Kendall Jenner Learned the Hard Way Why You Don't Look at the Audience When You're Walking a Runway

Just block it out, Kenny. Just block it out.

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With shows like Alexander Wang and La Perla under her vintage chain belt, Kendall Jenner still found time in her chock-a-block New York Fashion Week schedule to sit down with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show, during which she discussed the finer points of walking the runway.

"Since my first show, I never look at the audience," she said, her new lob shiny, her Chanel suit very pink, and her coin necklace very rattly. "If I do, it'll mess me up. It's kind of like being on stage, like a theater actor. But Kylie sometimes, her and my mom, usually, I can hear them screaming. Sometimes I'll smirk a little bit because I can't hold it in."

A true professional—who can, incidentally, give both "happy, light, beautiful woman" and "angry at the world" face. And balance standing atop a horse.

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Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.