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Burberry Benefits amfAR

Burberry held an event benefiting amfAR where 200 or so guests sipped on cocktails while shopping for items from the autumn/winter 2007 collection.

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Guess Store Opening

photography by Heather Wiley for Drew Altizer

GUESS and Vogue, with special hosts such as actress Brittany Snow, held a cocktail reception to showcase the American brand's fall fashions at its new store in the Westfield SF Centre.

Brooks Brothers Black Fleece Party

photography by Tanya Johnsen & Drew Altizer

Brooks Brothers held a private cocktail party celebrating the Black Fleece line and honoring the Junior Committee of the Fine Arts Museums of SF.

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Macy's Silver Anniversary

Macy's 25th Passport fashion show and HIV/AIDS fundraiser, which took place at Fort Mason's Festival Pavilion, included a titillating striptease by burlesque performer Dita Von Teese, appearances by Cirque du Soleil's "Mystere" dancers and acrobats, and the crème de la crème of SF society.

Wildlife Works Opening Party

photography by Heather Wiley

Wildlife Works in Cow Hollow celebrated its grand opening with a "sexy safari for sustainable fashion," wildlife cocktails, a safari photo shoot and eco-raffle.

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Barneys New York Opening

photography by Heather Wiley & Drew Altizer

The much-anticipated opening of Barneys New York took place on Tuesday with great fanfare as SF's who's who along with visiting VIP like Barneys creative director Simon Doonan, actress Minnie Driver and fashion darling Derek Lam descended on the Union Square store to enjoy cocktails, a buffet dinner put on by Quince and a "disco inferno."

Amber Marie Bently Jewelry Party

Amber Marie Bently celebrated the launch of her jewelry line, consisting of three parts: Overture, The Aman and her couture line The Oro, with an exotic jungle-themed party. Bently's jewelry is available at Kamalaspa, the day spa and salon she owns with husband Christopher, and at Manika Jewelry.

Paris Hits SF

Celebrity heiress Paris Hilton dropped in at Macy's in SF to promote her new clothing line.

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Cartier's Grand Re-Opening

Cartier's flagship boutique celebrated the grand re-opening of its new 6,000-foot space, designed by French architect Bruno Moinard, which is more than double the size of its original 23-year-old Union Square location. Celebrities and socialites such as Molly Sims, Vanessa Getty and Tatianna Sorokko graced the red carpet, and Mayor Gavin Newsom even proclaimed Sept. 6 as "Cartier Love Day" to commemorate the opening.

Joss Stone at Kiehl's

Kiehl's threw a rock 'n roll party, attended by singers Joss Stone and Nya Jade, to celebrate its grand opening in the Westfield Centre and to announce its partnership with VH1 Save the Music Foundation—for one year, one percent of the Market Street store's proceeds will go towards the creation of a complete music program at a Bay Area elementary school.
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