The Getty family recently celebrated Gordon P. Getty’s 85th birthday with a joyful party at their Pacific Heights home.
Fendi celebrated the opening of its new boutique at 195 Grant Avenue in San Francisco with an intimate luncheon hosted by Allison Speer.
Norah and Norman Stone recently opened the doors to The Art Cave at their Calistoga estate, Stonescape, exhibiting pieces from their extensive, world-class art collection, during an all-day event for friends, family, and art connoisseurs.
Norman and Norah Stone hosted a book signing event for Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche’s “Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness”.
Jaime King, Andrew Gn, and the Bay Area’s best dressed came out to celebrate the opening of Christian Dior’s first women’s boutique in San Francisco.
Electric Fashion by Christine Suppes, with photos by Frederic Aranda, is one of the most exciting fashion books of the year. Here are 6 reasons why!
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.
Vanessa Getty recently hosted a luncheon at Cotogna to celebrate the opening of lingerie brand La Perla’s first boutique in San Francisco at 170 Geary Street.
The US premiere of “Keith Haring: The Political Line” was recently held at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. It is the first major Haring show on the West Coast in nearly two decades. The Political Line features more than 130 works of art including large scale paintings, sculptures, and a number of the artist’s subway drawings.
It was in her 1984 autobiography that Diana Vreeland wrote that “Scent, although you can’t see it, is as important to a well-turned-out woman as her makeup, her nail varnish, her pearls…”
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.
Carolina Herrera and Elle’s Joe Zee, with California Pacific Medical Center trustees Sloan Barnett, Carol Bonnie, and Carolyn Chang, M.D., recently celebrated the opening of CH Carolina Herrera’s new San Francisco store in benefit of CPMC. Olivia Palermo, Marissa Mayer and Denise Hale wee among the guests.
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.
“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.
Jeffrey Alan Marks, Kyle MacLachlan, Restoration Hardware’s Gary Friedman, Willie Brown, Jr., Facebook’s Libby Leffler, Banana Republic’s Jack Calhoun, Asim Abdullah, Keith Bellings, Lisa Alexander, Karen Caldwell, and others attended the recent opening of The Cavalier in San Francisco.
Neiman Marcus, with Barbara Brookins and Gail Glasser, recently hosted a reception and book signing in honor of Gladys Perint Palmer, author of the wonderful new book, “Adam and Yves.”
The book provides a tongue-in-cheek history of fashion. As Valentino Garavani remarked, “her drawings have life.” And the book is indeed a lively thing to read, with every turn of the page showing an unexpected juxtaposition of major moments in world history and fashion.
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