Peter Copping Greets Oscar’s Leading Ladies

  Saks Fifth Avenue, Barbara Brown and Komal Shah welcomed designer Peter Copping for a luncheon to meet the ladies who are most enamored of his designs for Oscar de la Renta. The courtly Copping, an Oxford-born Brit who has lived for two decades in Paris, recently decamped to New York, where he was hand-picked…

The Legion of Honor is Highly Stylish

  The glamorous gowns on the mannequins were well-matched by museum-goers at the premiere of the Legion of Honor’s “High Style” exhibit. Some favorite frocks from Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection were on a field trip from their home in New York’s Metropolitan Museum, and San Francisco swans put on their best bib and tucker to…

SFWire & Oscar

San Francisco lost a fine feathered friend with the passing of fashion designer Oscar de la Renta. A longtime favorite of our most-photographed ladies, wearing Oscar was seen as always appropriate, elegant, and festive – words that could equally be used to describe the debonair designer himself. Making an annual pilgrimage to see his collections…

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…

The Immaculate Collection by Joy Venturini Bianchi

For fashion connoisseurs of vintage-rare garments and accessories, attending Joy Venturini Bianchi’s Helpers House of Couture is the equivalent of discovering a promise land. The hip home-shop (a two-story house on Fulton Street) makes couture dreams come true for shoppers looking for exclusive fashions for a fraction of its original decadent price. All proceeds from the…