NickyHilton365Style1

I must admit that when I picked up Nicky Hilton’s “365 Style” I was skeptical about what “style” advice I could get from a Hilton. My knowledge of Nicky Hilton has been vastly overshadowed by her sister Paris’ fashion mishaps and party girl antics (albeit I have always enjoyed Paris’ unapologetic attitude and her album [...]

CocktailsandCouture1

On August 27th, the 49ers Academy held its fabulous garden party fundraiser at the home of Michael Uytengsu in Atheron once again. As usual, the festive party now called COCKTAILS & COUTURE is comprised of gourmet food stations featuring some of Silicon Valley’s top restaurants and chefs – such as PAMELA KEITH - as well as, fine [...]

PieroLissoni1

In the world of contemporary design PIERO LISSONI is a powerhouse. Since founding the Milan-based Lissoni Associati studio with his design partner Nicoletta Canesi in 1986, he’s worked on diverse projects for contemporary design brands in architecture, furniture, products, and graphic design. As one of the most important purveyors of Lissoni-designed products in San Francisco, DZINE is [...]

NakomaGolfResort1

Since the late 19th century, San Franciscans have made it a tradition to drive up interstate 80 to visit scenic LAKE TAHOE - a highly coveted water sports destination in the summer which is equally in demand during the winter for skying, year round for gambling, and boasts the largest alpine lake in North America. The region [...]

2014Hotbed1

On Saturday August, 23rd The DREVER FAMILY FOUNDATION hosted their third annual Hotbed Benefit at their dazzling waterfront estate in Tiburon, California. The invitation said it would be a Moroccan-inspired gala under the stars and the event turned out to be a great party indeed! Hosted by superstar commediene KATHY GRIFFIN and with STEVEN COJOCARU [...]

ShantiPreview1

Over 100 people gathered at the fabulous Fairmont Penthouse on August 4th to toast the upcoming SHANTI 40th Annual Dinner “Compassion is Universal”. Guests sipped wines from WENTE VINEYARDS and nibbled on finger foods while exploring this remarkable and lavish suite that remains among the top hotel rooms in the world. San Francisco’s philanthropic community turned out [...]

TimothyCummings1

Artist Timothy Cummings has spent his entire life immersed in art. As a child, his mother recognized his affinity for the arts and proceeded to indulge the young Timothy in his self-expression from the start. This resulted in a unique colorful childhood and adolescence that has shaped the artist’s style and continues to resonate in [...]

TOBPreview1

Last Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 more than 100 of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most generous citizens gathered at the CALDWELL SNYDER Gallery to preview donated celebrity and designer handbags that will be auctioned off at the 10th Annual THIS OLD BAG, The Power of the Purse, an annual benefit for Breast Cancer Emergency Fund (BCEF). More [...]

HauteStones1

While on a recent trip to the Sierra Nevada… fatigued with the places in Tahoe I have come to know quite well, I ventured northwest into Clio – A small town that is home to the Frank Lloyd Wright designed NAKOMA GOLF RESORT & SPA. In an endless pursuit for relaxation, I thought a massage [...]

RMouretBanana1

First discovered in Paris by JEAN-PAUL GAULTIER, then hitting stardom in 2006 with his iconic Galaxy dress, fashion designer ROLAND MOURET is reaching new heights with his latest collaboration with Banana Republic. A master of draping, Mouret has taken to Banana Republic’s signature Sloan fabric to create a limited edition 30- piece capsule collection for [...]