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Nicky Miller and Ashton La Motte at Waterworld in Concord, California

Waterworld is a Paradise for 10-Year-Olds

Waterworld, a water park for kids of all ages and paradise to my 10-year-old, is located just 25 miles east of San Francisco in Concord, California.  There are only two weeks left to enjoy Waterworld before it closes for the summer,
Christian Dior Couture Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Haute Couture by Definition

The term haute couture originated in the mid-nineteenth century when Englishman Charles Frederick Worth‘s work was produced in Paris.  Nowadays the term is used loosely to describe all high-fashion custom-fitted clothing, whether it is produced in Paris or in other fashion capitals such as London, Milan, New York or Tokyo.  Haute
Ageless Beauty Skin Clinic

Ageless Beauty Secret

Cheryl Pierce of Ageless Beauty Skin Clinic in San Francisco recommends revitalizing your appearance by adding volume to the sides of your face with JUVÉDERM VOLUMA™ XC.  Why? Pierce explains: When we are young our faces are plump and firm with
Yves Saint Laurent, The Exhibition

Yves Saint Laurent, The Exhibition

Yves Saint Laurent, The Exhibition: Watch Red Carpet Bay Area’s video for interviews from the gala opening event and scenes from the exhibition. His first collection as a head designer was for the house of Christian Dior in 1958; it featured trapeze
MBL Media Productions

What Do We Do?

Red Carpet Bay Area is created by MBL Media Productions, a full-service video production, marketing and communications consulting company. Marybeth La Motte, executive producer and founder, has over 15 years experience in communications for lawyers, luxury retailers and event producers.  La
Jen Lazorack and Sarah Snitselaar at Dress for Success

Dress for Success in San Francisco

Success: You Wear it Well was the theme for Dress for Success’s annual gala on June 19, 2014, but the purpose of the evening extended beyond fashion.  “Our goal is to transform women’s lives by providing them with the tools and
Sutton Fanlo, Mackenzie Erdman

San Francisco Debutantes, Spring 2014

The Women’s Board of California Pacific Medical Center Foundation presented 34 young women from the Bay Area at its 50th annual San Francisco Debutante Ball on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel.  Some 735 supporters attended the event
Opera Ball 2014 co-chairs Cynthia Schreuder and Teresa Medearis

San Francisco Opera Announces Opera Ball 2014

San Francisco Opera Ball 2014 co-chairs Teresa Medearis and Cynthia Schreuder welcomed past Opera Ball chairs and patrons to a cocktail reception on June 4, 2014, at the St. Regis Hotel. Plans were announced for the opening of San Francisco Opera’s 92nd season. Opening night on
Carmen Marc Valvo

Carmen Marc Valvo’s 25th Anniversary

Save the date: Carmen Marc Valvo will present his 25th Anniversary Silver Collection at a benefit fashion show and luncheon for the Arthritis Foundation, Northern California, on October 1, 2014, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. Check Red Carpet Bay Area’s calendar daily
The backyard at Amy and John Underwood's home in Hillsborough, California, served as the setting for Escape to the Hamptons, Parca Auxiliary's 26th annual fundraising luncheon

Parca’s Escape to the Hamptons

Escape to the Hamptons, Parca‘s 26th annual luncheon at the home of Amy and John Underwood in Hillsborough, California, felt like just that. The event took place on May 14, 2014, in the backyard of the white-shingled house, beautiful yet not
Soldes! Sales in Paris

Sales in Paris, Or When to Book Your Next Trip

Soldes or sales in Paris: when planning your next trip to Paris, I recommend organizing the dates around the two annual sales. Unlike in the United States, timing for merchandise discounts in France is dictated by the government. For those who
Football player Donte Stallworth, author Joe Cirincione and actor/director Michael Douglas in San Francisco for Ploughshares Fund Chain Reaction

Michael Douglas for Ploughshares Fund

Oscar- and Emmy-award winning actor and director Michael Douglas was honored for ten years of service on the board of directors for Ploughshares Fund at Ploughshares Fund’s Chain Reaction event in the Open Square at Futures Without Violence in San Francisco’s