Dior Revives The 1951 “Tiepolo Ball” In Venice
By Anna Thong May 17, 2019
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Earlier this week, luxury French fashion house Dior partnered with the Venetian Heritage Foundation to revive the extravagant “Tiepolo Ball.” First thrown in 1951 by world-famous art collector Charles de Beistegui, the lavish affair showcased opulence of the highest scale. With an exclusive attendee list that included royals, celebrities and socialities, the event was dubbed the “party of the century.” This year, the fashion house ended the ball’s 68-year hiatus and honoured the inextricable link between Dior and Venice by bringing the glamorous masquerade affair back to Venice’s Palazzo Labia. The themed charity fundraiser, held in conjunction with the opening of the Venice Biennale, benefited the restoration of Venice’s architecture and cultural heritage whilst reconnecting with Dior’s heritage and love for extravagant gowns. The event marked the foundation’s 20th anniversary and brought together a slew of celebrity guests including Sienna Miller, Karlie Kloss and Monica Bellucci. Swipe through to see inside the opulent gathering.