‘Global Cool’ gala: Civic leaders turned out at the Chabot Space and Science Center in Oakland to honor fun scientist Bill Nye — recently known as the “Climate Guy” — at a Nov. 13 gathering. The party was a celebration for “Bill Nye’s Climate Lab,” a major hands-on exhibit that opened last weekend.
Chanel rolls out personalized bags
‘Secrets of the Handbag’: Chanel presented events at its Geary Street store Nov. 9 and 10 to showcase a new luxury experience — a personalized handbag. Marissa Mayer hosted an evening cocktail party Tuesday, and Alexis Traina hosted a luncheon the following day.
Boutique boasts Provencal look
‘Fleur Chérie’ Launch Party: On Nov. 13, actor Gilles Marini (from the “Sex and the City” movie and “Dancing With the Stars”) hosted the reopening of the L’Occitane boutique in the Westfield San Francisco Centre. The store’s new look is inspired by greenhouses in Provence.