Cynthia took control over how she dressed at four years old when she decided that she would only wear a pink tutu and an oversized cardigan. This sweet image however, does not belie the fact that she is a rebel, the first to cross many lines and break the ice for her two younger brothers growing up. She started sewing at the age of seven and the rest is history, beginning with the moment Cynthia clicked her first pair of shiny heels, packed a U-Haul while chanting "I can always go home" and fled to New York City from the suburbs of Chicago.
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