Sofitel Celebrates Brigitte Bardot

[flagallery gid=26 w=500 h=340 skin=photo_pro_1_2asl name=Gallery] Sofitel Washington presents, “BB Forever – Brigitte Bardot, The Legend.” (To get a full screen view, scroll over ‘thumbnails’ and click on ‘fullscreen.’)

Washington, DC (June 22, 2012) – Highlighting its French roots and esteem for international cinema, Sofitel celebrated an opening party for “BB Forever – Brigitte Bardot, The Legend,” a traveling photo exhibit venerating the legendary French actress, singer, and model, Brigitte Bardot.

The exhibit showcases 30 exclusive photographs of Brigitte Bardot’s rise to fame. The exhibit was designed in collaboration with journalist and author Henry-Jean Servat, retraces the life of French icon Brigitte Bardot with an exclusive selection of photos, following her extraordinary cinematographic experience from teenage dreamer to modern day star. Through never-before-seen snapshots, lobby visitors can admire the different facets of the actress, who throughout her career distinguished herself through her beauty, spontaneity and carefree spirit and whose personality led her to be regarded not only as a legend and sex symbol, but also as the embodiment of women’s liberation.

Sofitel Washington DC will also offer an exclusive “”French Icon” hotel package as the exhibit is unveiled with rates beginning at $220 per night. More than an event, it’s the first time an exhibit featuring the international icon will appear in North America. Sofitel has also created a special collector’s edition catalog for the exhibit that includes rare photos, accompanied by commentary and anecdotes by Henry-Jean Servat, as well as an editorial by the legend herself – Brigitte Bardot.

Following Washington DC, the tour will culminate fittingly at the center of international culture at the Sofitel New York from October 4th to December 31st. The exhibit will be open to all hotel guests and visitors.

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