Afsaneh Akhtari

Lauren Santo Domingo's Very Classy Party in San Francisco | SFLUXE

Lauren Santo Domingo’s Very Classy Party in San Francisco

Lauren Santo Domingo recently hosted a party for Derek Blasberg in San Francisco with friends Vanessa Getty and Alexis Traina.

De Grisogono Delights San Francisco's Best Dressed | SFLUXE

De Grisogono Delights San Francisco’s Best Dressed

Renee Fleming attended the recent cocktail party in San Francisco that Fawaz Grousi, the President of De Grisogono, recently hosted at The Taj Campton Place Hotel to honor Dede Wilsey and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Compassion and Fashion at Neiman Marcus | SFLUXE

Compassion and Fashion at Neiman Marcus

Maitri recently held its 23rd Annual Gala and Auction fundraiser “BLISS 2010” at the Golden Gate Club. To celebrate Carmen Marc Valvo’s involvement in the fundraiser with Sandra Bernhard, Joel Goodrich hosted a lunch in his honor at Neiman Marcus in San Francisco.

Exclusive Wine Tasting at Le Cinq | SFLUXE

Exclusive Wine Tasting at Le Cinq

Karen Tamblyn gives us an exclusive look at the wine cellar beneath the Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris.

BVLGARI Opens Union Square Store

BVLGARI celebrated the grand opening of its largest store in the U.S. with a magnificent in-store event attended by 350 VIP clients, media and other guests.

amfAR's 10th Annual Gala in San Francisco | SFLUXE

amfAR’s 10th Annual Gala in San Francisco

The Four Seasons Hotel recently hosted the 10th annual San Francisco Gala of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and Donna Sachet was there to report back to us.

The Third Annual Masked Ball | SFLUXE 1

The Third Annual Masked Ball

amela Joyner and Fred Giuffrida recently opened the doors to their Presidio Heights home in San Francisco to raise funds for a worthy cause: Survivor Corps.

San Francisco "Fashion Week" | SFLUXE

San Francisco “Fashion Week”

Take a look at the 70 most impressive looks from the San Francisco Symphony and Opera galas.

Oscar and Saks at the Lake, 2009 | SFLUXE

Oscar and Saks at the Lake, 2009

Saks Fifth Avenue and The League to Save Lake Tahoe recently hosted the 40th Anniversary Fashion show with Oscar de la Renta.

From Teddy Bears to Nuclear Science | SFLUXE

From Teddy Bears to Nuclear Science

Gordon and Ann Getty recently hosted a fundraiser in support of The Glogau Teddy Bear Rescue Fund at UCSF Children’s Hospital, attended by philanthropists and business leaders such as Mayor Gavin Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis and Markos Kounalakis, Adorean Boleancu, Paul Pelosi, Jr., Elizabeth Funk, Afsaneh Akhtari, among others.

Live. Love. Luxe. San Francisco, 2009. | SFLUXE 2

Live. Love. Luxe. San Francisco, 2009.

At a recent luncheon to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of this website, jewelry designer Amber Marie Bently surprised SFLuxe’s Damion Matthews with a beautiful pendant she created herself.

The pendant reads “Live, Love, Luxe” — three words which we’ve taken as the new tagline for the site.

Glamour at the Yves Saint Laurent Gala | SFLUXE 1

Glamour at the Yves Saint Laurent Gala

See Drew Altizer’s photos from the glamorous gala celebrating the opening of the Yves Saint Laurent exhibit at the de Young. Among those included: Danielle Steel, Pamela Joyner, Tatiana Sorokko, Vanessa Getty, Susan Gutfreund, Denise Hale, Lynn Wyatt, Gelila Puck, and many more.

Taste, Luxury, Humor: Barneys New York Opens in San Francisco | SFLUXE 1

Taste, Luxury, Humor: Barneys New York Opens in San Francisco

It’s hardly possible for the opening party of Barneys in San Francisco to have been more glamorous.

Amber Marie and Tippi in Union Square | SFLUXE 2

Amber Marie and Tippi in Union Square

Amber Marie Bently recently hosted a jewelry launch for her new line, and a fundraiser attended by Tipi Hedren.