BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 09: (L-R) Celine Song, America Ferrera, and Kerry Washington attend the CHANEL and Charles Finch Annual Pre-Oscar Dinner at The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel on March 09, 2024 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/WireImage)

Chanel Celebrates Cinema at 15th Pre-Oscar Dinner Party

Hollywood’s Elite Gather at Iconic Polo Lounge for Annual Chanel Hosted Soiree

The elite of Hollywood converged at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s Polo Lounge for an evening of celebration and camaraderie hosted by Charles Finch and Chanel. This year marked the 15th installment of their prestigious Pre-Oscar dinner, drawing a constellation of stars from across the entertainment spectrum. Notable attendees included Margot Robbie, Kristen Stewart, Lily-Rose Depp, America Ferrera, and Robert De Niro among a host of nominees, actors, musicians, directors, and influential figures in Hollywood, setting the stage for an evening underscored by intimacy and elegance.

The event underscored Chanel’s deep-rooted connection with the film industry, a relationship that traces back to the vision of Gabrielle Chanel herself. Recognizing early on the transformative impact of cinema, Chanel fostered enduring links with the film world, a legacy that has not only persisted but flourished under the luxury house’s guardianship. Today, Chanel’s engagement with cinema extends beyond the silver screen to nurture the industry’s emerging talents and safeguard its rich heritage, ensuring that Gabrielle Chanel’s innovative spirit and dedication to modernity continue to inspire.

The choice of the Polo Lounge for the gathering was emblematic, melding the old-world glamour of Los Angeles with Chanel’s timeless allure. Situated within the Beverly Hills Hotel at 9641 Sunset Boulevard, the venue has long been a nexus for Hollywood’s glitterati, offering a backdrop that perfectly complements Chanel’s celebration of artistic excellence and personal expression.

As Hollywood gears up for the Oscars, Chanel’s annual dinner not only honors the achievements of those in front of and behind the camera but also reaffirms the fashion house’s commitment to supporting the cinematic arts. Through such gatherings, Chanel fosters a culture of appreciation for the storytelling power of film, ensuring the enduring legacy of Gabrielle Chanel’s passion for cinema and its creators.