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Nina Stanford, Suzanne Levit, Vandy Boudreau and Michael Purdy attend INTERMIX San Francisco opening dinner hosted by Katie Traina. Photo: Drew Altizer

A Night of Candy and Couture in Celebration of Intermix

Intermix recently celebrated the opening of its first store in San Francisco, at 2223 Fillmore Street, with an elegant dinner hosted by Katie Traina.

Jingle and Mingle Defines the Spirit of the Season

This year’s Jingle and Mingle fundraiser by Children of Shelters raised nearly $325,000 for San Francisco’s homeless children!

Rushing for Gold at the SF Fall Antiques Show, 2014 | SFLUXE 22

Rushing for Gold at the SF Fall Antiques Show, 2014

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.

The Jingle & Mingle Designer Wreath Auction | SFLUXE

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.

Glassybaby's Event for UCSF | SFLUXE

Glassybaby’s Event for UCSF

Lee Rhodes, Leslie Podell, Amanda Michael and Melissa Barber recently hosted an event at the wonderful new glassybaby store at 3665 Sacramento Street in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights in honor of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.

Gucci Introduces the 1953 Made To Order Collection in SF | SFLUXE

Gucci Introduces the 1953 Made To Order Collection in SF

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 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.

Cameron Silver's Decades: A Century of Fashion | SFLUXE

Cameron Silver’s Decades: A Century of Fashion

Cameron Silver’s new book, Decades: A Century of Fashion, was recently celebrated at a chic cocktail party hosted by Vanessa Getty and Bill Getty in San Francisco.

San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2012 | SFLUXE

San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2012

For its 35th anniversary the San Francisco Decorator Showcase returned to the Classic Revival mansion on 2020 Jackson Street, which had also been the home of the 1991 showcase. The honey-colored brick structure, designed in 1902 by German-born architect Julius E. Krafft, is being offered for $17.5 million (as of June 2012.) Adeeni Design Group’s Claudia Juestel gives us a tour.

Mid Winter Gala 2012: Chanel and the Cult of Beauty | SFLUXE

Mid Winter Gala 2012: Chanel and the Cult of Beauty

Now in its 8th year, the 2012 Mid-Winter Gala had the support of Chanel as Marquee Sponsor for the first time ever, and one could sense the elegant Chanel touch throughout the evening.

Gucci Celebrates 90 Years | SFLUXE 2

Gucci Celebrates 90 Years

In celebration of Gucci’s 90th anniversary, the House recently hosted a private cocktail party at its San Francisco store.

Inside The Mid-Winter Gala 2011

The 2011 Mid-Winter Gala raised approximately $400,000 for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Simon Doonan and Vanessa Getty at Boulette's Larder | SFLUXE 1

Simon Doonan and Vanessa Getty at Boulette’s Larder

Simon Doonan and Vanessa Getty recently co-hosted a dinner at Boulette’s Larder in San Francisco in honor of Carven designer Guillaume Henry.

Jingle & Mingle 2010 | SFLUXE 2

Jingle & Mingle 2010

Children of Shelters recently hosted its annual holiday event, Jingle & Mingle, at The Presidio Officers’ Club in San Francisco to raise money for children living in shelters.

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show 2010 | SFLUXE

The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show 2010

There are certain things one never gets tired of; and being surrounded by some of the most exquisite antiques is one of those things. The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show is the place for just that.

Tipping Point Raises $6 Million

Tipping Point Community, the Bay Area’s leading poverty-fighting organization, raised $6 million during its recently held annual benefit for 2010.