The San Francisco Opera Guild recently honored Bay Area philanthropists John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn at the sixth annual “An Evening on the Stage,” one of the highlights of the fall social season.
Barbara Brown and J. Riccardo Benavides recently hosted a welcome reception in honor of Anna Chung, the new general manager for Saks Fifth Avenue in San Francisco.
On Saturday, Aug 4th, Saks Fifth Avenue and the League to Save Lake Tahoe welcomed…
The Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco invited guests for “An Elegant Evening” in the Court of Honor at the The Legion of Honor.
From the SF Symphony and SF Opera opening night galas, 25 striking looks in black and white.
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.
Saks Fifth Avenue and The League to Save Lake Tahoe recently presented its annual luncheon and fashion show featuring the Oscar de la Renta Resort Collection.
San Francisco interior designer Claudia Juestel gives us an in-depth look at the 2014 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, which had a gold rush theme this year.
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.
Neiman Marcus recently held an intimate dinner to celebrate three Dom Pérignon vintages at its Rotunda Restaurant in San Francisco.
“Phenomenal” was theme for the 2014 San Francisco Balletâ€™s Opening Night Gala, but also describes the looks put together by gala guests.
With gala chair Tanya Powell starting the evening in an elegant Vera Wang ball gown and ending in a short runway-worthy Dolce & Gabbana, there was a full gamut of looks.
One saw understated elegance with Yurie Pascarella in Andrew Gn and Mary Beth Shimmon in Chanel; a full flowering of colors, shapes and textures from Deepa Pakianathan, Paula Carano, Sonya Molodetskaya, Elizabeth Fullerton and Komal Shah; and striking black dresses on Karen Caldwell, Azadeh Riaz, Stephanie Southerland, Stephanie Ejabat, and SF Ballet’s Principal Dancer Mathilde Froustey.
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music held its annual gala on Saturday, April 20, 2013, in honor of legendary baritone Thomas Hampson. “An Evening of Voice Honoring Thomas Hampson” featured performances by Hampson, who shared the stage with Conservatory student singers and faculty. The most important fundraising and outreach event of the year, the gala took in $300,000 for the Conservatory’s educational programs.
Gala co-chairs Teresa Medearis and Trustee Barbara Walkowski pronounced the evening a “resounding success in every way” for the 250 guests in attendance. And the event’s co-chairs were suitably decked in regal attire for the occasion: Walkowski in a silk chiffon Carolina Herrera gown in vibrant red, and Medearis donned in emerald green taffeta by Monique Lhuillier. Trustee Deepa Pakianathan displayed her signature style in a black and white dress by Rubin Singer, one of Beyonce’s favorite designers.
Catering for the event was provided by McCall’s, Catering and Events and decor by Blueprint Studios. Wells Fargo was the official corporate Patron, with corporate sponsorships provided by Asset Management Company, Bank of America and CM Capital Advisors.
Neiman Marcus and Vanity Fair, with writer Amy Fine Collins, recently hosted a luncheon in celebration of Vanity Fair’s 2013 International Best Dressed List. Guests included some of the West Coast’s best dressed women, such as Vanessa Getty, Pamela Joyner, and Sobia Shaikh. It also provided an opportunity to meet Alan Morell, the new general manager for Neiman Marcus’s Union Square store, following the move of our beloved John Capizzi to Bergdorf Goodman in New York.
Take a look inside Wilkes Bashford’s glamorous new interior at their landmark San Francisco store. It’s one of the most chic stores on the West Coast!
You may have seen the San Francisco Chronicle’s poll asking for readers to chose their favorite gown from the opening night gala of the San Francisco Ballet. The choices include dresses worn by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Jenny Georges, Kris Anthony, Melissa Barber and Yurie Pascarella.