Campi Properties Joins Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty

We are pleased to announce Campi Properties Inc. is joining Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty. Established in Los Altos, California, Campi Properties specializes in luxury real estate, operating as one of the strongest independently owned residential real estate firms on the Peninsula with a strong reputation for excellence in their local market.

This strategic union strengthens Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty’s presence in Silicon Valley and enhances our network, growing our brokerage to over 425 agents serving Wine Country, Marin County, the East Bay and the Peninsula.

To learn more, visit WeAreGoldenGateSIR.com.

Sotheby’s | New York Fashion Week

Fashion design house Oscar de la Renta debuted their Spring 2018 ready-to-wear collection at Sotheby’s New York during New York Fashion Week. Sotheby’s galleries were filled with not only art but luxurious fashions featuring wearable art created with luxurious fabrics and glamorous embellishments.

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Models made an entrance on towering escalators in the Sotheby’s gallery creating an unforgettable entrance. The fashion show was described as art leaping off the Sotheby’s gallery walls and onto the runway. Oscar de la Renta also used the fashion show to unveil their new brand logo, complimenting the vibrant couture pieces on the runway.

Learn more about the Oscar de la Renta fashion show in the Sotheby’s galleries.

What’s Happening Around the Bay | September 2017


Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
September 2, 2017
Enjoy the best of Sonoma County’s rich wines and delectable cuisine at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend with over 200 wineries pouring thousands of wines and over 60 local chefs with curated wine pairings. Learn More

Sausalito Art Festival
September 2 – 4, 2017
Enjoy fine art, live music, gourmet food and more at the 65th Annual Sausalito Art Festival. Celebrate Labor Day weekend at America’s Premiere Waterfront Art Festival, with fun for the whole family. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orinda Classic Car Show
September 9, 2017
Celebrate the history and excitement of classic cars at the 13th annual Orinda Classic Car Show, featuring a special collection of classic Corvettes from the 1950’s, 1960’s and beyond, all benefiting local charities. Learn More

Silicon Valley Fall Festival
September 9, 2017
Join the city of Cupertino as it hosts the 2017 Silicon Valley Fall Festival, celebrating Labor Day weekend. There something for the whole family including food, games, prizes, the kids zone and more. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oakland Pride 2017
September 10, 2017
Oakland Pride is the East Bay’s largest LGBTQ celebration honoring the diversity of the community. Walk in the Oakland Pride Parade and enjoy a special performances by signer and songwriter Andra Day. Learn More

Santana Row Fall Fashion Show
September 16, 2017
Give back with fashion for a cause at the Santa Row Fall Fashion Show benefiting the St. Martin of Tours school. Enjoy champagne, light hors d’oeuvres and a fashion show featuring Santana Row shops. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
September 16 – 17, 2017
Join Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty at the East Bay’s best end of summer party, the 22nd annual award-winning Lafayette Art & Wine Festival featuring live music, gourmet wine, shopping and more. Learn More

Eat Real Festival 2017
September 22 – 24, 2017
Celebrate local cuisine in Jack London Square at the annual Eat Real Festival. Enjoy handcrafted beers and local wines featuring sustainable local ingredients along with live music, cooking demonstrations and gourmet bites. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Color Factory
September 2017
Visit the Color Factory in San Francisco. Lose yourself in 10,000 colored ribbons, sink into a giant yellow ball pit, catch some rainbows and taste a spectrum of treats from the factories favorite stops in San Francisco. Learn more

The Mill Valley Film Festival
October 5 – 15, 2017
Join more than 200 filmmakers representing more than 50 countries at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Enjoy tributes, spotlights and galas featuring curated film discussions, gourmet food, wine and more. Learn More

 

 

Sotheby’s At Auction | 1956 Aston Martin

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Labeled the most important Aston Martin ever produced, the 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 went to auction for the RM Sotheby’s Flagship Monterey sale during Pebble Beach Motoring Week. The 1956 DBR1, chassis 1 is known as the first iteration of the most important Aston Martin ever built, selling for $22,550,000.

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The legendary race car previously competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, 12 Hours of Sebring, and the Nürburgring 1000 KM, where it took first place in 1959. The DBR1/1 premiered to Monterey as the first example ever offered at public auction, breaking the current record for the most valuable British car ever sold.

Learn more about the 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 auction.

Sotheby’s At Auction | Pink Star Diamond

Sotheby’s made history with a new world auction record for any diamond or jewel sold, with the Pink Star diamond. The 59.60-carat oval mixed cut fancy vivid pink internally flawless diamond, sold for $71.2 million US Dollars in Hong Kong to jeweler, Chow Tai Fook, with a winning telephone bid, who later changed the name to the CTF Pink Star.

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The CTF Pink Star is the largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded and received the highest color and clarity grades for pink diamonds. The original 132.5-carat rough diamond took two years to cut and polish and is now known as one of the world’s greatest natural treasures.

Learn more about the auction of the Pink Star diamond.