Tag Archives: Breaking Into the Industry

Press Pen: Alessia Prekop Fall/Winter 2014

Alessia Prekop Fall 2014 (Photo Courtesy of Alessia Prekop)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Some of you may remember my review of Fashion Designer, Alessia Prekop’s Fall 2013 collection. If not, check it out here: Press Pen: Alessia Prekop Fall/Winter 2013 Show Review. Alessia is now back with a collection for Fall 2014. The collection draws on Alessia’s meticulous construction in sculptured, oversized coats in rich textured […]

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Press Pen: Esé Azénabor to Debut 2014 Collection

Dear Pennies & Pens, I’m so excited to announce that Fashion Designer Esé Azénabor will be debuting her entire 2014 collection in Phantom of the Runway Fashion Show on June 13, 2014 at the Fashion Industry Gallery in Dallas. All proceeds from the show benefit the Our Hearts Day Center. Nigerian-born Esé Azénabor grew up with her […]

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Press Pen: Bringing The Flavor

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you hopefully know, I was instrumental in the launch of Flavor NYC which was a digital and social media campaign that promoted diversity in fashion. Flavor NYC was launched through The Network. Flavor is back but this time as a lifestyle brand. Flavor is about bringing diversity into everyone’s lifestyle through […]

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Press Pen: Of Whonder — a Fresh and Fabulous Fashion Brand

Dear Pennies & Pens, As I stated in my last couple of fashion posts, there are plenty of brands out there. But as many brands as there are few are made for my Pennies with a little extra love on their curves. Although, I can’t seem to gain any weight, I have plenty of curvy […]

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Designer Discussion: Creative Director & Designer Durrah Khalil Talks Design, Jewelry, and Travel

Dear Pennies & Pens, There are many designers and brands out there, but not all of them would make an interesting interview subject. It’s just an unfortunate reality. That’s why I’m always selective about who I interview. And today’s interviewee Durrah Khalil, the Creative Director and Designer of Durrah Jewellery is not only interesting but […]

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Close Quarters with Quadron by @BranTheDon_

Pennies & Pens, As if we needed any more proof that Quadron is one of the coolest groups around, MySpace has brought us another tidbit of it. In an installment their new “Five Minutes to the Stage” series, MySpace caught up with Quadron’s Coco O for a quick and candid chat. Before she took the […]

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Now Let Me Ink that Page: Thoughts and Inspiration from America’s Next Top Model Conference Call with Kelly Cutrone

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in a conference call with Fashion Publicist and Owner the world renowned PR firm, People’s Revolution, Kelly Cutrone to discuss America’s Next Top Model. Kelly Cutrone is who I want to be when I grow up. That’s probably been said a million times […]

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Press Pen: Fashion Forward Dubai

Dear Pennies & Pens, Some exciting news has just hit my inbox that I couldn’t wait to share with you. Fashion Forward Dubai will be hosting its second season this October in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As stated in the press release, the event will be held from October 15-18th during the Eid Al Adha celebrations, […]

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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

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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Beauty & the Pen: Celebrity Hair Stylist Jasmine Anna Galazka

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so excited to be featuring my first Celebrity Hair Stylist Jasmine Anna Galazka! As you […]

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Pen’s Rhythm Nation…ON THE RUN with Jay Z and Beyonce`

Jay Z and Beyonce` at On The Run Houston (Photo by Rob Hoffman from lifeandtimes.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Unless you’ve been under like 50-11 million rocks, you know that Jay Z and Beyonce` are […]

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Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…A Staycation at Hotel ICON Review

Hotel ICON Hotel ICON (Image by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know from my last post, Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…A Staycation at Hotel ICON, I […]

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Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…A Staycation at Hotel ICON

Hotel Icon Guest Room (Photo from HotelIcon.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am absolutely elated to announce that this weekend, I’ll be going on a Staycation at […]

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Beauty & the Pen: Perlier Shea Butter White Lily Hand Cream Review

Perlier Shea Butter White Lily Hand Cream (Image from Perlier.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am a member of iFabbo which is an amazing blogger network. iFabbo™ is […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: The Social Media Poker Face

Dear Pennies & Pens, So last week, I clearly had a mental breakdown here on the blog. Like I went […]

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