After admiring every page of interior designer Jeffrey Alan Marks’ new book, “The Meaning of Home,” which marks his 20th year in business, it was a delight to meet him recently at a launch party for the book in San Francisco.
British Vogue has coined a new term, SWAGs, or “Silicon’s Wives and Girlfriends,” in an article featuring Marissa Mayer, Alison Pincus, Allison Speer, Bita Daryabari, Juliet de Baubigny, and others.
From November 15th to the 24th, 2013, the Mulberry store (at 166 Grant Street, San Francisco), is going to transform its third floor gallery space with a topiary maze, viewing areas for a specially created Norman Wong film, an English tea party vignette, and a chic London scene reflecting Mulberry’s presence as a leading figure at London Fashion Week.
Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue, and Bulgari North America President Alberto Festa, recently hosted a dinner and private viewing of “The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita and Beyond, 1950-1990” in the tower at the de Young Museum.
Hilary Swank and Kate Bosworth were among the glittering guests who made the recent opening of “The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950-1990,” one of San Francisco’s most glamorous evenings.
Gucci sponsored the Giant Steps Charity Classic this year in Petaluma, California. Guests included Vanessa Getty, Hannah Selleck, Zem Joaquin, Lauren Goodman, and Gina Pell, among others.
Paula Carano and Troy Griepp were named to the top of Nob Hill Gazette’s “Best Dressed List 2013.” The annual reader’s poll, now in its 10th year, has named Angelique Griepp (Mrs. Troy Griepp won in 2011), Vanessa Getty, Marissa Mayer, Lisa Grotts, Denise Hale, Pamela Joyner, Tatiana Sorokko, Clara Shayevich, Trevor Traina, Danielle Steel, Dede Wilsey, Patrick Barber, Zach Bogue, Alex Mehran and other familiar faces to its Best Dressed Hall of Fame list.
This year’s Runners Up were Charlot Malin, Deepa Pakianathan, Ken Fulk and Jeffrey Hayes.
Read the Nob Hill Gazette online at http://www.nobhillgazette.com/wp/2013/07/best-dressed-07-13 / www.nobhillgazette.com to see more!
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.
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.
The Mid Winter Gala for 2013 honored the exhibit, “Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis” with a chic winter wonderland that raised over $400k. Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Alison Pincus, Vanessa Getty, Dick Costolo, Stephan Jenkins, Connie Nielsen, Lori Levine, Evgenia Peretz, Jeremy Stoppelman, Trevor Traina, Allison Speer and Kathryn Lasater were among the 380 who attended.
Lynne Benioff, Gisel Kordestani, and Alison Pincus recently hosted a luncheon to honor Tatcha in its celebration of the Japanese Geisha’s timeless beauty secrets. Guests included Vanessa Getty, Lynn Jurich, Gina Pell, Diane Dorrans Saeks, Nina Stanford, and Allison Speer, among others.
Tory Burch recently made an appearance at a fundraiser for California Pacific Medical Center at her San Francisco boutique at 50 Maiden Lane. The event was co-hosted by Vanessa Getty, Sloan Barnett, Juliet de Baubigny and Carol Bonnie.
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.
Belstaff’s Fall 2012 collection was recently shown at Neiman Marcus, with a porton of sales proceeds going to San Francisco Bay Humane Friends.
The first ever Women of Style & Substance fashion fundraiser was held at Hedge Gallery in San Francisco, recently.