Betsy Linder

A Summer Garden Party at The Fairmont

Fairmont San Francisco recently welcomed Paul Tormey, their new Regional Vice President and General Manager, in the newly-altered Laurel Court Restaurant & Bar.

San Francisco Ballet’s Invitation to Dance

Come and dance with us, said the students of San Francisco Ballet School.

Sir Jonathan Ive to Receive Prestigious Bay Area Treasure Award | SFLUXE 1

Sir Jonathan Ive to Receive Prestigious Bay Area Treasure Award

On October 30, 2014, Sir Jonathan Ive will receive the prestigious “Bay Area Treasure Award” from SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council,

Ballet Benefactors Prepare for Phenomenal Season | SFLUXE

Ballet Benefactors Prepare for Phenomenal Season

Phenomenal! That’s the theme for the 2014 San Francisco Ballet’s Opening Night Gala, but could also describe the Pacific Heights residence of Isha and Asim Abdullah, which was the location for a recent event honoring the Benefactors and Grand Benefactors of the Ballet.

Guests at the Abdullahs’ included ballet lovers such as Barbara Brown, Mary Beth Shimmon, Carolyn Chandler, Mario Diaz, Robin Collins, and Norman and Norah Stone, among others.

SF Ballet Benefactors Party

On January 16, 2013, the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary and The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Peter Rothen and Mrs. Gerlind Rothen hosted a reception honoring Grand Benefactors and Benefactors of “Moving the Compass” San Francisco Ballet 2013 Opening Night Gala.

Ship Ahoi at the 2012 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show | SFLUXE

Ship Ahoi at the 2012 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show

The 2012 Fall Antiques Show in San Francisco was an elegant gala, with exquisite antiques and art, and wonderful learning opportunities for anyone who appreciates the finest, reports Claudia Juestel.

Jingle and Mingle in SF on December 6 | SFLUXE

Jingle and Mingle in SF on December 6

Faconnable recently opened its doors for supporters of Children of Shelters. Their annual fundraiser “Jingle & Mingle” takes place December 6, 2012.

Circle and Square Showcases The Best in Accessory Design | SFLUXE

Circle and Square Showcases The Best in Accessory Design

Circle and Square, a chic little shop in Presidio Heights, is the perfect place for new, unique, high-quality design.

Go To The Ball With Armani | SFLUXE

Go To The Ball With Armani

Giorgio Armani recently held a cocktail party at their Post Street store in honor of the 2012 Modern Ball Committee. On hand were Modern Ball Chair Dolly Chammas and several SFMOMA trustees and supporters.

Bottega Veneta's Party for California Pacific Medical Center | SFLUXE

Bottega Veneta’s Party for California Pacific Medical Center

In anticipation for the 2011 Wishes for Wellness event benefiting women and children’s services at California Pacific Medical Center, CPMC supporters Sloan Barnett, Carol Bonnie, and Alison Pincus co-hosted an elegant cocktail party at the gorgeous new Bottega Veneta store in San Francisco to raise further awareness for the important fundraiser.

SF 20 - 20th Century Art and Design | SFLUXE 2

SF 20 – 20th Century Art and Design

SF20, the San Francisco 20th Century Art and Design Show, was a big success this year and clearly showed tremendous growth from its inception only a year ago.

The Ballet's Most Beautiful Dresses | SFLUXE 3

The Ballet’s Most Beautiful Dresses

You may have seen the San Francisco Chronicle’s poll asking for readers to chose their favorite gown from the opening night gala of the San Francisco Ballet. The choices include dresses worn by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Jenny Georges, Kris Anthony, Melissa Barber and Yurie Pascarella.

Inside This Year's Masked Ball | SFLUXE 2

Inside This Year’s Masked Ball

The masked ball that Fred Giuffrida and Pamela Joyner (shown here with Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue) hosted in their beautiful home last week raised approximately $200,000 for the Making Waves Foundation.

SF Hearts Prada | SFLUXE 1

SF Hearts Prada

Orkut Buyukkokten‘s “I (Heart) Prada” shirt said it all — and he wasn’t the only…