Some of the characteristics you see in Sophisticated Style are:
Accents & Embellishments that are dressed up beyond their original form
Lots of Embellishing
Sewing & Stitching
Handmade Embellishments making for a one of a kind layout
Patterned Papers used as ribbons, pleating, and in flowers
Glitter & Bling
Uses lots of current trends
Here's several examples for you of Sophisticated Layouts
Aymee works a lot in this style and was the first person that came to my mind as I was reviewing it.
With a love for creating my own embellishments, mixing up fonts, and pretty much everything else on the list; this is definitely one of my favorite styles to work in.
Jannike created the above two layouts
The more I look at the different styles, the more I am realizing which categories I fit into and hopefully by the end of this series you'll get an idea of where you fit too! See ya tomorrow!