Norah and Norman Stone recently opened the doors to The Art Cave at their Calistoga estate, Stonescape, exhibiting pieces from their extensive, world-class art collection, during an all-day event for friends, family, and art connoisseurs.
Marni San Francisco recently opened at 77 Maiden lane with a chic cocktail party hosted by Alison Pincus, Sabrina Buell, W magazine and BAMPFA.
Gucci sponsored the Giant Steps Charity Classic this year in Petaluma, California. Guests included Vanessa Getty, Hannah Selleck, Zem Joaquin, Lauren Goodman, and Gina Pell, among others.
The 2013 showing of artMRKT in San Francisco opened to a staggering 6,000 guests in May, and had to turn away 500, raising approximately $30,000 for artMRKT beneficiary, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s New Acquisition Fund.
Following the presentation of the 2013 ArtCare Award for Excellence in Civic Arts Patronage awarded to Mrs. Diane B. Wilsey, on behalf of the San Francisco Arts Commission and San Francisco Art Dealers Association, the Opening Night Preview Benefit provided guests with first access to the artwork, elegant catering (including specialty cocktails courtesy of Diageo), as well as a fantastic performance by the SF Jazz High School All-Stars Combo.
Among numerous Opening Night sales, Brian Gross Fine Art sold a major Robert Arneson self-portrait bronze for $200,000, and Alex Meyerovich Gallery reported the sale of a David Hockney lithograph for $65,000.
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With Sloan and Roger Barnett, Sabrina Buell and Yves Behar, Jean-Pierre Conte, and Alison and Mark Pincus, Gucci recently hosted a private cocktail party at the San Francisco store to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the loafer, and the new 1953 collection for men and women.
Stephanie Phair, the managing director of Outnet.com, recently visited from London to host a luncheon previewing Oscar de la Renta’s new limited edition collection designed exclusively for The Outnet.
Publication of Eric Cohler’s new book, “Cohler on Design,” was recently celebrated at Hudson Grace in San Francisco by Alison Pincus, Matt Cohler, Sabrina Buell, Allison Speer and their guests, including Dr. Priscilla Chan, Arielle Zuckerberg, Jeremy Stoppelman, Nirav Tolia, Trevor Traina and others.
Now in its 8th year, the 2012 Mid-Winter Gala had the support of Chanel as Marquee Sponsor for the first time ever, and one could sense the elegant Chanel touch throughout the evening.
Vanessa Getty, Lucy Page, Anne Wojcicki, Alison Pincus and author Amy Tan recently hosted a private screening of “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” in honor of Wayne Wang and Wendi Murdoch in San Francisco.
Approximately 600 of San Francisco’s creative and society crowds descended on Ken’s Soma loft in tuxedos, gowns and elaborate masks to celebrate the birthday of Denise Hale.
San Francisco recently came together as a community to promote marriage equality by taking part in a photo campaign called NOH8 by celebrity photographer Adam Bouska and partner Jeff Parshley.
Amber Marie Bently launched her newest jewelry collection, Oro, at a private dinner party hosted…