More Premieres! This time: Puebla & Port of Spain

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on May 18, 2016 | 0 comment

Puebla and the Port of Spain will both host their first Diner en Blanc this week! Port of Spain, known for its Carnival, is the first city in Trinidad and Tobago to join Le Diner en Blanc family. Puebla, now the fourth Mexican city to Host Diner en Blanc, is also the birthplace of Cinco de Mayo. All in all, these two cities are no strangers to large social gatherings surrounded by food, celebration, and dancing. And Le Diner en Blanc is next! Le Dîner en Blanc – Puebla is set to take place tomorrow night (Thursday, May 19th).  Although this is a first for Puebla, Host Eduardo Uribe has been part of the Diner en Blanc family for years, co-hosting events in Mexico City ...

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Two Dîner en Blanc Firsts! San Juan & Hong Kong

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on May 05, 2016 | 0 comment

This Saturday, at opposite ends of the world, two cities will celebrate their inaugural Dîner en Blanc! Excitement for Le Dîner en Blanc – San Juan is palpable. The event is sold out! And over 1500 guests will attend the elegant picnic. Guest are spending these last hours picking out the perfect outfit, so expect them to show up dressed to the nines! To up the ante, Hosts are holding a Best Dressed contest. The best dressed couple will win a two-night stay at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel and dinner at the Restaurant 1919. To be eligible, couples must post pictures to social media on the big night with the hashtag ‪#‎DEBSanJuanContest. In the week following the ev...

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Totally Elegant, Dîner en Blanc – Kingston

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on April 22, 2016 | 0 comment

White! White! White! It’s très chic Dîner en Blanc. Dîner en Blanc – Kingston dressed to impress last Saturday, for their second annual elegant picnic at the University of The West Indies at Mona. The men were dashing, and the women dazzled. From floor-length dresses and skirts, to rompers and jumpers, to pristine suits and all-over white lace, Dîner en Blanc guests upped the fashion-anti in Kingston, wowing us all with beauty and style!   Here are some favorite looks from the stunning affair:  Photos by Infuzion Inc.   To see more fashion and event photos, browse through Stephanie Lumley’s reports for Loop Jamaica: loopjamaic...

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From Kingston to Las Vegas, it’s a Dîner en Blanc weekend!

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on April 14, 2016 | 0 comment

         Le Dîner en Blanc – Kingston returns on Saturday, April 16th.  In anticipation of the big day, The Jamaica Observer captured the scrumptious and informative “Wine and Cheese Tasting” that was held earlier this week. Participants sampled catering options—everything from Proseccos, and red and white Apothic wines, to blue cheeses, and Jamaican foods and spices. As Anna Kay Von Dueszeln, from Uncorked Jamaica says, “The best way to buy a cheese, is to try it first!”      We have another “Frist” to report! It’s a first-time event for this city, and the official start of the...

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Save the Date! 3 Canadian Cities Announce Diner en Blanc 2016!

Posted by Chantal Blanchard on April 08, 2016 | 0 comment

As the long winter months become a distance memory, Western Canada is turning its focus to the spring and summer that lie ahead. And you know what that means… Canada’s 2016 Dîner en Blanc season is getting under way! Already 3 cities have announced their dates: Fort McMurray, Okanagan Valley, and Vancouver.                  Diner en Blanc – Fort McMurray 2016 will mark their 2nd edition, which is set to take place on Saturday, June 18. Fort McMurray’s team of returning Hosts, Dawn Sidoroff and Denise Hildebrand, along with their newest collaborator, Heather Dancey, held a classy launch party at P...

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