Christian Louboutin recently celebrated the opening of the brand's beautiful new boutique at 29 Maiden Lane in San Francisco, with host Sloan Barnett. Barnett was joined by guests such as Jacqueline Sacks, Heather Ive, Juliet de Baubigny, Katie Traina, Carol Bonnie, Dr. Carolyn Chang, Mary Beth Shimmon, Jessica Moment, Sobia Shaikh, Barbara Brown, Jenna Hunt, Gail Glasser, Sonya Molodetskaya, Emily Holt, Nina Stanford, and others eager to celebrate San Francisco's entree to Louboutin World.
Carolina Herrera and Elle's Joe Zee, with California Pacific Medical Center trustees Sloan Barnett, Carol Bonnie, and Carolyn Chang, M.D., recently celebrated the opening of CH Carolina Herrera's new San Francisco store in benefit of CPMC. Olivia Palermo, Marissa Mayer and Denise Hale wee among the guests.
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
Neiman Marcus and Vanity Fair, with writer Amy Fine Collins, recently hosted a luncheon in celebration of Vanity Fair's 2013 International Best Dressed List. Guests included some of the West Coast's best dressed women, such as Vanessa Getty, Pamela Joyner, and Sobia Shaikh. It also provided an opportunity to meet Alan Morell, the new general manager for Neiman Marcus's Union Square store, following the move of our beloved John Capizzi to Bergdorf Goodman in New York.
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.
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!