The theme was Belle Epoque at the San Francisco Ballet opening Wednesday night. Rolling out the red carpet for the cavalcade of couture, the most celebrated designer it seemed was Alexander McQueen living on through his art as social sceners paid him the ultimate tribute by wearing his most dramatic pieces. Above: Always nailing a grand entrance, Deepa Pakianathan does it again wearing a cocktail length dress and booties by the late McQueen. The skirt is extraordinary with gold painted feathers draped with silk screened fabric. Says Deepa, "The print is very special . . . it looks like a tapestry with angels . . ."
The ever elegant Yurie Pascarella in Alexander McQueen. A real tour de force in winter dressing . . .
Suzy Kellems Dominik in a gown by Alexander McQueen. The intricate gold shot embroidery and consistency of the pattern here is indeed a work of art.