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

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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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Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler at V Spa

V Spa (Image from hiltonanatolehotel.com/v-spa)

Dear Pennies & Pens, This weekend, while I’m in Dallas, I’ll be visiting the V Spa. If you’ve been following the […]

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Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler at The Omni Dallas

The Omni Dallas (Image from Omnihotels.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I’m so excited about my upcoming trip to Dallas this weekend! As you all know, I’ve […]

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Pen’s Eye: Charles James at The Menil Collection

A Thin Wall of Air: Charles James at The Menil Collection (Photo Courtesy of The Menil Collection)

Dear Pennies & Pens, One of the cool things about Houston is that there are many museums and art galleries […]

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Pen.Style: 10 Fabulous Shoes For Under $40 at ALDO

Aldo Shoes Mood Board Created by LoudPen (Images from aldoshoes.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week, I faced a tragic moment when I broke my favorite sandals from ALDO. I’ve […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: People Don’t Understand Blogging

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Hey Pennies & Pens, Lately, the question “where do I go from here?” has been on my mind all day […]

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Pen’s Eye: The Kinsey Collection at HMAAC

Boy's Head by James Lesesne Wells, 1931 (Photo from Wells Fargo & The Kinsey Collection)

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past weekend, my sister came to visit me in Houston. We decided to check out […]

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