It was summer in Miami -- two years before her death -- and Sylvie Cachay was on top of the world. From all over the country, top bathing suit designers were vying for attention. But it seemed all eyes were on Sylvie and her swimwear line, Syla. And that's definitely what we felt," said Sylvie's former publicist, Lesa McHale.
Boyfriend gets maximum sentence in swimsuit designer's murder - CNN
By Associated Press Reporter. The playboy boyfriend of a fashion designer was convicted Thursday of strangling and drowning her in the bathtub of a swank hotel room. Nicholas Brooks, whose father was an Oscar-winning composer who wrote 'You Light Up My Life,' put his face in his hands silently as the murder verdict was read. His girlfriend, Sylvie Cachay, was found partially clothed in an overflowing tub in their rented Manhattan hotel room on Dec.
Boyfriend Convicted of Murder in Fashion Designer’s Soho Death
A jury found Nicholas Brooks guilty of second-degree murder in the Dec. The verdict was issued Thursday as friends of the victim cheered in court. Brooks' sister was seen weeping. She's with me always. She was with me in the courtroom, and she is with me now.
A water leak at the hotel gave away a timeline that may have revealed her killer. Sylvie was an aspiring designer who moved to New York City with dreams of a successful career in fashion. Watch: Death at Soho House. In , amid widespread praise, Sylvie launched a stylish swimwear line called Syla. She was determined to become a household name.