RedCarpetSF Style Council: Elaine Mellis

Red Carpet SF Style Council: Elaine Mellis

Arlene Inch and Elaine Mellis

Elaine Mellis shares her local beauty and style secrets, November 2009:

What is your number one new item for fall/winter 2009? Silver clogs from Almost Danish

Who is your favorite beauty guru in San Francisco?  My hairstylist Shab at Willow Salon – she’s really cute and we girl talk over a glass of wine while she cuts my hair

Which are you top three must-have beauty products? La Mer, Bare Escentuals Buxom Lips (color: Dolly) and my Revlon eyelash curler

Favorite fragrance: Hermes Eau des Merveilles

From whose closet would you most like to shop? Elisabeth Thieriot’s!  I love her style!

San Francisco style – what do you love? Dressing up for Galas!

Which is your favorite annual local event?  The Opening of the San Francisco Ballet 

Where do you like to shop in San Francisco? Lily Samii’s dress salon above Union Square — pretty view, gorgeous dresses — better than inside a genie’s bottle!

Where do you shop online? Gilt Group

Favorite spot to meet for cocktails in San Francisco? Bix

Best Workout: BAR METHOD!