The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic returned to Liberty State Park in Jersey City to celebrate its 200th anniversary of the champagne house. Even underthe 85 degree sun, everyone who attended brought the heat in their finest looks. The attire: day dresses and sun hats.
As a first-timer, I kept it simple, yet elegant rocking head to toe BooHoo. I wore a baby blue, flared dress from the brand paired with gold chandelier earrings and blush sandals.
Being that I had never attended before, I did a bit of asking around so I could properly prepare for my first polo classic. Rather than eating at the food stands, a vast majority had their own picnics on the field. Bringing an umbrella to guard you from the bright sun (or rain) is definitely advisable. One thing that I did find to be absolutely necessary for those who choose to wear heels – FLATS! I cannot stress enough how much you will need them! I took all my cute pictures in my heels, but there’s lots of walking around, games to play, and plenty of people to meet. So if you go in the future, remember to bring a blanket, umbrella, plenty of water, flat shoes, sun glasses, a floppy hat, and food for a picnic, but make sure to bring it in a bag, because no backpacks are permitted (along with professional cameras).
‘To drink or not to drink?’ That is the question… Prepare to spend a little extra on alcohol if you’re looking to drink. The prices are higher and the lines are long and slow ($23-$30 per drink and $160 for a bottle of the label’s champagne). If you’re all for spending extra for a special occasion, this shouldn’t be an issue. Whether you choose to drink or not, this is a romantic daytime date for a couple or even a day out with the girls. Besides, every girls needs something special to dress up for every now and then.
Plenty of familiar faces were in attendance this year. There were lots of models and actresses such as Penelope Cruz, Sienna Miller, Grace Bol, Nacho Figueras, Coco Rocha, Winnie Harlow, and more.
Here’s a mix of some of my fav looks from this year’s Polo Classic along with previous years for some inspo: