SOCIAL STYLES: Backstage to the Front Row @ NYFW

Who Wore What to Where by 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!

New York Fashion Week has come and gone; Stylist Elysze Held was backstage and front row to capture the Spring line-up for Miami’s favorite Fashion Season! A few of her observations on the shows she attended for Spring 2016, and trends the “305” should be on the watch for:


DELPOZO Perfection, with couture techniques and intricate details to the collection- dramatic full skirts, featherweight fabrics; crystal embroideries, stunning show
Givenchy Soulful Star-studded event on 9/11; couture and ready-to-wear combined on runway; black & whites reigned!
Naeem Khan Miami’s Sam Robin sat front row: “Over the top FABULOUS: Patterns, colors, a fabric-flowing heaven”! Accessorized by Ranjana Khan’s regal jewelry
Proenzo Schouler Havana inspired Black & White color scheme, with a touch of red; ruffles, bows, ribbons, eyelet and fabulous shoes
Carmen Marc Valvo Very Zen-like, an inspired collection of light and transparent gowns, swimsuits and a few fabulous jackets for men.
Marc Jacobs Mr. Show Biz! Pure entertainment at the Ziegfield Theater wrapped NYFW—explosion of color, sequins, patterns.
Monse Maison Sophistication with a dosage of reality! Off-the-shoulder looks, deconstructed chic take on the shirtdress.
Marchesa Red-Carpet worthy, Ultra-feminine dramatic evening gowns-Chantilly lace and Boudoir inspired, suitably held at the St. Regis Ballroom
Jeremy Scott Most fun show! Punchy Pop Culture Retro: 60’s meets the 80’s-brights, mini’s, Ultra-Cool with Bangles by Alexis Bittar & shoes by Melissa
Angel Sanchez Bright colors, and intricate take on whites
Thakoon Relaxed, cozy collection of pajama-like pieces of whites & soft blues, and closed the show with sequins
Calvin Klein A plethora of fluid whites and minimalism
Public School The street style-obsessed go-to designers-flowing layers of lightweight, mixture of darks and lights
Oscar de la Renta Designer Peter Coppings refined and elaborated on some of the ideas from ODR past collections, namely a Spanish influence with lace and more lace
Monique Lhuillier BRINGING COLOR BACK! Gorgeous gowns; garden party heaven frocks
Dennis Basso Evening Glamour of Golden hues, rich embroideries, a little bit of fur accessories
Libertine Stimulating! Diverse collections of 80’s street fashion with embellished vintage pieces. Artist Donald Robertson designed the unique arty clutches
Creatures of the Wind Contemporary, luxe offerings of black & white, layers
Jill Stuart Uptown girl , especially loved the unusual laser-cut leathers of stars & sequins
Herve Leger Sophisticated collection of whites, and knits
Carolina Herrera Very Palm Beach, a major statement in pinks, very pretty
Custo Barcelona Mixes of motifs in vibrant tones, retro silhouettes




Black & White Reigns



Pop of Color



Plethora of Whites



Evening Glamour


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