The Monaco Yacht Club, Monte Carlo

The Foster + Partners "Yacht Club de Monaco" has recently opened in Monte Carlo, a new centerpiece for the area's remodeled harbor. With its position directly at the water’s edge, the structure provides new social and sporting facilities that reflect the region’s status as the leading center for boating excellence in the world.
Michael Tilson Thomas, Sloan Barnett, Joshua Robison

A Special Pre-Gala Reception for the Symphony

San Francisco Symphony supporters, Sloan and Roger Barnett, recently hosted a cocktail reception in anticipation of the San Francisco Symphony's Opening Night Gala on September 3, 2014.
Julie Yarbrough, Ariane Nalty, Ryan Hoffman, Patricia Dassios

ArtPoint’s Annual Gala, “Mad Men” Style

I was delighted to attend ArtPoint's recent annual gala, their Summer Cocktail Soirée, for an evening of "Mad Men" at the De Young Museum. ArtPoint is a group of young professionals that supports the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The...
Cameron Crockett, Jackie Cartwright, Brianna Haag, Jacqueline Hawk

A Launch Party at Bar Agricole

Supporters of the San Francisco Symphony recently mixed and mingled at hot spot Bar Agricole in anticipation of the the Symphony's Opening Night Gala on September 3, 2014.
Elle Women In Tech Power List

Elle Celebrates Women in Tech

Elle’s Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers recently hosted a dinner at Quince in San Francisco to celebrate the release of the magazine’s first annual “Women in Tech Power List.”
Antonio Martins Design

San Francisco Decorator Showcase, 2014

This year's 37th San Francisco Decorator Showcase, benefitting the scholarship fund of San Francisco University High School, was held at a gorgeous brick mansion on 3660 Jackson Street. Designer Claudia Juestel attended the opening gala, and has provided this insightful overview of the rooms.
Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart’s Visit to Macy’s

Macy's recently welcomed Martha Stewart for an in-store appearance at its Union Square store in San Francisco to share her secrets for the ultimate Americana-themed summer party.

A Celebration for Gregg Lynn

Our friend Gregg Lynn recently celebrated his 50th birthday at an elegant cocktail party in the glamorous Penthouse Suite of the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, attended by friends, family and colleagues.
Carolina Herrera, San Francisco, Denise Hale

CH Carolina Herrera Opens in San Francisco

Carolina Herrera and Elle's Joe Zee, with California Pacific Medical Center trustees Sloan Barnett, Carol Bonnie, and Carolyn Chang, M.D., recently celebrated the opening of CH Carolina Herrera's new San Francisco store in benefit of CPMC. Olivia Palermo, Marissa Mayer and Denise Hale wee among the guests.
Dior Ferry

A Day With Dior

For a special showing of the 2015 Cruise collection, Dior recently treated a select group of clients from San Francisco to a special day of all things Dior in New York.Dressed for the occasion in pieces from the Spring 2014 collection, San Francisco's Mary Beth Shimmon, Komal Shah, Sonya Molodetskaya, Angel Susinto, Agnes Susinto, Brenda Zarate and Ken Fulk started off at the Palace Hotel, where Dior hosted a cocktail party at the Dom Perignon Suite. They were then driven to the East River pier, were Dior water taxis ferried them to the Duggal Green House in Brooklyn, for a spectacular show attended by everyone in the fashion industry as well as celebrities such as Rihanna, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Marion Cotillard.After the fashion show, Komal Shah hosted a dinner for friends at Marea Restaurant, which was followed by Dior's after party at the Top of the Standard. Raf Simons arrived at 1:00 AM and mingled with guests such as Andre Saraiva, Michel Gaubert, and Alexandra Richards, stopping for a moment to chat with our friend Brenda Zarate.
LINENS by Jane Scott Hodges book signing

Linens: For Every Room and Occasion

Jane Scott Hodges recently made an appearance at Hudson Grace in Presidio Heights to meet customers and sign copies of her beautiful new book, "Linens: For Every Room and Occasion," written with Charlotte Moss.

Mirrors Reflection Field By Phillip K Smith III

At the 2014 Coachella Music Festival, set within the mountainous landscape of Indio, California, American artist Phillip K. Smith III has situated "reflection field" -- his largest light installation to date.
Crescent Moon Tower

Architecture That’s Out Of This World!

The Crescent Moon Tower in Dubai is currently awaiting official approval, but once complete, will surely be one of the most interesting buildings in the world.