Tag Archives: Breaking Into the Industry

Press Pen: The InkSpot Welcomes Renee Jones

Renee Jones

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know from one of my recent posts, Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler Presents Summer in the South, The InkSpot is producing a Summer travel series. Summer in the South is a blog series that chronicles our travels and adventures in the Southern region of the U.S. Summer in the South is about […]

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Press Pen: The InkSpot

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Dear Pennies & Pens, Not many people know this because I’m not one to toot my own horn or brag about myself but I have been blogging for seven years now. I started with the now defunct blog, The Loudest Pen Ever in 2008. The Loudest Pen Ever was about 80s & 90s Hip-hop and […]

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Pen.Style: #MakeUrPenLOUD

#MakeUrPenLOUD: How To Be A Lifestyle Blogger Inked by LoudPen (Photo credit: Megan Weaver)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to officially announce the release of #MakeUrPenLOUD: How To Be A Lifestyle Blogger. I am SO excited right now! I honestly cannot believe this moment has come. I started writing the book in September and it is finally complete and available for purchase. As you all know […]

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Pen.Style: #MakeUrPenLOUD…FIG Flow

LoudPen in Pen.Style: #MakeUrPenLOUD...FIG Flow (Photo Credit: Megan Weaver; Styling by LoudPen)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to share with you Pen.Style: #MakeUrPenLOUD…FIG Flow. As you all hopefully know from the last few posts Press Pen: Jewels by Cacha` and #MakeUrPenLOUD Debut at Flavor’s Night Out, Now Let Me Ink That Page: #MakeUrPenLOUD, and Press Pen: Flavor’s Night Out, I am about […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: #MakeUrPenLOUD

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you hopefully know, I’m in the process of publishing a book called #MakeUrPenLOUD. I previously talked about the book in this post: Press Pen: Flavor’s Night Out, The InkSpot, Jewels by Cacha`, and The Network. Today I wanted to dedicate a post to the book because I’m sure y’all are wondering […]

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LOUDRead: The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider’s Guide to Careers in Fashion

The Teen Vogue Handbook (Image courtesy of Penguin Young Readers)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, When I originally created de la Pen, it was to be  a fashion blog. One of my first posts talks about my desire to break into the industry. However, over the years I’ve realized that while I love fashion, I prefer to create lifestyle content. In […]

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Designer Discussion with Fashion X Dallas Featured Designer Red Paisleys

Red Paisleys Design (Photo Credit: Phatt Wood)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I’m so excited because this weekend, I’ll be attending Fashion X Dallas! Fashion X Dallas is a three day fashion event that will feature independent and emerging designers from Dallas and beyond. Fashion X Dallas will take place at the Fashion Industry Gallery  Thursday, November 6 – Saturday, 8, 2014. Fashion X Dallas will […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: People Don’t Understand Blogging

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Hey Pennies & Pens, Lately, the question “where do I go from here?” has been on my mind all day everyday. Some of you may remember that I recently launched a crowdfunding campaign called Give LoudPen Ink. Unfortunately, I didn’t meet my goal in time and the campaign failed. Since then, I’ve been brainstorming what my […]

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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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