Archive | August, 2010

Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Diana Vreeland…Fashion Inspiration

Dear Pennies (readers of de la Pen), I’m trying something new today.  I’ve decided to begin calling readers of de la Pen, Pennies, similar to how I call readers of my other blog, The Loudest Pen Ever,  Paper Chasers.  Since blogging is meant to be a conversation between a blogger and their readers it is […]

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Model Mondays: Lyndsey Scott

Lyndsey Scott is an upcoming model who has just begun to make her way up the modeling ladder.  I decided to feature her for this week’s, Model Mondays because I saw her in the September Issue of W and I was blown away by the picture. Lyndsey looked stunning and at the time, I didn’t […]

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1000 Words: Karl Lagerfeld

And there it is. The Fashion and Style of the Pen…de la Pen.

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Designer Discussion: Lagerfeld Confidential…The Designer and Philosopher

Karl Lagerfeld, a name, a man, a person who evokes emotion and captures the attention of the fashion industry.  Karl Lagerfeld has been in fashion since the late 50s and has seen many trends come and go.  And yet, he has stayed relevant and though he is in his 70s, his designs only seem to […]

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Tuesday’s Thoughts: Serena Williams Sports & Style Icon

Serena Williams has been well-known sports figure since her teens.  In the last few years she has even caught the eye of the fashion world.  However, I have long been an admirer of Serena’s style.  I remember the Serena Williams who always rocked the braids with the beads at the bottom. I loved getting my […]

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Model Mondays: Abbey Lee Kershaw

This week’s, Model Mondays is dedicated to another new fashion newcomer, Abbey Lee Kershaw.  I must admit that when I first saw Abbey Lee Kershaw, it was difficult for me to see her beauty.  Abbey Lee has a wide jaw and her teeth have quite a few spaces between them.  Also, she seemed very dainty […]

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Fashion for Music and Music for Fashion: Rihanna

Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived in Barbados named Robyn Rihanna Fenty. One day, she was discovered by a record producer who flew her to New York where she auditioned for hip-hop mogul, Jay-Z.  Jay-Z signed her immediately and she went on to make radio bangers such as “Pon de Replay” […]

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1000 Words: Yves Saint Laurent

And there it is. The Fashion and Style of the Pen…de la Pen.

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Designer Discussion: Yves Saint Laurent

“Fashions come and go but style is eternal.”  These immortal words were spoken by Yves Saint Laurent himself.  Yves Saint Laurent created style…not fashion.  On Friday, I watched the Yves Saint Laurent documentary and I was enthralled by Mr.  Saint Laurent and the timeless style he created.  I believe that fashion is the art of […]

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Tuesday’s Thoughts: Staying Positive

For this week’s Tuesday’s Thoughts, I wanted to piggyback off of last week’s post. Last week, I discussed how difficult it is to break into the fashion industry and how it seems more difficult now than ever.  However, this week, I am seeking to come to you with renewed energy.  Also, I want anyone trying […]

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Beauty and the Pen: Derma e Product Review

Derma e Evenly Radiant® Brightening Day Crème (Image courtesy of Derma e)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here share with you Beauty & the Pen: […]

Beauty and the Pen: Polished Perfect by Twila True

Polished Perfect by Twila True (Image courtesy of Polished Perfect by Twila True)

Dear Pennies & Pens, For the past few years, it has become a tradition for my mom, sister, and I […]

LOUD.Ride: Fiat 500L

Fiat 500L (Image courtesy of Fiat)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Cars have always been a major part of my life. My father owns a car repair […]

Press Pen: Flavor’s Night Out

Flavor's Night Out

Dear Pennies and Pens, As you all hopefully know, my business partner Cacha` and I are hosting an event in NYC next […]

Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…Omni Mandalay Hotel Review

Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas (Image from Omnihotels.com)

This post contains a Press Sample Dear Pennies & Pens, When I arrived at the Omni Mandalay Hotel on Saturday after my […]

The Network Presents Y-Clad Lover’s Lane

Y-Clad Lover's Lane; Creative Direction, Styling, Production: Cacha and Pen of The Network Photographer/Makeup Artist: Katherine Angelique Model: Miranda Jewelry: Y-Clad Location: Y-Clad's Hidden Gem in NYC

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am Co-Founder of The Network – a multicultural creative agency. For the […]