CYNTHIA LIZA CREATIVE

ABOUT

I am a fashion creative and motivational speaker/influencer currently based in London working in the fashion industry in image consulting, journalism and motivational speaking. I am currently an entrepreneur in residence at Goldsmiths University after completing a Masters in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship in early 2021.

At 25 years old I found myself disfigured for life after being burned badly in a fire, and for years I battled mentally and emotionally with my physical appearance and self-confidence. I hated my legs and covered them up at all costs. It was only in 2009 after a life changing experience did I change my mindset and begin the process of healing and self-acceptance.

Drawing strength and inspiration from fashion and music has allowed me to overcome personal tragedy.  I now embrace my scars and am comfortable in my own body.  

In 2012, I decided to move to London to pursue my dream of working in the fashion industry.  I didn’t know how it would go or how I would achieve the goal, I just knew I had to shake up my world and start moving towards my goal. So I quit my job as a high school teacher and started to move towards my goal.

In 2014 I graduated from the London College of Fashion in Fashion Buying & Merchandising and again in 2015 from the University of Westminster in Multimedia Journalism.  I have enjoyed working for various fashion publications online such as The Glass Magazine, Shortlist Media and Beljacobs.com, where I have been lucky enough to attend and report live on various fashion catwalk shows by Chanel, Dior, Miu Miu and Jean Paul Gaultier.

I have also interviewed people in the fashion & music industry such as Yoshiyuki Miyamae for Issey Miyake , John Rocha, Mick Rock and Pat Salter for Pretty Green.

For two years I was the resident fashion expert on Sky TV’s ‘The Chrissy B Show’ where I styled current host Christoulla Boodram and explored the latest fashion trends happening in London.  Here is a short video of me explaining my accident of 2005 that led me on this journey.

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My passion is to empower women and men and help them to discover their own personal style and personality through the creative medium of fashion. Look good, feel amazing! You are worth it.