“Thirty Years of Fun and Games” was the hallmark of the Krewe of Eve’s court presentation and dinner dance held last evening at the Castine Center in Mandeville.
Mrs. Patty Zipp reigned as Queen Eve XXX, with Mr. Greg Zipp reigning as King Adam XXX.
Presented as grand marshal was Dianne Morgan Baham.
All eyes were focused on the queen as she entered the grand ballroom attired in a white sheath of imported French peau de soie. Her gown was appliqued with gemstone encrusted golden leaf swirls. A brilliant Austrian gold sequined skirting panel flowed to her hemline. The focal point of her collar were the rhinestone rings of the Olympic Game surrounded by gold sequined olive branch leaves. Torchbearers were accented with gold spangles and Austrian crystal stones. Large turquoise and crystal gems studded her collar. Light blue coq feathers and ostrich fluff feathers were spotted in the white ostrich plumes that surrounded her collar. Cascading down both sides of her mantel, were white marabou boas with strains of shimmering gold.
Completing the queen’s royal raiment were the crown and scepter of Austrian rhinestones set in gold.
The king appeared in a white tunic of imported French peau de soie, with appliques of golden leaf swirls, dotted with turquoise crystals, rhinestones and iridescent sequins. His custom white boots were appliqued with turquoise crystals, mirrors and iridescent sequins. A crown and scepter matching the queen’s completed his ensemble.
Royal maids were attired in costumes fitting the theme of the ball.
Mrs. Brigitte Procell, portraying “Fruit Ninja,” was attired in a deep forest green velvet gown with sequined appliques of assorted fruit with iridescent silver braid at the hem. Her collar, headpiece and mantel, flanked by “Truffles” and two Ninja warriors, were surrounded by deep forest green ostrich plumes and spotted with peach coq feathers. Black fluff boas trailed her collar and accented both sides of her elaborate mantel. Mr. John D. Procell, royal duke, wore a tuxedo with a gold lame cape.
Ms. Cullie Grantham, representing “Angry Birds,” was attired in a light blue velvet gown with colorful sequined appliques. Black French netting, spotted with silver sequins, floated to her hemline. Her collar, “Once a Upon a Time on Golden Island”, with Red Bird, Chick and Minion Pig, headpiece and mantel were surrounded in light blue ostrich plumes spotted with black coq feathers. Black fluff boas trailed her collar and accented both sides. Mr. Glenn Catoe, royal duke, wore a silver lame cape.
Mrs. Elizabeth Torricelli, representing “Farm Ville,” wore a tangerine velvet gown with golden sunflower appliques, with sparkling lime green lame ruffles at the hem. Her collar, headpiece and mantel, with brilliant golden sunflowers, loaded “Apple Tree” and “State Fair Blue Ribbon Winners,” were surrounded by vibrant tangerine ostrich plumes and spotted with Kelly green coq feathers. Green fluff boas trailed her collar. Mr. Anthony Torricelli, wore a gold lame cape.
Mrs. Andrea Arceneaux, representing “Smurfs’ Village,” was attired in a lime green velvet gown with appliques of colorful sequined flowers. Her collar, headpiece and mantel of “Mushroom houses hidden in a forest”, showed “Papa Smurf” and “Smurfette” surrounded by lime green ostrich plumes spotted with green coq feathers. Royal blue boas trailed her collar. Mr. Sidney Arceneaux, wore a silver cape.
The captain made a grand entrance in a gray peau de soie gown with shrug jacket, brilliantly designed with swirls of silver sequins. A gray netting overlay, with silver appliqués, gathered to the hem. A rhinestone hair comb, with plumes of matching color, completed her attire.
Officers were attired in flowing Kelly green chiffon gowns. The bodice of the gowns were bedazzled with seed pearls and silver sequins. Their anniversary masks of green and silver with white ostrich plumes and iridescent rhinestones completed their ensemble.
Junior maids in the court were Misses Alanna Esther Arceneaux, daughter of Sidney J. and Andrea Areceneaux III; Katherine Elizabeth Harper, daughter of Michael and Madeline Harper; Kasey Michelle Hymel, daughter of Mike and Kim Hymel; Emily Ann Procell, daughter of John D. and Brigitte Procell Sr.; Alexis Nicole Roy, daughter of Travis and Tiffany Roy; and Audrey Jeanmarsi’ and Juliette Ann Ulfers, daughters of Ron and Lori Ulfers.
Pages to her royal majesty were Misses Jessie Arlene Adams Hayden, daughter of Randy and Corinna Hayden and granddaughter of Fred and Randy Lawshe; and Blair Elizabeth and Brooke Elaine Ezell, daughters of Barry and Jennifer Ezell.
Pages to his royal majesty were Masters Landen Joseph Luparello, son of Joseph and Ashley Luparello; Aiden Levy Roy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy; and Cole Alexander Torricelli, son of Mr. and Mrs. Torricelli.
Mandeville Fire Department District 4 presented the colors and the National Anthem was sung by the Putnam Family.
A dinner buffet, followed the presentation then members and their guests danced to the music of Four Unplugged.