Social Styles: October in the Magic City

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/image consulting firm, Style Out of the City, Elysze is a veteran insider in the fashion industry, is the personal stylist to WSVN 7/Deco Drive’s hosts, Lynn Martinez & Louis Aguirre and has dressed CEO's, models, super-models, celebrities, socialites & fashionistas! Based in South Florida,Elysze commutes to New York, styles national advertising campaigns and is the Fashion Editor for Palm Beach Woman Magazine. With her stylist's eye, she lets us know WHO WORE WHAT to WHERE!


This month’s WHO WORE WHAT to WHERE issue celebrates the beginning of The Season of MIAMI. Fabulous parties & events with the haute crowd of fashion’s finest were everywhere, and SocialMiami’s Fashion Contributor, Stylist Elysze Held was on the scene.

To kick off the season, the Village of Merrick Park put its fashion foot forward in the name of charity with the highly coveted Fashionably Conscious Annual Sale Event--beloved by socialites, fashionistas and CEO’s, all who donate a few of their special(new or used) pieces to be scooped up at rock-bottom prices to benefit the Coconut Grove Cares’ The Barnyard Community Center.

And, who can we top this one: a rock & roll concert staged in the middle of a department store! For their CUSP Event, Neiman Marcus Merrick Park featured a high-wattage performance by singer ZZ Ward. ZZ brought her unique style, a juxtaposition of masculine and feminine panache topped off with her signature fedora! Onto The Perry Ellis Cubavera Concert at Arsht Center featuring a Fashion Show by Stephanie for C&C; the 2013 Women of Style reception at the SLS; Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour’s Art of Fashion Luncheon with hostess Amy Rosenberg; Pawpurrazzi cocktail event benefiting the Humane Society at Saks Fifth Avenue; Cottage Miami Opening to benefit PÉREZ ART MUSEUM and A Night on the RUNWADE for the Dwayne Wade Foundation’s celebrity driven uber-party, with MCs Louie Aguirre and Jill Martin.


Ellen Feldenkreis in Stephanie C&C tunic, leggings and Valentino rock-stud shoes and bag at the Cubavera Concert at the Arsht Center for Stephanie C&C


Adrienne bon Haes in caftan she made from a Samarakand souzani textile, antique silver Moroccan Berber hamsa necklace, with Marvin Ross Friedman in a bespoke suit by Vishwas Arora of New Delhi at Women of Style Launch event at SLS.


Natalie Cadet-James in a vintage Levi’s jacket, YSL booties, Herve Leger dress at the Cubavera Concert at the Arsht Center for Stephanie C&C


Gingi Beltran in Le Petit Robe dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes and Alexander McQueen clutch at A Night on the RUNWADE at the Moore Bldg.


Suzanne Birbragher in an au courant lace/leopard Dolce & Gabbana dress, Marni shoes, Uzca earrings and Rinkel crocodile bag with Henry Gonzalez in Zegna suit and Stefanos Ricci shirt and tie at A Night on the RUNWADE at the Moore Bldg.


Jennifer Pear in Alice & Olivia leather bustier, Blaque Label skirt, Chanel bag, YSL shoes at A Night on the RUNWADE at the Moore Bldg.


Diana Sorial in Marquis top, Bailey 44 skirt, Valentino shoes and Chanel bag at the CUSP event at Neiman Marcus Merrick Park


ZZ Ward belting it out in Rag & Bone with her iconic fedora on stage at Neiman Marcus Merrick Park


Sara Soveid in Joie jacket, Bailey 44 dress, Manolo Blahnik shoes and Chanel bag at the CUSP event at Neiman Marcus Merrick Park




Ariel Burman in Michael Bastein shirt & jacket, Band of Outsiders pants and Stubbs & Wootton shoes with Timothy Walker dapper as ever in a Dsquared jacket, Dolce shirt, Diesel jeans at the Cottage Miami Opening to benefit PÉREZ ART MUSEUM


Romina Nabhen in Dolce and Gabbana dress, Sergio Rossi shoes and Prada bag at Women of Style Launch event at SLS


Kelly Gold in Lanvin and Van Cleef Alahambra necklace with Belkys Nerey in Nanette Lepore dress, Stella & Dot earrings and Stella McCartney bag at the Cottage Miami Opening to benefit PÉREZ ART MUSEUM


Allison Weiss Brady in Loro Piana, Chanel, Prada bag with Christofle’s Justin Trabert in Armani, Hugo Boss and Prada shoes at the Art of Fashion at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour


Lucrezia Di Persia in Vince and Helmut Lang with THE Italian “IT” bag-V-73 at the Art of Fashion at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour


Jillian Jacobsen in Alaïa pants, Madison Marcus top and Sergio Rossi shoes with Frances Esquenazi in Roland Mouret dress, Manolo Blahnik shoes at the Art of Fashion at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour


Irene Korge in J Brand jeans, Bailey 44 leather top, Chanel bag & a-m-a-z-i-n-g multi-colored python Christian Louboutin pumps at the Pawpurrazzi cocktail event benefiting the Humane Society at Saks Fifth Avenue


Lesley Lyons in a Toni dress, Sergio Rossi boots and Fendi bag with Nicole Lozano in Cavalli dress, Chanel python bag and Chanel pumps, Ippoltia necklace & bracelet at the American Express Skybox at MBNYFW


Jennifer Diliz in Loro Piana sweater, J Brand jeans, Chloe bag & shoes and Tabelina Dragonfly necklace at the Pawpurrazzi cocktail event benefiting the Humane Society at Saks Fifth Avenue

Always in high style......

Adriana De Moura in Balenciaga shirt and pants, Valentino shoes and gorgeous canary yellow bag at the Art of Fashion at Neiman Marcus BH


Louis Aguirre in Tom Ford shirt & tie and bespoke suit by Paolo Barone/Elevee with DJ Irie (in DJ Irie) at A Night on the RUNWADE at the Moore Bldg.


Lauren Foster in vintage Givenchy blouse, J Brand jeans, YSL slides at the Art of Fashion at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour


Irma Martinez in Reiss cobalt pant suit, PRADA pumps, Zara men's Rolling Stones t-shirt and a clear plexi clutch from a small boutique in Madrid backstage at the Cesar Galindo show at MBNYFW


Committee of Fashionably Conscious-chic-est committee...ever