Tag Archives: Dallas

8515 Presents Pen’s Flicks: Black Panther — An Introduction

Pen's Flicks: Black Panther (Graphic by 8515)

Dear Pennies & Pens, So idk about y’all but I am beyond excited about the soon to be released film, Black Panther. This movie is about to sooooo dope, epic, and life changing!!! Like a movie about a Black superhero with an all Black cast, a Black director, and a Black costume designer?! And it’s […]

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8515 Presents Pensgiving: An Event Recap

Pensgiving Banner (Created by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to offer you some good news and some bad news. The good news is my agency, 8515, just produced our most successful event. The bad news is we didn’t have the budget for a photographer and forgot to take photos so we only have photos of […]

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8515 Presents Pensgiving: An Introduction

Pensgiving Banner (Created by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to give you the inside ink on one of 8515’s latest projects…Pensgiving. Pensgiving is the “Pennies & Pens” version of Friendsgiving. In essence, it’s about bringing multicultural millennials together to nibble on some tasty eats, sip on good dranks, and meet cool peeps. Basically, we’re going […]

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1000 Words: AfriDally

Photo Credits: Editorial Name: AfriDally Photographer: Emmanuel Lopez Creative Director, Stylist, Makeup Artist: LoudPen Models: Danielle Mia Moore and Justin Collins Casting & Production: 8515 Designers: BabaAfrik Outfits Jewelry: Strut Makeup: Civilized Cosmetics 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: AfriDally.                                               […]

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Pen.Style: AfriDally

Editorial Name: AfriDally Photographer: Emmanuel Lopez Creative Director, Stylist, Makeup Artist: LoudPen Models: Danielle Mia Moore and Justin Collins Casting & Production: 8515 Designers: BabaAfrik Outfits Jewelry: Strut Makeup: Civilized Cosmetics Publication: de la Pen...All Pen Everything Publisher: ISLP

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so excited to unveil our latest editorial Pen.Style: AfriDally! Drawing inspiration from Coming to America and Black Panther, AfriDally is about fusing African style with the culture of Dallas. AfriDally features an array of multicultural models wearing pieces by African designers. AfriDally was shot in Deep Ellum; a neighborhood […]

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Penny’s Ink: AfriDally

Photo Credits: Editorial Name: AfriDally Photographer: Emmanuel Lopez Creative Director, Stylist, Makeup Artist: LoudPen Models: Danielle Mia Moore and Justin Collins Casting & Production: 8515 Designers: BabaAfrik Outfits Jewelry: Strut Makeup: Civilized Cosmetics Publication: de la Pen...All Pen Everything Publisher ISLP

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s been 7 years since I started styling and I must say it’s been an adventure. For years, I didn’t even consider myself to be a stylist nor did I think I was particularly stylish. But lately, I’ve noticed that I get a lot of compliments on my outfits and personal […]

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le magazine noir: Spencer Evans

Art by Spencer Evans (Image courtesy of Spencer Evans)

Dear Pennies & Pens, A couple of months ago, my friend & I went to an art show at the Bivins Gallery here in Dallas. While there, we met Visual Artist Spencer Evans as his work was on display during that exhibition. I was immediately impressed by Spencer’s work. It’s real and intriguing. During the […]

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Riding Loud in Dallas with the 2017 Mazda6

2017 Mazda6 (Image by LoudPen)

This post was created in collaboration with Mazda Dear Pennies & Pens, Earlier today, Mazda’s team came and picked up the 2017 Mazda6. I felt so sad because it felt like the end of an era even though I only had the car for a week, haha! But no seriously, I truly enjoyed my time […]

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LoudRide: 2017 Mazda6

2017 Mazda6 (Image from insidemazda.mazdausa.com)

This post was created in collaboration with Mazda Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so thrilled to announce that next week, I’ll be working with Mazda to write a review of the 2017 Mazda6! Originally, I was going to take the car to Austin for an event but I had to cancel my trip because […]

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Press Pen: The Pin Show 2017

The Pin Show 2017 (Image courtesy of The Pin Show)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Just a couple of weeks ago, I attended one of my favorite Dallas based fashion shows, The Pin Show. The Pin Show is an annual event that features the latest in locally produced, independent fashion. The Pin Show featured 160 walks from more than 22 designers. The Pin Show featured collections […]

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