VALLEY OF THE DOGS: If you’ve happened by Alvin Valley‘s atelier recently, you probably met his new gal, Lana, a three-year-old pug. The two first met last Thursday in San Francisco when Vanessa Getty and Alexandra Lind Rose cohosted a benefit lunch for the newly formed San Francisco Bay Humane Friends, which Getty and screenwriter and novelist Amanda Brown Chang started to help “at-risk pets” in underprivileged areas. Valley donated 10 percent of sales from a post-lunch trunk show to the organization, while his pal and lunch co-host, Sarah Siegel Magness, chipped in $10,000 from The Gary Magness Foundation. The guests were clearly enamored with their new canine friends. While Getty cuddled a shy pit bull pup named Olivia, Valley — having recently turned 31 — was equally smitten with Lana: “I think I’m adopting the pug. It’s my birthday present.”
THE SPANISH FLEET: Nearly every Spanish royal turned up last weekend for the annual Breitling Regatta, held in the Mallorcan waters of Puerto Portals. After the race, the royal family was spotted noshing on a late-afternoon paella at Flanigan, the port’s fashionable watering hole and eatery owned by Miguel Arias, an old skiing buddy of the King’s. The group included King Juan Carlos, who helmed the yacht “Bribón”; Queen Sofia; Prince Felipe, whose “CAM” crew came in first, and his wife, Letizia; Princess of Asturias, and youngest royal daughter, Infanta Cristina, and hubby, Iñaki Urdangarin (fittingly, they’re the Dukes of Palma de Mallorca). Jaime de Marichalar was a no-show, but his brother, Alvaro, was lurking around Mallorca’s prolific party scene chatting about his trans-Atlantic crossing on a Jet Ski and other Marco Polo-type adventures.