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The Perfect Holiday Playlist | SFLUXE

The Perfect Holiday Playlist

Lana Adair put everyone in an upbeat holiday mood with her mix of holiday and non-holiday songs for the recent “Jingle & Mingle Designer Wreath Auction,” in San Francisco, a fundraiser for “Children of Shelters.”

We asked her to create a holiday playlist, and we think you’ll love her selections! It’s an eclectic mix that ranges from Charlie Brown to James Brown, and will be perfect for any holiday party!

The Jingle & Mingle Designer Wreath Auction | SFLUXE

The Jingle & Mingle Designer Wreath Auction

A highlight of the holiday season in San Francisco is the annual “Jingle & Mingle Designer Wreath Auction” which features wreaths from some of the West Coast’s top designers. Here are some moments captured from the 2013 event.

Petra Nemcova at Macy's Union Square | SFLUXE

Petra Nemcova at Macy’s Union Square

We were delighted to recently see the delightful Petra Nemcova at Macy’s Union Square in San Francisco. Petra was at Macy’s meeting with fans and Clinique customers in support of her global charity, Happy Hearts Fund.

Glassybaby's Event for UCSF | SFLUXE

Glassybaby’s Event for UCSF

Lee Rhodes, Leslie Podell, Amanda Michael and Melissa Barber recently hosted an event at the wonderful new glassybaby store at 3665 Sacramento Street in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights in honor of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.

The Annual MoAD Gala Returns in Style | SFLUXE

The Annual MoAD Gala Returns in Style

Thanks to the initial vision of Belva Davis, Willie Brown Jr. and like-minded thinkers, for the past eight years the MoAD (Museum of African Diaspora) has enriched San Francisco’s cultural landscape by showcasing the art of people of African descent.

Jeffrey Alan Marks Charms SF WIth New Book | SFLUXE

Jeffrey Alan Marks Charms SF WIth New Book

After admiring every page of interior designer Jeffrey Alan Marks’ new book, “The Meaning of Home,” which marks his 20th year in business, it was a delight to meet him recently at a launch party for the book in San Francisco.

Christian Dior Expands in San Francisco | SFLUXE 2

Christian Dior Expands in San Francisco

Christian Dior is celebrating the opening of its new boutique inside San Francisco’s Saks Fifth Avenue this week, with a preview of the 2014 Cruise Collection, hosted by Alexis Traina and Victoire Reynal Brown.

The Top 10 Philanthropists | SFLUXE

The Top 10 Philanthropists

Town and Country Magazine featured 10 Bay Area philanthropists in their ranking of the Top 50 Philanthropists in the United States. They include Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Laurene Powell Jobs, Dustin Moskovitz, Cari Tuna, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, Trevor Traina, Jeff Skoll, Kim Meredith, Andrea Lo.

Nancy and Stephen Grand's $50 Million Donation | SFLUXE

Nancy and Stephen Grand’s $50 Million Donation

Nancy and Stephen Grand recently donated $50 million to the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, to advance the international study of personalized medicine.

The Swags Featured in British Vogue | SFLUXE

The Swags Featured in British Vogue

British Vogue has coined a new term, SWAGs, or “Silicon’s Wives and Girlfriends,” in an article featuring Marissa Mayer, Alison Pincus, Allison Speer, Bita Daryabari, Juliet de Baubigny, and others.

Rubin Singer's Serpent Queen | SFLUXE

Rubin Singer’s Serpent Queen

Sloan and Roger Barnett recently hosted a preview of Rubin Singer’s sensuous, slithery and seductive collection for Spring 2014, “The Serpent Queen,” at their Pacific Heights home.

Barneys Honors The Bay Lights | SFLUXE

Barneys Honors The Bay Lights

Barney’s New York recently hosted a glamorous evening at their San Francisco store in honor of The Bay Lights.

Valentino Comes to Union Square | SFLUXE

Valentino Comes to Union Square

With the opening of the Valentino Boutique at 105 Grant Avenue, the corner of Grant and Geary is soon to be the chicest shopping spot in all San Francisco!

A Mulberry Wonderland in the Heart of San Francisco | SFLUXE

A Mulberry Wonderland in the Heart of San Francisco

From November 15th to the 24th, 2013, the Mulberry store (at 166 Grant Street, San Francisco), is going to transform its third floor gallery space with a topiary maze, viewing areas for a specially created Norman Wong film, an English tea party vignette, and a chic London scene reflecting Mulberry’s presence as a leading figure at London Fashion Week.

Roslyn Kind To Perform In San Francisco | SFLUXE

Roslyn Kind To Perform In San Francisco

Roslyn Kind Marks her Return to San Francisco with Two Nights at Feinstein’s at the Nikko, November 8th and November 9th, 2013

Paula Carano Named San Francisco's Best Dressed Woman, 2013 | SFLUXE 1

Rodin by Moonlight, 2013

The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University recently held its biennial “Rodin by Moonlight” fundraiser, one of the most important Bay Area galas.