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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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 […]