Social Styles: Art Basel Style 2012

Who Wore What to Where by Elysze Held


Day 1
Stylist Elysze Held inaugurates her detailing of Art Basel Style 2012 with events in Wynwood, on South Beach, and in the Design District

Pictured: Artist Amy Brener in H & M, vintage & Gucci with Susan Bell Richard in Balenciaga dress & pants and Marni shoes

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Day 2
Basel is here and stylist Elysze Held is in her element with the plethora of trendsetters in town...and of course, all the best dressed in Miami are bringing it out for Basel.

Pictured: Andi Potamkin in oxblood lace DVF dress, Yves Salomon fur wrap Prada pumps Leyla clutch with Madison Pathman so chic in peplum shirt from H&M, Hudson jeans & Chanel booties

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Day 3
In this latest Social Styles Art Basel edition by Stylist Elysze Held, we cover an uber-chic Basel Wednesday. Featured are the Art Basel collector’s preview, the special viewing of MONIQUE PÉAN K'ATUN COLLECTION at ALCHEMIST, Marcello Jori’s Giacimento di Passioni event at Ocean House, Wolfsonian Art Basel Esther Shalev-Gerz's Describing Labor exhibition, and the Valentino Pop Pois Project at The Webster. Many of Miami’s most glamorous people are featured in this “must see” Basel edition

Pictured: Art Basel favorite Maria Brito(New York)in Miu Miu dress, Hermes Birkin bag and YSL shoes

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Day 4
Stylist Elysze Held has been in fashion heaven throughout this entire week, and Thursday night was no exception. Miami’s queen of the fashion scene caught up with an international array of trendsetters at the Rubell Family Collection, Diana Lowenstein Gallery, Michaels Genuine, the Shop Bazaar.com Pop-Up Shop, The official lighting of InterContinental Miami’s Digital Canvas and grand opening of Intercon’s new restaurant Toro Toro, Miami Art Museum’s “Party on the Plaza”, FENDI Casa’s exhibit honoring the contemporary artwork of Andy Warhol, and the event she has deemed the “party of the week” the Net-a-Porter.com/Mr. Porter.com & Visionaire event at the SLS Hotel. Check out the looks that caught Elysze’s discerning eye in this latest Social Styles - Art Basel Week.

Pictured: Lesley Hernandez in Casting digital print dress, Michael Kors woven belt, halogen shoes & Prada bag

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Day 5
With all of the fairs open, Friday was all about parties and luncheons, and SocialMiami contributor, stylist Elysze Held, made the rounds from Coconut Grove to Bal Harbour with several stops in between. Featured in this latest Social Styles Art Basel edition are: the Art Nexus party at St. Regis Bal Harbour featuring Brazilian shoe designer Alexandre Birman; the Debut of Talking Heads (The Vent Haven Portraits) and Book Signing with photographer Matthew Rolston at Fontainebleau; the Women in Arts Luncheon; and the “Red and Blue Dinner Series” party benefiting the University of Pennsylvania at the home of Chip Brady and Allison Weiss Brady. The social stars were Basel chic and SocialMiami was there to capture the looks that everyone is talking about.

Pictured: Susan Magrino so sleek in Helmut Lang dress, Stella & Dot neckpiece, Yves Saint Laurent amazing gold cuffs, Chanel bag

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Day 6
In this final Social Styles Art Basel edition, stylist Elysze Held takes us to the National Young Arts Foundation Screening of Adrian Grenier's TEENAGE PAPARAZZO, the annual MAM Ball, and brunch at the Sagamore.

Pictured: Daniel Perron in Brooks Brothers tuxedo & Thomas Pink shirt, Frederick Guest in Paul Stuart and graphic bow tie from Bergdorf and Jonathan Hagg in vintage tux & Belgian loafers

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Social Styles: Style Stars of Art Basel
Art Basel Week in Miami was certainly a mix of Art & Fashion-and the chic set of Miami certainly “brought it out for Basel”! Stylist Elysze Held zeroed in on a few of the Standouts in their personal style all year round.

Pictured: Flavia Lowenstein at Rubell Family Collection - Viktor & Rolf blouse, Newbark Boots, Givenchy Handbag

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