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Thread Independent Fashion Shopping Event

photography by Misha Vladimirskiy

On Sunday, April 20 the Thread independent fashion shopping event took over the Galleria and featured an array of local design talent, complimentary cocktails and skincare pampering and fashion-forward SF shoppers scoring one-of-a-kind finds.


Sonya Molodetskaya's Birthday Bash Hosted by Boucheron

High-end jewelers Boucheron threw an exquisite birthday party for Sonya Molodetskaya on Tuesday, April 1. The lavish event, which boasted an A-list guest list with both Mayors Gavin Newsome and Willie Brown in attendance, featured complimentary nibbles courtesy of Taste, free-flowing cocktails and a live band.

Jonathan Straley, Ivan Bekichev

Carrots Boutique and Zem Joaquin Hosts John Patrick

On Wednesday, March 12, Nadine Weil and the renowned (and ecofabulous) designer Zem Joaquin hosted a private cocktail reception for contentious couturier John Patrick, who offered a sneak peek at his Fall 2008 line of organic clothes.

Jokes On You: McSweeney’s Evening of a Thousand Scowls

Photo courtesy of 826 Valencia

The Glogau Teddy Bear Rescue Fund Annual Snuggly Soiree

Over 350 guests gathered on Thursday, March 13 for the "Snuggly Soiree" at Gordon and Ann Getty's San Francisco home to raise awareness for the Glogau Teddy Bear Rescue Fund at UCSF Children's Hospital. Attendees enjoyed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres along with visits from Barry Bonds, Mayor Gavin Newsom, UCSF Children’s Hospital Director Roxanne Fernandes, and Interim-Dean of UCSF School of Medicine Dr. Sam Hawgood. The event helped to raise more than $200,000 for the Glogau Fund.

Peekadoodle Kidsclub Grand Opening

Peekadoodle Kidsclub opened its doors at Ghirardelli Square with a party in its 10,000-square-foot digs, which includes a multi-themed playground and four classrooms. The first of its kind in the Bay Area, Peekadoodle will provide a full suite of services to children up to five years of age.

Maria Cornett_Isaiah Cornett Lani Hessen_Jenny Thomas Erin Chun_Brady Chun_Andrew Chun

Africa in SF Soiree

Mireille Schwartz, granddaughter to East African Ugandan Diplomat Apollo Kironde, celebrated her birthday with festivities that kicked off at her home and then moved on to New Eritrea Restaurant. Youssou N'Dour's musicans, Baba Ken Okuolo and The Nigerian Brothers, played a private concert at the event.

Angela Holm_Jenny Thomas Mireille Schwartz Craig Lipton_Christopher Bently

NoPa Nouveau: Brown Bear’s Guide to a Hip New ’Hood

Brown Bear
Photography by Iris Lin

Funny Business

Gorgeous and Green 2007

Global Green USA celebrated its third annual SF benefit party at Bently Reserve. The event, which focused on "green design solutions to combat climate change and other environmental issues," attracted a host of pro-green celebrities including Jason Lewis, Josie Maran, Jason Behr, Michelle Branch and Kadee Strickland. Proceeds from that night have been funneled into projects such as the Green Schools Initiative and the Holy Cross project, the first sustainable low-income housing community in New Orleans’s Lower 9th Ward.
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