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As usual, the closing of the London summer social season ended with the Cartier International Polo Day’s 26th Anniversary held on July 27 at Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park in Egham, Surrey. Hosted by Mr. Arnaud Bamberger, MD of Cartier UK, the fabulous event boasted of English socialites, royals, and film stars, drawing an attendance 25,000 strong to witness the English Polo team’s win over New Zealand. Arnaud Bamberger and Nicholas Denvers of the Hurlington Polo Association along with HRH Prince Charles presented the Coronation Cup to English Captain Luke Tomilson and the Pegasus Trophy to New Zealand Captain James Beim for the Most Valuable Player.
Attendees were served lunch in the Cartier marquee and enjoyed Cuvée Cartier champagne and, of course, Pimms, with a sumptuous lunch prepared by leading chef Anton Mosimann that included Scottish lobster and a summer salad, Chateaubriand tenderloin steak and Grand Mariner parfait with raspberry coulis.
In attendance were Camilla Belle, Katherine Jenkins, Cat Deeley, Geri Hallwell, Paloma Faith, Amber Le Bon, Marquess of Bristol, Arabella Musgrave, Poppy Delevigne, Marissa and Max Montgomery, Toby Knott and Martha Ward, Paul Sculfor and the Hon. Sophia Hesketh, Hannah Sandling, Holly Vanance, Saskia Boxford, Gunnar Windbergh, and Marquess and Marchioness of Milford Haven.
Pictures provided by The Luxury Insider, Guest of a Guest, Serena Nikkah of Vogue Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Exposay and Cartier