Dede Wilsey

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.

Thirty-Nine Fabulous Looks at the SF Symphony Gala | SFLUXE 11

Thirty-Nine Fabulous Looks at the SF Symphony Gala

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.

A Special Pre-Gala Reception for the Symphony | SFLUXE 12

A Special Pre-Gala Reception for the Symphony

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.

You Can Now See the Restored Salon Dore! | SFLUXE 2

You Can Now See the Restored Salon Dore!

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!

A Private Showing of de Grisogono at Battery | SFLUXE

A Private Showing of de Grisogono at Battery

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.

Fog Design + Art | SFLUXE

Fog Design + Art

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 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.

Bulgari's Private Dinner for EPACS | SFLUXE

Bulgari’s Private Dinner for EPACS

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.

The Art of Bulgari at the de Young | SFLUXE

The Art of Bulgari at the de Young

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.

Opera Ball's Dazzling Duos | SFLUXE 1

Opera Ball’s Dazzling Duos

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 Named San Francisco's Best Dressed Woman, 2013 | SFLUXE 2

Paula Carano Named San Francisco’s Best Dressed Woman, 2013

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 Honored at Hedge Gallery | SFLUXE

Michael S. Smith Honored at Hedge Gallery

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 in San Francisco | SFLUXE

Royal Treasures in San Francisco

Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette is an unparalleled collection of decorative objects from France’s most illustrious royalty, direct from the Musee du Louvre.

Ship Ahoi at the 2012 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show | SFLUXE

Ship Ahoi at the 2012 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show

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 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.

De Grisogono Delights at San Francisco Luncheon | SFLUXE

De Grisogono Delights at San Francisco Luncheon

De Grisogono recently showcased its latest collection at a lunch in honor of Maria Manetti Shrem and the San Francisco MOMA.