Luke Evans[Luke Evans]

Recently, the Earl & Countess of Mornington and the Hunter Directors hosted a cocktail party to launch the new collection: Duke of Wellington by Hunter Field.

Duke of Wellington and Arthur Wellesley[Duke of Wellington and Arthur Wellesley]

The all-purpose equestrian collection, set to launch in Spring 2016, is the first collaboration within Hunter’s new brand category, Hunter Field. The event was held at Apsley House, the home of the first Duke of Wellington, in the same week as the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

Jemma Kidd and Arthur Wellesley[Jemma Kidd and Arthur Wellesley]

Upon arrival, guests were greeted by 4 horses, with riders each wearing key pieces from the collection, before entering the house to see an installation of the collection made entirely of green bespoke hedging.

Martha Ward, Jim Seuss and Sarah Manley[Martha Ward, Jim Seuss and Sarah Manley]

In the upstairs floor of Apsley House, guests were served Nyetimber British sparkling wine and Gilpin’s gin, alongside a selection of British canapés from caterers Cellar Society. Music was provided by cellist Ben Davies.

David Gandy and Alasdhair Willis[David Gandy and Alasdhair Willis]

VIPs included: Alasdhair Willis, The Duke of Wellington, The Earl & Countess of Mornington – Arthur and Jemma Mornington, Luke Evans, David Gandy, Elizabeth Saltzman, Justine Picardie, Charlotte Tilbury and George Waud, Tania Fares, Ben and Jemima Goldsmith, Charlotte Wellseley, Martha Ward, Lady Natasha and Rufus Isaacs, Alice Brudenell-Bruce, Natasha Barker OBE, Matthew and Claudia Donaldson, Countess Raine Spencer, Bobby Hayler.

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