Haute Living, San Francisco: The Holiday Issue Launch Party

The Holiday Issue at North Beach Restaurant

Cheers to “The Holiday Issue, Share the Gift of Beauty.” To celebrate the final magazine release of the year, Haute Living, San Francisco brought loyal friends and followers together at North Beach Restaurant to toast the close of a challenging but successful 2022.

Dr. Karen Horton and Olivia Hsu Decker attend Haute Living, San Francisco Launch Party on Dec. 14, 2022 at North Beach Restaurant
Vasily Vein and Dr. Karen Horton
Patrick Brown, Kristi Nakayama, and Chris Meza
Heidi Imbus, Eileen Blum and Dr. Karen Horton

Guests, including Joel Goodrich, Mark Sullivan, Nafiseh Lindberg, Afie Royo, Paula West, and Mark Calvano, dined on a cornucopia of Italian delights while enjoying a fine selection of Italian wines and prosecco. Each esteemed guest left with a gift bag from Italian furniture designer Poliform.

Cherriann Vlad, Heidi Betz, and Gioi Tran
Joel Goodrich, Clara Shayevich, and Mark Calvano
Aubrey Brewster, Daru Kawalkowski, Pernella Sommerville, Stephanie Ng, and Joel Goodrich
Maureen Donegan and Aubrey Brewster
Sophia Zhao, Chase Johnson, Maddy Tran, and Stephanie Ng
Daru Kawalkowski and Afie Royo
Carolyn Tyler, Paula West, and Karen Clopton
Susan McIntosh and Dulo Batsuh
Rachelle Hebrard and Michael Hebrard
Nafiseh Lindberg and Karl Lindberg
Ginny Freeman and David Freeman

“From the moment I walked in, I knew it was going to be a night filled with fun and laughter. The food was fabulous, great drinks, and everyone loved the festive and celebratory atmosphere.,” said Gioi Tran, Owner of Poliform, SF.

We raised a glass to the spirit of renewal embodied by our beautiful cover girl, Dr. Karen Horton, San Francisco’s prominent plastic surgeon, who shared her thoughts on rejuvenation inside the glossy pages. 

Carolyn Tyler, Teresa Rodriguez, and Pernella Sommerville

As ever, the magazine’s pages were filled with joyful, uplifting happenings and positive, inspiring stories to entertain, as well as luxury-with-purpose lifestyle features and philanthropic events to benefit the wider community from Mendocino to Monterey.

We invite you, dear readers, to join us in further adventures—also found online at hautelivingsf.com—throughout 2023.     

Photos: Devlin Shand for Drew Altizer Photography