Last week, the semi-annual sartorial showcase known as New York Fashion Week, or #nyfw to those more digitally inclined, left a splattering of headlines in its wake. Beyond the predictable celebrity drama and season’s must-haves (hold on to your prairie dresses), the biggest cultural moments stemmed from who walked the runway — not just what they wore.
Fashion strong: Morgan Pete The model, author and activist spreads the gospel of self love to Acadiana.
Savannah Vinsant Thompson Soars To New Heights After winning the U.S. National Trampoline Championship last month in a major comeback, the Olympian and local business owner reveals she’s charting a new path for her future.
At age 19 in London, the Lafayette-area native became the first U.S. woman to reach an Olympic trampoline final. Now she’s charting a new course.
Lauren Bercier of Something Borrowed Blossoms says Lafayette is a great place to launch tech-based businesses that can reach a national market.
Jolie Meaux of the Cajun food blog Porch, Wine & Gravy has proven she can take the heat — and she’ll never get out of the kitchen.
Death to comfort zones Joel Greene III of Bridge Ministries of Acadiana says family is what you make it.
A “product” of Four Corners, Joel Greene III says family is what you make it. Through her work as director of Bridge Ministries of Acadiana, she’s building a big one.