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Sartorial Sightings with Stylist 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, celebrity stylist Held is a veteran in the fashion industry. She is the "Couture Concierge"(personal shopper) for Ritz Carlton Hotel, was seen shopping in the film "IRIS" with Style Icon Iris Apfel; is the stylist for South Florida's entertainment news show, Deco Drive (co-host Lynn Martinez) and has dressed international celebrities, CEO's, socialites & soccer moms alike. Elysze has been featured as a style expert on Style segments and articles for FOX/WSVN 7; CBS 4;Miami Modern Luxury, Ocean Drive and Brickell Magazine. Based in South Florida, Elysze is a producer at NYFW- and works with private clients to personalize an exceptional wardrobe.With her stylist's eye, she lets us know just who wears what to where in her Sartorial Sightings. Contact Elysze at Elysze@socialmiami.com, or eheld@styleoutofthecity.com, and follow Elysze on Instagram @elysze.


They say a picture tells a thousand words...and Stylist Elysze Held’s photos from the Vizcaya Ball Celebration, to the Make-A-Wish-Gala Event; to the Before Basel Holiday Party at the home of Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes, to the Best Buddies Rock n’ Roll Gala, to Design Miami Collector’s Opening; Soledad Lowe’s Jewelry Launch; Miami Modern Luxury ‘s Basel Issue Party-Young Arts Gallery and Luncheon at 87 Park; to Robicara Gallery Art Basel 2016 Event;The Art Nexus annual Art Basel extravaganza and the Best of the Best of Basel Finale party at JR & Loren Ridinger truly captured the global style that is the art of fashion in the Magic City.

Golden Glimmer
Loren Ridinger in Balmain as her “Best of the Best of Basel” Glamazon Loren Ridinger in Balmain at her “Best of the Best of Basel” party
Lesli Brown and Pearl Katz BOTH Kaufman Franco gowns and Judith Leiber bags Lesli Brown and Pearl Katz BOTH in Kaufman Franco gowns and Judith Leiber bags
Adrienne bon Haes at her Before Basel Holiday Party Adrienne bon Haes in a Tunisian wedding tunic at her Before Basel Holiday Party


Clare Laverty in Alice Temperley jumpsuit at Miami ML Basel issue party at EAST Hotel Clare Laverty in Alice Temperley jumpsuit at Miami ML Basel issue party at EAST Hotel
Soledad Lowe in a Reformation dress with jewelry by Soledad Lowe Soledad Lowe in a Reformation dress with jewelry by Soledad Lowe
Hadley Henriette in an Oscar Carvallo gown with  Bronwyn Miller in Herve Leger Hadley Henriette in an Oscar Carvallo gown with Bronwyn Miller in Herve Leger


Crème de la Crème
Susan Magrino stunning in Lanvin at the ICA/W Magazine dinner Susan Magrino stunning in Lanvin at the ICA/W Magazine dinner
Amber Ridinger-McLaughlin shimmering in Balmain at their “Best of the Best of Basel” party Amber Ridinger-McLaughlin shimmering in Balmain at their “Best of the Best of Basel” party
Siri Wolloch Traasdahl in her own design at the Art Nexus event Siri Wolloch Traasdahl in her own design at the Art Nexus event


Marile Lopez in a couture Ivonne de la Vega gown at Vizcaya Ball Marile Lopez in a couture Ivonne de la Vega gown at Vizcaya Ball
Laura Buccellati very La Dolce Vita in Versace at Vizcaya Ball Laura Buccellati very La Dolce Vita in Versace at Vizcaya Ball
Elizabeth Schutz in Diane von Furstenberg at Rush Philanthropic Art Auction at SLS Elizabeth Schutz in Diane von Furstenberg at Rush Philanthropic Art Auction at SLS


Cool Fest ALERT!
Jenine Howard rockin’ in Burberry jacket, Chanel bag and Givenchy velvet boots Jenine Howard rockin’ in Burberry jacket, Chanel bag and Givenchy velvet boots
Tanya Ansin in fabulous skirt and vest ‘picked up in Milan’ Tanya Ansin in fabulous skirt and vest ‘picked up in Milan’
Lexing Zhang in Givenchy and Margeila bag at Soledad Lowe Jewelry Launch Lexing Zhang in Givenchy and Margeila bag at Soledad Lowe Jewelry Launch


Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos in Cavalli brocade dress at the Ritz Carlton South Beach Basel event Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos in Cavalli brocade dress at the Ritz Carlton South Beach Basel event
Ninah Moochan playfully garbed in vintage Camp Beverly Hills cropped T and a corset skirt with Shakira Wardally in Off-White embroidery dress and Gucci thigh high boots Ninah Moochan playfully garbed in vintage Camp Beverly Hills cropped T and a corset skirt with Shakira Wardally in Off-White embroidery dress and Gucci thigh high boots
Carole Seikaly at Design Miami in Moschino dress, Celine bag and Roger Vivier shoes Carole Seikaly at Design Miami in Moschino dress, Celine bag and Roger Vivier shoes


