Cava Rose helps the Quebec Youth Foundation raise funds by mixing old and new: a '70s disco theme with cutting-edge iPads that enable guests to create their own experience. Photos by Charles-William Pelletier Photography and Jeremy Bobrow Photography.
The galas following the Emmy Awards, slated for September in L.A., will channel the bold, geometric vibe of iconic '60s designers Mary Quant and Rudi Gernreich. At a press preview last week, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto, head of 14-year Emmy ball producer Sequoia Productions, promised living art performers, moving chandeliers and "a surprise around every corner."
Los Angeles-based event planner Sonia Sharma and team help 120 guests celebrate the 10th birthday of a girl mad about the Mad Hatter, Red Queen and everything else from "Alice in Wonderland." Photos by Andrena Photography.
J. Riccardo Benavides of Ideas brings 19th century France's elegant "La Belle Epoque" to San Francisco's stately City Hall for the San Francisco Ballet's annual opening-night gala. Photos by Drew Altizer.
For an American couple who wanted to honor both their Chinese heritage and a memorable visit to a French chateau, San Francisco-based Events of Distinction creates the beautiful "Chinoiserie Chic" wedding—a contemporary spin on classic elements. The event was nominated for a Gala Award. Photos by Kevin Chin.