Glitz and glamour were once again the order of the day as Moët & Chandon hosted their annual Moët & Chandon Grand Day. The event brought together friends of the Champagne House to raise their glasses to toast the 150th anniversary of Moët & Chandon Impérial.
A Moët champagne pyramid – a signature symbol of the House – dazzling disco balls and perfectly themed décor set the tone for an evening of grand celebration. Over a million people including socialites and celebrities from New York City to Johannesburg and Ibiza to Tokyo were gathered to celebrate Moët & Chandon Grand Day, in a bubbling toast to its universal icon of celebration.
In Johannesburg, the star-studded event was held at the iconic Michelangelo hotel. Mzantsi added its special touch to proceedings by presenting a ‘Studio 1869’ themed celebration through the lens of Moët Impérial. Among those who graced the event were, Boity Thulo, Maps Maponyane, Jessica Nkosi, Kelly Khumalo, Khanya Mkangisa and Thembi Seete who were all donned in their perfectly themed Studio 54 outfits.
GQ’s Editor, Yati Khumalo, awarded most glamorous female to Tshepi Vundla in a dazzling silver sequin outfit, with Mandla Mngomezulu taking best dressed male in a leopard print suit designed by Paledi Segapo. Guests were invited to celebrate their own iconic #MoetMoment with a stylish miniature bottle of the alluring signature Moët Impérial thanks to Africa’s first Moët Mini machine.
“On Moët & Chandon Grand Day, we are thrilled to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Moët Impérial, our signature champagne that has embodied the grandeur of the House since 1869,” said Pascal Asin, Moët Hennessy Managing Director Africa Middle East. “Moët & Chandon is synonymous today with celebration because for almost three centuries, we have combined our ‘savoir-faire’ (know-how) with our own art of the fête to perfect a unique ‘savoir-fête’ that has made our champagnes a great choice for toasting both intimate moments and important milestones.”
Dj PH entertained guest as a gold 6 litre illuminated Moët & Chandon Jeroboam was uncorked and served on the dancefloor, another sparkling moment in an evening of overflowing and festive generosity. Guests joined in a spirited countdown to the connected group toast as gold confetti rained down from the ceiling, a true Moët Moment which sealed the celebratory tone for the magical evening.