With the 2016 San Francisco Opera Season starting soon, a cocktail party was recently held for Opera Ball Patrons.
Emilia Wickstead presented a preview of her special eight-piece collection for MatchesFashion.com during a private luncheon at Cotogna. Gwyneth Paltrow, Britt Pattner, Whitney Skibell, Mary Gonsalves Kinney were among the guests.
De Grisogono’s Giovanni Mattera, with Karen Kubin, Charlot Malin, and Jane Mudge, recently celebrated the San Francisco Opera Ball with a rare presentation of the jeweler’s collection in San Francisco.
On October 30, 2014, Sir Jonathan Ive will receive the prestigious “Bay Area Treasure Award” from SFMOMA’s Modern Art Council,
Starting September 27, 2014, San Francisco’s Alcatraz will be the site for one of this year’s most important art exhibits internationally.
The “@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz” exhibit, produced by the FOR-SITE Foundation, provides Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s sculpture, sound, and mixed-media installations in four locations in the former prison — areas which are usually restricted to the public.
Neiman Marcus Union Square and Vanity Fair recently celebrated the 20th Anniversary of “The Art of Fashion,” with a fabulous brunch and fashion presentation.
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.
De Grisogono, the luxury jeweler headquartered in Geneva, recently hosted a cocktail party at Battery’s stunning penthouse in honor of Dede Wilsey and the Fine Arts Museums.
Hosain Rahman, Alison Pincus, Susan Feldman, Neville Brody, Elizabeth Diller, Florentijn Hofman, Bre Pettis and others recently headlined the Bloomberg Businessweek Design 2014 conference in San Francisco.
George Lucas was recently honored by the San Francisco Museum of Art’s Modern Art Council with the museum’s 14th annual Bay Area Treasure Award, an annual lifetime-achievement award recognizing Bay Areaâ€“based artists and cultural leaders who continually redefine the field of visual art.
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.
Paula Carano and Troy Griepp were named to the top of Nob Hill Gazette’s “Best Dressed List 2013.” The annual reader’s poll, now in its 10th year, has named Angelique Griepp (Mrs. Troy Griepp won in 2011), Vanessa Getty, Marissa Mayer, Lisa Grotts, Denise Hale, Pamela Joyner, Tatiana Sorokko, Clara Shayevich, Trevor Traina, Danielle Steel, Dede Wilsey, Patrick Barber, Zach Bogue, Alex Mehran and other familiar faces to its Best Dressed Hall of Fame list.
This year’s Runners Up were Charlot Malin, Deepa Pakianathan, Ken Fulk and Jeffrey Hayes.
Read the Nob Hill Gazette online at http://www.nobhillgazette.com/wp/2013/07/best-dressed-07-13 / www.nobhillgazette.com to see more!
With Sloan and Roger Barnett, Sabrina Buell and Yves Behar, Jean-Pierre Conte, and Alison and Mark Pincus, Gucci recently hosted a private cocktail party at the San Francisco store to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the loafer, and the new 1953 collection for men and women.
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
ModeWalk recently unveiled its newest service for their clients, a first-of-its-kind, by-appointment showroom in San Francisco called Boudoir, located on the 7th Floor of 391 Sutter Street in Union Square.
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music recently celebrated its 10th annual Fanfare Luncheon, held to thank supporters of the Conservatory Society for donations to its collegiate program.
Each year, the event recognizes an outstanding Conservatory alumnus/a of international reputation, who returns to the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall to perform for donors whose generosity helps launch student careers.
This year’s guest of honor was noted soprano Marnie Breckenridge, (’96) known for her appearances with San Francisco Opera and the Glyndebourne Festival.