Tag Archives: Harper’s Bazaar

Pen’s Flicks: Diana Vreeland The Eye Has To Travel

Dear Pennies & Pens, Over two years ago, I created de la Pen and one of my first posts was on the legendary fashion editor, Mrs. Diana Vreeland (Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Diana Vreeland…Fashion Inspiration). Diana Vreeland is seriously one of my biggest fashion inspirations. Everything about this woman was just epic and iconic all at […]

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Model Mondays: Anais Mali

Dear Pennies and Pens, It’s been a long time since I posted a “Model Mondays” article and I’m glad to be coming back with a bang! I promise to begin posting again more regularly things have just been so crazy with my business, The Network. For this week’s Model Mondays, I’m featuring Anais Mali. Anais was discovered […]

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Press Pen: Pen’s Fashion Reading List

Dear Pennies, Today, I wanted to do something a little different a feature a list of some great fashion/beauty reads. If you’re a student of fashion or if you currently work in the industry, or even if you just love fashion, you should definitely check out the books on this list, when you can. I’ll […]

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Model Mondays: Shu Pei Qin

Dear Pennies, First off, please forgive me for posting the first Model Mondays of 2011 late. For the first 2011 Model Mondays, I decided to feature Shu Pei Qin because this Chinese beauty caught my eye just as 2010 was ending. Shu Pei has been modeling since 2007, and ever since then she has been […]

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Press Pen: Women: Inspiration & Enterprise (Wie) Symposium

Dear Pennies, Please accept my apologies for neglecting you yesterday and Friday. Friday I crashed after all the fashion week hoopla, and yesterday, I was at an all day symposium. The Wie (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise) Symposium was hosted by Sarah Brown, Arianna Huffington, and Donna Karan. The event also featured other fashion, beauty, and […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Diana Vreeland…Fashion Inspiration

Dear Pennies (readers of de la Pen), I’m trying something new today.  I’ve decided to begin calling readers of de la Pen, Pennies, similar to how I call readers of my other blog, The Loudest Pen Ever,  Paper Chasers.  Since blogging is meant to be a conversation between a blogger and their readers it is […]

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Tuesday’s Thoughts: Serena Williams Sports & Style Icon

Serena Williams has been well-known sports figure since her teens.  In the last few years she has even caught the eye of the fashion world.  However, I have long been an admirer of Serena’s style.  I remember the Serena Williams who always rocked the braids with the beads at the bottom. I loved getting my […]

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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 […]