This year it wasn’t just the woman who looked gorgeous at the Opera Gala, the men dazzled too! Here’s our selection of the most striking fashion duos, which includes Opera Ball co-chair Mai Shiver, beautiful in fuschia, with Colin Cowie, the celebrity party planner who made this years event one of the most memorable yet. We also adore the risk-taking looks of Ricky Serbin, Joel Goodrich, and Derek Holbrook, who prove that men can be both formal and fashionable at night.
The 2013 Build Gala raised $1.5 million, with guests including Marissa Mayer, Jack Dorsey, Aaron Levie, Megan Quinn, and other leaders of San Francisco philanthropy and technology.
The recent Samasource fundraiser in San Francisco raised $700,000 to help the organization reach its goal of providing life-changing work to over 4,000 women and youth globally this year.
See some of the most elegant men and women to attend the 2013 San Francisco Symphony opening gala, celebrating the Symphony’s 101st season.
The X Prize Foundation recently hosted its 2011 gala at the Regency Theater in San Francisco, bringing together an eclectic mix of international entrepreneurs, philanthropists and celebrities for an evening that raised $2.7 million for the Foundation’s bold vision for the future.
Soma ShowRise raises over $10,000 for the San Francisco Lighthouse. The interior design event was hosted by Sophie Azouaou, Beth Schnitzer and Eileen Blum Bourgade.
The X PRIZE Foundation hosted a Who’s Who of international leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and celebrities at Lucasfilm’s Letterman Digital Arts Center for an extraordinary evening of entertainment, intelligence and vision.
This month’s opening of the Paul Smith shop at 50 Geary Street has been an extraordinary success. Every time we visit, we’re impressed by how many shoppers are inside.
We started with designer labels, then moved on to designer logos (which some people took a little too far… remember the infamous LV wedding?) And now comes the new trend in designer branding — the designer signature.
Pardon us for thinking astrologically, but one couldn’t help it after attending a recent birthday bash that brought together not one, not two, but five Aquarians at once.
We have five words that will instantly summarize this “Look of the Day”:
Hand-painted Paul Smith shoes.
Who doesn’t love the attention to detail and painstaking respect for quality of a beautiful handmade Italian shoe? But for Derek Holbrook, creativity, flair and high quality are what always set his look apart from the rest.
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.
After months of anticipation, we were thrilled to attend the recent opening of Gucci’s beautiful new store in San Francisco, located at 240 Stockton Street, the glamorous Art Deco building that has been a Union Square landmark for decades.
After looking through literally thousands of photos that Drew Altizer and his team took at the Symphony and Opera opening parties, SFLuxe has gathered our favorite selections for the week’s best dressed. For the most part, people went beyond basic black, opting instead for interesting proportions, colors and styles. We hope you agree!
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