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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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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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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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Press Pen: GenArt Fresh Faces in Fashion 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to continue New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 coverage with the GenArt Fresh Faces in Fashion 2012 show. The GenArt New Faces show took place on Sunday, September 9th at Pier 57. For those that don’t know, GenArt is a national organization dedicated to showcasing and elevating emerging talent […]

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Designer Discussion: Erin Barr

Dear Pennies & Pens, So a few weeks ago, I received my daily newsletter from one of my favorite blogs, Refinery29. In one of their latest posts, they profiled the 14 hottest emerging designers. After reviewing the list, I decided to feature some of the designers here on de la Pen. In essence, for this […]

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Press Pen: Mathieu Mirano F/W 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Mathieu Mirano Fall/Winter 2012. I’ll admit when I first saw this collection, I wasn’t really a fan. However, after going back and seeing pictures of the collection I’ve changed my mind. Not completely, but, the collection was better than I originally thought. Fall/Winter 2012 was […]

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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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Press Pen: Zang Toi S/S 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Zang Toi’s Spring/Summer 2012 runway show. Zang Toi is another previous de la Pen, NYFW feature. For this season, Zang called the collection: “My Dream of North Africa” since he was inspired by the northern part of one of the most historical continents. The collection was beautiful as […]

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Designer Discussion with Fashion X Dallas Featured Designer M.E. Shirley

M.E. Shirley at Fashion X Dallas Photo Credit: Shana Anderson Photography

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past weekend, I was in Dallas covering Fashion X Dallas. Fashion X Dallas took place at […]

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Designer Discussion with Fashion X Dallas Featured Designer s.t.e.f.

Images A & B: Photography by: s.t.e.f. Model: Mariah Lynn Kuykendall Makeup and hair by: Maranda Rose Lampe

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past weekend, I was in Dallas covering Fashion X Dallas. Fashion X Dallas took place at […]

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Designer Discussion with Fashion X Dallas Featured Designer Consuela

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past weekend, I was in Dallas covering Fashion X Dallas. Fashion X Dallas was a three […]

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Designer Discussion with Fashion X Dallas Featured Designer Mychael Knight

Designs by Mychael Knight (Photo credit: James Anthony)

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past weekend, I was in Dallas covering Fashion X Dallas. Fashion X Dallas took place at […]

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Pen’s Eye: Interview with Artist Amber Robles-Gordon

Artwork by Amber Robles-Gordon (Image Courtesy of Amber Robles Gordon)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Today’s post features an interview with Washington, D.C. based mixed media artist Amber Robles-Gordon. Amber’s preferred […]

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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 […]

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