Tag Archives: Designer Discussion

Designer Discussion: Bling Jewelry

Bling Jewelry (Photo Courtesy of Bling Jewelry)

Dear Pennies & Pens, If you love jewelry and great deals, you will love Bling Jewelry! Bling Jewelry was started by Elena Castaneda in 2008 with just 10,000 dollars. Six years later, it’s now a multi-million dollar company. BlingJewelry.com is an online jewelry store that features stylish costume jewelry. The site is always being updated with the […]

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Designer Discussion: HELM Boots

HELM Boots (Photo Courtesy of HELM Boots)

Dear Pennies & Pens, So this post is especially for my stylish Pens out there. I’d like to take time out today to introduce you to HELM Boots. HELM Boots was started by Joshua Bingaman in 2009. The boots and shoes are designed in Austin, TX and handcrafted in Maine. HELM sources materials in the United States […]

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Designer Discussion: Zuhair Murad Fall 2014

Zuhair Murad Fall 2014 (Image from Style.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, If you’re plugged into the international fashion scene, the designer I’m featuring today, needs no introduction. However, if you’re not, let me educate you. Zuhair Murad is a Lebanese Fashion Designer who’s been designing Haute Couture and Ready to Wear collections since 1997 under his namesake label. I’ve been following Zuhair’s […]

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Designer Discussion: Amsale Fall 2014

Dear Pennies & Pens, Like most women, I have been brainstorming ideas for my wedding since childhood. Though I have no real prospects, I have a pretty good idea of where my wedding will be, what dress I’ll wear, etc. Having said that, I am excited to be featuring a couture bridal line, Amsale. Amsale […]

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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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Designer Discussion: Alex Soldier Spring/Summer 2013

Dear Pennies & Pens, A couple of months ago, I had the opportunity to stop by the showroom of famed jewelry designer, Alex Soldier. As it states on his website: “Alex Soldier was born on a threshold of two continents, Europe and Asia, in the Ural Mountains region, city of Perm. This region is known […]

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Designer Discussion: Maison Kitsuné Spring/Summer 2013

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to introduce to you Maison Kitsuné a popular French fashion brand.  Maison Kitsuné was created by Gildas Loaec and Masaya Kuroki in 2002. Their first ready to wear collection was launched for the Spring/Summer 2005 season at the Paris venue Palais de Tokyo. As stated on their website, Maison […]

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Designer Discussion: MCM Luxury Handbags

Dear Pennies & Pens, So earlier today, a fabulous press release along with lookbook images from “Mode Creation Munich” a.k.a. MCM luxury handbags popped up into my inbox. Unfortunately, I missed the press preview a couple weeks ago. However, since I love this line, I decided to feature it for this week’s “Designer Discussion”.  MCM […]

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Designer Discussion: Aruna Seth

Dear Pennies & Pens, A couple of weeks ago, I attended a press preview for world renowned shoe designer, Aruna Seth. Aruna Seth is based in London and is a graduate of the London College of Fashion where she majored in footwear design. In fact, Aruna is actually following in her father’s footsteps being that […]

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Designer Discussion: Tadashi Shoji

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s Designer Discussion, I chose to feature Tadashi Shoji whose S/S 2012 collection I reviewed here on de la Pen after attending his runway show during New York Fashion Week. After receiving an invite to Tadashi’s press preview, I decided to attend so that I could view the collection up […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]