Among Christian Siriano's lineup of models for Fall '18, Audrey Acosta stood out. "What I remember is her spirit," the designer said after his NYFW presentation last month. "It was almost like she was from another time." Dressed in a sophisticated black gown with an embellished collar and slicked-back hair, Acosta certainly evoked classic Old Hollywood glamour. But as a breakout model originally from Oklahoma, her success story is anything but traditional. Learn more about her, below.

Photo via Getty

Sign Up For The Morning PAPER


Coolest Person in the Room: Jaden Walker

Story by Zach Shucklin / Photography by The Cobra Snake (Sponsored by Cuervo Tradicional Cristalino)