Lagerfeld’s last hurrah: Monaco royals including Princess Caroline and Beatrice Borromeo dazzle in Riviera glamour as they attend final Rose Ball designed by the fashion icon
- The Monaco royals were glittering and glamorous at last night’s annual Rose Ball
- Princess Caroline’s daughter Charlotte Casiraghi stunned in sequin bustier top
- The annual event was themed ‘Riveria’, and designed by the late Karl Lagerfeld
The glitz and glamour of the Riviera were recreated at last nights Rose Ball, as Monaco’s royal family honoured the late Karl Lagerfeld’s creation.
The ‘Riveria’ concept was designed by late family friend of the family, Karl Lagerfeld, with this year marking the first time since his death that the event was hosted.
The most glamorous of Monaco’s royals attended the event, dripping in glamour and jewelry.
Princess Caroline, who designed the concept of the event with the late fashion powerhouse, looked somber as she posed for pictures at the ball.
The royals attend their first Rose Ball since late family friend Karl Lagerfeld died: (from l-r) Countess Beatrice Boromeo, Pierre Casiraghi, Princess Caroline of Hanover, Prince Albert II of Monaco, French actress Carole Bouquet, Dimitri Rassam, Charlotte Casiraghi, Tatiana Santo Domingo, Andrea Casiraghi and Princess Alexandra of Hanover arrive for the ‘Bal de la Rose’
Pierre Casiraghi and his wife countess Beatrice Boromeo pose as they arrive for the ‘Bal de la Rose’
Charlotte Casiraghi, 32, the daughter of Princess Caroline of Monaco and the late Stefano Casiraghi, an Italian industrialist, lead the glamour in a sexy sequin bustier top.
Pierre Casiraghi and his wife Countess Beatrice Borromeo joined the couple in their high glamour looks.
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Countess Beatrice wore a stunning nude sequined dress, and kept things traditional with her long satin gloves.
The couple looked loved up as they arrived at the event, with Beatrice gazing up at her husband passionately.
Host of the event Prince Albert II of Monaco and Princess Caroline of Hanover arrive for the Bal de la Rose in Monaco
Princess Caroline, who designed the concept for the evening with the help of late family friend Karl Lagerfeld, looked somber as she arrived
Tatiana Santo Domingo wore a bold red dress, paired with striking earrings, pictured here with Andrea Casiragh
Socialite Tatiana Santo Domingo stood out in a bold red dress, and matched it was sparkly silver earrings and a silver clutch.
Meanwhile Princess Caroline, arrived wearing a black dress, with pink ruffles and hold a bunch of flowers. Prince Albert II of Monaco was by her side in a smart tux.
Guest Camilla de Bourbon-Deux-Siciles wore a bold green dress for the event, and carried an eye catching handbag featuring a face.
Family friend Karl Lagerfeld designed this year’s ball which was themed around the Riveria.
Camilla de Bourbon-Deux-Siciles (right) and Prince Carlo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro (left also joined the stars at the event, with Camilla carrying a decadent handbag
Dimitri Rassam (left) Charlotte Casiraghi (second left) Pierre Casiraghi (second right)and his wife Countess Beatrice Borromeo (far right) arrive for the Bal de la Rose in Monaco
A waiter finishes intricate table arrangements designed by late German Karl Lagerfeld. The tables featured minature replicas of famous buildings in the riviera
Decor for the event is always decadent – and this years guests could pose in front of the Hotel De Paris
It is the first time the Rose Ball has been thrown since his death in February, with the late fashion legend designing the event around the theme Riveria.
The event featured a huge dance floor featuring the image of a woman emerging from a swimming pool.
Stars posed in front of colourful backdrops, with bold scenes of the Riveria painted behind them.
The event even featured a mint green hatchback in front of a replica of the legendary Hotel de Paris in Monaco
A close up of the table settings: every detail had been thought of at the ball, which costs €800 a ticket
One of the table decorations that featured at the event, designed by Karl Lagerfeld. Each decoration celebrated an aspect of Monte Carlo culture
The huge mural ‘pool’ themed dance floor celebrated Monte Carlo’s beach, and featured a huge image of a woman climbing out of a pool
Beatrice Boromeo glittered in a plunging sequin nude dress, and kept her outfit high glamour with gorgeous long satin gloves
(L-R) Countess Beatrice Boromeo, Pierre Casiraghi, Princess Caroline of Hanover, Prince Albert II of Monaco, French actress Carole Bouquet, Dimitri Rassam, Charlotte Casiraghi, Tatiana Santo Domingo, Andrea Casiraghi and Princess Alexandra of Hanover arrive for the ‘Bal de la Rose’ (Rose Ball), in Monaco, 30 March 2019. The Rose Ball is a traditional annual charity event in the Principality of Monaco. This year the theme is ‘Riviera’, designed by late German Karl Lagerfeld and Princess Caroline of Hanover
The Rose Ball was first thrown in 1954 by Princess Grace of Monaco, the American actress who married Prince Rainier III of Monaco.
The event is currently presided over by the Sovereign Prince Albert II and Princess Caroline of Hanover.
The funds raised go towards the Princess Grace Foundation, which assists young artists by providing scholarships.
Top-name performers delight the audience, who, each year, grace the event with their finest attire.
It’s named the Rose Ball as a nod to the late star’s favourite flowers, and features 25 thousand roses decoreating the ball room.
Camilla de Bourbon-Deux-Siciles (right) and Prince Carlo of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duke of Castro (left) arrive for the ‘Bal de la Rose’ (Rose Ball), in Monaco
There are always ravishing bouquets of thousands of roses decorating the Salle des Etoiles in the Sporting Monte-Carlo complex.
Prince Albert and his sisters Stephanie and Caroline are said to personally oversee the guest list of around 1,000 high society figures who pay 800 euro per ticket.
They make their own additions and approve the final version.
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