was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. She moved with her family to New York City during her teens. Eileen Ford discovered Lizzette as she was a student in College and she jumped on the opportunity of becoming a fashion model. Lizzette worked throughout the Americas and Europe, but she wanted something more of a challenge.
She landed a position at Cosmopolitan Italia organizing photo shoots. Her drive for success allowed her to quickly become essential to the magazines and she was promoted to fashion director to Cosmopolitan in 1976 and likewise for Harper’s Bazaar Italia in 1978. She also created two new magazines Harper’s Bazaar Men’s in 1979 and Harper’s Bazaar France in 1983. She left the Harper’s Bazaar family to focus on her family and start new projects in 1986.