Archive | April, 2011

Designer Discussion: Olivier Rousteing Taking Over at Balmain

Dear Pennies & Pens, This morning, I was browsing through tweets when I came across @thefashionbomb’s tweet about French African Olivier Rousteing taking over at French luxury label, Balmain. Excited to hear the news, I clicked on the link and voila! The Fashion Bomb confirmed it. Normallly, I don’t post such time sensitive fashion news but this […]

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L.A. Confidential: Renato Balestra Debuts in La La Land (Part 2)

Dear Pennies and Pens, The guest list at Italian designer Renato Balestra’s U.S. debut sparkled as much as the couture. The event not only showcased Balestra’s work, but also benefited the City of Hope—enticing the social elite to gather at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on April 14 for both fashion and […]

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Pennies & Pen Style

Dear Pennies & Pens, So this morning, I was browsing through tweets when I came across my bestie @ARoss910′s tweet about what she was wearing to work today, and it occurred to me that it would be really cool to do a feature where readers of de la Pen can tweet me their style. So […]

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L.A. Confidential: Renato Balestra Debuts in La La Land (Part 1)

The ‘Una Notte di Speranza’ fashion show that fused European and American cultures benefits City of Hope, a leading cancer research center.

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Designer Discussion: Soigne K Boutique: Bringing Indian Fashion & Culture to Madison Ave

Dear Pennies and Pens, About a month ago, I attended a trunk show at the Soigne K boutique for Indian designers Shyamal and Bhumika Shodhan which I announced in this Press Pen post. If you follow me on Twitter, you know I’m pretty busy with the business, school, and the blog in essence, I’m just now […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Amar’e Stoudemire

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts, I decided to feature male style icon because I want to begin celebrating men’s style and fashion more on de la Pen. However, I wanted to chose someone who is slightly out of the fashion box and yet someone who is still respected for their […]

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Model Mondays: Liu Wen

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, Model Mondays I wanted to feature another Chinese beauty, Liu Wen. Some of you may remember that a few months ago I did a post on another Chinese model, Shu Pei Qin. Liu Wen is definitely an IT girl in the modeling industry. Since, her career began in 2005, […]

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Press Pen: Pen Interviews Melinda, Stylist & Manager at Platinum Salon New York

Dear Pennies & Pens, So today’s feature comes from a seriously funny story so give me a sec to get it all out. A couple of  of months ago, I received a phone call from my mom asking me to text her hair stylist to set up an appointment for her. My mother can’t text […]

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Press Pen: Stacy Lomman New York Fall 2011

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week I had the honor & pleasure of attending Stacy Lomman’s Fall 2011 show. Some of you may remember this post, Press Pen: Editor Preview…Wendy Brandes Fine Jewelry & Stacy Lomman New York where I featured Stacy’s work when I went to a press preview for her and jewelry designer Wendy […]

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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 ShopGoldyn.com

ShopGoldyn.com (Image Courtesy of ShopGoldyn.com)

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 […]