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REAF’s Help Is On The Way XXII Gala

Benefiting Meals on Wheels of San Francisco and AIDS Legal Referral Panel, the Gala and after-party event was attended by many notables.

Opera Ball's Dazzling Duos | SFLUXE 1

Opera Ball’s Dazzling Duos

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.

Build Gala 2013 | SFLUXE 2

Build Gala 2013

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.

Samasource Gala Raises $700,000 | SFLUXE

Samasource Gala Raises $700,000

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.

Symphony Style at 101 | SFLUXE

Symphony Style at 101

See some of the most elegant men and women to attend the 2013 San Francisco Symphony opening gala, celebrating the Symphony’s 101st season.

From the Sea to the Stars at X Prize 2011 Gala | SFLUXE 2

From the Sea to the Stars at X Prize 2011 Gala

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.

The 2010 X-PRIZE Benefit | SFLUXE 19

The 2010 X-PRIZE Benefit

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.

Touching Hearts in San Francisco | SFLUXE

Touching Hearts in San Francisco

Sophie Azouaou, Host and Co-Producer of the upcoming NBC show “Touching Hearts,” recently held a birthday celebration at Piperade for Ludmila Eggleton.

Paul Smith Opening | SFLUXE

Paul Smith Opening

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.

The Ultimate Designer Label | SFLUXE 2

The Ultimate Designer Label

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.

Welcoming a New "Age" | SFLUXE 3

Welcoming a New “Age”

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.

Hell Week's Best Dressed | SFLUXE 2

Hell Week’s Best Dressed

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!

Buoyant and Lively Summer | SFLUXE 2

Buoyant and Lively Summer

As my friend Laura Albert recently commented: “Something has been surpassed, and there’s no turning…

SF Hearts Prada | SFLUXE 1

SF Hearts Prada

Orkut Buyukkokten‘s “I (Heart) Prada” shirt said it all — and he wasn’t the only…

Symphony Fashion in Palo Alto

SFLuxe gets easily lost when venturing south of San Francisco. Our two main reference points…

Marissa and Friends at Ballet

As we just mentioned in our coverage of the San Francisco Ballet’s New Work’s Festival,…