Social Styles: January in Miami

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.


Dazzling Evenings in Lace, Feathers, and Fur

Sandra Santiago stunning in Valentino at the Voices for Children Gala


Dancer Rainer Krenstetter and Barbara Becker in J. Mendel fur, Vintage lace dress at the 30th Anniversary Miami City Ballet Gala


Athina Marturet in Burberry French Lace trench coat at the Miami Symphony Orchestra Ocean Drive in Vienna Concert


Swanee DiMare in Robert Danes chiffon gown, chinchilla wrap; Bronwyn Miller in Patricia Bonaldi dress, fox wrap with Lesli Brown in Oscar de la Renra gown, (her grandmothersí sable wrap) at the 30th Anniversary Miami City Ballet Gala


Madison Lippincott in Burberry, Judith Lieber clutch at the 30th Anniversary Miami City Ballet Gala


Criselda Breene in Lanvin dress, Cavalli neckpiece at the 30th Anniversary Miami City Ballet Gala


Alexa Wolman in Anthony Vaccarello with Oscar Carvallo in Oscar Carvallo at the 30th Anniversary Miami City Ballet Gala


Sarah Arison in vintage Elie Saab at the YoungArts Backyard Ball


Christine Termaine in Herve Leger and dripping in Diamonds on the Key at the Voices for Children Gala


Michelle Herbert in fabulous Naeem Khan dress at the Miami City Ballet 30th Anniversary Gala


Diane Lieberman in Max Mara at the YoungArts Backyard Ball

Awards Season Sleek Hollywood Allure

John Lin in Loro Piana tuxedo, Lauren Gnazzo in a vintage Fendi dress, Luis Rigual in Tom Ford at the YoungArts Backyard Ball


Andrea Baclea in vintage Gianni Versace at the YoungArts Backyard Ball


Brittany Lopez Slater (fresh from the Golden Globes) with Eliana Slater in striking blues at the Voices for Children Gala


Marvin Ross Friedman irreverent in denim and Zenga white dinner jacket with Adrienne bon Haes in a remarkable Indonesian textile embroidered in gold washed silver threads at the YoungArts Backyard Ball


Tara Solomon in Creatures of the Wind dress, Valentino shoes, Shapoh hat at Fairchild Gardenís Splendor in the Garden


Yolanda Berkowitz in Dior gown, Harry Winston Jewelry with Jeff Berkowitz in Brioni tuxedo at the Voices for Children Gala


Hello Campos in Roberto Cavalli gown, Shiroiy D Cama jewelry at the Voices for Children Gala


Michele oka Doner in Gianfranco Ferre dress with Lourdes Lopez in Naeem Khan at the 30th Anniversary Miami City Ballet Gala


Charlotte Stott in Carolina Herrera with Laurence Aquilina-Stott in Roland Mouret at the Voices for Children Gala


Stephen Brunelle in Etro Blues at the Voices for Children Gala


Julian Duque in Saint Laurent with Elysze Held in Burberry wrap, Lanvin jacket, Mayda Cisneros skirt, YVEL jewelry at the 30th Anniversary MCB Gala


Amy Kohan in bespoke gown from UWS in at the YoungArts Backyard Ball

Modern Mix: Polished, Pretty, Playful

Eilah Beavers in Victoria Beckham dress, Jimmy Choo shoes with Barbara Hevia in Valentino dress, shoes at Eilahís Birthday extravaganza at Cipraniís


Uncomplicated Cool: Sam Robin in Herno Paris jacket, Ranjana Khan necklace at the Miami Symphony Orchestra Ocean Drive in Vienna Concert


Anastasia Koutsioukis in Zara, Louis Vuitton scarf with & Siri Willoch Traasdahl in Clements Willoch coat, dress Creatures of the Wind Trunk Show at The Webster Bal Harbour


COTW extraordinary Designers Shane Gabier, & Christopher Peters with Cathy Leff in Maison Martin Margiela (and a wild bag she just bought in Japan!) at The Creatures of the Wind Trunk Show at The Webster Bal Harbour


Nancy Batchelor rockiní royal purple Alexander McQueen, Miu Miu at the Fairchild Gardenís Splendor in the Garden


Jessica Barlow in Chloe dress, Givenchy bag with Erin Newberg in vintage Louis Feraud at the GIVENCHY Rouge Interdit luncheon at Casa Tua.


Jenine Howard in Rick Owens, Givenchy at Creatures of the Wind Trunk Show at The Webster Bal Harbour


Carole Seikaly in Lanvin, Saint Laurent shoes, Chez Carole earrings(and her grandmotherís pendant) with Soledad Lowe in Style Mafia dress, Saint Laurent booties at the La Mer Live! Dinner at PAMM


Dana Shear in a shimmering resort Creatures of the Wind coat, Prada booties, Chanel clutch at Creatures of the Wind Trunk Show at The Webster Bal Harbour


Georgia Shubin in Burberry with Susannah Shubin in honor at Fairchild Gardenís Splendor in the Garden


Mari Grimalt in Givenchy suit, Balenciaga shoes at the La Mer Live! Dinner at PAMM


Victoria Lopez Castro in Victoria Lopez Castro blouse, skirt, Tiffany necklace at the YoungArts Backyard Ball


Ginger Harris in a Betsy Moss dress, Valentino shoes at the YoungArts Backyard Ball


Rasnhild Greve-Isdahl in H&M and Chanel at the 30th Anniversary Miami City Ballet Gala


Racquel Watters in Christian Louboutin shoes, Dior bag, RikRakCouture dress


Ken Downing with his Spring 2016 TREND REPORT at Neiman Marcus

All photos by Elysze Held except #8, 17, by WorldRedEye and #22 by Manny Hernandez

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