Social Styles: Art Basel - Part Two

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!

Stylist Elysze Held hit the ground running and caught up with the multitude of art fairs—art meets fashion events—fashion/fashion events-and, Basel parties.

On Tuesday HARPER’S BAZAAR kicked off Art Basel magazine’s of influencers and VIPS for a preview brunch of the magazine’s boutique at Soho Beach House; Style infused Opening of Design Miami(fave: Swarovski Crystal Palace commissioned Brazilian architect/designer Guilherme Torres’ “Mangue Groove”); Art Miami VIP Preview to benefit PAMM; Rubell Family Collection Preview; Celebrated Style Author Maria Brito book signing event at MARNI in Design District; Opening of the Billionaire Italian Couture in the Design District.

Wednesday started off all about the Art, but by nightfall it was all about the parties—fashion and art merging together in South Beach. The Early Vernissage was star & style studded; Steven Kasher Gallery hosted a sunset Cruise aboard the sleek yacht DEFIANCE, with Fashion photographer Roxanne Lowit; The Webster Miami welcomed hip slick & utterly cool jewelry designer Eddie Borgo; the Del Toro and Lapo Elkann party spilled out onto Collins Avenue, and late night dinner at the Boulan South Beach hosted by Interview Magazine.


Ines Rivero in Stella McCartney, Lover, YSL shoes & African raffia clutch

Joy Ann King in ICB, Givenchy, Chanel with Caitlan Weiskoph in Sandro, Sigerson Morrison shoes

Criselda Breene in Thom Browne, scarf from Jordan, Halston bag, Zanotti boots

Lana Bernstein in Alexander Wang and Givenchy

Shireen Sandoval in DVF, Christian Louboutin shoes and Tom Ford glasses

Sarah Arison in Theyskens Theory, Proenza Schouler bag, Stella shoes


Stephanie Ansin in 3.1 Phillip Lim, Balenciaga bag

Rachel Felder in Marni necklace, Phillip Lim dress, Prada shoes, Hermes bag

Monica Kalpakian in Alaia, Chanel bag, Givenchy shoes

Anna Williams in Maison Martin Margeila

Susie Wahab in Morgane Le Fay dress, Stella McCartney bag, Gucci shoes

Marcella Novela in Marni romper, The Row top, Bulgari bag, Miu Miu boots


Maria Brito & Lori Levine, both très chic in MARNI

Lisa Marie Fernandez in vintage Balenciaga dress, Olympia Le Tan clutch

Artist Benjamin Rawlins in Hugo Boss & Charlotte Filbert in Givenchy


Melissa Lunardi in Louis Vuitton skirt; Yves Saloman fur vest, Louboutin shoes, Celine bag with Monica Madotto in Alexander Wang dress; Sergio Rossi shoes; Antonio Valenti jacket and fabulous earrings by an artist in Milan

Alexandra Camejo in Dior shoes and bag, Marni top and pants

Meredith Weil in BCBG, Vince, Pierre Hardy shoes & Erin Parish in Michael Kors and Miu Miu

Leslie Bowe in his signature Hugo Boss look, mixing it up with a Zara tie

Cathy Leff in Comme de Garcons

Carole Seiklay in an H&M Alaia, an amazing necklace from her Chez Carole Collection, and Valentino shoes


Samuel Keller with a (“Little Sun: A Work of Art that Works in Life”) and Prada

Marvin Ross Freidman in Armani jacket, shirt and ascot from estate of Douglas Fairbanks Jr. & Ed Shumsky in Avedis jacket (Paris) and Tincati Milano pants

Adrienne bon Haes channeling ancient lore in a Shamans’ Burmese Tatoo cloth jacket and pants, rattan clutch and Prada boots

Brittany Lopez-Slater in Band of Outsiders shoes/jacket, Equipment blouse and Ralph Lauren shoes with Erin Michelle Newberg in Cavalli dress, Alaia boots and Moynat bag (EH OBCESSED)

Anthony Spinello in his AB Gallery in Dolce and Gabbana

Sam Robin in Margeila and Marni & Barbara Becker in Alaia and Stella McCartney shoes

Janis Gardner Cecil in Giorgio Armani suit next to a James Rosenquist

Michelle Oka Donner in her own design, Prada bag, Gucci shoes

Alisa Block in Stella McCartney and Givenchy & Patricia Epstein in Celine


Flavia Lowenstein in Alaia, Eddie Borgo in Thom Browne & Juan Azulay in Tom Ford

Daniela Lopez Osorio in a vintage Halston!

Travis London mixing it up in his own style with Marysol Patton pretty in pink DVF top and Chanel bag, Helmut Lang pants

Andi Potamkin in Mary Katrantzou dress, Dior shoes

Fashion Photographer Roxanne Lowit in Lanvin jacket, Yeohlee pants

Claudia Potamkin in Herve Leger and Alaia

Sophia Amoroso in vintage Norma Kamali, Prada bag, and shoes

Katerina Llanes in Garth Pugh tunic, Oak sweater, Acne shoes

Maggie Barr, Interview Magazine in Alaia, Armani jacket, Alexander Wang shoes