Valentino’s brand ambassador Carlos Souza recently flew in to San Francisco for an elegant luncheon in honor of CPMC Hospital’s Trustees, hosted by Carol Bonnie, Dr. Carolyn Chang, Jacqueline Sacks and Allison Speer.
Vanessa Getty recently hosted a luncheon at Cotogna to celebrate the opening of lingerie brand La Perla’s first boutique in San Francisco at 170 Geary Street.
Vensette, the on-demand service for luxury hair and makeup, recently launched in San Francisco, with a lively party at Tosca.
Christian Louboutin recently celebrated the opening of the brand’s beautiful new boutique at 29 Maiden Lane in San Francisco, with host Sloan Barnett. Barnett was joined by guests such as Jacqueline Sacks, Heather Ive, Juliet de Baubigny, Katie Traina, Carol Bonnie, Dr. Carolyn Chang, Mary Beth Shimmon, Jessica Moment, Sobia Shaikh, Barbara Brown, Jenna Hunt, Gail Glasser, Sonya Molodetskaya, Emily Holt, Nina Stanford, and others eager to celebrate San Francisco’s entree to Louboutin World.
The San Francisco Opera Guild recently hosted the opening night of the Opera’s 92nd Season with the theme of “Passione,” co-chaired by Teresa Medearis and Cynthia Schreuder, with honorary chairs Cynthia Fry Gunn and Dede Wilsey, with Opera Guild president Karen Kubin.
Elle’s Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers recently hosted a dinner at Quince in San Francisco to celebrate the release of the magazine’s first annual “Women in Tech Power List.”
Carolina Herrera and Elle’s Joe Zee, with California Pacific Medical Center trustees Sloan Barnett, Carol Bonnie, and Carolyn Chang, M.D., recently celebrated the opening of CH Carolina Herrera’s new San Francisco store in benefit of CPMC. Olivia Palermo, Marissa Mayer and Denise Hale wee among the guests.
De Grisogono, the luxury jeweler headquartered in Geneva, recently hosted a cocktail party at Battery’s stunning penthouse in honor of Dede Wilsey and the Fine Arts Museums.
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.
“Phenomenal” was theme for the 2014 San Francisco Balletâ€™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 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.
More than 500 people, who together had already committed more than $1.3 million to Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center, attended the organization’s biennial “Wishes for Wellness” fundraiser in the fall.
Sloan and Roger Barnett recently hosted a preview of Rubin Singer’s sensuous, slithery and seductive collection for Spring 2014, “The Serpent Queen,” at their Pacific Heights home.
Barney’s New York recently hosted a glamorous evening at their San Francisco store in honor of The Bay Lights.
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.
Ever wonder what the most powerful leaders, business execs and celebrities keep on their desks? Well, weâ€™re about to tell you. Haute Living’s biweekly â€œWhatâ€™s on My Deskâ€ feature takes a look inside the offices and at the desks of the worldâ€™s most influential power players. They recently featured San Francisco’s Dr. Carolyn Chang.