When it comes to luxury, Ligne Roset offers a curated selection of furniture, accessories and fixtures to create the ultimate space. As a special conference for friends and clients, design expert Jules Wilson shared an evening of tips for high rise living such as at Savina by Bosa in Downtown San Diego, who also had their team present at the event.
The elegant 34th Annual Silver Tea hosted by St. Germaine Children’s Charity provided attendees with an opportunity to enjoy a traditional tea in a beautiful historic home. Not only did guests have a lovely afternoon, they helped further the organization’s goal to stop child abuse. Proceeds from the Tea benefitted San Diego child abuse prevention agencies.
The picturesque view and elegant restaurant provided the perfect setting for this year’s Tea by the Sea benefitting St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center. The funding will be put toward the Sophie’s Gallery Photography Curriculum, which teaches unique skills and helps provide an outlet for artistic expression for over 400 adults with developmental disabilities.
The Jewish Federation of San Diego County’s annual Women’s Event, OPTIONS, provided an inspiring opportunity for women to gather to mingle, honor Anne Ratner Award Recipient Claire Ellman for her leadership role within the community, as well as hear from Israeli celebrity chef, Michael Solomonov. The event promotes comradery, female empowerment and pride of Jewish heritage past, present and future.
The Mexican artisan influence was apparent and well executed in designer’s Paulina & Malinali's Fashion Show, presented by the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego. The show at the Museum of Photographic Arts was accompanied by an exhibit featuring art by contemporary Mexican photographers. Stylish guests from both sides of the border made this an elegant and fashionable evening.
For the past 109 years, The Charity Ball has been providing essential funding for local causes that change lives. Since 1953, The Charity Ball has exclusively benefitted Rady Children’s Hospital. This year’s event specifically contributed to the Rady Children’s Trauma Center, supporting the essential emergency services they provide to pediatric patients in severe need of their assistance. Chaired by Phylicia Cicalo-Aiken and her committee, this year’s festivities were a glamorous evening enjoyed by all.
It was truly a memorable night for classical music enthusiasts at the Amadeus Birthday Gala at the Hotel del Coronado. Celebrating Mozart’s 262nd birthday and the 30th anniversary of Mainly Mozart, the gala also featured a breathtaking performance by international piano soloist Jon Kimura Parker and Metropolitan Opera Orchestra violinist Yoon Kwon. Event proceeds benefitted the Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra and the organization’s annual festival.
Since 1965, MAAC has been dedicated to ending hunger and poverty as well as strengthening the San Diego community. This year, they were honored with the distinction of being recognized as the 2017 UnidosUS Affiliate of the Year. The celebratory event featured special guests and Chula Vista Mayor Mary Casillas Salas.
An exclusive event featuring one-of-a-kind designs by Dame Zandra Rhodes allowed lucky guests the opportunity to find a stunning gown for the San Diego Opera’s Opera Ball Pretty in Pink. In addition to a glamorous day finding a dream-worthy dress and having it custom-fitted, attendees also had the opportunity to meet the designer and Opera Ball Committee Chair Sherry Ahern.
At their VIP reception, the San Diego Air & Space Museum introduced their new exhibit that provides an exhilarating experience, SPEED: Science in Motion. SPEED is an immersive experience that provides an up-close look and in-depth understanding of unbelievably fast vehicles, showcasing a new set each month for true enthusiasts. Race fans, adrenaline junkies, thrills seekers and more will enjoy the exhibit adventure for all ages, testing minds and bodies in a unique and engaging environment.