Essynce Moore started designing clothes at the tender age of 6 with just for fun doodles in her school binder and notepads. Her passion was and still is, to find her own style and to share her creative UPSCALE clothing ideas and styles with youth around the world. Essynce is a “TWEEN” that has turned her passion into a business for 2013, with the launch of her official clothing line branded Essynce Couture, LLC with the motto “a child’s passion for fashion.” Essynce Couture also has a natural body product line for children, tweens, and teens labeled “Wynk” by Essynce Couture.
Essynce is an entrepreneur, children’s stylist, child’s fashion designer, author, actress, “local” celebrity, motivational speaker, and fashionista that brings a positive vibe to her peers and others. She’s been in numerous fashion shows, pageants, and karate tournaments. Essynce launched her first book 6th Grade Middle School Chronicles and will be in the movie King of Newark in 2015. In 2014 she has SHOWCASED at both NY Fashion Weeks and Atlanta Kids Fashion Week while also ripping the runway. In addition, in 2014 she was interviewed and featured on NBC (Channel 4 News), Jeff Foxx of WBLS FM, BuzzFeed, Yahoo, Verizon Fios Channel 1 News, NBC Channel 4 News, she was awarded “2014 Young Emerging Leader” by Alpha Kappa Alpha, she’s been featured in the 2013 TIME for Kids Magazine, Honored 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year by the Vashti School for Future Leaders, she’s been seen on the Uncle Majic Commercial (BET, VH1, Channel 11, etc), HBO (Bored to Death), and has involved herself with a host of other events and projects. In 2015 she has now launched her Essynce Couture, LLC Spa and Boutique EXCLUSIVELY for Children, Tweens, and Teens for the youth to come and be pampered, attend workshops, be styled by Essynce personally and so much more.
Essynce is also a member of the New York Youth Chamber of Commerce (NYYCC). This young “phenomenon” is BUZZING and she can’t wait to see children wearing her Essynce Couture brand all around the world.
YUV had a moment to catch up with the new business mogul on the rise and this is what she said.
Young Urban Voices: Tell me in your words what is the “Essynce Couture” brand?
Essynce Moore: The Essynce Couture brand is everything associated with Essynce Couture, such as Essynce Couture publishing, university, LLC, and finally the Essynce Couture Spa and Boutique.
YUV: How did you get started in the business world at such a young age?
EM: I would have to say that my mom always included me in what she did at work was the start to me being brought into the world of business.
YUV: Who is your biggest inspiration?
EM: My absolute biggest inspiration is my mom. She’s the person who’s always been there to support me and what I do.
YUV: What inspired you to create the Essynce Couture clothing line?
EM: My love of fashion inspired me to create my clothing line, Essynce Couture.
YUV: How did the Essynce Couture, LLC Spa and Boutique get started?
EM: The Essynce Couture LLC Spa and Boutique started when my mother and I finally decided to open up a place in which all of my Essynce Couture products and services could be of use.
YUV: Can you tell us about your book, “6th Grade Middle School Chronicles,” published through your own division, Essynce Couture Publishing?
EM: My book 6th Grade Middle School Chronicles is about my first year in middle school and my 6th grade experiences. I wrote the book when I was 11 and it was inspired by the crazy events that occurred throughout the school year.
YUV: Are there any future publications in the works?
EM: Yes, the sequel to my first book, 6th Grade Middle School Chronicles is currently in the making… 7th Grade Middle School Chronicles.
YUV: How was appearing at NY Fashion Week?
EM: Appearing at NY Fashion Week was definitely an inspiring and memorable experience.
YUV: Do you make time to sit back and be a kid?
EM: I feel that it is very important as a kid for me to sit back and make time for me to be one. Therefore, I make occasional plans with my friends consisting of movie nights, ice-skating, and simply regular days at the park.
YUV: What are your goals for your business ventures within the the next five to ten years?
EM: Five to ten years from now I see my business, Essynce Couture going global and being a name that is familiar to society.
YUV: Have you decided on a college to attend?
EM: A particular college I have wanted to go to since I was little would have to be the performing arts university, Juilliard.
YUV: Where can people find your clothing line?
EM: My clothing line can be found on my website http://www.essyncecouture.com.
YUV: How can your fans reach you?
EM: My fans can reach me through my multiple social media accounts, essyncecouturellc, and also my website. They can join me on my “ask Essynce” segment that I do monthly.
YUV: How are you handling success at such a young age?
EM: I would have to say that I am handling success pretty well at my age, it’s a part of my dream coming true.
YUV: What advice would you give to other aspiring teen entrepreneurs who would like to do the same thing?
EM: My advice to other aspiring teen entrepreneurs would have to be that your age is just a number and it isn’t something that should stop you from pursuing your dreams.
YUV: How did you win the role in the film,”King of Newark”?
EM: Like any other actor or actress, I landed my role in King of Newark by auditioning.
YUV: How does education play a role in your brand?
EM: Education allows my brand to break down the steps in becoming an entrepreneur; Essynce Couture educates kids and teens about education.
YUV: What is your ultimate goal in life?
EM: I would have to say my ultimate goal in life is to make all my dreams come true and support everyone who supported me while doing so. Oh yeah, also to inspire other children.
YUV: If you don’t mind sharing, how old are you?
EM: I am 13 years of age.
YUV: How do you handle “haters”?
EM: I handle haters by simply ignoring them, haters to me are irrelevant and I pretend as if my haters don’t even exist.