Posted on: October 13, 2023 Posted by: Dr. Courtney A Hammonds Comments: 0

Atlanta, the city known for its vibrant culture and chic style, experienced an extraordinary night of elegance and glamour as Le Dîner en Blanc returned in 2023 for its 9th Edition. This exclusive annual event, which brings together thousands of attendees dressed in white for a spectacular evening of fine dining, fashion, and entertainment, once again took the city by storm. Le Dîner en Blanc Atlanta 2023 was a resounding success, and here’s a recap of the fashion highlights and the overall experience.

Le Dîner en Blanc Photo courtesy of Tim Rogers

A Night of Pure Elegance. On Saturday, October 7, more than 4,100 foodies, fashionistas, and cultural enthusiasts gathered at Center Parc Stadium at 755 Hank Aaron Boulevard, for the 2023 edition of Le Diner en Blanc in Atlanta. Gathering on historic grounds, where baseball’s Hank Aaron made history with his 715th home run, the festive crowd was treated with entertainment from The Tony Tatum Experience, DJ Nard, acrobats, ballerinas, and artists.

Le Dîner en Blanc Ballerina Photo courtesy of Tim Rogers
(L) Mrs. Billye Suber Aaron, wife of Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, Photo courtesy of Tim Rogers
Ambassador Andrew Young courtesy of Tim Rodgers

The evening’s celebration was taken to even further heights with the attendance of Mrs. Billye Suber Aaron, wife of Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, Ambassador Andrew Young, and other local dignitaries. Ambassador Young provided a welcome video message including a touching tribute to Hank Aaron, who is considered Atlanta royalty.

Guests, dressed to impress in their finest white attire, arrived at the secret location for an evening that can only be described as pure elegance. From crisp linen suits to flowing white gowns, the fashion at Le Dîner en Blanc Atlanta 2023 was nothing short of spectacular.

Fashion Highlights

Le Dîner en Blanc Guest Photo courtesy of Tim Rogers
(L) acclaimed designer, Myriam Belasse and (R) Nikki Griffin, co-host of Diner en Blanc Atlanta photo courtesy of Tim Rogers
Akilah Love and Doug Johnson Photo courtesy of Tim Rogers
Upscale Fashion Editor, Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds Photo courtesy of Tim Rogers

Sleek and Stylish Suits: Men embraced the all-white dress code with tailored suits, white bowties, and elegant pocket squares. Many added a pop of personality with white fedoras, Panama hats, or even straw boaters, giving a nod to classic style with a modern twist.

Effortless Chic: Women wowed the crowd with an array of white dresses in various styles, from ethereal lace gowns to bohemian-inspired ensembles. Feathers, sequins, and intricate lace detailing added depth and texture to the all-white palette.

A Touch of Whimsy: Some guests took the opportunity to get creative, sporting extravagant headdresses, floral crowns, and whimsical accessories. White feathered capes and shawls added an air of sophistication and mystique to the evening.

Classic Monochrome: Simplicity was also celebrated, with monochromatic looks that exuded timeless elegance. Crisp white shirts and pantsuits, paired with minimalistic accessories, made a bold statement in their simplicity.

The Dîner Experience. As the sun set and the candles were lit, the all-white décor of the event sparkled under the starry Atlanta sky. Guests enjoyed a gourmet meal and fine wine, savoring the carefully curated menus they had prepared for the occasion. The sense of community and camaraderie was palpable, as attendees mingled, shared stories, and created lasting memories.

The night was filled with live music and entertainment, creating an ambiance that was nothing short of magical. Attendees danced the night away to the sounds of the city, united by their shared love for all things elegant and all things white.

Le Dîner en Blanc Guest Photo courtesy of Tim Rogers

Le Dîner en Blanc Atlanta 2023 was not just an event; it was an unforgettable experience that celebrated fashion, food, and friendship. It reminded us of all of the power of coming together in style, embracing the beauty of simplicity, and savoring the magic of an elegant night out. As the sea of white-clad attendees bid adieu to the evening, they left with hearts full of memories, new friends, and a sense of having been part of something truly extraordinary.

In a world often filled with chaos, Le Dîner en Blanc Atlanta 2023 was a beacon of elegance, reminding us that sometimes, all we need is a little white and a lot of togetherness to make magic happen.


until next year,

Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds