Archive | January, 2011

Press Pen: Crabtree & Evelyn CITRON Product Review

[youtube=] Products Reviewed: CITRON Skin Smoothing Body Scrub – $18.00 CITRON Skin Cleansing Bath & Shower Gel – $18.00 CITRON Refreshing Body Bar – $10.00 CITRON Skin Quenching  Body Lotion – $18.00 CITRON Skin Indulging Body Souffle` – $28.00 Crabtree & Evelyn Lip Butters Check Out Crabtree & Evelyn’s website for more info and to […]

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Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion: Emerging Musician and Stylish Lady…Indigo Charlie

  Dear Pennies, For this week’s, Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion, I interviewed emerging musician and stylish lady, Indigo Charlie. Indigo just dropped her first video, “I’ll Never Change” featuring actor and musician, Khleo Thomas. The video is composed of over 1,400 still photography shots by fashion photographer Carmen Chan. The video is a […]

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Designer Discussion: MIU MIU’s The Women’s Tales

Dear Pennies, Since today has been a busy day filled with orientation at FIT, a phone interview, conference call and running errands, I was at a loss for what to post for this week’s “Designer Discussion”. Normally, I have something lined up but this week, I was drawing a blank. In essence, I was relieved […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Tracee Ellis Ross

Dear Pennies, For this week’s, Tuesday’s Thoughts, I decided to feature actress Tracee Ellis Ross. As the daughter of the original diva and style icon, Diana Ross, Tracee was bound to have style and (my fave Kay Thompson word) pizazz! Tracee is best known for her role as Joan Michael Clayton on “Girlfriends”. Since then, Tracee […]

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Model Mondays: Jeneil Williams

Dear Pennies, For this week’s, Model Mondays, I decided to feature Jamaican model, Jeneil Williams. Jeneil is a stunning chocolate beauty that’s been modeling since 2005. In 2006 she signed with New York Models. Recently, Jeneil posed for Giles Deacon’s pre-Fall 2011 Lookbook and in December of 2010, she was featured in a tribute video […]

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Press Pen: Do You Want To Be A WWDMAGIC Correspondent?

Dear Pennies, So yesterday, I was supposed to be relaxing and taking the day off when I came across the “Do You Want To Be A WWDMAGIC Correspondent?” post on Fashionably Marketing.Me. I’ve been reading Fashionably Marketing.Me for awhile now and it’s a great site that features the latest fashion marketing and social media news, and […]

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Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion: Kelly Rowland…From Style Maven…To Style Icon

Dear Pennies, For this week’s, Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion post, I wanted to talk about singer, songwriter, actress, and style maven, Kelly Rowland. I’ve been a quiet fan of Kelly’s for awhile now, ever since her Destiny’s Child days since she and Bey were my favorite members. After Destiny’s Child split, Kelly began […]

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Designer Discussion: Interview with Alban Selamaj of International T-shirt Brand, Vernato

Dear Pennies, Right before the Christmas holidays, I was browsing Refinery29 when I came across an article listing the 50 most influential people in fashion; I RT’ed the article and received a thank you from Alban Selamaj, co-founder of the emerging international t-shirt brand, Vernato. Upon checking out the Vernato website and designs, I was […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Victoria Beckham…Fashion Designer & Style Icon

Dear Pennies, For this week’s, Tuesday’s Thoughts, I decided to feature fashion designer and style icon, Victoria Beckham. I have been a fan of Victoria since her days as Posh Spice when she wondered aloud in the Spice Girls movie, “Should I wear the little black dress, or the little black dress, or the little […]

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Model Mondays: Damaris Lewis…Model & Journalist

Dear Pennies, Let me first say that today, I was facing some serious writer’s block. I didn’t know which model I wanted to profile and why. I started searching the blogs, twitter, and google and somehow I ended up on where I discovered Damaris Lewis was ranked number two by Modelinia readers. I’ve known […]

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Pen.Point: Lone Star Court Hotel

Lone Star Court (Image Courtesy of the Valencia Group)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so excited to announce that this weekend, I’ll be in Austin, TX! I’ll be […]

Press Pen: Gallery House Unveils Stephen Ibbott’s Love in Digital Times

Stephen Ibbott, Artemis 2 (2014) 30 X 30

Dear Pennies & Pens, Some exciting news has just reached my inbox. Gallery House founder Belinda Chun and artist, Stephen Ibbott have […]

Press Pen: Schiffer Publishing Releases Miami Graffiti Art by H. Love

Miami Graffiti Art by H. Love (Photo by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, An amazing new book has just hit the art scene. Schiffer Publishing just released Miami Graffiti […]

Press Pen: Introducing the New (Image Courtesy of

Dear Pennies & Pens, There are many online retailers but how many have fabulous websites that match their amazing products? […]

1000 Words: LUSH Lookbook by ShoeDazzle

Model Cheyenne Depree from Wilhelmina for Shoe Dazzle (Image Courtesy of Shoe Dazzle)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve done a “1000 Words” post. In essence, […]

Now Let Me Ink That Page: My New Life as an ACN IBO

Kobi Morton and Me (Pen) at ACN event in Houston, TX

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, I am always looking for ways to grow my brand. Recently, I […]