About Town: Bulgari at the de Young


The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950–1990

Wednesday evening marked the opening party at the de Young celebrating their new exhibit "The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita & Beyond, 1950–1990". The whos-who of San Francisco and beyond gussied up to toast to the Bulgari archives that will make their official debut this Saturday, September 21 with final display on February 17, 2014. The collection will feature "150 showstopping pieces" along with several breathtaking pieces from the Elizabeth Taylor collection. We all know too well that iconic photograph of Elizabeth dripping in emeralds courtesy of her lover Richard Burton. Her marriage to Richard was one of the grandest romances in history, while also a legacy of her passion for the world's finest jewels.

For the visual scoop on the evening's happenings as well as other parties about town, be sure to follow the fantastical freelancer @missbigelow on Instagram and check out SFGate.