The opening of Salvatore Ferragamo's new flagship, timed to the brand's 100th year anniversary, brought out San Francisco's finest
On January 23, Italian fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo hosted a cocktail reception celebrating the their newly opened Post Street boutique and a hallmark year—its 100-year anniversary. Co-chairs of the Mid Winter Gala (an event taking place March 8)—Vanessa Getty, Trevor Traina, Kathryn Lasater and Allison Speer—welcomed a chic crowd ... More
The star of HBO’s upcoming series Looking talks San Francisco—on camera and off
If it looks like Frankie Alvarez and Jonathan Groff are at some sort of BDSM street fair, well, it’s because they are.
“We filmed scenes live at the Folsom Street Fair while it was happening,” Alvarez, who plays Agustín on HBO’s Looking (premiering January 19) says. “Everything you see ... More
The new Roberto Baciocchi-designed boutique set the stage for an evening benefitting the San Francisco Ballet School
With a tribute to the young talent at the San Francisco Ballet School—the nation's oldest ballet school—Prada celebrated its newly refreshed Roberto Baciocchi-designed boutique on Post Street. The event's stylish co-hosts included Carolyn Chang, Sonia Evers, Pamela Joyner, Kelsey and David Lamond, Marissa Mayer, Yuri and Carl Pascarella, ... More
See the style icons who turned out for Bulgari's first U.S. retrospective
San Francisco was practically salivating over the "Italian ice" being served up September 18 for the opening of The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950 – 1990, at the de Young Museum. The well-heeled (and much-bejeweled) turned out to fête the 128-year-old jewelry house with ... More
On the West Coast, the Oracle Team USA defends its championship with support from the Swiss brand
Kicking off what's being hailed by some as the "best America's Cup ever," TAG Heuer—the pioneering Swiss watch brand and sponsor of defending champion Oracle Team USA—hosted a VIP weekend September 6 in San Francisco for the opening of the 34th world series finals.
Worldwide President and CEO of ... More
The burgeoning designer behind San Francisco's coolest spaces is making her mark. See how, here
Lauren Geremia designs interiors with the calm assurance of someone twice her age. A Bay Area talent in demand among tech companies (Asana, Rdio, Yousendit) and hip bars and restaurants (Coffee Bar, Umami, Churchill), she credits her studies at Rhode Island School of Design with instilling in her ... More
From fresh ravioli at Belli Osteria to hot cocoa at Dandelion Chocolate, these are the spots to try
Belli Osteria, 2016 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley Craving a taste of northern Italy? Berkeley's cozy new osteria offers heaps of pasta that will knock you into a satisfying daze. Fresh ravioli (pictured) brim with surprising fillings, from braised pork, red cabbage and caramelized onions to roast duck and shiitake ... More
The Bay Area chef is raising the bar with a new restaurant and book
With his popular cooking shows, restaurants, cookbooks and NapaStyle stores, Napa Valley chef Michael Chiarello always has multiple irons in the fire. Now his newest ventures are Coqueta, meaning "flirt," a Spanish restaurant on ... More
There’s a hot, new destination for both travel enthusiasts and design lovers – and you can get there without a plane
The new San Francisco-based website Bly is a one-stop-shop for home décor and art from around the world. Every two months the site curates a new collection from a different international location. The pieces – ... More
GANT's San Francisco boutique incorporates natural elements into the manly decor
Open for Business: GANT, 552 Hayes Street, San Francisco, CA. 415-437-1949
Atmosphere: Rugged-meets-dandy. These two masculine aesthetics converge in the white-walled, wood-floored store. Preppy basics, like navy blazers and plaid button-downs, hang from industrial-inspired pipe and wood fixtures, suspended from the ceiling.
We're coveting: GANT ... More