Archive | August, 2012

Press Pen: House of Dereon Fall/Winter 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, So if you follow me on Twitter (@LoudPen) or if you’ve ever watched any of my product review videos (and seen my Beyonce & Jay-Z wall) you know that I LOVE BEYONCE`. No seriously, I love Beyonce`. I’d probably cry and catch the holy ghost if I met her. Honestly. But […]

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Designer Discussion: Erin Barr

Dear Pennies & Pens, So a few weeks ago, I received my daily newsletter from one of my favorite blogs, Refinery29. In one of their latest posts, they profiled the 14 hottest emerging designers. After reviewing the list, I decided to feature some of the designers here on de la Pen. In essence, for this […]

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Press Pen: Rica Swimwear Press Preview

Dear Pennies and Pens, Last week, I attended the Rica Swimwear Press Preview here in NYC. The event was held on the rooftop of The Mondrian SoHo. First off, I must say that this location was fabulous! The view of the city was absolutely breathtaking! Seriously, I walked around snapping plenty of pics for my […]

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Pen’s Flicks: Bachelorette Movie Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past weekend, while lounging around the house, I did what I always do on a lazy weekend which is watch movies! I’m a movie fanatic and I particularly love comedies, romantic comedies, action films, and occasionally a good drama. Lately, I’ve been watching a lot of foreign and independent films […]

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Designer Discussion: MCM Luxury Handbags

Dear Pennies & Pens, So earlier today, a fabulous press release along with lookbook images from “Mode Creation Munich” a.k.a. MCM luxury handbags popped up into my inbox. Unfortunately, I missed the press preview a couple weeks ago. However, since I love this line, I decided to feature it for this week’s “Designer Discussion”.  MCM […]

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Model Mondays: Dae Na

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s “Model Mondays” I decided to feature newcomer, Dae Na of VNY Model Management and Wilson Model Management. Dae Na is Korean and has appeared in major campaigns for Donna Karan, Bloomingdale’s , and Diesel. Dae Na is 22 years old and is 6’2”. In a profile on Models.com, […]

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Press Pen: Salon Series by Ouidad at Sephora

Dear Pennies & Pens, Earlier this week I went to a press preview for the “Salon Series by Ouidad” at Sephora. For over 25 years, Ouidad has been creating innovative hair treatments for all hair types. Ouidad does specialize in hair products for curly hair but with such amazing products, I’d recommend it for any […]

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de la Pen is back!

Dear Pennies & Pens, de la Pen is back! I’m sorry I have been so ghost but I’ve been so busy it’s not even funny. As you all I know I have my business, The Network and we’re planning several events as well as working on other projects. Not to mention, I started another blog, The Blogging PR […]

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Beauty and the Pen: Derma e Product Review

Derma e Evenly Radiant® Brightening Day Crème (Image courtesy of Derma e)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here share with you Beauty & the Pen: […]

Beauty and the Pen: Polished Perfect by Twila True

Polished Perfect by Twila True (Image courtesy of Polished Perfect by Twila True)

Dear Pennies & Pens, For the past few years, it has become a tradition for my mom, sister, and I […]

LOUD.Ride: Fiat 500L

Fiat 500L (Image courtesy of Fiat)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Cars have always been a major part of my life. My father owns a car repair […]

Press Pen: Flavor’s Night Out

Flavor's Night Out

Dear Pennies and Pens, As you all hopefully know, my business partner Cacha` and I are hosting an event in NYC next […]

Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…Omni Mandalay Hotel Review

Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas (Image from Omnihotels.com)

This post contains a Press Sample Dear Pennies & Pens, When I arrived at the Omni Mandalay Hotel on Saturday after my […]

The Network Presents Y-Clad Lover’s Lane

Y-Clad Lover's Lane; Creative Direction, Styling, Production: Cacha and Pen of The Network Photographer/Makeup Artist: Katherine Angelique Model: Miranda Jewelry: Y-Clad Location: Y-Clad's Hidden Gem in NYC

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am Co-Founder of The Network – a multicultural creative agency. For the […]