Reaching Nirvana: The Volume Issue October 19, 2017

ome as you are. Nirvana’s frontman, Kurt Cobain is a music legend but perhaps even he would be surprised by his impact on fashion, influencing everything from runway shows to college kids’ closets. The WALK Magazine’s Fall 2017 Volume Issue seeks to explore every aspect of the theme, one of which is music’s continuous influence […]



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Alternative College Jewelry with Penn Collection Designer Kyle Garcia October 18, 2017

The Kyle Cavan Penn Collection Iconic Bangle ($395.00), inspired by College Hall or seniors at Penn and across the country, the time to order graduation announcements, regalia, and commemorative class rings will come all too quickly. If clunky rings aren’t your thing, though, fret not: there are options outside of the bookstore’s paltry, poorly lit […]



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In Focus: Summer Whites September 18, 2017

Editor’s Note: The color white: it’s been a summer mainstay for generations, capable of being dressed up or dressed down to suit a variety of occasions. But why confine white to pre-labor day festivities — especially when, with temps pushing the 80s in mid-September, fall still feels so much like summer? The WALK Web Photographer […]



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Two decades later, Princess Diana leads fashion August 31, 2017

Photo courtesy of webneel or those of us born in the late 1990s, it seems we entered the world just as many cultural phenomena were leaving it. Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. Nineties fashion was taking its victory lap before we could appreciate it. And the world nearly stopped when news broke that Princess […]



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Five Lessons From LA’s Fashion PR Scene August 15, 2017

he closest I have ever gotten to a celebrity was steaming their clothes. On my first day interning at a fashion PR showroom in Los Angeles, I steamed a pantsuit Julia Roberts wore. The star of Pretty Woman could not have been more fitting for the occasion, as if it were to foreshadow my own […]



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Italy: The Land of the Fierce and Fashionable August 14, 2017

t’s no secret that Italians dominate the fashion world. Gucci, Pucci, Giorgio Armani, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce and Gabbana, Salvatore Ferragamo, Fendi … the list goes on. An Italian woman won’t walk to the grocery store without getting properly dressed. You will not find a single person wearing sweatpants, or even leggings for the matter. Here’s […]



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Designers on the Rise: Mira Mikati June 15, 2017

eet the designer bringing fun back into fashion. Known for her cartoons, vibrant graphics and oversized emojis, London-based Lebanese designer Mira Mikati is adored for her colorful ready-to-wear pieces. Ever since she was six years old, she was intrigued by clothes and how they were made. As she learned more about being a designer, she knew […]



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Feminism in Fashion June 13, 2017

n honor of International Women’s Day, I want to profile powerful and influential women of the world who also have a great sense of style. Michelle Obama: Michelle is not just the wife of former president Barack Obama, she is also a lawyer, writer, and social activist. As her time as the first lady, she […]



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Tips on Creating the Perfect Wardrobe June 12, 2017

ot to worry, this is not going to be another post about items your wardrobe must have. No wardrobe essentials here. Just a couple of tips you may want to keep in mind when building your wardrobe so that it truly feels like your safe space. Because, let’s face it, for anybody who loves fashion, […]



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The Big Question: Can Fashion be Sustainable? June 8, 2017

et’s face it: the fashion industry is super powerful. It affects every single one of us. As long as you wear clothes you are involved in the industry. I always feel like Meryl Streep and her infamous speech in The Devil Wears Prada when I make this argument — “Okay, I see. You think this […]



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Designers on the Rise: Max Gengos June 7, 2017

orn into a family that worked in the fine jewelry industry, Max Gengos is no stranger to the concept of luxury. From flying to shows with his parents to viewing diamonds on display, Gengos developed an eye for quality, craftsmanship, and elegant design. With a strong Greek heritage, this designer constantly references Greek influences on […]



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Not Branded by Labels: How to Find Your Own Personal Style June 5, 2017

eing an FGLI student (First Generation/Low Income) can be difficult when finding your own style.Having a college budget on top of not having a lot starting off with can be difficult when coming to a college campus. When people think about their own personal style, the first thing that comes to mind is what brands […]



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Connor Wright (C’20) Designs Maybelline’s NYFW Mural Using Lipstick Labels June 3, 2017

onnor Wright has definitely done something wright. Penn freshman, Connor Wright, has been talked about on campus since he stepped on campus, and highlighted in the DP for his exquisite, meticulous, and revolutionary artwork. What started as a budding passion for drawing quickly turned into a mural-making magic show; one that has gotten attention from prominent figures […]



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The Vintage Guide to Beachwear June 2, 2017

here’s nothing better than going to the beach and feeling confident – though it’s much easier said than done. For a lesson in body confidence, look no further than the 1950′s beach babes. Continue reading for four ways to channel your inner vintage vixen. High-Waisted For those of us with less than six-pack abs, meet your […]



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Transition Your Winter Wardrobe to Spring & Summer Street-Style May 28, 2017

The weather is changing, and it’s time to switch up your outfits, too! Here’s how to style your outfits for those warm spring days (and even warmer summer ones). 1. Slowly start to work in floral pieces and lighter colors Photo Inspiration: A lightweight, floral-pattern sundress under a warm winter sweater. Pair the outfit with […]



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How the Founders of StyleLikeU Are Lighting Up the Fashion World May 26, 2017

ight years ago, a woman working in the fashion industry was dissatisfied with what she saw: conformity, and a lack of originality, had stagnated a once inspiring industry. Eight years ago, her daughter was dissatisfied in college, with body image issues wracking her self-esteem and mental health. Mutual dissatisfaction drove these two women to do […]



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