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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Pen’s Rhythm Nation: Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor VII Album Cover (Image found via Google Images)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I bought Teyana Taylor’s “VII” album in November and I’ve listened to it at least once […]

Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep

The Line Hotel (Photo credit: Adrian Gaut; Image courtesy of The Line Hotel)

Dear Pennies & Pens, To quote Left Eye, “You’ve got your hotel, motel, Holiday Inn.” I’m not really sure how […]

Pen’s Eye: Afrocentric Keyy

Dear Pennies & Pens, As an Editor, I absolutely love those times when I discover amazing artists by accident. It […]

Pen’s Eye: Jeremy Biggers

Art by Jeremy Biggers (Image courtesy of Jeremy Biggers)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, I went to Artopia in Dallas a few weeks back. If you […]

Pen’s Eye: Vakseen Art

Vakseen (Image courtesy of Vakseen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week, I discovered this new art app called Vango which allows you to view and […]

Pen’s Rhythm Nation: Gene Noble and The Rebirth of Gene

Dear Pennies & Pens, This past Christmas, while browsing through Google Play, I discovered Gene Noble’s debut EP Rebirth of Gene. Since I’m […]