Boucheron Reopening of 26 Place Vendôme January 21, 2019 Events 131 On the occasion of the reopening of the historic Boucheron boutique at 26 Place Vendôme, François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and CEO of Kering, and Hélène Poulit-Duquesne, Chairwoman and CEO of Boucheron, had the pleasure of hosting a very special dinner for the Maison’s close friends. It was at this historic address, the cradle of Boucheron creations and a genuine family home, that they welcomed Salma Hayek, Laetitia Casta, Léa Seydoux, Zhou Dongyu, Gong Li, Uma Thurman, Catherine Deneuve, Fanny Ardant, Laurent Lafitte, Aymeline Valade, Valeria Golino, Marina Hands and other friends of the Maison, in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Wonder and lavishness were the hallmarks of this event full of lovely surprises. Upon their arrival, the guests found the Place Vendôme lit up with over a thousand candles. During dinner, they enjoyed a recital by singer Natalie Dessay, accompanied by choristers. After that came a private concert by Angèle and a DJ set from Anja Sugar.