Archive | May, 2018

#BADPennies: Happy International Women’s Day

Cacha`, Creative Director, Stylist, Publicist, Event Planner, Co-Owner of 8515

Dear Pennies & Pens, So here’s the deal…I recently realized that I know some BAD Pennies. Chicks who are so dope, it’ll make your head spin. They have businesses, blogs, brands, kids, full time jobs, etc. These women do more in 24 hours than most do in an entire day. And that deserves to be […]

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Pencap: Dallas Girl Gang Spring Brunch

Dallas Girl Gang Spring Brunch. Photo by Alexa Vossler

Dear Pennies & Pens, OMG, I just came up with the dopest name for de la Pen’s event recaps aka Pencaps! Isn’t that lit?! So anywho, whenever you see “Pencap” at the beginning of the post that the post will be a recap of an event that I’ve attended or hosted. Moving right along, this […]

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Pen’s Eye: Alvin Ailey, Into the Woods, and The King & I

AAADT in Alvin Ailey's Revelations. Photo by Gert Krautbauer

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last year, I attended several different shows at the AT&T Performing Arts Center here in Dallas. As far as the shows I attended, they were Alvin Ailey, Into the Woods, and The King & I. I was able to attend these shows because I am on the ATTPAC’s media list and […]

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1000 Words: All Pen Everything

Photo Credits: Editorial Name: All Pen Everything Photography/Creative Direction/Styling/MakeUp: LoudPen Models: Milana Davis & Greg Peoples Women’s clothes & jewelry: E. Leigh’s Makeup: Deck of Scarlet & Civilized Cosmetics Men’s clothes & accessories: Vintage Casting & Production: 8515 Publication: de la Pen...All Pen Everything Publisher: ISLP

Dear Pennies and Pens, As you all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. So we’ll let the photos do the talking. With no further adieu, we present 1000 Words: All Pen Everything. And there it is. de la Pen…All Pen Everything. With us, keeping it real never goes wrong.

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Pen.Style: All Pen Everything

Dear Pennies & Pens, Sometimes you set off with the best intentions but things just don’t go according to plan. Take my latest shoot, All Pen Everything, for example. In so many ways, this shoot didn’t go according to plan. But somehow, it still ended up being amazing! Let me back it up and tell […]

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Penny’s Ink: The Back Issue

LoudPen (Image by Rocio Yepez)

Dear Pennies & Pens, So I’m finally introducing an “Editor’s Letter” for de la Pen. Since de la Pen has grown into a lifestyle magazine, we publish it that way. Meaning we produce an issue of the magazine that has a specific focus or theme. This also means that each issue contains 7-10 new articles […]

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