Event: Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Venetian dinner

Where: Palais Pisani Moretta, Venice

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Happenings: Having been an official partner of the Venice International Film Festival for 14 years, Jaeger-LeCoultre hosted a lavish dinner to celebrate the festival and the brand’s savoir-faire. The dinner was attended by some 80 guests from around the world, including British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who is also the brand’s ambassador, and South Korean actor Lee Byung-hun, who has recently starred in the television series Mr. Sunshine.

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Both internationally famed actors wore timepieces from the brand’s Polaris collection. Lee wore the Polaris Chronograph in pink gold and Cumberbatch showcased the limited-edition Polaris Memovox. The philanthropic Letters Live performance by Cumberbatch added a magical touch to the event. The actor artistically interpreted and performed readings of historical letters on stage to promote the power of literacy.

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