A Philadelphian’s Guide to Summertime in the City June 19, 2017

hether you’ve landed the internship of your dreams, you’re trying to catch up on your sector requirements, or you’re simply avoiding spending another long summer with your folks, making the decision to stay in Philly for those gorgeous warm months presents you with a myriad of opportunities. However, you may be wondering, “What ever will […]



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From Hermione Granger to Princess Belle: Growing Up With Emma Watson June 14, 2017

he recent release of a reimagined, live-action version of the classic 1991 animated film, Beauty and the Beast, has generations of Disney die-hards giggling with excitement. As often happens with princess films, all eyes are on the lucky lady who gets to portray the envied role of the beautiful Belle. Thankfully for her, the generally […]



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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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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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Dream Dorms May 31, 2017

oving into a dorm or the high rises for the summer, or next semester?  A Twin XL bed doesn’t have to spell death for originality and design.  No matter your style–bohemian, geometric, or classic–there’s bedroom decor for you. Clockwise from left: macrame garland, tie-dye bedding, throw blanket, mandala tapestry, twinkle lights, dreamcatcher Left to right: […]



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What We Can Learn from “Big Little Lies” May 29, 2017

Big Little Lies, a new hit miniseries from HBO, follows the complex inter-personal lives of three women via the narrative of resolving a murder mystery. In the breathtakingly beautiful setting of Monterey, California, “Big Little Lies” reveals the ugliness hidden behind seemingly perfect lives. The show opens the dialogue about a number of important, yet sensitive, […]



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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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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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Capture That Challenge: The BLUE Issue May 21, 2017

In the fourth installment of our “Capture That Challenge,” teams of WALK photographers and stylists competed to articulate their own interpretations of our theme, BLUE, for a chance to have their photos featured in our Spring Issue. Photographer Madison Kahn, and stylists Julien Advancey  and Noel Zheng, were chosen not only for their highly experimental approach, but […]



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