If you spent a good part of your childhood over at your grandparents’ house, chances are, you know what's up with Sabado Gigante and . . . Walter Mercado. Just as Don Francisco was an iconic figure in most Latino households, our families were also graced by the ethereal presence of the man simply known as Walter.
The Puerto Rican-born astrologer began his career as a dancer and eventually ended up as an telenovela actor – which makes total sense given his fabulous aura. He eventually ended up on television giving viewers their astrology reports. This is where he honed his now legendary wardrobe, sassiness, and blinding jewel game. It might sound like we're talking about Beyonce, but Walter Mercado is just as much of a fashion icon in his own right.
To celebrate the legendary Walter Mercado, here are six fashion tips that every Latino learned from watching him on screen. May you continue to follow them con mucho, mucho amor.