Artist Kara Walker was recently honored with the SFMOMA Contemporary Vision Award, at a dinner organized by the Modern Art Council, and attended by museum supporters and artists.
Ben Silbermann, Drew Houston, Julia Hartz and Mark Pincus were among the tech elite who recently came out to celebrate Acne Studios Geary Street, the Swedish retailer’s first store in San Francisco.
Intermix recently celebrated the opening of its first store in San Francisco, at 2223 Fillmore Street, with an elegant dinner hosted by Katie Traina.
Bluxome Street Winery recently accommodated Every Mother Counts’ first Bay Area fundraiser, which raised upwards of $160,000 on May 19th. 100% of proceeds go to furthering the organization’s mission of making pregnancy and childbirth safer for each and every mother.
Marni San Francisco recently opened at 77 Maiden lane with a chic cocktail party hosted by Alison Pincus, Sabrina Buell, W magazine and BAMPFA.
Celebrity stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney attended the recent cocktail party Susan Atherton and Jessica Moment hosted at Barneys New York in San Francisco to raise funds for Raphael House, where she chatted with noted jewelry designer Brooke Garber Neidich of Sidney Garber.
Christian Louboutin recently celebrated the opening of the brand’s beautiful new boutique at 29 Maiden Lane in San Francisco, with host Sloan Barnett. Barnett was joined by guests such as Jacqueline Sacks, Heather Ive, Juliet de Baubigny, Katie Traina, Carol Bonnie, Dr. Carolyn Chang, Mary Beth Shimmon, Jessica Moment, Sobia Shaikh, Barbara Brown, Jenna Hunt, Gail Glasser, Sonya Molodetskaya, Emily Holt, Nina Stanford, and others eager to celebrate San Francisco’s entree to Louboutin World.
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.
More than 500 people, who together had already committed more than $1.3 million to Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center, attended the organization’s biennial “Wishes for Wellness” fundraiser in the fall.
A highlight of the holiday season in San Francisco is the annual “Jingle & Mingle Designer Wreath Auction” which features wreaths from some of the West Coast’s top designers. Here are some moments captured from the 2013 event.
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.
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.
Betty Lin, the chic Presidio Heights boutique, recently celebrated the launch of the new Maiyet collection with a party hosted by Alexis Traina, Alison Pincus, Nina Stanford, and Seth Miller.
The Humane Society of the United States recently celebrated the life-saving work of The Humane Society’s Animal Rescue Team. With Wendie Malick and Maggie Rizer Mehran.
Philanthropist Boutique’s Jessica Moment joins Susan Atherton, Wendy Schmidt, actress Wendie Malick and others in supporting the Humane Society of the United States.
Philanthropist Boutique in San Francisco recently hosted an event for Teach for America, with part of the evening’s sales proceeds going to the organization, which aims to eliminate educational inequity.