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A look by Zhouyi Li.

Fashion Features

Academy of Art Graduate Fashion Show 2018: High-Tech, High-Touch Design

The graduate show featured 104 looks from 17 student collections and gave honorary degrees to Alexander Fury, André Walker and Lutz Huelle.

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Andrew Gn and Carolyn Chang attend SFMOMA Modern Ball 2018 on April 25th 2018 at SFMOMA in San Francisco, CA (Photo - Jessica Monroy for Drew Altizer Photography)


San Francisco’s Art, Tech and Fashion Set Decks Out for SFMOMA Modern Ball

The biannual museum fundraiser affair drew Charles Schwab, Sergey Brin, Kevin Systrom and Marissa Mayer along with the city’s Old Guard.

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Allison Speer, Trevor Traina, Kathryn Lasater and Vanessa Getty attend Mid-Winter Gala 2018 Sponsored by CARTIER on April 6th 2018 at de Young Museum in San Francisco, CA (Photo - Devlin Shand for Drew Altizer Photography)


Lily Collins, Freida Pinto Attend Final Mid-Winter Gala in San Francisco

The San Francisco charity ball founded by Trevor Traina, Vanessa Getty and Allison Speer made its final bow on Friday.

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - January 11 -  Christina Kim and Alice Waters attend Innovators Luncheon - FOG Design+Art on January 11th 2018 at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, CA (Photo - Drew Altizer)


FOG Design + Art Fair in San Francisco Draws Collectors, Socials

The event drew Stephanie and Jim Marver, Vanessa Getty, Abigail and Jon Gans, Todd and Katie Traina and Trevor and Alexis Traina.

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Vivian Cho, BFA Fashion Design

Fashion Features

Academy of Art University Fashion Show Highlights Design, Material Innovation

The annual event showcased 100 looks by 19 graduating students of the fashion school in San Francisco.

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Yuan Yuan Tan


San Francisco’s 2016 Symphony and Opera Galas Draw Glamorous Crowd

San Francisco’s 2016 symphony and opera galas, plus the “Red Chamber” premiere, drew a glamorous crowd with their French and Chinese themes.

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Princess Jia

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Oscar-Winning Art Director Tim Yip Designs San Francisco Opera’s ‘Dream of the Red Chamber’ Costumes

Oscar- and BAFTA-winning costume designer Tim Yip presents his style for San Francisco Opera’s new “Dream of the Red Chamber.”

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Oscar de la Renta Saks Fifth Avenue Lake Tahoe benefit fashion show 2016


Oscar de la Renta Lake Tahoe Benefit Draws Sold-Out Crowd

The annual benefit lucheon and fashion show featuring Oscar de la Renta drew a sold-out crowd in Lake Take for its 2016 event.

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Roberta Myers and Leila Janah.


Elle Toasts Women in Tech Power List 2016 at San Francisco Dinner

The magazine celebrated its eight Women in Tech 2016 Power List honorees at a Tuesday dinner in San Francisco.

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Yvonne Force Villareal and Leo Villareal


SFMOMA Throws the Modern Ball

Tech titans — from Instagram cofounder Mike Krieger to Airbnb’s founder Brian Chesky — boogied on the dance floor at Thursday night’s gala.

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A look by Wen Jiang, B.F.A. in fashion design.

Fashion Features

Academy of Art University Stages Graduate Fashion Show

Thirty students presented looks at the show, which also bestowed honorary doctorates to Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy.

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Gwyneth Paltrow Sets Up Goop MRKT in San Francisco

The actress toasted her new Goop MRKT pop-up shop on Wednesday.

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Shirin Neshat and Sako Fisher


Artists Celebrate New SFMOMA

The art world descended on San Francisco Friday night to celebrate the new San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Paul and Nancy Pelosi


San Francisco Ballet Opens With Gala

The city’s chicest social circle — Vanessa Getty, Allison Speer, et al. — all attended.

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Fashion Scoops

The San Francisco Opera House Honors Gordon Getty

San Francisco’s society’s upper crust came out to toast the composer slash businessman.

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