Archive | March, 2011

L.A. Confidential: Partying with Paper’s Beautiful People

Paper magazine throws its 14th annual Beautiful People issue launch party at in Hollywood on Tuesday night.

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Zoe Kravitz

Dear Pennies and Pens, For this week’s, Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts I decided to feature Zoe Kravitz who I have long admired from afar. For those that don’t know, Zoe Kravitz is an up & coming actress and the daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet. Being that she has two ultra stylish bohemian parents, it’s […]

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Model Mondays: Sacha M’Baye

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, Model Mondays, I wanted to feature emerging male model Sacha M’Baye who I had previously mentioned in the Model Mondays: Jourdan Dunn post since Sacha appeared in the Burberry ad campaign alongside Jourdan. In fact, Sacha was the first male model of color to be featured in a Burberry […]

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Press Pen: Charleston Fashion Week Day Three

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Charleston Fashion Week. Last night marked the third day of Charleston Fashion Week. The emerging designers were Eleanor Morgan Hoffman, Julie Wheat, Sasha Gil, and Michael Wiernicki. For the third night, there was a variety of evening/daywear, swimwear, sexy glamour, and outrageous style. Each designer […]

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Press Pen: Charleston Fashion Week Day Two

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here reporting from Charleston Fashion Week. My apologies for not doing any blogging for the first day but by the time I got to my hotel and settled in, it was too late to check into the fashion week so I missed the first day’s festivities. However, I did […]

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Press Pen: Pen’s Headed to Charleston Fashion Week!

Dear Pennies & Pens, So as you all may have noticed I have done quite a few posts on Charleston Fashion Week. Well, I am now happy to report that next week I’ll be in Charleston, SC covering Charleston Fashion Week! I’m really excited because it will definitely be an awesome networking experience, I’ll get […]

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L.A. Confidential: New Hollywood Hipsters Meet Old Hollywood Mode

Dear Pennies and Pens, How divinely serendipitous is it to have Los Angeles Fashion Week and de la Pen’s L.A. Confidential to launch the same weekend? Here in L.A. Confidential, I’ll give you the behind-the-scenes of West Coast fashion and, to be behind-the-scenes I myself will remain incognito as always L.A. Confidential. So, to kick off L.A.’s […]

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Press Pen: New Changes for de la Pen

Dear Pennies and Pens, Hey guys! So you may have noticed that I just added “Pens” to my opening line. I did this because I’m toying around with the idea of designing a line but of course my inability to sketch and not having a budget are stopping me from actually doing so. Nonetheless, I […]

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Designer Discussion: Go! Fashion 2011!

Dear Pennies, About a month ago, I did an update post on Charleston Fashion Week which is a fashion week in Charleston, SC. I had also previously done a post on Charleston Fashion Week’s Emerging Designer Competition here. I wanted to remind you of these items because the event that I’m featuring for this week’s Designer’s […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Jennifer Lopez

Dear Pennies and Pens, For this week’s, Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts we have our first Latina feature with the fabulous, Jennifer Lopez. Jennifer Lopez is like one of those amazing superwomen who does it all. Her main titles include actress, singer, dancer, and most recently American Idol judge. In essence, Jennifer Lopez stays in the public […]

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Pen’s Rhythm Nation: Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor VII Album Cover (Image found via Google Images)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I bought Teyana Taylor’s “VII” album in November and I’ve listened to it at least once […]

Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

The Line Hotel (Photo credit: Adrian Gaut; Image courtesy of The Line Hotel)

Dear Pennies & Pens, To quote Left Eye, “You’ve got your hotel, motel, Holiday Inn.” I’m not really sure how […]

Pen’s Eye: Afrocentric Keyy

Dear Pennies & Pens, As an Editor, I absolutely love those times when I discover amazing artists by accident. It […]

Pen’s Eye: Jeremy Biggers

Art by Jeremy Biggers (Image courtesy of Jeremy Biggers)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, I went to Artopia in Dallas a few weeks back. If you […]

Pen’s Eye: Vakseen Art

Vakseen (Image courtesy of Vakseen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week, I discovered this new art app called Vango which allows you to view and […]

Pen’s Rhythm Nation: Gene Noble and The Rebirth of Gene

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past Christmas, while browsing through Google Play, I discovered Gene Noble’s debut EP Rebirth of Gene. Since I’m […]