FIDM Grad: Elizabeth Lefler

Grads share their career success stories

Elizabeth Lefler

Merchandising & Marketing
Boutique Owner and Buyer/Creative Director for Cecilia Boutique

I had no friends when I moved here, and now some of my best friends are people I met at FIDM.”

What do you love about your career?
“Working one on one with my clients, helping them find the perfect fit for their body type, and seeing the smile on their faces when they love how they look. I also like the buying aspect probably just as much as I love the merchandising of my shop.”

What has been the highlight of your career so far?
“Opening my boutique with my fiancé, having runway shows in my own store, having repeat and satisfied clients, and being the first Fashion Blogger for San Diego Magazine.

What were your favorite things about FIDM?
“The staff and the students. I made amazing connections with the staff, who I still keep in contact with and even work with at times.”

Please Note: The information contained herein was confirmed at the time of original publication.

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