Karen Caldwell

Neiman Marcus Celebrates Libertine

Neiman Marcus Union Square recently transformed their penthouse space to give it the feeling of a 1930s nightclub in honor of Libertine founder and creative director, Johnson Hartig.

Catherine Deneuve’s Stunning Cartier Necklace at Shreve

Shreve & Co. recently hosted a private runway show at its San Francisco store featuring the most recent collection by Karen Caldwell.

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Eco Fashion for the Fabulous: Stella McCartney at Neiman Marcus

Stella McCartney was recently the guest of honor for a chic garden party luncheon at Neiman Marcus, San Francisco. Stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney gives us a glimpse.

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Stylish Moments from the SF Ballet’s Infinite Romance Gala

As the first major gala of the year (it was at full capacity with 3,400 guests!), the San Francisco Ballet’s Infinite Romance was a night not just of beautiful movement on stage, but of some striking fashion off stage. Here are some moments we particularly enjoyed from the gala.

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Vietnamese American Gala

“Vietnamese American: The Next Generation,” chaired by
Rosalina Lydster and Angie Elconin, with honorary host Jeannie Mai,was
held in honor of the Vietnamese Cultural Center in San Jose.

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Seven Days of Style

Who caught our eye for their sense of style this week?

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Jimmy Choo Celebrates Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo

Supporters of “Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo,” recently celebrated the organization’s upcoming gala with a chic cocktail party at the Jimmy Choo boutique in San Francisco.

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Red Soles on Maiden Lane: Christian Louboutin in San Francisco

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.

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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.

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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.

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See How Nicky Hilton Celebrated the Launch of “365 Style” in San Francisco

Before flying to New York for the big Fashion Week debut at Barney’s of her new book, “365 Style,” Nicky Hilton recently visited San Francisco, where friends and fans got a special peak at it the very day it was released by her publishers.

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The Dom Perignon Dinner at Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus recently held an intimate dinner to celebrate three Dom Pérignon vintages at its Rotunda Restaurant in San Francisco.

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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.

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25 Phenomenal Looks From SF Ballet Gala 2014

“Phenomenal” was theme for the 2014 San Francisco Ballet’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.

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The Jingle & Mingle Designer Wreath Auction

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.

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20 Fabulous Looks at Mulberry’s Wonderland

Mulberry’s chic San Francisco store recently presented their Fall collection in a special event co-hosted by Vanessa Getty and Harper’s Bazaar, with a “Mulberry Wonderland” theme.

Here we present 20 fabulous looks seen at the party, which included guests such as Sloan Barnett, Alexis Traina, designer Andrew Gn, visiting from Paris, and famed photographer Douglas Friedman, among others.