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.
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.
Designer Cedric Charlier recently visited San Francisco from Paris, to present his Spring 2013 collection at Barneys.
Cameron Silver’s new book, Decades: A Century of Fashion, was recently celebrated at a chic cocktail party hosted by Vanessa Getty and Bill Getty in San Francisco.
De Grisogono recently showcased its latest collection at a lunch in honor of Maria Manetti Shrem and the San Francisco MOMA.
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.
Only in its forth year, SF20/21, held at the Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason, has had a big impact on the modern design scene, and it has continued to grow its repertoire. Claudia Juestel attended the recent 2011 show, and reported back on what she found.
Lauren Santo Domingo recently hosted a party for Derek Blasberg in San Francisco with friends Vanessa Getty and Alexis Traina.
Vanessa Getty, Lucy Page, Anne Wojcicki, Alison Pincus and author Amy Tan recently hosted a private screening of “Snow Flower and the Secret Fan” in honor of Wayne Wang and Wendi Murdoch in San Francisco.
Enjoy the most complete coverage from the opening of the Balenciaga and Spain exhibit at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, with Gwyneth Paltrow, Anna Wintour, and Orlando Bloom!
The 2011 Mid-Winter Gala raised approximately $400,000 for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Simon Doonan and Vanessa Getty recently co-hosted a dinner at Boulette’s Larder in San Francisco in honor of Carven designer Guillaume Henry.
Children of Shelters recently hosted its annual holiday event, Jingle & Mingle, at The Presidio Officers’ Club in San Francisco to raise money for children living in shelters.
Chanel, following a stunning renovation by Peter Marino, reopens in San Francisco’s Maiden Lane.
SF20, the San Francisco 20th Century Art and Design Show, was a big success this year and clearly showed tremendous growth from its inception only a year ago.