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Saks Fifth Avenue Hosts Designer Reem Acra

Saks Fifth Avenue welcomed fashion designer Reem Acra and her fall 2008 eveningwear collection on Thursday, April 24 with free-flowing champagne and a seated luncheon provided by Taste Catering.


Joy Venturini Bianchi, Elizabeth Thieriot


Lisa Alexander, Kristen Harper


Elizabeth Touw, Andrea Schnitzer

7 Questions with <i>Project Runway</i> Runner-Up Ricky Lizalde


Photography by Ricky Camargo

Project Runway
contestant Ricky Lizalde was in San Francisco this week to raise money for goodwill.org. I caught up with the fashion man at the Levis Store in San Francisco.

Why is the city of San Francisco important to you?
RL: It's is where I experienced my first Gay Pride in 1992.

Grand Opening Party for Press Club

Press Club, an urban tasting room located on the up-and-coming Yerba Buena Lane, held an elegant opening bash on Wednesday, April 23. The unique wine bar only features a selection of eight notable boutique California-based wineries such as Chateau Montelena, Fritz and Hanna Winery and Vineyards among others—each with their own tasting bar. 
 

 Jeff Jeffries, Andrew Chun, Jan Wiginton

Feminine but Calculated



Candace, 25, California Home + Design Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Lives: The Haight (over it)
Wearing: H&M sweater (4 sizes too big), Flounce dress from Nordstrom, Steve Madden (excruciatingly painful) cowboy boots
In? The Sartorialist, Oversized Sun hats (for foggy SF days), Campari Cocktails
Out? Leggings, Stumbling out of the Ambassador, Overpriced clutches

<i>7x7 Magazine</i> and Eco Fabulous’ Earth Day Benefit for <i>Healthy Child Healthy World</i> Part 2 of 2

On Thursday, April 23 7x7 Magazine, Eco Fabulous, Veev and Heart of Green co-sponsored the Earth Day Benefit for Healthy Child Healthy World, a resource guide that promotes toxic-free living. The event, which was presented by Zem Joaquin, featured an Earth Day stroll that included a Linda Loudermilk trunk show at Eco-Citizen, a book signing, hors d’ouevres and cocktails at Spring and an eco-centric silent auction.

Part 2 of 2


Heather Koenitzer

Sweet Roll

Bosom Buddies: Where Dinner and Drinks Meet


The Lone Palm, perfect for a pre-dinner Scotch

Dinner and drinks go together like movies and popcorn, milk and cookies, olives and caramel. It’s good idea to have some standby combos, ideally a bar and a restaurant located a stone’s-throw away from each other.

From Samuel Adams, the Longshot Home-Brew Contest

Samuel Adams, the Massachusetts-based brewery, runs a really cool competition each year called Longshot in which home brewers from all over the country submit their beers for judging. The winning beers are then brewed by Sam Adams for national release and feature a portrait of the brewer on the label. I recently tasted a Weizenbock from a Chicago-area winner--delicious, as was a grape ale made by the winner of the Sam Adams employee homebrew competition.


<i>7x7 Magazine</i> and Eco Fabulous’ Earth Day Benefit for <i>Healthy Child Healthy World</i> Part 1 of 2

On Thursday, April 23 7x7 Magazine, Eco Fabulous, Veev and Heart of Green co-sponsored the Earth Day Benefit for Healthy Child Healthy World, a resource guide that promotes toxic-free living. The event, which was presented by Zem Joaquin, featured an Earth Day stroll that included a Linda Loudermilk trunk show at Eco-Citizen, a book signing, hors d’ouevres and cocktails at Spring and an eco-centric silent auction.

Part 1 of 2




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