Photos by Drew Altizer Photography

CH Carolina Herrera celebrated the opening of its new San Francisco flagship store on Grant Avenue with the California Pacific Medical Center. Known for its exceptional care delivered in a personal way, Sutter Health’s CPMC has begun construction on two new hospitals—one at Van Ness and Geary and the other at St. Luke’s. Together with its existing campuses in Pacific Heights and at Davis, these sites will form a ribbon of care from north to south in San Francisco.

The CH Carolina Herrera San Francisco boutique is the latest store to open as part of the global retail expansion efforts. Marking the eighteenth U.S. retail location, this will be the fourth boutique to open in California, making a ovely addition to the stores in Costa Mesa, San Diego, and Beverly Hills. CH Carolina Herrera boutiques have been embraced in new markets worldwide with more than 119 exclusive retail stores and 214 shop-in-shop locations throughout Europe, Asia, U.S., Latin America, Middle East, and Africa.

Carolina Herrera and ELLE’s Joe Zee, along with California Pacific Medical Center trustees Sloan Barnett, Carol Bonnie, and Carolyn Chang, M.D., celebrated the opening of CH Carolina Herrera’s new San Francisco store on May 15, 2014, to benefit the California Pacific Medical Center. Guests explored the 4,520 square foot, 3-story CH Carolina Herrera flagship while enjoying cocktails and a special DJ performance by Chelsea Leyland. The official hashtag for the event was “#CHXOSF.” All photos were printed on-site for guests to take home when using #CHXOSF. In addition, illustrations of guests were created by artist Sunny Gu of Los Angeles.

CH Carolina Herrera is a lifestyle collection inspired by the style and heritage of founder Carolina Herrera. Launched in 2001, the line encompasses ready-to-wear and accessories for women, men, and children. Complementing and completing the House of Herrera — both in style and aesthetic — the CH line exudes a casual elegance and chic modernity. With signature elements of rich, noble woods, leather, silk, and aged brass, Carolina Herrera’s CH boutiques worldwide evoke a sense of comfort, warmth, and a modern, yet timeless ambiance.