Claudia Ross

Roberto De Villacis Shows Baroque Elegance | SFLUXE

Roberto De Villacis Shows Baroque Elegance

We recently attended an exclusive private showing of LA designer Robert De Villacis’s most recent haute couture collection in San Francisco.

Pride at the Fairmont | SFLUXE 1

Pride at the Fairmont

Pride Week events seemed more festive this year than at any other, with everything from sweaty street parties on Market to chic cocktail parties on Nob Hill to bring the LGBT community together.

Edition's Fabulous Launch in San Francisco | SFLUXE 1

Edition’s Fabulous Launch in San Francisco

Edition by Banana Republic was recently launched in San Francisco, with one of the most anticipated store openings in recent memory. It left a great first impression of the new retail concept!

Juicy Couture Goes Bananas for the SF ZOO! | SFLUXE 1

Juicy Couture Goes Bananas for the SF ZOO!

Juicy Couture Union Square showed its wild side when it hosted a cocktail party to launch the San Francisco Zoo’s annual fundraiser ZooFest for Kids! 2009.

Azadeh's Union Square Soiree | SFLUXE 3

Azadeh’s Union Square Soiree

The elegant Azadeh Couture showroom in Union Square was the setting recently for “Une Soiree A Paris,” an evening of fashion, glamour and cocktails.

The occasion brought together some of the designer’s most loyal, long-term customers, such as Pamela Joyner, as well as several newcomers to the label, who were shown the beautiful Spring 2009 collection.

Celebrating ARFAC at the St. Regis | SFLUXE 3

Celebrating ARFAC at the St. Regis

Benefactors of Alzheimer’s Research for a Cure (ARFAC) recently met to celebrate the organization’s upcoming gala, which takes place at the Ferry Building on Friday, February 6th, 2009.

Gala chair, Sandra Mandel, opened up her beautiful residence at the St. Regis for the benefactor party.

Guests, including Willie Brown, Jackie Speier, and Jan Yanehiro, then moved on to a dinner downstairs at the hotel.

Meet Claudia Ross | SFLUXE 1

Meet Claudia Ross

Claudia Castillo Ross founded Cross Marketing in 2005 in San Francisco, dedicated to pursuing a…

Epi Party at Le Club | SFLUXE 1

Epi Party at Le Club

Le Club, the intimate Nob Hill establishment that has recently held some of the City’s most elegant events, graciously opened its doors last week for the newly launched Bay Area Allergy Advisory Board’s (BAAAB) “Epi Party.”

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.

Stephen Sumner at Sorokko Gallery | SFLUXE 2

Stephen Sumner at Sorokko Gallery

Harpers Bazaar’s Glenda Bailey, Juicy Couture’s Pamela Skaist Levy, Banana Republic’s Jack Calhoun, PR queen Claudia Ross, investment manager Adorean Boleancu, Daniel Diaz, Bahya Murad, and Ikram Bendahman Naji were among those to attend the opening of the new Stephen Sumner exhibit at the Serge Sorokko gallery in San Francisco.

Bulgari For The Birthday Gal | SFLUXE 2

Bulgari For The Birthday Gal

As you are well aware this is the week in December when we take a…

What Raphael House Means to SF | SFLUXE

What Raphael House Means to SF

We asked prominent individuals in the City why they support Raphael House: We have asked some prominent individuals in the City why they support Raphael House: Kendall Wilkinson, Adorean Boleancu, Claudia Ross, Lisa Grotts, Mark Calvano, Mireille Schwartz, Sophie Azouaou, Mary Wolfe

Baubles and Bubbly at Neiman's | SFLUXE 2

Baubles and Bubbly at Neiman’s

Faye Ho and Rosalina Lydster Last week Neiman Marcus welcomed Faye Ho to San Francisco…

Nordstrom Fall Fashion Show | SFLUXE

Nordstrom Fall Fashion Show

Charisse Nash arrives in style at the Nordstrom Designer Preview We recently had the pleasure…

Duke et Duchess opens in Hayes Valley

One of our favorite FOSFL’s (Friend-of-SFLuxe, darling!) stopped by the festive Duke Et Duchess opening…

Louis Vuitton Party | SFLUXE 2

Louis Vuitton Party

The Louis Vuitton party last week turned out to be the event of the month.…