Tag Archives: Gulnara Karimova

Press Pen: Gulnara Karimova and Ivan Dorn Shine at the M&TVA Awards

Dear Pennies & Pens, For those of you that have been reading de la Pen for awhile, you know that I first wrote about Gulnara Karimova in this post: Press Pen: Dream BIG: How Fashion, Uzbekistan, and Gulnara Karimova Inspired Me. I just wanted to update that post as I just attended another event (the […]

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Press Pen: The M&TVA Awards in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Central Asia)

Dear Pennies & Pens, On December 22, 2012, I attended and covered the Seventh Annual M&TVA (Music & TV, Video Arts) Awards in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Central Asia) with my business partner/Co-Founder of The Network, Cacha` and our Videographer, Addison Wright. The M&TVA Awards was established by the Fund Forum along with the Authors and Performers […]

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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: de la Pen’s Finest Inkings

Dear Pennies, As you know, Thanksgiving is just two days away in essence, we are officially in the Holiday season. I don’t know about you but the stress of the year is starting to take its toll and so I am taking a brief break from de la Pen. I’ll be working on some background […]

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Press Pen: Dream BIG: How Fashion, Uzbekistan, and Gulnara Karimova Inspired Me

Dear Pennies, On September 9, 2010 my life changed. That day, I attended my first ever Fashion Blogger Conference and my first New York Fashion Week. On the way to the Involving Influence Fashion Blogger Conference, I remember riding the subway listening to Jazmine Sullivan’s song, “Dream BIG”. As I always do, I began to […]

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Press Pen: Style.uz Art Week General Défilé by Dom Stilya (House of Style) Show Review

Dear Pennies, The last and final runway show at Style.uz Art Week was the General Defile by Dom Stilya which means House of Style. The show featured the top ten designers from Dom Stilya and also Gulnara Karimova’s Guli Collection. The designers from Dom Stilya include: Elina Hairullina, Arten Drobyshev, Yasmin Vakhidova, Markhamat Umarova, Saodat […]

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Press Pen: Style.uz Art Week: Festival of National Dress Show Review

Dear Pennies, During Style.uz Art Week, I also saw the Festival of National Dress Fashion Show. This fashion show was a collection of 16 collections by 18 local emerging Uzbek designers and the main headliner the Guli Collections by Gulnara Karimova. The collections showcased native Uzbek fabrics and traditional national dress. For this post, I […]

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Press Pen: Style.uz Art Week in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Dear Pennies, First off, please accept my sincerest apologies for neglecting you for so long. I have been in the background working to accomplish today’s announcement. Next week, I will be in Tashkent, Uzbekistan covering Style.uz Art Week. If you’re a loyal Penny, you remember that I covered Uzbek designer, Gulnara Karimova’s Guli Collection during […]

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Press Pen: Guli Collections Show Review

Dear Pennies, It’s Pen here to report on Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Yesterday, I had the pleasure of attending the Guli by Gulnara Karimova Runway Show. First off, I was immediately drawn in by the atmosphere of the Guli show. The lighting was dimmer when entering the show but when the show began the lights were […]

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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 […]