Salvatore Ferragomo and the Junior Committee of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Present The 2014 Mid-Winter Gala

Tuscan Spring for Mid Winter Gala-Goers

The Mid-Winter Gala achieved something of a Renaissance at the Legion of Honor as modern-day Medicis and their courtiers gathered for a sumptuous evening in support of the arts. Inspired by the evening’s sponsor, Salvatore Ferragamo, the luxury brand originally known for its shoes, the museum’s Rodin courtyard was transformed into an Italianate winter garden…

VALENTINO SF Opening To Honor SFMOMA Modern Ball Committee

Val’s Gals and Their Pals

San Francisco showed off its bella figura at the splashy opening of the luxe Valentino Store on Grant Avenue. A coveted invitation for the shopping set, the store offers four floors of flagship finery, including the Men’s Collection, a first in the US. This means that the lovely ladies who don’t actually eat lunch can…

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Affairs Of The Heart

Affairs Of The Heart When the heart is in the right place, only the best follows. That was the exquisite beat at the luncheon, the day before Valentine’s Day, in support of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation, at AT&T Park. The annual Hearts events HEROES & HEARTS and HEARTS AFTER DARK – unite the…

San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show Opening Preview Gala

Tribal Enchantment

The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show has been described as “the best Tribal Art show in world.”  And with good reason. Each year this highly anticipated event brings together a monumental living–memory presentation of global culture, including ethnographic sculptures, textiles and jewelry. Collectors, designers and art aficionados the world over gather at this…

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Ballet Opening Gala, a Phantastic Phenomenon

San Francisco Ballet was in phenomenal form for its Opening Night Gala; fortunately the  party’s prescient planners were well aware when they picked “Phenomenal” as their evening’s accurate, if somewhat abstract, theme. And for all of the distractions of dresses and décor, the evening turned out to be a tribute to the tenacious, turbulent, tremulous,…