Social Styles: A Fabulous February

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.


The month of February for Miami’s social fashion-loving set was nothing short of spectacular. Stylist Elysze Held attended the top soirees in town before heading off to New York Fashion Week. The Fairchild Gala in the Garden was ethereal in an exquisite setting, befitting its theme of Starry Starry Night. At the annual Wine Women and Shoes extravaganza, there were sirens, divas, and a fashion show featuring Oscar Carvallo. The 12 Good Men to be honored next month at the Ronald McDonald House Annual Luncheon were en mass at the kick off reception held at the Coconut Grove Gallery. But it was at the “Met Ball of the Southeast—the Bass Ball” that brought out a collective virtuoso surrealist spirit force of eclectic individuality!
Stay tuned for Elysze’s coverage on New York Fashion Week from backstage to the front row!

The Bass Ball
Adrienne Bon Haes in a bespoke electroluminescent-wired battery powered art piece --an examination of language!
Adrienne Bon Haes in a bespoke electroluminescent-wired battery powered art piece --an examination of language!

Criselda Breene in a Naeem Khan extraordinarily embroidered cape, headpiece and earrings both by Ranjana Khan
Criselda Breene in a Naeem Khan extraordinarily embroidered cape, headpiece and earrings both by Ranjana Khan

Alexa Wolman in a Pink and Playful musical interpretation of Pure Whimsy in collaboration with Oscar Carvallo
Alexa Wolman in a Pink and Playful musical interpretation of Pure Whimsy in collaboration with Oscar Carvallo

Lesli Brown in a Calvin Klein gown and Sylva Welch headpiece
Lesli Brown in a Calvin Klein gown and Sylva Welch headpiece

Cheryl Hartup and Carlos Betancourt feeling blue in pieces from Carlos’ Maasai Tribal Collection
Cheryl Hartup and Carlos Betancourt feeling blue in pieces from Carlos’ Maasai Tribal Collection

Susanne Birbragher in Carolina Herrera gown, channeling Marie Antoinette
Susanne Birbragher in Carolina Herrera gown, channeling Marie Antoinette

John Lin as a disco wizard
John Lin as a disco wizard *

Painted Ladies: Maria Beguiristain in Victoria Lopez Castro and cloud headpiece; Leann Standish in Donna Karan; Barbara Becker in Barbara Becker!
Painted Ladies: Maria Beguiristain in Victoria Lopez Castro and cloud headpiece; Leann Standish in Donna Karan; Barbara Becker in Barbara Becker!

Klara Urbanova in Naeem Khan dress and Ranjana Khan earrings
Klara Urbanova in Naeem Khan dress and Ranjana Khan earrings

Fairchild Gala in the Garden
Paul DiMare in Bioni tuxedo with Swanee DiMare in Jason Wu gown, shawl and dazzling emerald necklace
Paul DiMare in Bioni tuxedo with Swanee DiMare in Jason Wu gown, shawl and dazzling emerald necklace

Daysi Johannson in a Victoria Lopez Castro gown
Daysi Johannson in a Victoria Lopez Castro gown

 Tara Solomon in vintage I.Magnin organza and tulle dress,Dolce & Gabbana Feather bag, Gucci Leopard-print bootie with Feather with Kristen DuCote in Oscar de la Renta gown, gilded Chanel clutch
Tara Solomon in vintage I.Magnin organza and tulle dress, Dolce & Gabbana Feather bag, Gucci Leopard-print bootie with Feather with Kristen DuCote in Oscar de la Renta gown, gilded Chanel clutch

Christy Martin in Dolce and Gabbana suit, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes with Eilah Beavers in Lanvin
Christy Martin in Dolce and Gabbana suit, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes with Eilah Beavers in Lanvin

Tina Carlo in a vibrant blue Roland Mouret dress
Tina Carlo in a vibrant blue Roland Mouret dress

Lynn Martinez and Belkys Nerey both in Carmen Marc Valvo at the Boys and Girls Club Concours Elegant Gala at Boca Resort
Lynn Martinez and Belkys Nerey both in Carmen Marc Valvo at the Boys and Girls Club Concours Elegant Gala at Boca Resort

Wine Women and Shoes
Suzy Buckley Woodard winning in an Alex Perry dress, Givenchy heels and Fiona Bennett hat by Shapoh!
Suzy Buckley Woodard winning in an Alex Perry dress, Givenchy heels and Fiona Bennett hat by Shapoh!

Siri Willoch Traasdahl with Tenelle McCormack both in Clement Willoch jacket and skirt and Sirissima earrings
Siri Willoch Traasdahl with Tenelle McCormack both in Clement Willoch jacket and skirt and Sirissima earrings

Marile Lopez in Ivonne de la Vega dress, Balenciaga bag, shoes
Marile Lopez in Ivonne de la Vega dress, Balenciaga bag, shoes

Daisy Olivera in an Uma Wang dress, lady Dior bag, Jimmy Choo Nova shoes
Daisy Olivera in an Uma Wang dress, lady Dior bag, Jimmy Choo Nova shoes

Lesli Griffith in Co shorts, Aquazzura shoes, M2Malletier bag, Ranjana Khan earrings
Lesli Griffith in Co shorts, Aquazzura shoes, M2Malletier bag, Ranjana Khan earrings

Joanny Machin in Alexander McQueen
Joanny Machin in Alexander McQueen

Kick-off for the 12 Good Men Ronald McDonald House Annual Luncheon
Linda Goldberg in Clover Canyon dress, YSL shoes with Jim Kelly in Zegna
Linda Goldberg in Clover Canyon dress, YSL shoes with Jim Kelly in Zegna

Rudy Touzet dapper in Tom Ford suit, shirt, tie
Rudy Touzet dapper in Tom Ford suit, shirt, tie

Susannah Shubin in Muveil, Jimmy Choo shoes with Lydia Touzet in Victoria Beckham, Manolos
Susannah Shubin in Muveil, Jimmy Choo shoes with Lydia Touzet in Victoria Beckham, Manolos

Accessorized to the Max!
Ines Rivero feathered up at the Bass Ball
Ines Rivero feathered up at the Bass Ball

Sam Robin channeling forties glam
Sam Robin channeling forties glam

Fancy Footwork: Naeem Khan in Christian Louboutin and Marvin Ross Friedman in initialed bespoke shoes at Bass Ball
Fancy Footwork: Naeem Khan in Christian Louboutin and Marvin Ross Friedman in initialed bespoke shoes at Bass Ball

Photos by Elysze Held / * Photo by World Red Eye

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