Teenage Fashion Designer Who Has Dressed Beyoncé Opens Up About Work-School Balance

Aired on 10/21/2003 | CC tv-pg
By day, Esteban Cortazar was a high school senior. When school was out, though, Esteban headed a growing fashion empire, designing clothes for stars like Ashanti and Beyoncé. As a mere teenager, Esteban did something that was unheard of: He was the youngest designer ever to present his collection on the runways at New York Fashion Week. Here, Oprah introduces the young superstar, who shows off some of his designs and opens up about managing his classroom obligations while growing his business.