WHERE? I was fortunate enough to be extended an invitation to a dinner party hosted by MAC Cosmetics held at Perbacco in San Francisco, as a sort of kick-off to San Francisco’s Fashion Week.
WHO? Two key artists, Victor Cembellin and Louise Zizzo; along with Allison Greenberg and Heather Park, who work with public relations and the Global Communications department at MAC in New York. As far as guests went, I met several local bloggers and writers, including Donna over at the San Jose Mercury News; Annie, editor of Bellasugar.com; Sheryl, a freelance writer for Glamour.com, Mandy at Los Gatos Weekender, Karen from Makeupandbeautyblog.com, and several other guests (about 12-15 people total).
L-R: Heather, Louise, Annie (Bellasugar), Me, Victor, Allison
The party was situated in the Barolo (a private room) at Perbacco, and the table was already lined with appetizing platters of dried meats and cheese. There was an endless supply of both red and white wines (just water for yours truly), and lovely floral arrangements at each end of the table. I must say, the company was absolutely excellent â€“ conversation flowed so freely from one topic to another, but inevitably, tended to gravitate towardsâ€