Yurie Pascarella

Casanova Seduces SF at the Legion of Honor

Casanova: The Seduction of Europe, the beautiful new exhibit at the Legion of Honor, recently opened with an elegant dinner masquerade.

Fendi at 195 Grant Avenue, San FranciscoPhoto: Drew Altizer Photography

Inside Fendi’s New San Francisco Boutique

Fendi celebrated the opening of its new boutique at 195 Grant Avenue in San Francisco with an intimate luncheon hosted by Allison Speer.

Carolina Herrera at Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus recently hosted an elegant runway show of Carolina Herrera’s Spring 2017 collection in the couture section of its Union Square store. So chic!

See Why PIA is the New Boutique You Should Visit Now!

PIA, founded by Pia Øien Cohler, recently opened at 414 Jackson Street in San Francisco with a party attended by Dr. Priscilla Chan Zuckerberg, Nicole Systrom, Alison Pincus, and other tech industry notables and leading tastemakers.

Kyle Newman, Jaime King, Katie Traina, Todd Traina. Photo: Drew Altizer

See What Happened at Dior’s San Francisco Premiere

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.

In Black and White: 25 Gala Looks We Love This Month | SFLUXE 20

In Black and White: 25 Gala Looks We Love This Month

From the SF Symphony and SF Opera opening night galas, 25 striking looks in black and white.

Oscar's Fans Welcome Peter Copping to San Francisco | SFLUXE 1

Oscar’s Fans Welcome Peter Copping to San Francisco

Komal Shah and Barbara Brown recently joined Saks Fifth Avenue in hosting an afternoon luncheon to celebrate Peter Copping, the new Creative Director for Oscar de la Renta.

Jazz, Pizzazz and Pizza! A Festive Party for Betty Lin and Suno | SFLUXE 31

Jazz, Pizzazz and Pizza! A Festive Party for Betty Lin and Suno

Celebrity stylist Mary Gonsalves Kinney attends the recent opening party for the new Betty Lin boutique in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights, and shares her impressions from the festive event.

Eco Fashion for the Fabulous: Stella McCartney at Neiman Marcus | SFLUXE 7

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.

Stylish Moments from the SF Ballet's Infinite Romance Gala | SFLUXE 30

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.

25 Phenomenal Looks From SF Ballet Gala 2014 | SFLUXE 22

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.

Mid-Winter Chic at Ferragamo Boutique | SFLUXE

Mid-Winter Chic at Ferragamo Boutique

Mid-Winter Gala Co-Chairs Vanessa Getty, Trevor Traina, Kathryn Lasater, and Allison Speer recently hosted a cocktail reception at the new Salvatore Ferragamo boutique at 236 Post Street in San Francisco to kick off the gala and celebrate the opening of the boutique.

Gucci Equestrian Collection Shown in SF | SFLUXE

Gucci Equestrian Collection Shown in SF

Gucci recently presented the new Equestrian Collection, part of the Cruise 2013 collection, at a private luncheon in the San Francisco store, hosted by Sloan Barnett.

Tatcha Revives Ageless Beauty Secrets In San Francisco | SFLUXE

Tatcha Revives Ageless Beauty Secrets In San Francisco

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.

Ship Ahoi at the 2012 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show | SFLUXE

Ship Ahoi at the 2012 San Francisco Fall Antiques Show

The 2012 Fall Antiques Show in San Francisco was an elegant gala, with exquisite antiques and art, and wonderful learning opportunities for anyone who appreciates the finest, reports Claudia Juestel.

De Grisogono Delights at San Francisco Luncheon | SFLUXE

De Grisogono Delights at San Francisco Luncheon

De Grisogono recently showcased its latest collection at a lunch in honor of Maria Manetti Shrem and the San Francisco MOMA.