Gal on Fire: Jennifer Raiser for Burning Man

Dramatic Visualization is a storytelling term used to illustrate people and experiences, with an abundance of descriptive details, which immediately makes the story come to life. This technique dates back to the One Thousand and One Nights era of writing. Thankfully, for our times, we have Jennifer Raiser’s book, Burning Man: Art on Fire ((Race…

Top of The Mark Goes All Out

  The legendary Top of the Mark nightclub in the Mark Hopkins hotel celebrated its 75th birthday with a society soiree that harkened back to its soigne origins. The cream of San Francisco channeled Cole Porter in the lobby lounge, nattily turning out in high style for what promised to be a marvelous party to…

Carolina Herrera Fashion Show Coming To de Young

  San Francisco is aflutter with the prospect of the ladies’ lady, Carolina Herrera, showing her Spring ’15 collection in person at a luncheon at the de Young Museum next Monday, November 3.  Saks Fifth Avenue is presenting the runway retinue, in a new partnership with the Fine Arts Museums. This is notably the first…

The Gilded and the Good at the Fall Antiques Show

  The Great Gold Rush of 2014 was on at the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show, when Gold Coasters, golden girls, goldfingers, and the occasional golddigger gathered for the annual opening party, a highlight of the fall social calendar. While this year’s theme, “The Rush of Gold: Precious Metals in Art & Antiques,” was explicit…

Lake Deep, Fashion High

When pure light descends on a body of water, such as sunlight, it  brings into existence the color blue. This past Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 Lake Tahoe was Ultra Blue, as a result of the collaboration between Saks Fifth Avenue and Oscar de la Renta. They introduced their 45th annual luncheon and fashion show starring…