Paula Carano

Oscar de la Renta gowns in San Francisco on Ann Girard, Marsha Goldman and Paula Carano

Reviewing a Winning Q4 2014

If September was the official start of San Francisco's social season, October was the sprint. The first month in the final quarter of 2014 ended with an eighth World Series win for the ...
Komal Shah in a gown by Dennis Basso at San Francisco Ballet Gala, January 2014

San Francisco Style Review Q1 2014

Red Carpet Bay Area's review of San Francisco style and events in the first quarter of 2014, and some of Marybeth La Motte's favorite looks and moments. Red Carpet Bay Area, January ...
Oscar de la Renta gowns in San Francisco on Ann Girard, Marsha Goldman and Paula Carano

My Favorite Oscars

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta passed on October 20, 2014, after a long battle with cancer. He chose British designer Peter Copping as his successor before he died. On Saturday, August ...
Komal Shah, Claire Fluhr, Afsaneh Akhtari

Opera Ball 2014: Passione

Opera Ball 2014: Passione, a celebration that opened San Francisco Opera's 92nd season, began in San Francisco’s historic City Hall with a pre-performance cocktail reception and dinner ...
Yuja Wang, Bonnie Raitt, Lisa Goldman, Michael Tilson Thomas

San Francisco Symphony Opening Night 2014

San Francisco Symphony and Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) kicked off their 20th season together with an Opening Night Gala for a capacity crowd of 2,741 supporters on ...
Komal Shah, Vanessa Getty, Sonya Molodetskaya

Eight Women Who Rocked Red Carpet Fashion Week San Francisco

Red Carpet Fashion Week in San Francisco, 2014, started with a party for Nicky Hilton on Tuesday, September 2nd. On Wednesday, the well-heeled flock headed to San Francisco Symphony's ...
Michael Tilson Thomas, Sloan Barnett and Joshua Robinson

In Town and Country for SF Symphony Soirees

San Francisco Symphony held two summer soirees, one in the city and one in the country, to thank top donors of its upcoming Opening Night Gala on September 3, 2014.  Supporters Sloan and ...
Silent Frisco

The Modern Ball 2014

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) may be closed for construction, but the turnout for The Modern Ball made it artfully clear that the party is still on. The biennial gala ...
Antonio Marras

What to Wear to The Modern Ball?

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's biennial Modern Ball returns on April 30, 2014, this year, since the museum is closed for construction, the immediate South of Market neighborhood is ...
Vandy Boudreau, Dita von Teese, Camilla Belle, Jessica Hart

Red Carpet Style at the Mid-Winter Gala in San Francisco

On behalf of the Junior Committee of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Vanessa Getty, Trevor Traina, Kathryn Lasater and Allison Speer, along with marquee sponsor Salvatore Ferragamo ...
Tanya Powell, Mary Beth Shimmon and Stephanie Southerland on opening night at San Francisco Ballet, 2014

A Phenomenal Night for San Francisco Ballet

A Phenomenal opening event for San Francisco Ballet attracted a capacity audience of 3,100 to the War Memorial Opera House on January 22, 2014.  Gala chairwoman Tanya Marietta ...
Komal Shah in Dennis Basso at San Francisco Ballet's opening gala, January 2014

Red Carpet Favorites

Red Carpet Favorites from Phenomenal, the San Francisco Ballet Opening Gala, January 2014: Gowns in Color Paula Carano in pink! Or, amaranth, as Oscar de la Renta, calls the ...