What Richard Mille did, few could. In fact, no one had attempted to bring back the Concours D‘Elegance, a French institution that celebrates style and substance in the auto industry, since the event died out in the 1930s.
Richard Mille kicked off the festivities with a fabulous gala dinner in the Chantilly horse museum. More than 500 of the brand’s closest friends surrounded Richard Mille, who spent the evening with Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied, fresh from his appointment as the new director of the Opera de Paris.
On Sunday, nearly 10,000 people gathered in the bucolic gardens of the Château de Chantilly to see a unique collection of the world’s most beautiful and iconic cars. Richard Mille, the brand, remained very discreet during the day, while
Richard Mille, the man, was seemingly overjoyed to spend it sharing his own passion for cars with his closest friends. But we did catch a couple of timepieces, including the RM 033.
The brand has already announced the second Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille would take place again next September at the Château de Chantilly, with a host of new mechanical surprises! The bar certainly has been set very high this year, and we can’t wait to see the next edition.