Polished @ Penn: Katia Tamer (C’17) November 10, 2016

or senior Katia Tamer, it all began with a pair of silver pants. When she was young, her mother bought her silver pants that — although she didn’t appreciate until years after — truly represent Katia’s style today. Edgy, classy, and individualistic, Katia’s mother is her greatest fashion inspiration. For as long as Katia can […]



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The Lowdown on Kylie Lip Kits November 8, 2016

Even if you don’t obsessively Keep Up with the Kardashian-Jenners like I do (no shame), you undoubtedly know about Kylie Cosmetics. The reality-star-turned-lip-stick-mogul released a line of makeup over the past year that includes matte liquid lipsticks, liners, glosses, metallics, and most recently eye shadow and liner. The first round sold out in seconds, and […]



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ASOS on Campus November 7, 2016

On October 17th and 18th, global clothing brand ASOS set up shop in our very own Houston Hall. They offered 10% discount codes for students to use when they ordered from ASOS until they graduate and had a design-your-own tote bag station, where you could walk away with your very own design on your shoulder–for […]



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What is Vetements? October 26, 2016

alking towards the rack, I was dumbfounded by the words strewn across the oversized white t-shirt. It read, “YOU FUCK’N ASSHOLE.”A colloquial, vulgar phrase, imprinted  on a t-shirt, had now become high fashion. Vetements is the brand of this shirt, and like the phrase imprinted on the clothes, the meaning is very straightforward. The brand means “clothes” […]



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Comme des Garçons: The Next Feature at the Met? October 25, 2016

nna Wintour essentially rules the American fashion world. Designers, models, CEO’s, and journalists bow down to her. As the Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue, she has power over the entire scope of the fashion industry. During this season’s Paris Fashion Week, Wintour sat beside Andrew Bolton, the curator in charge of the Costume Institute at the […]



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Best Looks Of: Hillary Clinton October 22, 2016

olitical opinions aside, I think we can all agree that the most stylish presidential candidate in this year’s election is none other than Hillary Rodham Clinton. Our favorite former first lady-turned first female presidential candidate, Clinton is no stranger to the spotlight, although she’s more likely to be in The New York Times than Vogue. While her […]



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IMHO October 21, 2016

ello reader(s)!  I’m hoping there’s more than one of you, but optimism isn’t really my thing.  Welcome to the inaugural edition of IMHO – a column by an opinionated and not-so-humble swug on all things ~fashion~.  That’s right, I’m one of those people who uses the squiggly dash (or what Google calls the “tilde”) in every other […]



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3 New Ways to Wear a Graphic Tee October 19, 2016

e all have one–or twenty–graphic t-shirts collecting dust in our closets. Recently, these pieces have made an appearance on the streets of Fashion Week, proving that sometimes the next trend is already in your closet. Graphic tees can add nostalgia and personality to any outfit, and sporting your favorite band logo or pop culture reference […]



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Polished @ Penn: Lucia Huo (C’20) October 17, 2016

College freshman Lucia Huo is your typical girl next door, the kind of girl who wears a dress in the same unassuming manner as she does a pair of sweatpants. When asked to define her style, she states that she simply seeks to combine comfort with classic silhouettes. For Huo, it is important that her […]



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If I Could, I Would Wear: Velvet October 14, 2016

 ow many times have you passed by a cute accessory or outfit and thought: “I would definitely wear that,” but never end up buying it because you weren’t sure how to incorporate it into your wardrobe? I’ve had this exact train of thought way too many times. To tackle this problem, we’re going to go look […]



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Tech Takeover at Fashion Week October 10, 2016

  s a millennial, and even more so as an engineer, I have a passion for technology. Some people are quite perplexed when I explain to them that I study engineering, but ultimately want to end up in fashion. Traditionally, this might seem a bit absurd. However, with the evolution of wearables over the recent […]



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TREND WATCH: Top 10 Trends from September’s Fashion Weeks October 9, 2016

September is one of the busiest months for the fashion industry, with fashion weeks taking place in New York, London, Milan, and Paris. Sound overwhelming? No worries, The WALK is here to break it down for you with a list of our top ten runway-inspired trends you can incorporate into your every-day style. 1. SILK […]



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KonMari With Me: The Journey Begins October 7, 2016

There are countless things that can get overwhelming in college – regardless of whether you’re adjusting to the transition from high school as a freshman or thinking about your future career as a senior. What’s in your closet should definitely not be one of them. The concept of mindfulness is having a serious moment, and […]



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Inside the Blog: Man Repeller October 6, 2016

  ashion bloggers have become their own pocket of the fashion industry. Blogging operates as a career in and of itself. This is similar to how modeling has become a full-time job — Instagram has allowed models to extend their face time beyond the runway. They market their looks, their style and their lifestyle. Just […]



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So Long Little Black Downtown Dress October 5, 2016

he unwritten, but obvious, rule for downtown attire is the little black dress. We all have that go-to black dress hanging in the closet, and no matter if you’re going to your third downtown or your twentieth, you’re probably growing tired of wearing the same thing – and looking like everyone else. Here are some […]



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Penn students talk shop(ping) October 4, 2016

Ever wonder if you might be a shopaholic, or worry that you don’t spend enough time and effort renewing your wardrobe? Hear how other Penn students approach clothes shopping as they share their tips with you! Do you plan a budget for buying clothes? Mia (E’19): I don’t plan a budget honestly but I do […]



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