It's a new year and Stylist Elysze Held was out and about cataloging Miami's most glamorous at galas for Voices for Children, Miami City Ballet, National YoungArts Foundation, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden; as well as fashion events including the Creatures of the Wind Trunk Show at The Webster Bal Harbour, the GIVENCHY Rouge Interdit luncheon at Casa Tua, and Ken Downing with his Spring 2016 TREND REPORT at Neiman Marcus; also the La Mer Live! Dinner at PAMM, Miami Symphony Orchestra Ocean Drive in Vienna Concert and Eilah Beaver's Birthday extravaganza at Ciprani’s.
What to Wear Where: Fashions for Fairchild’s Gala in the Garden
Social Styles: Basel Style 2015
The phenomena that is Art Basel Miami (Week) has become a surreal experience-with all the trappings of visual and visceral overload. Stylist Elysze Held breaks it down for us, confirming the fascinating relationship between fashion and art curating her most “pure style” picks found on the glitterati crowds at the opening of Art Basel Collectors’ Vernissage at Miami Convention Center; Art Miami; Design Miami; Rubell Gallery; the Loewe, Fendi, Louis Vuitton and Fendi Casa Fashion Soirees at the Design District; the annual Art Nexus blast; Dinners at W Hotel, Mana & MAPS; an intimate Pérez Art Museum Miami; a Fashion Plate experience of Tasting What’s Next with Bon Appetit; Art For Life Art Auction benefiting Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation at Park Grove; Elle Décor 2015 Modern Life Concept House in Wynwood; (featuring Miami’s own Sam Robin and Matt MacDonald, Young Arts and Swarovski trunk show and a Basel break with the Preview of the 2016 Chanel Resort Collection at The Webster.
Social Styles: A Notable November!
It is not enough that the whirlwind that is Art Basel is soon upon us, but November is THE most social month of the year in Miami, with back-to-back extravaganzas daily! Stylist Elysze Held was back in town to catch but a few! To celebrate Bal Harbour Shops’ 50th anniversary and The Miami Project’s 30th anniversary, Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and Bal Harbour Shops teamed up again to kick-off Destination Fashion 2016 and the style set turned out at Bal Harbour Shops; both the Annual Make-A-Wish and the 59th Vizcaya Balls proved again this year to be spectacular! The SHOP to STOP MS event dinner at Peace, Love World Boutique and subsequent event at Saks Dadeland and The Women of Tomorrow Inaugural Rose Luncheon at Soho House were remarkable charity soirees, and the Tom Ford Miami Boutique Opening in the Design District was as elegant as one would expect from a master of style, Mr. Ford.
Social Styles: The Season Begins
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 Miami’s 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 Garden’s 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 Foundation’s “Fashion for a Cause”, and of course, Social Miami’s Fifteeth Anniversary Luncheon in Palm Court catered by Joy Wallace and hosted by Founder Melanie Cohen.