James Banks Trunk Show
Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Love & Luxe, 2:00-6:00pm
Join us for the debut of the James Banks collection at Love & Luxe. The design team behind this incredible bespoke collection will be in-house to work with you to create one of a kind gifts for yourself or the ones you love.
Love & Luxe at the RISD Alumni Sale
Sunday, December 7, 2014 at SHARED, 739 Bryant St. San Francisco
Love and Luxe will pop-up at the 1st annual Rhode Island School of Design alumni sale at SHARED, 739 Bryant street in San Francisco, from 11-6pm. Join in the festivities and receive pre-holiday discounts on jewelry and leather goods from artists Betsy Barron, Samantha Grisdale, Stephen Dove and Elise Moran.
SHARED is a co-working and maker space located in SOMA.
Polly Wales Trunk Show
Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Love & Luxe, 2:00-6:00pm
Polly Wales’ contemporary jewelry features precious gems and ethical diamonds cast directly into high karat gold. Inspired by ancient treasures, traditional ethnic adornments and contemporary approaches to precious metals, Polly has pioneered this innovative approach to fine jewelry and her signature rough-luxe aesthetic has won her international acclaim.
Sethi Couture Trunk Show
Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Love & Luxe, 2:00-6:00pm
San Francisco based designers and sisters Pratima and Prerna Sethi will be bringing their latest collection to Love & Luxe for this special trunk show. Pratima and Prerna strive for an artisanal approach to contemporary glamour with the intention of elevating everyday life, creating elegant pieces with lively hues, old world details, and unexpected cuts of natural diamonds and sapphires.
Samantha Grisdale Trunk Show
Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Love & Luxe, 2:00-6:00pm
Los Angeles-based artist Samantha Grisdale will be at Love & Luxe sharing a special selection of her handcrafted leather belts, cuffs, and handbags. Natural elements fused with a timeless and contemporary style communicate the inspiration behind Samantha’s wearable accessories. Working from her at home studio and sourcing all of her leather, findings, and castings locally, she is able to connect personally with her designs while supporting fellow small businesses in the process.
Ashley Buchanan Trunk Show and Workshop
Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Love & Luxe
Meet Ashley and see her newest work on August 2nd. On August 3rd she’ll be leading a powder coating workshop in the studio. The workshop will be $225 per person including materials and lunch. Space is limited, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Johnny Ninos Trunk Show and 3rd Anniversary Party
Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Love & Luxe
Meet Johnny Ninos and lift a glass of sangria with us to celebrate our 3rd anniversary. Private appointments with Johnny available from 3-7 pm, email us at email@example.com to schedule.
Tuareg Trunk Show
Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Love & Luxe
Tuareg master craftsman Elhadji Koumama will be at Love & Luxe from 1-6pm sharing the latest work from his community of silversmiths in Agadez and Niamey, Niger.
Polly Wales Mother’s Day Trunk Show
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Love & Luxe
Thu 12:00-6:00, Fri/Sat 11:00-7:00, Sun 12:00-5:00
We’re celebrating Mother’s Day with a four day trunk show featuring UK artist Polly Wales. Polly’s full collection will be available at the store from May 8-11. Also perfect for Mom, we’ll be giving away our favorite jewelry rolls from Shawn Burke with every purchase from the Polly Wales collection.
Valentine’s Day at Love & Luxe
Friday, February 14, 2014 at Love & Luxe
Love & Luxe and Tigerlily will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a pop-up flower shop by Madeline Trait, Nara Denning’s dreamy photographs, custom love poems by The Poetry Store and, of course, beautiful jewelry and perfume! Shoppers will enjoy a 5% discount on all jewelry and perfume and we will donate a matching 5% to the SF Food Bank. Stop by to sip champagne and celebrate love!
Polly Wales Trunk Show
Friday, December 6, 2013 at Love & Luxe
Direct from London to Love & Luxe, come check out Polly Wales’ latest one-of-a-kind pieces in the store December 5-7, and join us for a special reception on December 6th to enjoy drinks, nibbles and 10% off all Polly Wales jewelry!
Tigerlily Perfume Pop-Up Shop Launch Party
Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Love & Luxe
Join us in celebrating the launch of the Tigerlily Perfumery Pop-Up Shop at Love & Luxe!
Tigerlily features an eclectic mix of the best niche perfumers in the world – from classic European houses to emergent local olfactory artisans. Tigerlily’s pop-up shop will reside at Love & Luxe from November 2013 until February 2014 before moving to a permanent location nearby.
