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Guillaume Thomas and Betony Vernon attend The Art of Seduction at Saint Joseph's Arts Society on February 14th 2020 at Saint Joseph's Arts Society in San Francisco, CA (Photo - Drew Altizer)

Saint Joseph’s Arts Society celebrates The Art of Seduction

Artist David Downton recently joined Ken Fulk at Saint Joseph’s Arts Society to welcome sexual anthropologist and provocateur, Betony Vernon, to San Francisco.

Mid Winter Gala 2014 | SFLUXE 62

Mid Winter Gala 2014

Salvatore Ferragamo co-hosted this years Mid Winter Gala in San Francisco, with Trevor Traina, Vanessa Getty, Kathryn Lasater, and Allison Speer. Guests included Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Dita von Teese, Balthazar Getty, Camilla Belle, Jessica Hart, Derek Blasberg, John Gidding, Lauren Remington Platt, Liz Goldwyn, Libby Leffler, Douglas Friedman, David Sacks, Jacqueline Sacks, Devon Aoki, Gary Friedman, among others.

Mid-Winter Chic at Ferragamo Boutique | SFLUXE

Mid-Winter Chic at Ferragamo Boutique

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.

Denise Hale in Harper's Bazaar | SFLUXE

Denise Hale in Harper’s Bazaar

You must get the August 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, which features not only this gorgeous photo of Denise Hale by Douglas Friedman, but also an excellent article by Diane Dorrans Saeks.

Alex Chases Salon Expands | SFLUXE

Alex Chases Salon Expands

We’re delighted to see that the Alex Chases Salon, run by the renowned hairstylist Alex Chases, has recently moved into a larger space at Rosewood Sand Hill’s Sense spa.

Mid Winter Gala 2013 | SFLUXE

Mid Winter Gala 2013

The Mid Winter Gala for 2013 honored the exhibit, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis” with a chic winter wonderland that raised over $400k. Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Alison Pincus, Vanessa Getty, Dick Costolo, Stephan Jenkins, Connie Nielsen, Lori Levine, Evgenia Peretz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Trevor Traina, Allison Speer and Kathryn Lasater were among the 380 who attended.

The Modewalk.com Launch Party | SFLUXE

The Modewalk.com Launch Party

We recently attended the launch party in San Francisco for modewalk.com, a new luxury shopping site that has the fashion world taking notice.

New, Symphonic Dances: San Francisco Ballet 2012 | SFLUXE

New, Symphonic Dances: San Francisco Ballet 2012

America’s oldest professional ballet company, the San Francisco Ballet can claim an illustrious history of “firsts,” including presenting the first American productions of Swan Lake and Nutcracker. The 2012 season upholds the tradition!

Gucci Celebrates 90 Years | SFLUXE 2

Gucci Celebrates 90 Years

In celebration of Gucci’s 90th anniversary, the House recently hosted a private cocktail party at its San Francisco store.

Inside the Mid-Winter Gala 2010

The Junior Committee of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco recently hosted its annual Mid-Winter Gala, held in celebration of the Cartier and America exhibition at the Legion of Honor.

amfAR's 10th Annual Gala in San Francisco | SFLUXE

amfAR’s 10th Annual Gala in San Francisco

The Four Seasons Hotel recently hosted the 10th annual San Francisco Gala of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR), and Donna Sachet was there to report back to us.

William Getty, Vanessa Getty and Peter Getty

Chanel Boutique Reopens in San Francisco

Chanel, following a stunning renovation by Peter Marino, reopens in San Francisco’s Maiden Lane.

Want It! | SFLUXE

Want It!

Saks Fifth Avenue recently showcased their must-have looks for Fall 2009 in a fashion show presented by Marcy Carmack entitled “Want It!”

Maria Manetti Farrow's Party for the Opera | SFLUXE

Maria Manetti Farrow’s Party for the Opera

Maria Manetti Farrow recently opened up her Russian Hill co-op to welcome Boucheron and some of the city’s most passionate connoisseurs of fine living in celebrating the San Francisco Opera.

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!

Palm Springs Living | SFLUXE 1

Palm Springs Living

These days it seems the most popular neighborhood in San Francisco is Palm Springs. Who…