Tag Archives: FIT

Press Pen: Miss F.I.T. 2012: Ms. Sasha Blowmeay

Dear Pennies & Pens, As promised here’s the feature length post on Miss F.I.T. 2012: Miss Sasha Blowmeay! Congrats to Ms. Sasha, you deserve the win because you were FAB-U-LOUS! I interviewed Ms. Sasha (aka Akeem) about his/her personal style, life at F.I.T., and his/her future career aspirations. Check the interview below and leave Ms. […]

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Press Pen: Miss F.I.T. Drag Pageant 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, please accept my apologies for the lack of posts as of late. It’s been crazy with my clients, and all these other projects I am juggling. Moving right along, I’m so excited to announce that on March 11th, I was a Guest Judge at the Miss F.I.T. Drag Pageant […]

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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: The Couture Council Luncheon Tweets!

Dear Pennies & Pens, As promised here are my tweets from The Couture Council Luncheon honoring Valentino. Enjoy! “The Couture Council Luncheon! They’re honoring Valentino. Super exclusive guest list, I feel fab to be a part of the invited media” – (Foursquare check-in) Ohmigod! Twittas Kobe Bryant is here! I couldn’t get a pic of […]

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Press Pen: Editor Preview…Wendy Brandes Fine Jewelry & Stacy Lomman New York

Dear Pennies and Pens, Last week, I had the awesome opportunity of reuniting with Wendy Brandes whom I had met after the Zang Toi show during New York Fashion Week and also Stacy Lomman, a fashion designer and friend of Wendy’s. While we were hanging out and having drinks after the Zang Toi show, Wendy […]

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Press Pen: Do You Want To Be A WWDMAGIC Correspondent?

Dear Pennies, So yesterday, I was supposed to be relaxing and taking the day off when I came across the “Do You Want To Be A WWDMAGIC Correspondent?” post on Fashionably Marketing.Me. I’ve been reading Fashionably Marketing.Me for awhile now and it’s a great site that features the latest fashion marketing and social media news, and […]

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Press Pen: Happy New Year & Fresh Inkings for de la Pen!

Dear Pennies, Happy New Year! Today, I just wanted to write a quick post to tell you Happy New Year and announce that I’m back from my long blog break and I’m ready to kick off the New Year with fresh inkings for de la Pen! This year, I plan to update old posts, be […]

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Press Pen: Balenciaga: The Spanish Master by Hamish Bowles

Dear Pennies, Last night, I attended a lecture at The Fashion Institute of Technology a.k.a. FIT featuring Hamish Bowles, European Editor at Large of Vogue Magazine. Hamish Bowles spoke on the deceased designer, Cristobal Balenciaga. Balenciaga was called, “The Master of Us All” by Christian Dior and “The Only True Couturier” by Coco Chanel. In […]

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Designer Discussion: Hirooka Naoto of h. NAOTO

Dear Pennies, Last Friday, I attended the Japan Fashion Now Symposium at FIT. The symposium ended with a Q&A with FIT’s museum director, Valerie Steele and Japanese fashion designer Hirooka Naoto of the brand h. NAOTO. I decided to dedicate an entire article to Hirooka Naoto because he has really fascinating ideas about fashion and […]

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Press Pen: Japan Fashion Now Symposium Tweets

Dear Pennies, Check out my tweets from the Japan Fashion Now Symposium which give you an excellent play by play and recap of the Symposium. I’ve also added pics from the slideshows to illustrate the tweets. Also, please follow me on Twitter (@LoudPen), I always tweet during events so you can get up to the […]

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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 […]

Pen’s Eye: Interview with That Artista Philece R

Philece R. (Image courtesy of Philece R.)

Dear Pennies & Pens, The thing about interviewing new artists is that I get insight into their world. I get […]

Beauty and the Pen: Brown Sugar Beauti

Gracelyn Fraser, Beauty Blogger and Founder of Brown Sugar Beauti (Image courtesy of Brown Sugar Beauti)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you may know, I’m not the biggest fan of Houston but I have an appreciation […]

Pen’s Eye: Interview with Artist and Illustrator Tabitha Brown

Self-Portrait by Tabitha Brown (Image courtesy of Tabitha Brown)

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few weeks ago, I was browsing around online and came across an article on the […]

Pen.Style: Afropunk Chic

LoudPen in Pen.Style: Afropunk Chick (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller Styling by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya gurl LoudPen here with the last and final Pen.Style post of 2014! I can’t believe 2014 […]

Pen.Style: Coolin

LoudPen in Pen.Style: Coolin (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller Styling by: LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen back with the latest addition of Pen.Style. When I was going through the […]