Friday, May 01, 2015 12:01 AM
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
From beautiful bouquets to serene spa days, May 10 is time to celebrate the most important lady in your life with the perfect array of pampering presents. Enjoy some delightful downtime with an all-day Mother’s Day excursion at sea or have brunch on the lawn at a sweet garden gathering. For those in need of a specific relaxing experience, the Spa at Laguna Cliffs is offering an unforgettable experience filled with pampering, Swiss showers, whirlpools and more. Our San Francisco friends can sail along the Marin Headlands aboard the premium Freda B vessel.
CONGRATULATIONS, MAX AND LUBOV!
The mayor of San Francisco, Edwin M. Lee, honored Max and Lubov Azria for their contributions to both the city and the world of design by declaring May 8 “Max and Lubov Azria Day.” The City by the Bay is one of the first major US cities to not only recognize a fashion designer for their contribution to the world, but also to give them their own holiday.
FESTIVAL DE CANNES
As one of cinema’s most esteemed celebrations, The Cannes International Film Festival shines a spotlight on genre-spanning films to be judged on directing, writing and acting, with the winner receiving the prestigious Palme d’Or, or Golden Palm award. Attendees visit the French Riviera from May 13 – 24 for a picturesque spring escape.
Explore the wonderful world of wine tasting on May 30 – 31 in a peaceful outdoor setting at the LAWineFest, where guests can also enjoy a diverse selection of food trucks, tasting seminars and cooking demonstrations. Those in search of a luxe upgrade can purchase a VIP ticket for complimentary hors d’oeuvres, exclusive wine pours and shaded seating. Visit http://www.lawinefest.com/ to purchase tickets for the 10th annual event.
A DAY TO REMEMBER
Celebrate the day where we honor our armed forces by living in the moment as we kick off our summer season on May 30. Enjoy your three-day weekend by getting off the Internet and into some fun-filled activities. Go on a road-trip getaway, opt for an old-fashioned hike, or catch up with a group of friends. It’s never too late for a new outlook.
THE MET GALA
Fashion’s finest come together on May 4 for a captivating evening to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City. Guests of the gala don their most glamorous ensembles to match the annual theme of the Costume Institute exhibition, with a focus this year of “China: Through the Looking Glass.”
CINCO REASONS TO CELEBRATE
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at a fun-filled fiesta with your friends! Decorate your digs with a DIY piñata, create your own churros, and don’t forget the guacamole dip. And if you’re headed to a friend’s house for the festivities, be sure to accessorize with a standout sombrero.
Thousands of attendees with some seriously fancy hats and tasty mint juleps annually descend upon Louisville, Kentucky to watch the iconic “Run for the Roses” at Churchill Downs. The lively lookers-on often opt to fill their weekend with extravagant social events in addition to watching the famous stakes race that began in 1875. Breaded in heavy tradition, the May 2 event is not to be missed.