Lessons from the Queen of Coachella →  April 14, 2017

ith Coachella upon us, we wonder if we should’ve taken that weekend trip to California to hang out with our fellow festivalgoers and forget about school. But alas–we cannot, so I will bring Coachella fashion to you! Here are the many ways people at Coachella dress and style themselves for this iconic festival. When mentioning Coachella […]

BTS: Thierry Mugler →  April 14, 2017

s another installment of Behind the Show, I’d like to explore Thierry Mugler’s Autumn 2017 collection. As this semester’s theme of The WALK is The Blue Issue, it’s a fitting choice, since Mugler’s collection is dripping with blue. Thierry Mugler is actually not currently the head designer of the brand. David Koma was appointed creative […]

The WALK’s definitive guide to yoga →  April 13, 2017

idterms are quickly approaching but when the going gets tough, the tough go to…yoga? Many Quakers lock themselves in the library come midterms season, but it’s important to take time for yourself to de–stress. Practicing yoga boosts your immune system, improves flexibility, balance, focus and strength, helps you sleep better, helps you breathe better and […]

Proof That Rihanna’s Style is Everything →  April 12, 2017

ver the past few years, Rihanna has emerged as a fashion icon. Not only is her style enviable, but her career is an inspiration to girls everywhere. She has won eight Grammy awards, donated millions of dollars to impoverished communities through The Clara Lionel Foundation, and collaborated with everyone from Puma to Manolo Blahnik. Continue reading for four style rules […]

Let’s Get Real About Penn’s Hookup Culture →  April 11, 2017

  et’s get real. This school has many types of cultures, all carrying their own sets of problems. There is the pre-professional culture, the Greek culture, the party culture and so on. One culture less analyzed may be the hookup culture: the culture in which just about all Penn kids partake in at least once […]

Polished @ Penn: Alice Shen (W’17) →  April 5, 2017

harton senior Alice Shen is no stranger to the world of fashion and modeling. In high school, she lived the America’s Next Top Model dream, and was asked to model for a self-started designer. The opportunity was an entirely random encounter, as the designer happened to attend the same yoga studio as the North Caroline […]

Fire and Feathers Unite: Year of the Rooster →  April 4, 2017

 third of 2017 is gone; a little more than half remains to do it right. According to Chinese astrology, 2017, the Year of the Rooster, is meant to be lived with confidence, diligence and intensity. Roosters, both the animals and those born under the horoscope, are flamboyant with feathers in the shades of fire. Never […]

Penn Fashion Week 2017: Neo-Renaissance Show →  April 3, 2017

On April Fool’s Day, Penn Fashion Week pulled a style switch-up: the Neo-Renaissance Fashion Show, which mixed streetwear with high fashion. The result was an evening of unexpected pairings, set against the sleek backdrop of the Penn Dental School. The WALK‘s Jessica Lu was on site to capture the action. Click through the photos below […]

Step Alongside a Stylist’s Sole →  March 30, 2017

Are your shoes your style twin or your alter ego? We explore this question by interviewing six website stylists and their favorite pair of shoes. Can you see the resemblance? Eliza Culp, SEAS’19, Mechanical Engineering What’s your shoes’ name? Armanno and Basil. If they could go on a vacation anywhere, where would they go? Visit […]

Shades of Cool: Blue Beauty →  March 28, 2017

t’s a little-known fact that the ancient Greeks had no word for the color blue. In fact, the color was unknown to almost all ancient civilizations (with the exception of ancient Egypt). Now, this does not necessarily mean they did not see blue in nature, just that they had nothing to call it. Blue is the […]