San Francisco Symphony fans recently gathered for a launch party at the Macyâ€™s on Union Square in anticipation of the Symphonyâ€™s first Spring Gala, featuring R&B singer, songwriter, and fashion icon Janelle Monae performing with the Orchestra.
The 2013 Spring Gala featured Monae’s funky, soulful hip-hop and R&B style in combination with brand new orchestral arrangements of her songs, plus new material from her upcoming album. The Spring Gala raised money for the Symphony’s education programs, which reach over 75,000 children each year.
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.
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