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The Australian summer has officially started with the Land Rover Polo in the City series, rolling through five cities, gathering VIPs, celebrity ambassadors and polo enthusiasts to celebrate one of the season’s most iconic sporting events. This year marks the brand’s fourth year as naming partner of this exciting urban polo event, and Land Rover will also celebrate its landmark 70th anniversary.
Approximately 200 VIPs gathered at the Land Rover marquee, an architectural installation designed by Alistair Thomson, featuring horse-shoe inspired arches, to enjoy the equestrian event and admire the Range Rover vehicles on display, including the new, minimalist Range Rover Velar.Guests sipped on champagne and feasted on a menu curated by Land Rover ambassador James Viles, showcasing sustainable cuisine with dishes like dory roe profiteroles with caviar, chicken liver paté with braised salt bush and ghost crab toasts.
The VIPs who joined the Land Rover Polo in the City celebration included ambassadors Jennifer Hawkins (above) and Sally Fitzgibbons, Michael and Lisa Wipfli, Amber Sherlock, design industry figureheads Steve Cordony and Blainey North, sporting legends Phil Waugh and Brett Lee, and models Nick Truelove and Angus Rodman. Also hosting an incredibly buzzy and chic marquee was Mark and Evette Moran of the Mark Moran Group with a very impressive list of A-listers including Angela Belle McSweeney, Mark Coppleson, Jade and Richard Coppleson, Iggy Damiani, Vanessa and Tom Fennell, Victoria Morish and interiors gurus Juliet Love and Charlie Ablone. Scroll on to see inside the event below.