Bal Argentée is a new twist to the elegant and larger than life throwback county house parties of days gone by. This installment of the White Blackbird country house parties is inspired by the society photographs of Cecil Beaton. Featuring a Mylar atelier, silver screened cinema, stargazing tours, Busby Berkeley chorus line and a starlight ballroom among other delights.
by Dana Gornitzki
A house party in the country? Roasting marshmallows and sharing stories by a bonfire? Dance classes and a murder mystery treasure hunt? Oh yes, please!
A hundred years ago, an invitation to a country house party was the golden ticket to one of “the” social events of the season.
Members of elite society, politicians, and even some royalty fled the city in exchange for a weekend of sports, glamour and good old-fashioned tomfoolery.