Archive | March, 2012

Press Pen: Love That Keke!

Dear Pennies & Pens, I believe you all know that I’m also a Publicist/Stylist/Co-Owner of The Network. The Network is a creative talent agency for emerging ethnic artists. We represent models, stylists, make-up artists, designers, and artists by providing them with management, branding, digital/social media marketing, and public relations services. Back in January, I coordinated […]

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Press Pen: Miss F.I.T. 2012: Ms. Sasha Blowmeay

Dear Pennies & Pens, As promised here’s the feature length post on Miss F.I.T. 2012: Miss Sasha Blowmeay! Congrats to Ms. Sasha, you deserve the win because you were FAB-U-LOUS! I interviewed Ms. Sasha (aka Akeem) about his/her personal style, life at F.I.T., and his/her future career aspirations. Check the interview below and leave Ms. […]

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Press Pen: Miss F.I.T. Drag Pageant 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, please accept my apologies for the lack of posts as of late. It’s been crazy with my clients, and all these other projects I am juggling. Moving right along, I’m so excited to announce that on March 11th, I was a Guest Judge at the Miss F.I.T. Drag Pageant […]

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Press Pen: Zang Toi F/W 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Zang Toi Fall/Winter 2012. If you follow me on Twitter (@LoudPen) or if you’ve been reading de la Pen for awhile, you know Zang Toi is my favorite designer. And this season was definitely one of Zang’s best. From the looks of the collection, it […]

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Press Pen: Carlos Miele F/W 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Carlos Miele Fall/Winter 2012. Simply put, this collection was amazing! Carlos Miele created a collection that was inspired by Southern Brazil (Miele’s home country) and in particular the women of Rio Grande do Sul. Miele sought to capture “the freedom the gaucha` feels when she […]

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Press Pen: Mathieu Mirano F/W 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Mathieu Mirano Fall/Winter 2012. I’ll admit when I first saw this collection, I wasn’t really a fan. However, after going back and seeing pictures of the collection I’ve changed my mind. Not completely, but, the collection was better than I originally thought. Fall/Winter 2012 was […]

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Press Pen: Falguni & Shane Peacock F/W 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Falguni & Shane Peacock Fall/Winter 2012. Falguni & Shane Peacock are a married design duo who made their debut in Mumbai in 2008. Since that time, they have started to become the go-to line for the celebrity seeking edgy glamour. For this collection, Falguni & […]

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Press Pen: Lela Rose F/W 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Lela Rose Fall/Winter 2012. For this collection, Lela was inspired by Spanish Architect Santiago Calatrava. This collection was about combining clean angular silhouettes, razor sharp tailoring, beautiful prints, and romance. I really liked this collection. The prints were interesting, yet simple at the same time. […]

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Press Pen: Christian Siriano F/W 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Christian Siriano Fall/Winter 2012. If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I also missed Christian Siriano’s show. I wasn’t having a good fashion week day because this show was the same day as Ruffian. And as with Ruffian, I decided to still write […]

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Press Pen: Ruffian F/W 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here reporting on Ruffian Fall/Winter 2012. If you follow me on Twitter (@LoudPen), you know that I missed the show due to oversleeping. It’s a disaster that often occurs during New York Fashion Week, missing shows and events because you’re either running from another show, oversleeping, or too busy […]

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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 […]