Photos by Drew Altizer Photography

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Valentino, along with Alexis and Trevor Traina and Ken Fulk, hosted a cocktail event in its San Francisco store to celebrate Brand Ambassador Carlos Souza’s new book #Carlos’s Places. The book, published by Assouline, follows Mr. Souza’s popular Instagram page as he travels the world and includes his favorite places in the most glamorous destinations across the world. Mr. Souza was on site at the event to sign his new book for over 100 guests. The event was followed by a private dinner at the home of Ken Fulk for approximately 35 guests.

Established in Rome in 1962, the Valentino fashion house is one of the highest expressions of couture savoir faire with a commitment to excellence that has made its Italian products famous worldwide.

The ateliers in Palazzo Mignanelli, the company’s historic headquarters in the heart of the Eternal City, are where creativity and expertise meld in search of timeless elegance. Lightness, grace, and precious delicacy reflect the DNA of Valentino.