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.
Phenomenal! That's the theme for the 2014 San Francisco Ballet's Opening Night Gala, but could also describe the Pacific Heights residence of Isha and Asim Abdullah, which was the location for a recent event honoring the Benefactors and Grand Benefactors of the Ballet. Guests at the Abdullahs' included ballet lovers such as Barbara Brown, Mary Beth Shimmon, Carolyn Chandler, Mario Diaz, Robin Collins, and Norman and Norah Stone, among others.
In celebration of the U.S. premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's Cinderella, SF Ballet hosted a fundraising dinner on May 3, 2013, in a gorgeous tented pavilion masterfully designed by Riccardo Benavides in the Memorial Court between the War Memorial Opera House and the Veterans Building. Inspired by the theme of the evening, many dressed in the most fanciful fairy tale gowns, while others went for a more modern look. Everyone looked absolutely lovely (not a wicked stepmother in sight!) Here, with photos courtesy of http://drewaltizer.com / Drew Altizer , we present our selection of the 25 most chic looks of the evening.
Zootopia was recently the talk of the town when it took over One Market to host Zootopia 2013, which went all the way in putting the "fun" into fundraiser. A new, eclectic crowd had a ball, and came sporting their rocktail attire -- glitter encrusted sunglasses, leather, fur, feathers, high heels, short dresses, black jeans, vintage rock tee shirts, tattoos, and high-style chic in Chanel, Missoni, and Dolce galore! And the band, CHOC'D, was magnificent!
On January 16, 2013, the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary and The Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Peter Rothen and Mrs. Gerlind Rothen hosted a reception honoring Grand Benefactors and Benefactors of "Moving the Compass" San Francisco Ballet 2013 Opening Night Gala.
Neiman Marcus recently hosted a luncheon in honor of Vogue's Hamish Bowles, curator of the exhibit "Balenciaga and Spain".