An Evening With Valentino

Valentino was recently joined by supporters of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in celebrating the opening of its new San Francisco boutique at 105 Grant Avenue.  Hosted by Valentino USA President Wendy Kahn and Christine Lamond, Chair of SFMOMA’s 2014 Modern Ball, the event also celebrated the museum’s upcoming fund-raising gala taking place on April 30th, 2014.

Who Was There…

Carlos Souza, Connie Nielsen, Marissa Mayer and Zack Bogue, Sabrina Buell and Yves Behar, Sonya Molodetskaya and Willie Brown, Alison Pincus and Mark Pincus, Jeremy Stoppelman, Allison Speer, Mary Beth Shimmon, Komal Shah, Paula Carano, Jillian Manus, Libby Leffler, Cristin Zweig, and many more…

[divider]The Store[/divider]

Guests explored the 10,000 square foot, 4-story boutique, a contemporary vision developed by Creative Directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli in cooperation with architect, David Chipperfield. 105 Grant Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94108.  415.772.9835

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Modern iridescent glamour at Valentino
[divider]The Dinner[/divider]

The Battery’s private new dining space, The Living Room, was the setting for the dinner after-party.  Only six months since the private members club opened, The Battery is already the most popular spot in San Francisco!  717 Battery St, San Francisco, CA 94111. 415.230.8000

Michael Birch, Alexis Traina, Denise Hale, Zach Bogue

Michael Birch, Alexis Traina, Denise Hale, Zach Bogue

[divider]The Man[/divider] The man of the hour was Carlos Souza, Valentino’s PR maestro who has been a part of Valentino’s inner circle for over 30 years.  Here he chats with Allison Speer of Allison Speer PR, which put the event together.  www.allisonspeerpr.com

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Carlos Souza and Allison Speer
[divider]The Museum[/divider]

SFMOMA’s biennial Modern Ball, chaired by Christine Lamond, will be held April 30th, 2014 at Yerba Buena Gardens, which will be transformed into a spectacular party space with surprises around every corner. www.sfmoma.org

Michael Birch, Alexis Traina, Denise Hale, Zach Bogue

SFMOMA’s Bob Fisher, Christine Lamond, Neal Benezra

[divider]A-List Guests[/divider]
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Jeremy Stoppelman, Kelcey Morton

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Alison Pincus

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Vanessa Getty

Brenda Zarate, Ken Fulk

Marissa Mayer, Zachary Bogue