Social Styles: Spotting Style

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.


As the season kicks off, there seem to be a few consistent style standouts in the Magic City. Stylist Elysze Held snapped candid photos this past month at the Opening of Brickell City Center; Miami Style Stories at Saks Bal Harbour; American Cancer Society Honors; Lotus House’s “Artful Style” at Bal Harbour Shops; the Chapman Gala; FGO’s Young Patroness’ Gala, The Diamond Ball; Burberry event for Miami Symphony Orchestra; Little Dreams Foundation’s Live Performance at Dior in Miami Design District; the ribbon cutting for the Women of Tomorrow Sculpture at Bal Harbour Shops and Fashion Group International/Funksion Fashion Awards event featuring exhibit of Style Maestro Danny Santiago’s work at the Moore Building in the Design District.

Whether in vintage; classic elegance; inventive on-trend choices; sleek, eclectic or edgy, Miami’s Stylish Set turned it out this month—and always so chic!

Swanee DiMare in Monique Lhuillier shrug, Oscar de la Renta dress, Lanvin shoes, Chanel pin at the Young patroness of the Opera Gala Dinner Dance Swanee DiMare in Monique Lhuillier shrug, Oscar de la Renta dress, Lanvin shoes, Chanel pin at the Young patroness of the Opera Gala Dinner Dance
The CAPTIVATING Marile Lopez in a bespoke Ivonne de la Vega gown with hood embroidery by Maria Elena Headpieces, Jimmy Choo bag, shoes with  Jorge Luis Lopez in an Armani tuxedo at the Diamond Ball The CAPTIVATING Marile Lopez in a bespoke Ivonne de la Vega gown with hood embroidery by Maria Elena Headpieces, Jimmy Choo bag, shoes with Jorge Luis Lopez in an Armani tuxedo at the Diamond Ball


Lauren Gnazzo at Cultured Magazine/1st Dibs event at Faena in Balmain blazer, Nancy Gonzalez bag Gianvito Rossi shoes , Frame jean Lauren Gnazzo at Cultured Magazine/1st Dibs event at Faena in Balmain blazer, Nancy Gonzalez bag Gianvito Rossi shoes , Frame jean
Honoree Lesli Brown in an Erdem dress, Chanel bag and Manolo Blahnik pumps at the American Cancer Society Honorees Luncheon Honoree Lesli Brown in an Erdem dress, Chanel bag and Manolo Blahnik pumps at the American Cancer Society Honorees Luncheon


Marvin Ross Friedman in a burnt orange ikat scarf, indigo velvet cord jacket, Brioni loafers with Adrienne bon Haes in her own creation dubbed “warrior for good”!(incorporating a Laotian Buddhist textile) at Lotus House event at BH Marvin Ross Friedman in a burnt orange ikat scarf, indigo velvet cord jacket, Brioni loafers with Adrienne bon Haes in her own creation dubbed “warrior for good”!(incorporating a Laotian Buddhist textile) at Lotus House event at BH
Madison Lippincott in Burberry at the Opening of Brickell City Centre Madison Lippincott in Burberry at the Opening of Brickell City Centre


Bronwyn Miller lovely in Cushnie et Ochs dress, Chanel bag and shoes Bronwyn Miller lovely in Cushnie et Ochs dress, Chanel bag and shoes
Tara Solomon in Burberry dress, Maison Martin Margeila bag, Tania Spinelli pumps; Elysze Held in Burberry jacket, Givenchy sandals, Lanvin pants and necklace with Iran Issa Khan in Akris and Armani at Miami Style Stories Tara Solomon in Burberry dress, Maison Martin Margeila bag, Tania Spinelli pumps; Elysze Held in Burberry jacket, Givenchy sandals, Lanvin pants and necklace with Iran Issa Khan in Akris and Armani at Miami Style Stories


Fashion chameleon Criselda Breene in Jonathan Saunders dress at Miami Symphony Orchestra’s Burberry event Fashion chameleon Criselda Breene in Jonathan Saunders dress at Miami Symphony Orchestra’s Burberry event
Orianne Collins resplendent in Dior at Little Dreams Foundation’s live performance at Miami Design District Orianne Collins resplendent in Dior at Little Dreams Foundation’s live performance at Miami Design District


Dale Chapman Webb in Lanvin gown, Chanel shoes with  Linda Goldberg elegant in Yvel necklace and Rene Ruiz gown Dale Chapman Webb in Lanvin gown, Chanel shoes with Linda Goldberg elegant in Yvel necklace and Rene Ruiz gown
Lana Bernstein at Ocean Drive's Artful Style Event at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour for Lotus’ House in an edgy-chic top picked up in Madrid, Alice & Olivia  pants, Sergio Rossi booties Lana Bernstein at Ocean Drive's Artful Style Event at Neiman Marcus Bal Harbour for Lotus House in an edgy-chic top picked up in Madrid, Alice & Olivia pants, Sergio Rossi booties


Kalyn Chapman-James in Balmain jacket, Saint Laurent dress, shoes at Brickell City Centre Opening Kalyn Chapman-James in Balmain jacket, Saint Laurent dress, shoes at Brickell City Centre Opening
Claudia Potamkin in vintage Gianfranco Ferre at the Opening of Saks Brickell City Center Claudia Potamkin in vintage Gianfranco Ferre at the Opening of Saks Brickell City Center
The highly original Suzy Buckley Woodard in a Toni Maticevski dress, Les Petits Joueurs bag, Louboutin pumps. The highly original Suzy Buckley Woodard in a Toni Maticevski dress, Les Petits Joueurs bag, Louboutin pumps.


Michelle Aceres in Burberry coat, booties at Miami Symphony Orchestra’s dinner at Burberry Michelle Aceres in Burberry coat, booties at Miami Symphony Orchestra’s dinner at Burberry
Carol Iacovelli in an Alexis jumpsuit, Chanel bag with Marc Iacovelli the ribbon cutting for the Women of Tomorrow Sculpture at Bal Harbour Shops Carol Iacovelli in an Alexis jumpsuit, Chanel bag with Marc Iacovelli the ribbon cutting for the Women of Tomorrow Sculpture at Bal Harbour Shops


Lilliam Machado beaming in Escada at her American Cancer Society luncheon Lilliam Machado beaming in Escada at her American Cancer Society luncheon
Tammy Apostol in an ensemble from her eponymous line, TA Couture at the FGI awards event at Moore Building Tammy Apostol in an ensemble from her eponymous line, TA Couture at the FGI awards event at Moore Building


Danny Santiago exhibit at The Moore Building in the Design District Danny Santiago exhibit at The Moore Building in the Design District
Danny Santiago exhibit at The Moore Building in the Design District Danny Santiago exhibit at The Moore Building in the Design District


Danny Santiago accepting his award in a coat of his own d sign and Gucci Snake embroidered loafers Danny Santiago accepting his award in a coat of his own design and Gucci Snake embroidered loafers


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