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Le Dîner en Blanc Returns to Atlanta for Encore

Diner en Blanc ATL

With an event is fabulous as Le Dîner en Blanc, it’s almost a crime not to return for round two. Some of you might remember my recap from last year, where I introduced the history of this posh pop-up picnic.

Need a refresher? Le Dîner en Blanc started in Paris 25 years ago; it’s a chicly spontaneous night inviting guests to wear their best white outfits, enjoy divine dishes and assemble in an awesome atmosphere. The catch? The luxe outdoor location is disclosed only minutes before the stylish soiree begins.

No longer a newbie to Atlanta, this year, Le Dîner en Blanc’s second secret appearance took place on Peachtree Street at the Fabulous Fox Theatre and Georgian Terrace Hotel. Peachtree Street was literally blocked off for this all-blanc affair and it’s safe to say that Atlanta would never be the same. I was super excited and ready for another trés chic Parisian night, that is, if it were to be anything like last year.

Diner en Blanc ATL
* Photo credit: Kayla Freeman
Diner en Blanc ATL
* Photo credit: Kayla Freeman
Diner en Blanc ATL
* Photo credit: Kayla Freeman
Diner en Blanc ATL
* Photo credit: Kayla Freeman

But even I couldn’t prepare for the awesome experience ahead. I was treated to a VIP view from the Media Lounge, where we were served tasty hors d’voeures, delicious Apothic wine, and the best bubbly around: Moët & Chandon champagne. Amongst great company and chic surroundings, we enjoyed gourmet eats to the soundtrack of fantastic live music, provided by songstress Rebecca Downs and “The Mad Violinist” Ashanti Floyd.

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Moët & Chandon showed us a new way to sip our champagne with the introduction of their brand new Moët Ice Impérial. The Ice Impérial was created to be poured over ice without its losing flavor. As a self-proclaimed champagne connoisseur, I was a little skeptical at first, but once I sipped it over ice, I was sold! The fruitiness and fresh taste didn’t fade at all! You can definitely call me a fan; and yes, I will have another glass please! 😉

Diner en Blanc ATL Moet & Chandon Ice Imperial

As I tried new bites and sipped bubbly amongst the company of 2,000 of my closest friends, I knew I had hit the jackpot. The atmosphere was excitingly elegant and the city literally stopped for this white-haute affair. Everyone’s blanc outfits filled the venue in the most tasteful way. Fashionably fun and deliciously delightful, this posh pop-up picnic might have been the highlight of the season for me.

Diner en Blanc ATL

So as we dined, danced, and dazzled well into the night, I couldn’t help but imagine what next year’s Le Dîner en Blanc will bring. Until then…

Nikka Shae The Undercover Socialite

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22 comments

  1. Looks like I fabulous time was had by all! I would have given the Champagne-over-ice the side-eye, as well, lol; glad it turned out tasty!

  2. I have always wanted to go to an all white party like this! How fun! You look beautiful!

  3. I believe the same visited Houston! If not, something similar did! This is stunning; I wish I could have gone when they were in Houston.

  4. You had me hooked seeing the tower of champagne bottles. It looked like it was a wonderful event. You and everyone looked so elegant in their white attire. I want to come to Atlanta the next time this event happens.

  5. Oh gosh, how amazing is this! I have never heard of such event before, but I would LOVE to participate. I even have a white gown. Not as beautiful as yours though! Your dress is to die for!

  6. I’ve heard such great things about Le Diner en Blanc. It looks amazing. I would love to go sometime.

  7. I always love hearing about how this event turns out in different places. Looks like a wonderful time!

  8. Wow what a gorgeous event! i’m also in the Atlanta area, thanks for sharing your experience!

  9. What a fun event!!! Loved the table settings and the champagne display!

  10. wow looks like such an amazing time lots of great fun to be had for sure. Thanks for such an exciting post
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  12. What an amazing time that looks like! Every thing is so beautiful!

  13. This is gorgeous! I love how elegant everyone looks in white. I had no idea this event took place in Atlanta!

  14. This looks like such a blast! I have never been to an all white party before, but have always thought about what I would wear if I attended one lol I’m glad it was a hit 🙂

  15. This is totally on my bucket list! I have friends that live in Paris and their pics of this event are so amazing, just like yours!

  16. What a fun even to attend! I could totally go for a night all fancied up sipping bubbly!

  17. Omg what a fabulous event!!!! I’m the biggest Moët fan ever so I so wish I was there sipping some bubbly 😉

  18. I learned about this for the first time last year when I was living in Hawaii, when I saw people prepping for it in Honolulu! I vowed to attend one someday, but now that I moved, I wonder if they do it anywhere in this area (Baltimore/DC/Philly). Thanks for reminding me that it’s on my bucket list! 🙂

    P.S. That cheese and fruit board looks divine!!

  19. What an amazing party! I love seeing all the white, it’s so fancy and chic. It looks like you had a great time.

  20. Oh my gosh the photos are fabulous! It looks like you all had such a wonderful time!

  21. That Moet display is so lovely and pretty. Why can’t we have something like this happen in my neck of the woods?

  22. That’s super gorgeous! I love how the bottles are stacked.