Très Chic
Leading New York socialite Jean Shafiroff in Courrèges with Allison Weiss Brady in Chanel, Hermes Birkin bag Leading New York socialite Jean Shafiroff in Courrèges with Allison Weiss Brady in Chanel, Hermes Birkin bag
Maria Brito at the Design Miami Collectors Preview with a Nir Hood/Maria Brito Harley bag Maria Brito at the Design Miami Collectors Preview with a Nir Hood/Maria Brito Harley bag
Edison Lozado in Prada at the Design Miami Collectors Preview Edison Lozado in Prada at the Design Miami Collectors Preview


Yolanda Berkowitz elegant in Valentino at the Vizcaya Ball Yolanda Berkowitz elegant in Valentino at the Vizcaya Ball
Jennifer Diliz in an embroidered authentic Spanish Shawl at the Make a Wish Ball Jennifer Diliz in an embroidered authentic Spanish Shawl at the Make a Wish Ball
Sofia Joelsson in Armani at the Launch of her Spa Ricci in South Beach Sofia Joelsson in Armani at the Launch of her Spa Ricci in South Beach


Red Hot
Gisela Lowenstein in Givenchy blouse, Chanel bag with Sarah Harrelson in Valentino, Nancy Gonzalez bag Gisela Lowenstein in Givenchy blouse, Chanel bag with Sarah Harrelson in Valentino, Nancy Gonzalez bag
THE Belle of the Ball! Lydia Touzet in Mayda Cisneros at Vizcaya Ball THE Belle of the Ball! Lydia Touzet in Mayda Cisneros at Vizcaya Ball


Zack Held in J Crew tuxedo,  Danielle Garno in Marchesa dress with Edward Posey in Dolce & Gabbana tux at the Make-a-Wish Ball Zack Held in J Crew tuxedo, Danielle Garno in Marchesa dress with Edward Posey in Dolce & Gabbana tux at the Make-a-Wish Ball
Remy Roberts in BCBG dress with Oti Roberts in bespoke tuxedo at Make-A-Wish Remy Roberts in BCBG dress with Oti Roberts in bespoke tuxedo at Make-A-Wish


Birbraghers All! Susanne in Ramona LaRue dress ,Sergio Rossie shoes; Celia in Alaia dress, Chanel Shoes and Francine in Valentino dress, shoes at Art Nexus Basel event Birbraghers All! Susanne in Ramona LaRue dress ,Sergio Rossie shoes; Celia in Alaia dress, Chanel Shoes and Francine in Valentino dress, shoes at Art Nexus Basel event
Karen Quinones in En Avance with Sam Robin in Rick Owens, Shiroiy D Cama jewelry  at Robicara Gallery Art Basel 2016 Event; Karen Quinones in En Avance with Sam Robin in Rick Owens, Shiroiy D Cama jewelry at Robicara Gallery Art Basel 2016 Event;


Full-Tilt Glamour
Swanee Di Mare resplendent in sapphires and sapphire Vicky Tiel  at the Vizcaya Ball Swanee Di Mare resplendent in sapphires and sapphire Vicky Tiel at the Vizcaya Ball
Belkys Nerey in lace Parisian vintage find with Demetri Mouratis in Zegna at Make-A-Wish Ball Belkys Nerey in lace Parisian vintage find with Demetri Mouratis in Zegna at Make-A-Wish Ball
Red Carpet Host Alex De Armas in Mayda Cisneros gown and Jacqueline Pinto jewelry at Make-A-Wish Ball Red Carpet Host Alex De Armas in Mayda Cisneros gown and Jacqueline Pinto jewelry at Make-A-Wish Ball


Criselda Breene in Naeem Khan at Vizcaya Ball Criselda Breene in Naeem Khan at Vizcaya Ball
Tara Solomon in Alice Temperley dress with  Dana Shear in Cavalli bustier, Carolina Herrera skirt at Vizcaya Ball Tara Solomon in Alice Temperley dress with Dana Shear in Cavalli bustier, Carolina Herrera skirt at Vizcaya Ball
Mr. Shaken not Stirred “007” Nick  D'Annunzio in Gucci Tuxedo at Vizcaya Ball Mr. Shaken not Stirred “007” Nick D'Annunzio in Gucci Tuxedo at Vizcaya Ball


LBD Forever
Barbara Hevia in Chanel dress, Gucci boots  at the ML Art Basel Issue event  at East Hotel Barbara Hevia in Chanel dress, Gucci boots at the ML Art Basel Issue event at East Hotel
Stacey Robins in Roland Mouret dress, Zanotti booties at the Art Nexus Basel event Stacey Robins in Roland Mouret dress, Zanotti booties at the Art Nexus Basel event
Anna Williams in Maje at the Collectors Opening of Design Miami Anna Williams in Maje at the Collectors Opening of Design Miami


Artful Inspiration
Sarah Arison in Christopher Kane at Young Arts Gallery and Luncheon at 87 Park Sarah Arison in Christopher Kane at Young Arts Gallery and Luncheon at 87 Park
Kinga Lampert in Celine at the Design Miami Collectors Preview Kinga Lampert in Celine at the Design Miami Collectors Preview
Patty Riveria Bruno AKA Jose Bruno in her custom Camo jacket at the Faena Bazaar Patty Riveria Bruno AKA Jose Bruno in her custom Camo jacket at the Faena Bazaar


All photos by Elysze Held

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