRAMBOISE, Ball committee chair, Kugler Kandestin managing partner ARTHUR WECHSLER and SMHF board past president ANNE-MARIE BOUCHER. SNAPPED AT ST. MARY’S: CAROLINE LABADIE, CHANTAL LEMIEUX, VINCENT D’OSTIE, ALEXANDRE DECARY. CIRQUE ON SCENE. CAUGHT ON THE CANDID. BLACK-TIE PERFECTION: MARC SCHWARZ and wife, JESSICA STARCK. NEXT LEVEL FABULOUS: MRCO WICHA and wife COLLEEN WICHA. NEXT BIG DEAL HAPPENING NOW! GO MARTIN CAUCHON! YOU KNOW WHO THEY ARE! SCARF THIS: Gorgeous hostess LEITA AZIZA. 2018 PARTY VIBES: ANABEL CARRASQUEL SNAPS a selfie with SEAN LEWIS. TUNING IN TO JEWEL TONES: Good friends KAITLYN LEEB in NOOKIE, and KRUTI PATEL. ELEGANCE CENTRAL: ROBERT RAHAL in BURBERRY and ANDREA PEPLOW in BCBGMAXAZRIA and STUART WEITZMAN. TRANSCON TERRIFIC: FRANCIS OLIVIER, ISABELLE MARCOUX. DIARY EXCLUSIVE: Dr. SHELDON ELMAN, wife Dr. MERYL ELMAN, entrepreneur/philanthropist PHILIPPE DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN, wife, beauty disruptor NANNETTE DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN. TWO COOL HUMANS: Entrepreneur/philanthropist PHILIPPE DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN, wife, beauty disruptor NANNETTE DE GASPÉ BEAUBIEN. BRINGING THE MAGIC DOCTOR DUO: PHD Dr. MERYL ELMAN, husband MEDYSIS founder DR. SHELDON ELMAN. MOOD PERFECTION. CHEERS TO A BEAUTIFUL NIGHT! LOOKING GOOD. POLITICAL CORNER: Quebec Liberal MNA for Marguerite-Bourgeoys HÉLÈNE DAVID, Quebec Liberal MNA for Notre-Dame-De-Grace KATHLEEN WEIL, and Quebec Liberal MNA for Saint-Henri Sainte-Anne, DOMINQUE ANGLADE. MANINA WORLD BRINGS THE SIZZLE.