PIA, founded by Pia Øien Cohler, recently opened at 414 Jackson Street in San Francisco with a party attended by Dr. Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg, Nicole Systrom, Alison Pincus, and other tech industry notables and leading tastemakers.
Jaime King, Andrew Gn, and the Bay Area's best dressed came out to celebrate the opening of Christian Dior's first women's boutique in San Francisco.
From the SF Symphony and SF Opera opening night galas, 25 striking looks in black and white.
Komal Shah and Barbara Brown recently joined Saks Fifth Avenue in hosting an afternoon luncheon to celebrate Peter Copping, the new Creative Director for Oscar de la Renta.
Celebrity stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney attends the recent opening party for the new Betty Lin boutique in San Francisco's Pacific Heights, and shares her impressions from the festive event.
Stella McCartney was recently the guest of honor for a chic garden party luncheon at Neiman Marcus, San Francisco. Stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney gives us a glimpse.
As the first major gala of the year (it was at full capacity with 3,400 guests!), the San Francisco Ballet's Infinite Romance was a night not just of beautiful movement on stage, but of some striking fashion off stage. Here are some moments we particularly enjoyed from the gala.
"Phenomenal" was theme for the 2014 San Francisco Balletâ€™s Opening Night Gala, but also describes the looks put together by gala guests. With gala chair Tanya Powell starting the evening in an elegant Vera Wang ball gown and ending in a short runway-worthy Dolce & Gabbana, there was a full gamut of looks. One saw understated elegance with Yurie Pascarella in Andrew Gn and Mary Beth Shimmon in Chanel; a full flowering of colors, shapes and textures from Deepa Pakianathan, Paula Carano, Sonya Molodetskaya, Elizabeth Fullerton and Komal Shah; and striking black dresses on Karen Caldwell, Azadeh Riaz, Stephanie Southerland, Stephanie Ejabat, and SF Ballet's Principal Dancer Mathilde Froustey.
Mid-Winter Gala Co-Chairs Vanessa Getty, Trevor Traina, Kathryn Lasater, and Allison Speer recently hosted a cocktail reception at the new Salvatore Ferragamo boutique at 236 Post Street in San Francisco to kick off the gala and celebrate the opening of the boutique.
Over 400 San Francisco Symphony patronsâ€™ enjoyed breathtaking views of the Bay at the Americaâ€™s Cup Pavilionâ€™s exclusive â€˜Club 72'. Guests mixed and mingled with talk of the Symphonyâ€™s upcoming Opening Night Gala. On hand to share his excitement about the Symphonyâ€™s new season was Mayor Ed Lee who addressed the crowd and even confirmed his attendance at the gala on September 3, 2013.
Lynne Benioff, Gisel Kordestani, and Alison Pincus recently hosted a luncheon to honor Tatcha in its celebration of the Japanese Geisha's timeless beauty secrets. Guests included Vanessa Getty, Lynn Jurich, Gina Pell, Diane Dorrans Saeks, Nina Stanford, and Allison Speer, among others.