The San Francisco Opera Guild recently honored Bay Area philanthropists John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn at the sixth annual “An Evening on the Stage,” one of the highlights of the fall social season.
Barbara Brown and J. Riccardo Benavides recently hosted a welcome reception in honor of Anna Chung, the new general manager for Saks Fifth Avenue in San Francisco.
About 200 Bay Area women filled the ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton in San Francisco recently for an afternoon benefitting the Saint Francis Foundation’s Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership (TLHIP)
Serenity MedSpa, one of San Francisco’s largest medical spas, recently celebrated its 10th anniversary!
Aubrey Brewster attends a private book signing for Carlos Souza at Valentino in this installement of Aubrey About Town.
Neiman Marcus Union Square and Vanity Fair recently celebrated the 20th Anniversary of “The Art of Fashion,” with a fabulous brunch and fashion presentation.
On Thursday, February 21, 2013, hiip hosted the San Francisco launch of their collection of bags that are not only fashionable, but give back to the Bay Area community.
The locally based company donates a â€œhiip Kitâ€ of toiletries to various shelters in San Francisco everytime a hiip bag is purchased. The event was held at Alibi Restaurant and Lounge with fashionistas and philanthropists from around the city in attendance. Guests enjoyed â€œhiip-tiniâ€ cocktails and bites while browsing the showroom display of hiip bags.
The various styles fall into four designs: Sunset, Marina, Mission and Pac Heights with the patterns emulating the lifestyles of each area. The founder, Nicole Flowers was on hand to help guests style their bags that can be worn as a regular purse, across the body or on the â€œhiip.â€
Nicole spoke to the guests about her inspiration for the hiip collection that is designed, manufactured and benefits the San Francisco community.
The Italian artist, Paolo Troilo, recently debuted his first U.S. exhibit at Coup d’Etat, the most exceptional designer space in San Francisco.
Sponsored by Testa Vineyards, the event brought together San Francisco tastemakers such as Jack Calhoun, Stephen Brady, Gary Friedman, Joy Bianchi, Anna Weinberg, Ken Fulk, and Jamie Finegold, among others.
The exhibit will run at Coup d’Etat until May 2013.
Visit Coup d’Etat at 111 Rhode Island, or online at http://coupdetatsf.com / coupdetatsf.com
Bay Area philanthropists recently attended a private cocktail party at the Azadeh San Francisco Atelier, which Azadeh hosted in support of the Red Cross.
Belstaff’s Fall 2012 collection was recently shown at Neiman Marcus, with a porton of sales proceeds going to San Francisco Bay Humane Friends.
Faconnable recently opened its doors for supporters of Children of Shelters. Their annual fundraiser “Jingle & Mingle” takes place December 6, 2012.
Dress for Success San Francisco supporters recently gathered to celebrate the 7th Annual “Success: You Wear it Well” Fashion Celebration Gala at the iconic Sir Francis Drake.
Viroxoty Studios recently paired up with Neiman Marcus in San Francisco to celebrate the fun of fashion at the store’s special Fashion Rules! party.
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 Caldwell Snyder Gallery in San Francisco recently opened its doors for a private event honoring FAAN, the Food Allergy Anaphylaxis Network.
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.