Social Styles: A Most Marvelous March

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 March in the magic city that is Miami always starts with a bang with the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon sponsored by YVEL Jewelry and Shapoh hats (also know as THE HAT LUNCHEON!). Stylist Elysze Held captured yet again a few of the outstanding stylish looks and of course the trends happening for Spring in Miami at events such as the long awaited The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops; The “Be a Kid Again” Gala for Miami Children’s Museum; the Premiere of Miami City Ballet’s masterful “Midsummer Night’s Dream” featuring the artistry of Michele Oka Doner; The Supper Club at PAMM; The Opening Night of the Opera Gallery in the Design District and the Little Dreams’ Foundation event at Tom Ford Boutique.

A Study in Black and White
Honoree Swanee DiMare in Givenchy dress and Valentino shoes at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s  Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops
Honoree Swanee DiMare in Givenchy dress and Valentino shoes at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops

Brittany Lopez Slater and Christian Slater in Tom Ford The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops
Brittany Lopez Slater and Christian Slater in Tom Ford The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops

Orianne Collins in Tom Ford dress, Orianne Collins jewelry  and Valentino flats at The Little Dreams Foundation event at Tom Ford
Orianne Collins in Tom Ford dress, Orianne Collins jewelry and Valentino flats at The Little Dreams Foundation event at Tom Ford

Bronwyn Miller in Zac Posen dress, Shapoh Hat, Chanel bag, shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon
Bronwyn Miller in Zac Posen dress, Shapoh Hat, Chanel bag, shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Artist Lesli Brown in Naeem Khan lace dress, Oscar bag,Valentino pumps and Shapoh hat with Hayley Sloman in Tibi dress, Shapoh hat and Chanel flower shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon
Artist Lesli Brown in Naeem Khan lace dress, Oscar bag,Valentino pumps and Shapoh hat with Hayley Sloman in Tibi dress, Shapoh hat and Chanel flower shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Frances Sevilla-Sacasa in Chloe dress, Zanotti sandals at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s  Destination Fashion
Frances Sevilla-Sacasa in Chloe dress, Zanotti sandals at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion

Gigi Whitman says it all in a Moschino dress, Roger Vivier shoes and Chanel bag at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s  Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops
Gigi Whitman says it all in a Moschino dress, Roger Vivier shoes and Chanel bag at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops

Beth Tasca in Chloe dress, YSL shoes and bag with Richard Tasca in Canali suit at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s  Destination Fashion
Beth Tasca in Chloe dress, YSL shoes and bag with Richard Tasca in Canali suit at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion

Andreea Baclea channeling Sophia Loren in Blumarine dress, Maison Michel hat and Louis Vuitton shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon
Andreea Baclea channeling Sophia Loren in Blumarine dress, Maison Michel hat and Louis Vuitton shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Style Standouts
Toby Ansin in Andrew Gn ensemble, Dior bag with Sanford Evans, dapper in Brooks Brothers and iconic Jerry Garcia tie at MCB Premiere of Midsummer Night’s Dreame
Toby Ansin in Andrew Gn ensemble, Dior bag with Sanford Evans, dapper in Brooks Brothers and iconic Jerry Garcia tie at MCB Premiere of Midsummer Night’s Dream

Adrienne bon Haes in her custom (by her!) cashmere/cut wool tapestry dress at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s  Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops
Adrienne bon Haes in her custom (by her!) cashmere/cut wool tapestry dress at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops

Tara Solomon in Prada dress, vintage belt, Moschino bag with Danny Santiago in bespoke jacket, Dolce and Gabbana pants at the Opera Gallery  Opening in the Design District
Tara Solomon in Prada dress, vintage belt, Moschino bag with Danny Santiago in bespoke jacket, Dolce and Gabbana pants at the Opera Gallery Opening in the Design District

The Glitterati
Angie Ferrer Domeq in Chanel skirt,Stella McCartney top, Vintage Fendi clutch, Louboutin shoes with Soledad Lowe in an Alice McCall 	dress and Miu Miu Shoes at The Supper Club at PAMM
Angie Ferrer Domeq in Chanel skirt,Stella McCartney top, Vintage Fendi clutch, Louboutin shoes with Soledad Lowe in an Alice McCall dress and Miu Miu Shoes at The Supper Club at PAMM

