Salvatore Ferragamo co-hosted this years Mid Winter Gala in San Francisco, with Trevor Traina, Vanessa Getty, Kathryn Lasater, and Allison Speer. Guests included Marissa Mayer, Jonathan Ive, Dita von Teese, Balthazar Getty, Camilla Belle, Jessica Hart, Derek Blasberg, John Gidding, Lauren Remington Platt, Liz Goldwyn, Libby Leffler, Douglas Friedman, David Sacks, Jacqueline Sacks, Devon Aoki, Gary Friedman, among others.
The debut of FOG Design + Art at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason demonstrated that San Francisco, despite its size, is a great art city.
Founded by event designer Stanlee Gatti, interior designer Douglas Durkin, and the late Elaine McKeon, the four-day show celebrating 20th and 21st century “design in all its forms” featured prominent dealers from around the country. They exhibiting progressive design and art that set an entirely new standard for the Bay Area, with over 4,000 visitors attending.
Valentino was recently joined by supporters of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in celebrating…
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.
George Lucas was recently honored by the San Francisco Museum of Art’s Modern Art Council with the museum’s 14th annual Bay Area Treasure Award, an annual lifetime-achievement award recognizing Bay Areaâ€“based artists and cultural leaders who continually redefine the field of visual art.
We recently had the pleasure of attending one of San Francisco’s most important fall-time fundraisers, the “Party for the Parks,” hosted by the San Francisco Parks Alliance.
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.
Publication of Eric Cohler’s new book, “Cohler on Design,” was recently celebrated at Hudson Grace in San Francisco by Alison Pincus, Matt Cohler, Sabrina Buell, Allison Speer and their guests, including Dr. Priscilla Chan, Arielle Zuckerberg, Jeremy Stoppelman, Nirav Tolia, Trevor Traina and 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.
Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette is an unparalleled collection of decorative objects from Franceâ€™s most illustrious royalty, direct from the Musee du Louvre.
Belstaff’s Fall 2012 collection was recently shown at Neiman Marcus, with a porton of sales proceeds going to San Francisco Bay Humane Friends.
New York designer Veronica Swanson Beard recently came to the Saks Fifth Avenue store in San Francisco to showcase the Veronica Beard collection for Fall 2012.
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.
Chanel chartered a fleet of private planes to shuttle in socialites, celebrities and clients to Las Vegas for its Numeros Prives event. Guests included Jessica Alba, Marissa Mayer, Vanessa Getty, Alison Pincus, Mark Pincus, Rachel Zoe, Sloan Barnett, Derek Blasberg, Katie Traina, Todd Traina, Diane Kruger, Lily Collins, China Chow, Gia Coppola, Dree Hemingway, Poppy Delevigne, Brad Goreski, among others.
Graff Diamonds, the jeweler responsible for Drew Barrymore’s elegant engagement ring, recently opened its first store in California at 237 Post Street in San Francisco in a glamorous opening hosted by Marc Benioff and wife Lynne Benioff in honor of the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
The San Francisco Fall Antiques Show celebrated its 30th annual event with a most appropriate theme “Hidden Treasures” inspired by the traditional 30th anniversary gift, the pearl.