Archive | May, 2011

Designer Discussion: Simplydresses and Promgirl Press Preview

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week I had the pleasure of attending the F/W 2011 collection press preview for Simplydresses and Promgirl. Some of you may remember me covering Simplydresses and Promgirl and the S/S 2011 collection last year. This year there were just many dresses and even more fun. I saw several pieces I liked such […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: David Beckham

Dear Pennies & Pens, For the first time on de la Pen, a wife and her husband are being featured for their iconic style. A few months ago, I profiled Victoria Beckham and today I’m featuring her husband, David. David Beckham is best known for being an internationally renowned football (soccer for my Americans) player. However, recently, […]

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Model Mondays: Georgie Badiel

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, my apologies for my severe negligence it’s just that I’ve been super busy with The Network and finishing up classes at FIT. Now, that school is over I am focusing on my business which includes this blog. Moving right along, today I wanted to talk about an emerging model, Georgie Badiel. […]

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Model Mondays: Jorge

Dear Pennies & Pens, It is my honor and pleasure to introduce to you to Jorge. Last week, Jorge signed with my company, The Network. Jorge is a multi-talented model being that he is androgynous. In pictures, he can be masculine or feminine and sometimes both. That’s what I love about Jorge. He is a truly unique […]

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Press Pen: Fashion Bug Night

Dear Pennies & Pens, After the Fashion140 Conference ended, me and my fellow fashion writer & homie, @shalwah headed over to the Fashion Bug editor preview at the Ace Hotel. This event was FAB-U-LOUS! It made my day! When I first got the invite, I was reluctant because most of the fashion on de la Pen is […]

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Press Pen: Fashion140 Day

Dear Pennies & Pens,  Last Wednesday, I got a chance to spend all day traipsing around New York City for the sake of fashion, technology, social media, blogging, and networking. I spent the day at the Fashion140 conference which was held at Lincoln Center. I originally heard about Fashion140 via Twitter a few months ago so I […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Cacha` Lopez

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am excited and honored to be formally introducing you guys to my business partner, Cacha` Lopez. Cacha` is a Manager, Agent, Stylist, Photographer, Owner of Cacha` Management, and Co-Founder of The Network. Whew! I know it sounds like a lot but as her business partner, I can vouch for all […]

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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 […]