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Chanel Boutique Reopens in San Francisco

Chanel, following a stunning renovation by Peter Marino, reopens in San Francisco’s Maiden Lane.

The MoAD Launches a New Venture | SFLUXE

The MoAD Launches a New Venture

The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) is committed to showcasing the art, culture, and…

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy's Book Signing | SFLUXE 1

Orlando Diaz-Azcuy’s Book Signing

Fans of designer Orlando Diaz-Azcuy and writer Diane Dorrans Saeks recently attended a signing of their new book “Orlando Diaz-Azcuy,” at the 2009 Decorator Showcase home in Pacific Heights.

Spike & Annie Previews Fall Collection | SFLUXE

Spike & Annie Previews Fall Collection

Designer Lisa Alexander recently previewed the new fall collection of Spike & Annie, her fantastically successful children’s line, at the beautiful home of friend Lindsay Bolton. The San Francisco-based entrepreneur and community activist donated a percentage of sales from the evening to Pets Unlimited.

From Teddy Bears to Nuclear Science | SFLUXE

From Teddy Bears to Nuclear Science

Gordon and Ann Getty recently hosted a fundraiser in support of The Glogau Teddy Bear Rescue Fund at UCSF Children’s Hospital, attended by philanthropists and business leaders such as Mayor Gavin Newsom and Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Eleni Tsakopoulos-Kounalakis and Markos Kounalakis, Adorean Boleancu, Paul Pelosi, Jr., Elizabeth Funk, Afsaneh Akhtari, among others.

Inside the Mid-Winter Gala 2009 | SFLUXE 1

Inside the Mid-Winter Gala 2009

See our report from inside this year’s Mid Winter Gala, which had an Andy Warhol theme to it, in appreciation of the wonderful “Warhol Live” exhibit at the de Young.

Azadeh's Union Square Soiree | SFLUXE 3

Azadeh’s Union Square Soiree

The elegant Azadeh Couture showroom in Union Square was the setting recently for “Une Soiree A Paris,” an evening of fashion, glamour and cocktails.

The occasion brought together some of the designer’s most loyal, long-term customers, such as Pamela Joyner, as well as several newcomers to the label, who were shown the beautiful Spring 2009 collection.

Live. Love. Luxe. San Francisco, 2009. | SFLUXE 2

Live. Love. Luxe. San Francisco, 2009.

At a recent luncheon to celebrate the 2nd anniversary of this website, jewelry designer Amber Marie Bently surprised SFLuxe’s Damion Matthews with a beautiful pendant she created herself.

The pendant reads “Live, Love, Luxe” — three words which we’ve taken as the new tagline for the site.

Look of the Day: Justin Fichelson | SFLUXE

Look of the Day: Justin Fichelson

Whether seen in black-tie, chatting at the Opera with longtime pal, Gavin Newsom, meeting Danielle Steel at the opening of Le Club, or just making an appearance at our more fashionable social events, Justin Fichelson is always flawless in his appearance.

For today’s “Look of the Day” we have a little retrospective of Justin’s looks of the past year.

Inside Gucci's New San Francisco Store | SFLUXE 3

Inside Gucci’s New San Francisco Store

After months of anticipation, we were thrilled to attend the recent opening of Gucci’s beautiful new store in San Francisco, located at 240 Stockton Street, the glamorous Art Deco building that has been a Union Square landmark for decades.

Inside This Year's Masked Ball | SFLUXE 2

Inside This Year’s Masked Ball

The masked ball that Fred Giuffrida and Pamela Joyner (shown here with Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue) hosted in their beautiful home last week raised approximately $200,000 for the Making Waves Foundation.

Hell Week's Best Dressed | SFLUXE 2

Hell Week’s Best Dressed

After looking through literally thousands of photos that Drew Altizer and his team took at the Symphony and Opera opening parties, SFLuxe has gathered our favorite selections for the week’s best dressed. For the most part, people went beyond basic black, opting instead for interesting proportions, colors and styles. We hope you agree!

SF Hearts Prada | SFLUXE 1

SF Hearts Prada

Orkut Buyukkokten‘s “I (Heart) Prada” shirt said it all — and he wasn’t the only…

Nordstrom Fall Fashion Show | SFLUXE

Nordstrom Fall Fashion Show

Charisse Nash arrives in style at the Nordstrom Designer Preview We recently had the pleasure…

John Varvatos Launch

Gurbaksh Chahal, John Varvatos If you weren’t at the mega-launch for the new John Varvatos…

Louis Vuitton Party | SFLUXE 2

Louis Vuitton Party

The Louis Vuitton party last week turned out to be the event of the month.…