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Saturday's Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic was like a scene out of a movie. And that's not just because it was star-studded with guests like Matthew McConaughey, Ashley Olsen, and Rosario Dawson. No, the perfectly prepped VIP area was like Pretty Woman meets our dream tea party — except replace the Earl Grey with champs.
Designers Henry Holland, Rebecca Minkoff, and Timo Weiland sipped Veuve Clicquot in the white-and-gold tents while DJs Leigh Lezark, Mia Morretti, and Harley Viera Newton stomped divots in party dresses. Equally impressive as the decadent scenery and guests' festive outfits was injured polo-legend Nacho Figueras, whose prodigal 13-year-old son took his place on the field and scored the opening goal at the start of the first chucker (see, we know our terminology!) All that's left to do is let out a Vivian Ward-inspired guttural, "Whoop! Whoop! Whoop!" and click through for the sun-soaked party pics.
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