May/June 2014 Issue

Features
Rare and Extraordinary: Napa Valley Wine

Not everyone can afford the best that Napa has to…

Rare and Extraordinary: Napa Valley Wine
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Features
Heart and Sole: Festival Del Sole

Every summer, the very best of music, dance, theat…

Heart and Sole: Festival Del Sole
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Kitchen Confidential
THE CHOSEN ONE: David Breeden, Chef de Cuisine at The French Laun …

A Q&A with The French Laundry's Chef de Cuisine, D…

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Women of Substance
RIPE IN HISTORY: Robin Lail

Lail Vineyards founder Robin Lail chatted with us…

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Day in the Life
A WINNING POLICY: Carmen Policy, Former CEO of the San Francisco …

A day in the life of former CEO of the San Francis…

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Limelight Cocktail Party Ring in white gold (14 g) with 105 brilliant-cut diamonds (0.39 ct), 24 round rubies (0.57 ct), 4 round emeralds (0.05 ct), 2 carved citrines (1.80 ct), 2 carnelian beads (0.36 ct), and 1 oval- cut morganite (28.82 ct)PIAGET
Limelight Cocktail Party Ring in whit gold (13.20 g) with 58 brilliant-cut diamonds, 8 round emeralds, 3 marquise-cut tsavorites (0.62 ct), 86 round red spinales (1.56 ct), 1 round yellow sapphire (0.03 ct), 1 cushion-cut morganite (25.24 ct) : carved white chalcedony fire opal beadsDior Fine Jewellery
“Diorella” ring in yellow gold, diamonds, rubellite, pink sapphires and lacquer.CHANEL Fine Jewelry
“Camélia Origami” bracelet in 18-karat white gold set with 575 brilliant-cut diamonds for  10.7 carats, 930 brilliant-cut pink and purple sapphires for  24 carats and 4 brilliant-cut pink spinels for 2.8 carats. “Jardin de Camélias” collection
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Botanical Beauties

The season is fully embracing dreamy nature-inspir…

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  Mark Pincus Steps Down From Operational Rol…

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Wine Country’s 6 Best Hotels

From Calistoga Ranch to Carneros Inn and beyond, w…

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Shining Stars: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital’s Starry Evening

PHOTOGRAPHY DREW ALTIZER The UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital fund-raising event…

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Lace gown ($16,500) available at Valentino, 324 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA; (310) 247-0103 and 105 Grant Street, San Francisco, CA; (415) 772-9835.VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
Flowerlace necklace featuring diamonds set in 18-karat white gold (price upon request) and Bombe Estate ring featuring a 2.38-carat square-cut emerald and diamonds set in platinum and 18-karat white and yellow gold (price upon request) available at Van Cleef & Arpels, 744 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY; (212) 896-9284 and vancleefarpels.com.
Fashion
Belle De Jour

The grandeur of the legendary Plaza Athénée’s presidential suite is an apt settin…

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A Plentitude of Energy: Dom Perignon

  If boldness can be bottled, then Dom Pérignon has done it. The world’s mos…

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Cover Story
THE HEART OF THE VALLEY: David Duncan

On  a  sunny  day   in  March, Instagram was on fire. Drew Barrymore, Reese Withe…

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SALT OF THE EARTH: Christopher Kostow

As one of only ten three-Michelin-starred chefs in America, Christopher Kostow is…

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Sweet Home Napa Valley

Christopher Kostow, David Duncan and Jeff Gargiulo embody the best of Napa Valley…

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