Tag Archives: Fashion Designers

Press Pen: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Report

J. Crew, Zang Toi, Calvin Klein S/S 2015

Dear Pennies & Pens, New York Fashion Week will always hold a special place in my heart. This year was the first year I didn’t attend any of the shows since 2010. Crazy, I know! But now that I’m in Texas, I decided not to make the trek to New York this year in favor of […]

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Press Pen: London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2015

London Fashion Week (Image from londonfashionweek.co.uk)

Dear Pennies & Pens, So this may seem strange coming from a girl from Ohio who used to live in NYC who now lives in Texas, but, I think I was English in another life. My BFF is always telling me that I must be British because I love tea and I have that sarcastic […]

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Pen.Point: TENOVERSIX

TENOVERSIX (Photo from TENOVERSIX website)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Through some recent internet browsing, I discovered LA and Dallas based boutique, TENOVERSIX. As a lover of fashion, I knew I had to write about this boutique. TENOVERSIX was launched in the Fall of 2008 in LA. The boutique is owned by Kristen Lee, Brady Cunningham, and Joe Cole. Kristen serves […]

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Press Pen: The Network Launches Flavor NYC to Promote Diversity in Fashion

Alvaro Hernandez in Sandro Romans Fall/Winter 2013; Idia Aisien in Samantha Pleet Spring/Summer 2013; Larron Samuel White in Sandro Romans Fall/Winter 2013 for Flavor NYC -- New Amerykah editorial

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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Press Pen: Arise Magazine African Icons Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to continue reporting on New York Fashion Week S/S 2013. I’m pleased to announce that this year Arise Magazine hosted another show at Lincoln Center during New York Fashion Week. In fact, Arise Magazine has hosted 19 successful fashion shows internationally. For those that don’t know, Arise Magazine […]

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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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Press Pen: Daphne Guinness Press Preview at the Museum at FIT

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you may or may not know, style icon Daphne Guinness recently partnered with Dr. Valerie Steele, Director of the Museum at FIT to co-curate an exhibition featuring clothing and accessories owned by Daphne. Additionally, the exhibition features films, videos, and images of Daphne. The exhibition is completely focused on Daphne […]

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Press Pen: Charleston Fashion Week Day Three

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on Charleston Fashion Week. Last night marked the third day of Charleston Fashion Week. The emerging designers were Eleanor Morgan Hoffman, Julie Wheat, Sasha Gil, and Michael Wiernicki. For the third night, there was a variety of evening/daywear, swimwear, sexy glamour, and outrageous style. Each designer […]

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Press Pen: Charleston Fashion Week Day Two

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here reporting from Charleston Fashion Week. My apologies for not doing any blogging for the first day but by the time I got to my hotel and settled in, it was too late to check into the fashion week so I missed the first day’s festivities. However, I did […]

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Press Pen: Pen’s Headed to Charleston Fashion Week!

Dear Pennies & Pens, So as you all may have noticed I have done quite a few posts on Charleston Fashion Week. Well, I am now happy to report that next week I’ll be in Charleston, SC covering Charleston Fashion Week! I’m really excited because it will definitely be an awesome networking experience, I’ll get […]

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Beauty and the Pen: Derma e Product Review

Derma e Evenly Radiant® Brightening Day Crème (Image courtesy of Derma e)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here share with you Beauty & the Pen: […]

Beauty and the Pen: Polished Perfect by Twila True

Polished Perfect by Twila True (Image courtesy of Polished Perfect by Twila True)

Dear Pennies & Pens, For the past few years, it has become a tradition for my mom, sister, and I […]

LOUD.Ride: Fiat 500L

Fiat 500L (Image courtesy of Fiat)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Cars have always been a major part of my life. My father owns a car repair […]

Press Pen: Flavor’s Night Out

Flavor's Night Out

Dear Pennies and Pens, As you all hopefully know, my business partner Cacha` and I are hosting an event in NYC next […]

Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…Omni Mandalay Hotel Review

Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas (Image from Omnihotels.com)

This post contains a Press Sample Dear Pennies & Pens, When I arrived at the Omni Mandalay Hotel on Saturday after my […]

The Network Presents Y-Clad Lover’s Lane

Y-Clad Lover's Lane; Creative Direction, Styling, Production: Cacha and Pen of The Network Photographer/Makeup Artist: Katherine Angelique Model: Miranda Jewelry: Y-Clad Location: Y-Clad's Hidden Gem in NYC

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am Co-Founder of The Network – a multicultural creative agency. For the […]