Archive | May, 2013

1000 Words: Flavor NYC — New Amerykah Fashion Editorial

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s been a long time since I’ve done a “1000 Words” post. In essence, I’m excited to be publishing photos from a fashion shoot that I helped to create and execute here on de la Pen. “1000 Words” is all about showcasing beautiful images whether they be fashion editorials or photos […]

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Press Pen: The Network Launches Flavor NYC to Promote Diversity in Fashion

Alvaro Hernandez in Sandro Romans Fall/Winter 2013; Idia Aisien in Samantha Pleet Spring/Summer 2013; Larron Samuel White in Sandro Romans Fall/Winter 2013 for Flavor NYC -- New Amerykah editorial

Dear Pennies & Pens, As I mentioned in my previous post: Now Let Me Ink That Page…I’m Two Steps Away from making my Dreams a Reality! I’m Creative Director of Flavor NYC along with my business partner, Cacha` Lopez. What is Flavor NYC, you ask? Flavor NYC is a digital and social media campaign dedicated to celebrating diversity and […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page…I’m Two Steps Away from making my Dreams a Reality!

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you hopefully know, I am a Jill of all Trades. In addition to being Editor of de la Pen, I’m also a Publicist. Right now I’m working with Fashion Stylist Amia Serrano and DJ Group CSxPD. Please feel free to follow them on Twitter: Fashion Stylist @AmiaSerrano; DJ C. Scienz @erwinSpinueva and […]

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Press Pen: Artist S. Whittaker celebrates her exhibit “Time Signature” with Launch Event

Dear Pennies & Pens, Recently, Reign Entertainment Co. hosted a launch event of 3D Art by S. Whittaker and her exhibit, “Time Signature.”   S. Whittaker’sworks are oil & acrylic based portraits on wooden canvases featuring infamous entertainers from the past, present and future, ranging from Run DMC to Amy Winehouse, and Beastie Boys to Marvin Gaye. Born in Panama, Whittaker now […]

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Press Pen: Superhumanoids Prepare for their first US Headlining Tour

Dear Pennies & Pens, A fresh new band named Superhumanoids is preparing for their first US Headlining tour.  The trio will stop in Chicago, NYC, DC, and Atlanta on a 12 date run that coincides with the release of their debut full-length ‘Exhibitionists’ (out June 11th on Innovative Leisure). Their latest single “So Strange” was dubbed […]

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Designer Discussion: Alex Soldier Spring/Summer 2013

Dear Pennies & Pens, A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to stop by the showroom of famed jewelry designer, Alex Soldier. As it states on his website: “Alex Soldier was born on a threshold of two continents, Europe and Asia, in the Ural Mountains region, city of Perm. This region is known […]

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Press Pen: Africans Creating Technology Panel Discussion

Dear Pennies & Pens, Earlier this month, I attended a wonderful event called “Africans Creating Technology”. It was a panel discussion hosted by IBOM LLC in partnership with Black Enterprise and Mayven PR. The panelists focused on discussing the growing technology sector and opportunities within Africa, as well as doling out advice on ways for African […]

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Pen’s Rhythm Nation: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few weeks ago, I was forced to live the life of a chicken nugget when I was dipped into some straight whack sauce. But unlike a chicken nugget, I was dipped into whack sauce instead some tangy BBQ sauce. How did this happen?! Well, somehow I was experiencing bad allergies, […]

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Press Pen: Origin Africa – Celebrating the New Africa

Dear Pennies & Pens, Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a panel discussion for Origin Africa. What is Origin Africa, you ask? Origin Africa is an ongoing campaign and initiative by USAID COMPETE dedicated to improving African trade, matching the many educated, talented and skilled African designers and entrepreneurs with experienced industry leaders to facilitate, coordinate and advance “trade, not aid” […]

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