Can’t make it to the runways of Milan to get your fix of “I” style? Travel no further than F. Camalo in Lafayette’s OilCenter, chosen once again this year by The Italian Trade Commission to be part of its nationwide “Made in Italy” fashion promotion. Frank Camalo’s namesake store has been named among the top 100 menswear stores in America for the past 10 years by Esquire Magazine and one of the top 33 for those who like to go Italian. His current honor includes the rights to merchandising support with ads featuring Italy’s supermodel Eva Riccobono, created by Hearst magazines and shot on location in Rome. The headline: ‘If You Speak Fashion, You Speak Italian.” Watch for them in The Independent and online at theind.com soon.
Frank, who sells fine brands like Canali, Mabro, Tino Cosma and others, says his made-to-measure clothing is becoming a growing part of his business. Stop by and visit — he recently returned from Florence and Milan, where he attended Pitti Uomo. “It’s the most important menswear show in the world,” he says.
Is it a crime for citizens to photograph, video, or take notes of a police officer in the line of duty, or a right protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution? Locally, such activity, as witnessed recently, will at the very least result in a night spent behind bars.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
Episcopal School of Acadiana’s Dr. Joshua Caffery, chair of the school’s English Department, is headed to Washington, D.C., and the Library of Congress as the latest winner of the Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies.