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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LOUDRead: The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider’s Guide to Careers in Fashion

The Teen Vogue Handbook (Image courtesy of Penguin Young Readers)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, When I originally created de la Pen, it was to be […]

Pen’s Eye: Interview with That Artista Philece R

Philece R. (Image courtesy of Philece R.)

Dear Pennies & Pens, The thing about interviewing new artists is that I get insight into their world. I get […]

Beauty and the Pen: Brown Sugar Beauti

Gracelyn Fraser, Beauty Blogger and Founder of Brown Sugar Beauti (Image courtesy of Brown Sugar Beauti)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you may know, I’m not the biggest fan of Houston but I have an appreciation […]

Pen’s Eye: Interview with Artist and Illustrator Tabitha Brown

Self-Portrait by Tabitha Brown (Image courtesy of Tabitha Brown)

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few weeks ago, I was browsing around online and came across an article on the […]

Pen.Style: Afropunk Chic

LoudPen in Pen.Style: Afropunk Chick (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller Styling by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya gurl LoudPen here with the last and final Pen.Style post of 2014! I can’t believe 2014 […]

Pen.Style: Coolin

LoudPen in Pen.Style: Coolin (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller Styling by: LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen back with the latest addition of Pen.Style. When I was going through the […]