Saturday was sweltering. Yet, perhaps that was fitting for the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic, New York City’s hottest social event of the summer.
Celebrities and stylish sports fans flocked to Liberty State Park, where Nacho Figueras, Delfina Blaquier, and Team Veuve Clicquot took on Team Liberty Comets with the city skyline sparking in the background. Sienna Miller sent photographers into a tizzy when she arrived in a white Valentino frock paired with Mansur Gavriel shoes. She was fresh off a trip to France for the 2019 Louis Vuitton Resort show, which, she said, quite resonated with her. “There was a print on some of these boots that really likened to my psychedelic rave years,” she said, laughing.
Arriving soon after her was Penélope Cruz in a polka-dot Zac Posen dress. She, too, was recently in France. Her movie Everybody Knows received positive buzz at the Cannes Film Festival—not just because of its charismatic actors, but because of the news that Cruz received the same salary as her husband, Javier Bardem. “I don’t want it to be forgotten in one year, two years. This has to be the beginning of a very necessary change,” Cruz said about the fight for equal pay. “And in our industry, we have to speak for women everywhere.”
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