Archive | August, 2011

Press Pen: Eau de Lacoste

Dear Pennies & Pens, I have some exciting news for you! Lacoste is launching a new men’s fragrance collection. The fragrance collection entitled, Eau de Lacoste features three fragrances L.12.12. Blanc, Bleu, and Vert. To celebrate the fragrance launch, Lacoste is having an art installation called the La Machine L.12.12. This fabulous launch will take place […]

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Model Mondays: Zhao Lei

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, “Model Mondays”, I wanted to feature another male model, Zhao Lei. Zhao Lei is a Chinese Model who is signed with three different agencies; Wilhemina in New York, Success in Paris, and d’Management in Milan. Sadly, there is not much information available on Zhao but I had to […]

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Designer Discussion: TOURNE DE TRANSMISSION

Dear Pennies & Pens, So this morning, an email from a fabulous new T-shirt brand popped up in my inbox and it’s called Tourne de Transmission! Tourne de Transmission is a UK based T-Shirt line that was started in 2010 by Graeme Gaughan. Unlike many T-Shirt brands, Tourne de Transmission is offering something that is […]

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Press Pen: Changes for de la Pen!

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, please accept my apologies for my slight neglect of the site. I’m currently transitioning the site so from now on I will only be featuring the best in international & multicultural fashion, style, beauty, & accessories. This is not to say that the previous content wasn’t up to par […]

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Model Mondays: Rosario de la Cruz

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, ‘Model Mondays’, I wanted to feature Rosario de la Cruz, another model signed with my company, The Network. Like Ashli and Jazmin, Rosario was discovered by my business partner, @CachaLopez. In fact, it was Rosario who introduced me and Cacha` which of course led to us starting The Network! Rosario has been working […]

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Model Mondays: Kiyauna Kingsberry

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, Model Mondays, I am featuring another one of my clients, Kiyauna Kingsberry. Kiyauna has been signed with my company, The Network for about a year now. I have known Kiyauna for awhile now and I knew she always wanted to model. So when @CachaLopez and I co-founded The Network, I knew I […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Paris Hatcher

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts, I wanted to feature The Network‘s client Paris Hatcher who is a Fashion stylist, blogger, and owner of the forthcoming online boutique, Classy Closet. Paris is based in New Orleans, LA where she was born and raised. Paris has styled many photo shoots and fashion shows […]

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Model Mondays: Jazmin Brown

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s Model Mondays, I’m featuring Jazmin Brown, another model signed with my company, The Network. Jazmin was discovered by my business partner, @CachaLopez who is her Manager and the Co-Founder of The Network. Jazmin was born and raised in NYC and she’s now based in Washington Heights, NYC. Jazmin has been working […]

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L.A. Confidential: New Vintage Market in Hollywood

Dear Pennies and Pens, When outsiders come to Hollywood, they expect the glitz and glam—and it’s there—but there’s a folksy community under the surface too. This other side of Hollywood can be seen at the new weekly Vintage Market (basically a farmer’s market), which launched July 23 and continues every Saturday from 9 a.m. to […]

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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 […]