See Inside The New 8 Octavia

The striking new condo development at 8 Octavia recently held a grand opening celebration attended by figures from the worlds of design, art, architecture and real estate.


Jean-Louis Deniot with Hea Deville in a mask by Erik Halley with a dress by Quentin Veron

Inside Jean-Louis Deniot’s Black Tie Leather Ball

Celebrating 15 years in business, French designer Jean-Louis Deniot recently hosted a party in Paris. Called "The Black Tie Leather Ball," it was also the spectacular launch of his book, "Jean-Louis Deniot: Interiors" by Diane Dorrans Saeks.
Murray Bartlett, Frankie J. Alvarez, Lauren Weedman, Jonathan Groff

HBO’s Premiere of Looking

HBO recently presented the World Premiere of "LOOKING," Season 2, at the Castro Theatre. Created by Michael Lannan, and executive produced by Sarah Condon and Andrew Haigh, offers up the unfiltered experiences of three close friends living, and loving, in modern-day San Francisco. Among those who attended the premiere were actors Jonathan Groff (Patrick), Frankie Alvarez (Agustín), Murray Bartlett (Dom), Raul Castillo (Richie), Lauren Weedman (Doris), and Daniel Franzese (Eddie).
Freddy Harteis, Jeannie Mai

Vietnamese American Gala

"Vietnamese American: The Next Generation," chaired by Rosalina Lydster and Angie Elconin, with honorary host Jeannie Mai,was held in honor of the Vietnamese Cultural Center in San Jose.
Amy Lester; Victoria Limbayan; Tracy Sloan; Kim Pauer

Angel Lights Countdown Benefit

The Observation Post of the Presidio and Angel Island Conservancy recently held its 9th annual Angel Lights Countdown Benefit to raise funds for Angel Island State Park, including the Conservancy's education program for low-income students.Notable guests from San Francisco and Marin attended the stunning 200-person event hosted by Emmy-award winning journalist Doug McConnell, with more than $100,000 raised during the evening.
Moanalani Jeffrey, Angella Sprauve

The 9 Women to Define SF Style in 2015

Moanalani Jeffrey and Angella Sprauve What is San Francisco style? Street-smart SOMA casual or Pacific Heights haute couture? It's Hitchcock blond meets Haight Street hippy. It's everything from designer jeans to ball gowns, and in the case of Sonya...
Moanalani Jeffrey

SF’s Best Dressed in December Named at 7×7

Who caught our eye for their sense of style this past month? Whether it's a fashion blogger who has made a career out of dressing up, a partygoer who plans her gowns months in advance, or the eye-catching person on the street with a certain fabulousness, these are the men and women who defined San Francisco style in December.

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Jeremy Stoppelman, Jorge Ruiz, Hosain Rahman, Stanlee Gatti

FOG to Open in San Francisco in January

Jeremy Stoppelman, Hosain Rahman, Stanlee Gatti and Citi's Jorge Ruiz were among those to attend an event at Cotogna recently in support of the upcoming FOG Design + Art Fair, taking place in San Francisco January 15 - January 18, 2015.
Claudia Juestel and Jan Showers

Tea With Claudia: Jan Showers

Jan Showers sits down with Claudia Juestel in San Francisco for an in-depth chat about her impressive design career and her most recent book.