Comfort or Style? Airport Fashion Explained May 26, 2017

his has happened to everyone. You get your baggage ready, remember all the essentials, freak out about leaving something behind, and then leave for the airport. However, we have all spent time thinking if we should put effort into our clothing for the airport or if we should just abandon all style we have for […]



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Blue is the Unofficial Color of the 2017 Met Gala May 3, 2017

What was the Met Gala’s theme again?   t was hard to tell at first sight, but the theme of this year’s Met Gala was an homage to Comme des Garçons’ Rei Kawakubo, even though it seems that the color blue could have been the theme instead, with no less than 14 celebrities dressed in the color […]



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Mountain Style May 1, 2017

Athleisure  When you reside in Colorado, having an appreciation for the outdoors is almost a requirement. Athleisure is one of the main looks turned to because of its duality of being both practical and now fashionable. Leggings and a jacket take you straight from the trails to dinner. Make your look more unique by opting […]



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Feeling Blue: A Photo Series April 30, 2017

erhaps the only word in the English language that denotes both a color and an emotion, blue is clearly unique. But the common phrase “feeling blue” merely scratches the surface of the feelings that the color is capable of communicating. With the help of models Amy Juang (C’20), Rose Kong (C’19), Tong Pow (C’19), Teresa […]



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City of Neighborhoods: Touring Philly through Fashion April 29, 2017

hiladelphia is a city of many distinct and contradicting neighborhoods. From Fishtown to Society Hill to West Philly, this city contains multitudes. Each trend covered below represents the vibe of a unique Philly neighborhood: athleisure with an edge for South Philly’s Broad Street, polished and trendy for upscale Rittenhouse Square, and boho chic for rustic […]



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American Classic: Four Fashion Trends from The Wizard of Oz April 24, 2017

More than 70 years have passed since The Wizard of Oz first graced the silver screen, yet the name remains a classic both in the story and style. Dorothy’s gingham, the Scarecrow’s boho, the Tinman’s metallics, the Lion’s neutrals…these are some of the largest trends of the year. As the weather turns warm and you feel […]



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The Royal Wedding Dress April 20, 2017

he Royal Family is back on America’s radar as Pippa Middleton, the ever proper sister of Princess Kate, is set to marry financier James Matthews in May 2017. She first became famous when she sashayed down the red carpet to her sister’s wedding in a simple and elegant ivory Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton dress […]



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Has Luxury Fashion Gone Too Far? April 17, 2017

hen I saw this image of Beyoncé at the NBA All-Star Game a few weeks ago, I was both enamored and slightly irritated. While in awe of her extra-ness, and in complete support of it, there were two of things that bothered me: the Gucci fan and kimono. My issue has nothing to do with […]



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Unconventional Fashion April 15, 2017

 know I’ve done it before: looked into the closet and almost cried over the bland pieces that seem to consume my wardrobe. It’s so easy to just follow the trends that keep you in style, while never stepping out, taking risks, or making a statement. A few artists and designers have recently been making true statements […]



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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 […]



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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 […]



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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 […]



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Shop for Summer April 10, 2017

e are now past spring break, which means we are in the home stretch of the semester. While we still have Fling and finals coming up, summer is fast approaching. If you are anything like me, one of the best ways to procrastinate all of your midterms, internship applications and other responsibilities is online shopping […]



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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 […]



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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 […]



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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 […]



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