Social Styles: The Season Begins

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/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!


Fall in South Florida means only one thing, and it is not cooler weather! The Social Season has begun in Miami producing a plethora of luncheons, fashion shows, charity auctions, trunk shows, and of course Gala! Social Miamiís Fashion contributor, Stylist Elysze Held, joining in on the merriment at the chic-est soirees in town, beginning with Miami Children's Health Foundation Diamond Ball; The heralded opening of nightclub El Tucan; Cancer Link/Mayda Cisneros Fashion Show; The ACS Inner Circle of 12 Luncheon with the Carmen Marc Valvo Fashion Show by Saks Bal Harbour; the kick-off for Fairchild Tropical Gardenís Luncheon and Miami City Ballet season, both at Neiman Marcus Merrick Park; Kick-off dinner for the Big Brothers Big Sisters at the Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour; Designer trunk shows in the Miami Design District at Orianne Collins; Versace; Loewe and Burberry and the fifth annual Juice Foundationís ďFashion for a CauseĒ, and of course, Social Miamiís Fifteeth Anniversary Luncheon in Palm Court catered by Joy Wallace and hosted by Founder Melanie Cohen.

Gala Glamour

Eilah Beavers in Mayda Cisneros and Bulgari jewels with Mario Vergel in Tom Ford


Danielle Swaebe in Balmain dress, and Daniela Swaebe jewelry


Christy Martin in Pucci with Barbara Hevia in Mayda Cisneros gown, Bulgari jewelry


Regina Moody in Walter Mendez dress with Andreea Baclea stunning in Michael Costello gown


Nancy Batchelor in Stella McCartney gown, Bottega Veneta clutch


Laura Buccellati in Pamella Roland gown with Linda Goldberg in Rene Ruiz dress and antique Victorian diamond necklace

Classics with an Edge

Gisela Lowenstein in Lailan jumpsuit (resort collection)


Juwan Howard in Tom Ford, with Jenine Howard in Givenchy top, Barbara Bates skirt, Sergio Rossi boots


Lydia Touzet in Phillip Lim blouse and Celine pants, Louis Vuitton bag


Angeles Almuna in Delpozo jumpsuit, Nora Lozza clutch, Delpozo shoes, HM turban


Orianne Collins in Givenchy and Orianne Collins new diamond jewelry collection, with Madison Lippincott in Burberry


Lauren Foster in Burberry studded trench and Biker Boots; Carlos Falchi Alligator Clutch Judith Ripka Necklace Chanel Black & Lucite Cuff

Chic Simplicity

Toby Ansin in Cavalli dress, Armani bag with Brenda Nestor Castellano in Chanel jacket, pants and the most fabulous bag ever!


Susanne Birbragher in Derek Lam, Hermes top and Hermes Birkin bag with Sergio Rossi booties


Irene Korge in Alaia dress, Louboutin shoes with Swanee DiMare in Akris Punto and Lanvin shoes


David Pulley dapper in Versace


Jeff Berkowitz in Brioni suit and tie with Yolanda Berkowitz


DJ Irie channeling uber-cool Italian chic in Versace


Suzie Sayfie in Michael Kors and Valentino bag with Stephanie Sayfie Aagaard in The Row and Celine bag


Athina Marturet ethereal in Filomena Fernandez dress, Tarbay clutch and shoes


Jennifer Boin in Chanel, Pasquale Bruni jewelry with Marile Lopez in Ivonne de la Vega, Balenciaga clutch

Print Perfection

Tara Solomon in H&M dress, Lanvin necklace, Vintage Joop bag and Vivienne Westwood shoes


Susie Wahab in Gucci dress, Nancy Gonzalez bag with Fernanda Domit in JCrew crisp white shirt, Josh Goot skirt, Oscar de la Renta shoes


Federica Chimento in Etro dress, Christian Dior shoes and Chimento gold and diamonds necklace, bracelet


Adrienne Bon Haes in Alfred Shaheen vintage dress, Louis Vuitton bag, Prada boots


Dale Newberg in Chanel dress, vintage Loewe bag with Erin Newberg in Leonard Paris dress, Devi Kroelle bag, Chanel jacket, Louboutin shoes


Alexis Stoudemire in Balmain dress, Giuseppe Zanotti boots


Barbara Becker in vintage dress and bag


Ani Hernandez in Vera Wang dress, Valentino shoes, Hermes cuff


Alexis Calleja in Clover Canyon dress, YSL shoes and bag

Brilliant Color Combos

Lesli Brown in Cushnie Et Ochs dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, St. John bag with Bronwyn Miller in Petit Robe dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, Polo Georges vest


Maria Beguiristain channeling screen siren in Victoria Lopez Castro gown


Suzy Buckley Woodard with Criselda Breene both in Loewe in Design District


Carol Iacovelli in Alexis jumpsuit, Valentino bag with Brett Graff in Alexis dress, MM6 booties


Belkys Nerey in Catherine Maladrino dress, Donald Pliner bag, Prada shoes


Susannah Shubin in Michael Kors dress, Valentino rock-stud shoes with Betsy Fantis in DVF dress, Christian Louboutin shoes

High Style Happening

Stephen Brunelle in Tom Ford with Laurie Jennings in Dianne von Furstenberg


Cathy Leff in Comme des Carcons top, Marithe and Francois Girbaud pants, Margeila watch,Dries van Noten shoes


Tina Carlo in Narciso Rodriguez dress, Jimmy Choo bags & shoes, Chimento jewelry


Patrick Teague and models at Neiman Marcus


Filomena Fernandez F/W 2015 Show


World of Carmen Marc Valvo for The Fur Salon at Saks Bal Harbour


Alaia Showing at Neiman Marcus

All Photos by Elysze Held