Social Styles: Spring in the Air

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 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! Elysze frequently commutes to New York, is a field producer for Mercedes Benz New York Fashion week, and styles national advertising campaigns. With her stylist's eye, she lets us know WHO WORE WHAT to WHERE!


Spring is in the air, and Miami turned up the volume with an explosion of spring trends seen at the uber-events happening in town. Stylist Elysze Held pinpoints the most noteworthy fashions trending in South Florida this week : chic styling at The James Royal Palm Opening with Public School designers Maxwell Osbourne & Dao-Yi Chow; Gala Glamour at the New World Symphony 25th Anniversary Gala; The Vizcayan Hat-Heaven Luncheon, and the Art of Fashion event at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour.

Trend: Black & White


Public School designers Dao-Yi Chow & Maxwell Osbourne bring their downtown cool aesthetic to the St. James Royal Palm uniforms

Marlen Pernetti at Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon in Rene Ruiz, YSL & Chanel


Flawless silhouette: Buffy-Rappaport Koczwara in chiffon & leather Nicole Miller at New World Symphony 25th Anniversary Gala


Irene Pariserband in Stella McCartney, Manolo shoes, Nancy Gonzalez & Anna Moreno-Nava in Vintage dress, Chanel bag, Gucci shoes with an exquisite hat of her own design! at the Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon


Susanne Birbragher in Azzedine Alaďa dress, Sergio Rossi shoes & H&M clutch at the James Royal Palm Cultural Collection debut.


Lydia Touzet in Michael Kors dress & shoes, Philip Treacy hat at the Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon.


Sarah Arison in Roland Mouret dress & Zanotti shoes with Oren Alexander in Gucci, D Squared & Hermes at New World Symphony 25th Anniversary Gala


Carolyn Travis in vintage Valentino dress, Jimmy Choo boots, Ralph Lauren leather jacket & Louis Vuitton red clutch at the James Royal Palm Cultural Collection debut.


Anne Owen in a chic custom Nazly leather jacket, Natalia Brilli clutch,Balenciaga dress, Casdei shoes, with Ximena Cho in Club Monaco dress, Alexander Wang jacket & bag, BCBG shoes at the James Royal Palm Cultural Collection debut.


Sonia Gibson in Valentino striped jacket & pants, Fendi bag & hat from Coconut Grove Art Festival! at the Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon.

Trend: Pops of Color


Iva Kosovic in French Connection top, amazing red leather vintage skirt, Guess pumps & her mother’s vintage jewelry with Marcia Martinez in DVF dress, Gucci shoes, bag at the James Royal Palm Cultural Collection debut.


Jennifer Diliz in Nanette Lepore dress, Louboutin shoes, Oscar de la Renta hat & Chanel bag at the Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon


Shannon Hori in DVF dress, Donald Pliner shoes, Sirissima jewelry and fabulous hat picked up in London at THE Hat Shoppe with Tara Solomon in a Catherine Malandrino dress,Cavalli shoes, Trina Turk hat at the Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon.


Edison Losado in Rag & Bone shirt, ALC jeans,Balenciaga jacket, Redwing shoes with Gina Goldberg in St.John Couture blouse, Herve Leger skirt, Gucci bag & shoes at Neiman Marcus Art of Fashion event

Nicole Lozano’s hat at Vizcayan Luncheon
(flowers from her garden)

Trend: Seasonless High Style


Criselda Breene in Tom Ford & Balenciaga at Naeem Khan Fashion Show at MBNYFW


Toby Lerner Ansin elegant in Naeem Khan with Louis Aguirre in Ermenegildo Zegna tuxedo & shoes at New World Symphony 25th Anniversary Gala


Adrienne bon Haes in a lavish Chinese 19th Century evening coat with exquisite antique Chinese jeweled Kingfisher feather hair ornaments