Carolyn Travis in Kaufman Franco at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops
Carolyn Travis in Kaufman Franco at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis/Buoniconti Fund’s Destination Fashion at Bal Harbour Shops

Yolanda Berkowitz in Halston vintage from C. Madeleine’s with Jeff Berkowitz in Brioni at the “Be a Kid Again” Gala for Miami Children’s Museum
Yolanda Berkowitz in Halston vintage from C. Madeleine’s with Jeff Berkowitz in Brioni at the “Be a Kid Again” Gala for Miami Children’s Museum

Susie Wahab in Dolce and Gabbana with the always elegant Tui Pranich at The Supper Club at Perez Art Museum’s Gala
Susie Wahab in Dolce and Gabbana with the always elegant Tui Pranich at The Supper Club at Perez Art Museum’s Gala

Michele Oka Doner in Naeem Khan at the MCB Premiere of Midsummer Night’s Dream
Michele Oka Doner in Naeem Khan at the MCB Premiere of Midsummer Night’s Dream

Gloria Porcella in BCBG dress and Zanotti shoes with Cristina Porcella in Burberry Prorsum at the “Be a Kid Again” Gala for Miami Children’s Museum
Gloria Porcella in BCBG dress and Zanotti shoes with Cristina Porcella in Burberry Prorsum at the “Be a Kid Again” Gala for Miami Children’s Museum

Color, Florals and Brights
Marile Lopez in Ivonne de la Vega evening suit with Jenny Starr Perez in Oscar de la Renta at The Miami Project to Cure
Marile Lopez in Ivonne de la Vega evening suit with Jenny Starr Perez in Oscar de la Renta at The Miami Project to Cure

Pearl Katz in Dior dress, Shapoh hat, Valentino shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon
Pearl Katz in Dior dress, Shapoh hat, Valentino shoes at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Nicole Lozano in dress by Neiman Marcus, Rene Caovilla shoes, and hat by (designedby Nicole with flowers from USA Bouquet!) with (“Best Hat” awardee) Dana Shear in Dior dress, Shapoh hat at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon
Nicole Lozano in dress by Neiman Marcus, Rene Caovilla shoes, and hat by (designed by Nicole with flowers from USA Bouquet!) with (“Best Hat” awardee) Dana Shear in Dior dress, Shapoh hat at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Kristin DuCote in an Oscar de la Renta top,shoes; Dior skirt and headpiece by Shapoh with Eilah Beavers in a Roland Mouret dress, Hermès Birkin bag, Valentino shoes and hat by Shapoh at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon.
Kristin DuCote in an Oscar de la Renta top,shoes; Dior skirt and headpiece by Shapoh with Eilah Beavers in a Roland Mouret dress, Hermès Birkin bag, Valentino shoes and hat by Shapoh at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon.

Andria  Mitsakos in jumpsuit, bag by Wanderlista Boutique at the Croyton Hotel, shoes by Margiela at the Maison Martin Margiela Boutique in the Design District
Andria Mitsakos in jumpsuit, bag by Wanderlista Boutique at the Croyton Hotel, shoes by Margiela at the Maison Martin Margiela Boutique in the Design District

Laurence Stott in a Carolina Herrera dress, Valentino shoes, Dior bag with Kim Wood in a La Petit Robe di Chiara Boni dress, Prada shoes, Miu Miu bag, both in Shapoh hats at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon
Laurence Stott in a Carolina Herrera dress, Valentino shoes, Dior bag with Kim Wood in a La Petit Robe di Chiara Boni dress, Prada shoes, Miu Miu bag, both in Shapoh hats at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Designers Maritza Fernandez and Kyoko Higa at their Filomena Fernandez Summer Fashion Show
Designers Maritza Fernandez and Kyoko Higa at their Filomena Fernandez Summer Fashion Show

Elysze Held and Neiman Marcus models at the Annual Vizcaya
Elysze Held and Neiman Marcus models at the Annual Vizcaya Preservation Luncheon

Photos by Elysze Held

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