At the event you’ll meet Tigerlily proprietor Antonia Kohl as well as Yosh Han and Ineke Ruhland, two of the San Francisco-based perfume couturiers featured at Tigerlily. Ineke will present her most recent fragrance collection, Floral Curiosities, and an exquisite offering of botanical elixirs. Master perfumer & priestess of the aromatic arts Yosh Han, will present her Evanescent collection and give aura readings. Whats an aura reading? Come find out!
Champagne cocktails and snacks will be served. Look forward to seeing you there!
Tuareg Silversmiths Trunk Show at Love & Luxe
Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Love & Luxe
Our Tuareg Jewelry collection at Love & Luxe is provided exclusively by master craftsman Elhadji Koumama, from his community of silversmiths in Agadez and Niamey, Niger. Elhadji will be at Love & Luxe on July 20th sharing an extensive collection of pieces from the Tuareg silversmiths in person, please join us for this very special event.
Love & Luxe 2nd Anniversary Party
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Love & Luxe
Please join in a celebration of our 2nd anniversary!
5-7pm: Johnny Ninos Trunk Show
Johnny Ninos creates jewelry as wearable sculpture, using conflict-free stones and recycled metals. Drawing inspiration from the tensile connections found in nature, he plays with silhouette and dimension to balance the organic and industrial, resulting in edgy and sophisticated one-of-a-kind works.
7-10pm Anniversary Celebration
Music by Love & Luxe artist, DJ and Stranded record store owner, Bill Zindel.
As a thank you to our wonderful friends and clients, we’ll be including a gift bag with many surprises including this years limited edition anniversary pendant on the first 25 purchases over $100.
As always, we’ll be serving our signature white sangria, nibbles and the Love & Luxe crew will be on hand to assist you if you are in the mood to shop.
Thank you to all of our amazing artists and customers for making this a fantastic second year at Love & Luxe!
Valentine’s Day Pop-Up!
Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Love & Luxe
3:00 - 7:00
Come by for some bubbly while you get everything you need to make your sweetheart smile:
Flowers by Madeline Trait
Sweet Treats from Dulcinea Bake Shop
Love Poems by The Poetry Store
Flower pre-order is available here for pickup at Love & Luxe on Valentine’s Day
RISD + Love & Luxe
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at Love & Luxe
7:00 - 10:00
In collaboration with Rhode Island School of Design, Love & Luxe presents an evening of friendship, wine, jewelry, chocolate and music.
Join us for a special after-hours shopping experience highlighting RISD artists while noshing on custom treats by MVP Artisan Chocolates and sipping Love and Luxe’s signature sangria.
Special DJ set brought to you by Bill Zindel of Stranded.
Featuring work by RISD alumni:
Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 6:00
at Love & Luxe
Love & Luxe presents “Dexterity”
Kinetic works by John Biggs
Jewelry by Johnny Ninos
Paintings by Jose Arenas
Johnny Ninos Trunk Show 3-6pm
Opening reception 6-10pm
1-Year Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 6:00
At Love & Luxe
Please join us to celebrate our first anniversary. Enjoy award-winning wine from our friends at Renner Winery, along with music, bites, and great conversation. If you’re in the mood to shop we’ll also have killer goodie bags for the first 25 jewelry purchases!
Private Shopping – Bespoke Keepsakes with Stephen Dove
Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 3:00
At Love & Luxe
Berkeley-based metalsmith Stephen Dove will be in the store working individually with customers to create one-of-a-kind talismans. Bring in something special from home, or see what he has in his collection to choose from. Please call us to schedule an appointment on this day with Stephen.
A Love Supreme
Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 5:00
At Love & Luxe
Please join us for a celebration of love hosted by Love & Luxe, Dandelion Chocolate and Visual Aid. Admission to the event is free and you’ll find unique Valentine’s Day gift ideas, enjoy complimentary samples from Dandelion Chocolate and Blue Angel Vodka, and be helping out with a great cause. 5% of Love & Luxe jewelry sales and proceeds from the sale of work from the Visual Aid Pillow Project will go towards Visual Aid.
About Visual Aid
Visual Aid is an organization that encourages artists with life-threatening illness to continue their creative work. The Visual Aid Pillow Project is an opportunity to own a limited edition pillow by accomplished artists such as Rex Ray, Annie Sprinkle and David King, while supporting artists in need.
About Dandelion Chocolate
Dandelion Chocolate, a bean-to-bar chocolate factory opening in the Mission District later this year will be showcasing their lifetime love of chocolate with edible pieces of gem-inspired joy.