Have you made your appointments for eyelash extensions, Botox injections, and lipo touch-ups yet? At the very least, are you scheduled for a sexy blow dry? It turns out that these are yesteryear’s opening night preparations. What’s the latest for today’s gala goers?
For starters, men are flocking to salons for all kinds of beauty treatments, and you’ll want to read all about them in Keith Loria’s terrific story on page 10. And the Paris haute couture shows reveal plenty of sartorial secrets as leaked by Gladys Perint Palmer on page 6, accompanied by her exclusive drawings for the Nob Hill Gazette.
And what will all of this stylish planning accomplish if you don’t practice the proper concert etiquette? Lisa Grotts gives us the loggia lowdown on page 9.
As the nesting season begins, what better time to present the Bay Area’s leading professionals—who have a lot to say about the state of home buying and selling—in our annual Real Estate Roundtable.
Did you know there is a resurgence of the cabaret scene in San Francisco? Track the trend with Gerald Nachman, who puts on his non-satirical hat and explains it all in fascinating detail.
An inspiring living legend, Mike May, checks in with Jane Ganahl—with photos by the one-and-only Scotty Morris—to tell a story that you will not soon forget.
You can’t have a September issue without early autumn updates from our regular departments: cars, restaurants, and wine, not to mention Rhonda Diaz Caldewey’s new store opening notes and Teresa Rodriguez’s glam getaways. There’s plenty more in this issue, including a fall arts roundup by Linda Zweig, a fall fashion peak by T.J. Rudy, and Sandra Swanson’s superyacht regatta exclusive.
If you find yourself looking only at the fabulous party photos from last month’s events, do yourself a favor. Read the articles. If you don’t, you’ll miss out on some really good stories. Besides, there’ll be a pop quiz someday, so you’ll want to be ready—and you will not want to “fall” behind during the next round of cocktail chit chat.
P.S. I will be looking for you at the galas, the movies, and the museums…