Social Styles: Cathy Leff

Who Wore What to Where by Elysze Held



In South Florida, the name Elysze Held is synonymous with style. As founder and president of the Miami fashion consulting firm, Style Out of the City, Elysze is the personal stylist to Deco Drive’s hosts, Lynn Martinez and Louis Aguirre, on WSVN7 and has dressed models, super-models, celebrities, and fashionistas!

Elysze entered the South Florida fashion scene from San Francisco, as fashion director for Lillie Rubin (84 stores), then onto fashion styling and directing at Burdines, Florida. Elysze frequently commutes to New York, and is a field producer for Mercedes Benz New York Fashion week, and styles national advertising campaigns. She loves Miami style most of all, and is excited to contribute monthly to SocialMiami.com, and let us know WHO is WEARING WHAT to WHERE!


Art Basel Week in Miami was a mix of Art and Fashion - and everyone “brought it out for Basel!” SocialMiami contributor, stylist Elysze Held, reveals the first of her picks for the 2011 ART BASEL STYLE STARS.

“Fashion is a branch of the visual and performing arts ” -Camille Paglia

Edgy & Avant Garde: Cathy Leff


TUESDAY: Martin Marghiela dress and purse; Issey Miyake necklace; Lucite ring by Patricia Von Musilin at Design Miami.

WEDNESDAY: Commes des Garcons sweater; Martine and Francois Girbaud slacks, Martin Marghiela hair necklace and Bottega Veneta shoes at Art Basel early vernissage.


WEDNESDAY: Issey Miyake dress, lucite bracelet by Cara Croninger at the Wolfsonian Mirror Ball.

FRIDAY EVENING: Martin Marghiela tunic, leather pants, boots and hair necklace at the reception at Wolfsonian.


SATURDAY EVENING: Rick Owens jersey dress and leather jacket; necklace by Lella Vignelli at the MAM Ball.