Carolyn Chandler

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.


Neiman Marcus Celebrates Gladys Perint Palmer's Adam and Yves | SFLUXE

Neiman Marcus Celebrates Gladys Perint Palmer’s Adam and Yves

Neiman Marcus, with Barbara Brookins and Gail Glasser, recently hosted a reception and book signing in honor of Gladys Perint Palmer, author of the wonderful new book, "Adam and Yves." The book provides a tongue-in-cheek history of fashion. As Valentino Garavani remarked, "her drawings have life." And the book is indeed a lively thing to read, with every turn of the page showing an unexpected juxtaposition of major moments in world history and fashion. For more information visit http://www.gladysperintpalmer.com / www.gladysperintpalmer.com


Dolly Lenz Visits San Francisco | SFLUXE

Dolly Lenz Visits San Francisco

Barbara Klein and Joel Goodrich recently hosted a small luncheon at the Fairmont Hotel's elegant Laurel Court Restaurant for I. Dolly Lenz, the Vice Chairman of Douglas Elliman in New York.


Always a Feast for the Eyes: DIFFA's Dining by Design | SFLUXE

Always a Feast for the Eyes: DIFFA’s Dining by Design

DIFFA's (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS) Dining by Design returned to the Galleria at the San Francisco Design Center for the 11th year. Once again the most exciting dining environments in town drew support for the Positive Health Program of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute.