Afsaneh Akhtari

Kyle Newman, Jaime King, Katie Traina, Todd Traina. Photo: Drew Altizer

See What Happened at Dior’s San Francisco Premiere

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.

Leather, Diamonds, and Clothes to Covet: Inside Mary Gonsalves Kinney's Styling Suite | SFLUXE 6

Leather, Diamonds, and Clothes to Covet: Inside Mary Gonsalves Kinney’s Styling Suite

Mary Gonsalves Kinney recently presented a curated selection of Fall 2015 pieces from Net-A-Porter.com, and highlights from Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry, in a Styling Suite at the Rosewood Sand Hill in Menlo Park.

Stylish Moments from the SF Ballet's Infinite Romance Gala | SFLUXE 30

Stylish Moments from the SF Ballet’s Infinite Romance Gala

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.

Sir Jonathan Ive to Receive Prestigious Bay Area Treasure Award | SFLUXE 1

Sir Jonathan Ive to Receive Prestigious Bay Area Treasure Award

On October 30, 2014, Sir Jonathan Ive will receive the prestigious “Bay Area Treasure Award” from SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council,

San Francisco's "Passione," Opera 2014 | SFLUXE 1

San Francisco’s “Passione,” Opera 2014

The San Francisco Opera Guild recently hosted the opening night of the Opera’s 92nd Season with the theme of “Passione,” co-chaired by Teresa Medearis and Cynthia Schreuder, with honorary chairs Cynthia Fry Gunn and Dede Wilsey, with Opera Guild president Karen Kubin.

Rubin Singer's Serpent Queen | SFLUXE

Rubin Singer’s Serpent Queen

Sloan and Roger Barnett recently hosted a preview of Rubin Singer’s sensuous, slithery and seductive collection for Spring 2014, “The Serpent Queen,” at their Pacific Heights home.

The SF Conservatory of Music Gala Pre-Party | SFLUXE

The SF Conservatory of Music Gala Pre-Party

Deepa Pakianathan and Phil Pemberton recently hosted a reception for the http://www.sfcm.edu / San Francisco Conservatory of Music in anticipation of its upcoming Gala on April 20, 2013, which pays tribute to legendary opera baritone and Conservatory Advisory Board member Thomas Hampson.

Conservatory mezzo-soprano Catherine Cook directs and stars in a program featuring special performances by Hampson with Conservatory students, faculty and guest artists. Teresa Medearis and Barbara Walkowski co-chair the event, with catering by McCall’s Catering and Events and decor by Blueprint Studios.

Tickets for this very special occasion can be purchased at http://www.sfcm.edu/giving/2013-gala www.sfcm.edu

Paolo Trolio Makes US Debut at Coup D'Etat | SFLUXE

Paolo Trolio Makes US Debut at Coup D’Etat

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

SF Ballet Patrons and Sponsors Party | SFLUXE

SF Ballet Patrons and Sponsors Party

On January 10, 2013, the San Francisco Ballet Auxiliary and the Netherlands Consulate General hosted a Cocktail Reception honoring Patrons and Sponsors of “Moving the Compass” San Francisco Ballet 2013 Opening Night Gala.

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.

Bulgari Unveils its Biennale des Antiquaires Collection | SFLUXE

Bulgari Unveils its Biennale des Antiquaires Collection

Bulgari recently unveiled its collection for the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at a private event in the San Francisco store.

Lexus Attracts Celebrities to San Francisco for Unveiling | SFLUXE

Lexus Attracts Celebrities to San Francisco for Unveiling

Lexus recently held the world premiere of its 2013 LS model line in San Francisco with celebrities such as Kristen Wiig, Jason Schwartzman and Simon Doonan.

The Modern Ball, SFMOMA 2012 | SFLUXE

The Modern Ball, SFMOMA 2012

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art transformed into a multivenue art party this season for its premier fundraising gala, the Modern Ball.

Go To The Ball With Armani | SFLUXE

Go To The Ball With Armani

Giorgio Armani recently held a cocktail party at their Post Street store in honor of the 2012 Modern Ball Committee. On hand were Modern Ball Chair Dolly Chammas and several SFMOMA trustees and supporters.

Donna Karan Resort 2012 at Saks Fifth Avenue | SFLUXE

Donna Karan Resort 2012 at Saks Fifth Avenue

Vogue Magazine, with Sabrina Buell and Kimberly Miller, recently hosted an event at Saks Fifth Avenue to showcase Donna Karan’s Resort 2012 collection.

Chanel Cruises into Atherton, and Announces Mid Winter Gala 2012 Support | SFLUXE 1

Chanel Cruises into Atherton, and Announces Mid Winter Gala 2012 Support

Bita Daryabari, Sloan Barnett, Juliet de Baubigny and Vanessa Getty recently hosted a luncheon and fashion show at the home of Bita Daryabari and Reza Malek for the Chanel Cruise 2011/2012 collection.