After looking through literally thousands of photos that Drew Altizer and his team took at the Symphony and Opera opening parties, SFLuxe has gathered our favorite selections for the week’s best dressed. For the most part, people went beyond basic black, opting instead for interesting proportions, colors and styles. We hope you agree!
First, the Opera:
Pamela Joyner and Deepa Pakianathan
Elizabeth Thieriot with Robert Eves
Amber Marie Bently and Christopher Bently
Olivia Hsu Decker
Sonya Molodetskaya with Alan Malouf
Sally Debenham with John Capizzi
And from Symphony Night:
Orkut Büyükkökten with Derek Holbrook
Catherine Marcus with Tom Marcus
Krista Mitzel Hankinson and Holly Grochmal
Kathryn Pellegrini Inglin and Shara Hall
Kelly Grimes and Amanda Sammann
Norman Stone and Norah Stone
Chris Rout and Lisa Boohar
Anne Le Ziblatt and Peter Ziblatt
Justin Fichelson and Shaila Freyer
Dr. Manjula Noone and Dr. Patrick Noone
Brandt Hooker with Maria Quiros
Alex Chases with Angelique Griepp and Troy Griepp
Kathleen Jackson and Chris Jackson
Mark Jung and Karen Jung
Martin Lydster and Rosalina Lydster with Faye Ho and Dirk Blum
Damion Matthews and Mireille Schwartz with Amber Marie Bently and Christopher Bently
Ann Getty and Gordon Getty
Nicole Ancelovici Lenihan and Bill Lenihan
Katya Sorokko and Jason Arnoldy
Bob Perun and Kimberly Ayres
But who was the most stunning, you might ask?
Marissa Mayer, shown here with Robert Fountain before the start of the Symphony, will surely put designer Catherine Martin (wife of director Baz Luhrman) on the map. Absolutely exquisite!
Bulgari recently unveiled its collection for the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at a private event in the San Francisco store.
De Grisogono recently showcased its latest collection at a lunch in honor of Maria Manetti Shrem and the San Francisco MOMA.
Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance shows at the de Young until February 17, 2013. You must see it!
Designers Alexandra Von Furstenberg and Lee Brooks recently made an appearance at the new Cavalier boutique in San Francisco.
The Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation raised $300,000 with its annual Celebrity Pool Toss for 2012.
Circle and Square, a chic little shop in Presidio Heights, is the perfect place for new, unique, high-quality design.
Fortune Magazine recently celebrated the top 40 rising stars in business at their annual “40 Under 40″ event in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Fall Antiques show takes place at the Fort Mason Center’s Festival Pavilion, October 25th – 28th, 2012.
The glamorous wedding of Vanessa Traina and Maxwell Snow, held at Danielle Steel’s San Francisco home, is featured this month by Vogue.
Chanel and Mrs. Susan Casden recently presented the Cruise 2012/13 collection in Beverly Hills.
Uniqlo recently opened its first West Coast store at 111 Powell Street in San Francisco with a splashy opening party and dinner.
The Humane Society of the United States recently celebrated the life-saving work of The Humane Societyâs Animal Rescue Team in San Francisco.
Minted.com recently showcased its new Party Decor collection at Betty Lin boutique in San Francisco.
We take a look at the top 400 richest people in America and find that over 10 percent of them are here in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here’s the top 47!
Tristan Mace and Melanie Brandman recently celebrated the launch of their site, WantMeGetMe.com, at an intimate dinner at Wayfare Tavern.
Kristin Davis and Tanya Powell have both worn this dress by Karen Caldwell Design in the matter of a week. Who do you think wore it best?
See some of the most elegant men and women to attend the 2013 San Francisco Symphony opening gala, celebrating the Symphony’s 101st season.
The Junior League of San Francisco’s 18th Annual Home Tour for 2012 is taking place in San Francisco’s beautiful Presidio Heights neighborhood.
Ysabella Brave, the talented young performer who became a YouTube sensation a few years ago, has been experiencing a terrible illness. We’re hoping the best for her!
Lisa and Doug Goldman recently hosted a small gathering for San Francisco Symphony patrons in anticipation of the 2012 Symphony opening gala.