San Francisco Ballet, America’s oldest professional ballet company, has an illustrious history of “firsts,” including the first American productions of Swan Lake and Nutcracker, and 2011 continues the tradition!
Children of Shelters recently hosted its annual holiday event, Jingle & Mingle, at The Presidio Officers’ Club in San Francisco to raise money for children living in shelters.
There are certain things one never gets tired of; and being surrounded by some of the most exquisite antiques is one of those things. The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show is the place for just that.
Marlowe hosted a private launch party to celebrate the opening of their West Coast flagship store in San Francisco.
Maitri recently held its 23rd Annual Gala and Auction fundraiser “BLISS 2010” at the Golden Gate Club. To celebrate Carmen Marc Valvo’s involvement in the fundraiser with Sandra Bernhard, Joel Goodrich hosted a lunch in his honor at Neiman Marcus in San Francisco.
This year the Wender Weis Foundation for Children (WWFC) introduced “Holiday Heroes” to the Bay Area by moving its annual “Halloween Heroes” event during the holiday season.
The Four Seasons Hotel recently hosted the 10th annual San Francisco Gala of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and Donna Sachet was there to report back to us.
Chanel, following a stunning renovation by Peter Marino, reopens in San Francisco’s Maiden Lane.
We recently toured Joy Bianchi’s amazing treasure trove of vintage couture in San Francisco, which is maintained in support of Helpers of the Mentally Retarded.
Mireille Schwartz recently hosted an early evening cocktail reception at her Presidio Heights home in honor of her mother, Katiti Kironde, the first black model to appear on a fashion magazine cover.
The day before its national release, San Francisco fashion lovers were treated to private screening of “The September Issue,” thanks to Vanessa Getty, who filled the Kabuki with an enthusiastic audience.
Maria Manetti Farrow recently opened up her Russian Hill co-op to welcome Boucheron and some of the city’s most passionate connoisseurs of fine living in celebrating the San Francisco Opera.
Ralph Rucci showed a sublime collection inspired by The Tale of Genji in New York on Friday. The Spring 2010 showing was attended by some of San Francisco best dressed.
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 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 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.