TabithaSimmons1

When super stylist and shoe designer TABITHA SIMMONS first entered the fashion world, she was a teenager working at a shoe shop in Peterborough, England. A few years later, she was spotted by a model scout while working at JOSEPH in London and subsequently did a short stint as a model before finding her true [...]

PatAreiasLavaMae1

With just a few days to go before Christmas, a group of influential editors, clients, and socialites gathered at San Francisco’s PAT AREIAS Boutique for a holiday launch party benefiting LAVA MAE - Mobile Showers for the Homeless. Inspired by LAVA MAE‘s upcoming April 2015 fundraiser, Denise Paulson recruited our LUXETIGERS team to help spread the word and raise [...]

Fashion&PhilanthropySFLGBT1

A well-dressed crowd of San Franciscans gathered together on December 10th at the newest boutique hotel at Fisherman’s Wharf — PIER 2620 HOTEL. The occasion was “Fashion & Philanthropy”, a fundraiser collaboration between LUXETIGERS and WILKES BASHFORD benefiting The SF LGBT Center. Hosted by man about town Aubrey Brewster, First Republic Bank’s Doug Waggener and AUVE [...]

JessieBlack1

One particularly chilly Sunday morning I donned my finest grey cashmere pullover and cashmere Vuitton scarf as I headed out to have coffee and meet local boutique owner and designer JESSIE BLACK, purveyor of the finest cashmere, bedding and home accessories in San Francisco. When I arrived to her boutique on Sacramento Street, a chic [...]

Plaj1

In spite of San Francisco’s reputation for being a Foodie mecca, Scandinavian restaurants are not something one hears too often about but all of that changed in 2010; with the ascension of NOMA to the world stage — along with it’s current 4-year run as the “best restaurant in the world”. Of course, we in San [...]

CrystalJadeOpening1

The much anticipated grand opening of San Francisco’s CRYSTAL JADE Restaurant took place last Friday, November 14th, and the social set turned out in full force for the celebration. Featuring renowned designer KEN FULK‘s midas touch, the 20,000 square foot restaurant is comprised of a large indoor dinning room, several private dinning areas, a luxurious [...]

GreenandGlam1

When most of us peruse our local salon for a hair care product, it’s safe to assume that the caveat, “proceed with caution,” does not apply. The latest eco-conscious hype may linger on our minds, but the truth is, many of us don’t care when it comes to our hair. We’re content to buy a [...]

SFFAS1

On October 22nd, Hundreds of San Francisco’s Glitterati turned out in their most fashionable looks for the Preview Gala of THE SAN FRANCISCO FALL ANTIQUES SHOW. Celebrating its 33rd year, the show highlighted an extraordinary selection of fine and decorative arts from around the globe. In keeping with this year’s theme – The Rush of [...]

SuperChic1

SUPER CHIC – fall 2014 fashion trends Most fashion editors will tell you that their favorite collections are always fall-winter collections. That’s not entirely surprising when you consider the inherent elegance of coats, the instant glamour of furs and of course, the drama of long gowns. A colder climate is simply ideal for layering and [...]

Shanti40thAnniversary

THE SHANTI PROJECT held it’s 40th Anniversary Gala “Compassion in Universal” on October 18th of 2014 at the Fairmont Hotel. Over 600 hundred members of the local philanthropic community, sponsors, and host committee members joined San Francisco former Mayor Willie Brown, Senator Mark Leno, City Treasurer Jose Cisneros, several members of the San Francisco Board [...]