Archive | August, 2013

The End of An Era: The Style and Sound of 90s R&B Girl Groups

Dear Pennies & Pens, One of my favorite movie quotes is “My all time favorite music is the girl groups from the 50s and 60s.” This line comes from Sister Act 2 and it reminds me of how I feel about 90s R&B. Maybe it’s because I grew up with it or maybe it’s because […]

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Beauty & the Pen: Antica Farmacista Grapefruit Conditioner Product Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, Recently, I tested the Antica Farmacista Grapefruit Conditioner. Normally, I stick to my Carol’s Daughter but I decided to give this product a try. As the press release states, “Antica Farmacista, the creator of luxury fragrances for the home and body, brings you their Grapefruit fragrance. This intricate expression process of the grapefruit […]

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Beauty & the Pen: Clayspray Product Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, One of the things I love about being Editor of de la Pen…All Pen Everything is that I get to test new and innovative products from a variety of brands. Most recently, I was able to receive and try out products from Clayspray which is a new skincare line. As stated […]

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1000 Words: #CFDAMenswear Moodboard

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week, the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) hosted a contest on Tumblr where bloggers were invited to create moodboards using pieces from CFDA menswear designers. Unfortunately, upon completing my moodboard, I realized I had only used 2 pieces from CFDA menswear designers instead of the 4 the contest called […]

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