Red Carpet Bold

Deepa Pakianathan in a cage by Alexander McQueen at Opera Ball 2013

Red Carpet Bay Area is always tuned in to the red carpet scene in San Francisco. The fall 2013 social season featured bold accessories on opening nights at San Francisco Opera, San Francisco Symphony, and at the de Young Museum. Some of the highlights:

Headgear: An Elizabethan-era inspired headpiece by Alexander McQueen on Deepa Pakinanathan, jeweled bindis on Alexis Traina and Nicole Curran, a feathered headband on Stephanie Ejabat, and a 1920s vintage headband on Sako Fisher.

Neckwear: A pheasant-feathered collar on Charlot Malin, Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co. on Charlotte Shultz, Bulgari’s serpentine necklace on Vanessa Getty, and a Vera Wang rhinestone encrusted bib on Marybeth La Motte.

Statement Pieces: Norah Stone’s “Creativity Explored” jacket from Comme des Garcon and Norman Stone‘s vintage artisanal Martin Margiela, Joy Bianchi‘s signature frames and Sonya Molodetskaya‘s gladiators on opening night at San Francisco Symphony.