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.
San Francisco Symphony’s 103rd opening night gala for 2014 was a special tribute to musical director Michael Tilson Thomas, celebrating his 20th anniversary this year.
San Francisco Symphony supporters, Sloan and Roger Barnett, recently hosted a cocktail reception in anticipation of the San Francisco Symphony’s Opening Night Gala on September 3, 2014.
Renovations of the Salon Dore at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco were recently unveiled. And as you see, it’s one of the most beautiful rooms in the world!
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.
The debut of FOG Design + Art at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason demonstrated that San Francisco, despite its size, is a great art city.
Founded by event designer Stanlee Gatti, interior designer Douglas Durkin, and the late Elaine McKeon, the four-day show celebrating 20th and 21st century “design in all its forms” featured prominent dealers from around the country. They exhibiting progressive design and art that set an entirely new standard for the Bay Area, with over 4,000 visitors attending.
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.
Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue, and Bulgari North America President Alberto Festa, recently hosted a dinner and private viewing of “The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita and Beyond, 1950-1990” in the tower at the de Young Museum.
Hilary Swank and Kate Bosworth were among the glittering guests who made the recent opening of “The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950-1990,” one of San Francisco’s most glamorous evenings.
This year it wasn’t just the woman who looked gorgeous at the Opera Gala, the men dazzled too! Here’s our selection of the most striking fashion duos, which includes Opera Ball co-chair Mai Shiver, beautiful in fuschia, with Colin Cowie, the celebrity party planner who made this years event one of the most memorable yet. We also adore the risk-taking looks of Ricky Serbin, Joel Goodrich, and Derek Holbrook, who prove that men can be both formal and fashionable at night.
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!
Michael S. Smith was recently honored at Hedge Gallery in San Francisco at a party hosted by Alison Pincus, Vanessa Getty and Allison Speer. His design work for a Palladian Villa in Malibu is being put up for auction at Christie’s in New York. Nicolas Berggruen, Princess Tatiana Galitzine, Dede Wilsey, and Sabrina Buell were among the guests.
Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette is an unparalleled collection of decorative objects from Franceâ€™s most illustrious royalty, direct from the Musee du Louvre.
The 2012 Fall Antiques Show in San Francisco was an elegant gala, with exquisite antiques and art, and wonderful learning opportunities for anyone who appreciates the finest, reports Claudia Juestel.
Bulgari recently unveiled its collection for the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at a private event in the San Francisco store.
De Grisogono recently showcased its latest collection at a lunch in honor of Maria Manetti Shrem and the San Francisco MOMA.