Tag Archives: Hollywood

L.A. Confidential: Renato Balestra Debuts in La La Land (Part 2)

Dear Pennies and Pens, The guest list at Italian designer Renato Balestra’s U.S. debut sparkled as much as the couture. The event not only showcased Balestra’s work, but also benefited the City of Hope—enticing the social elite to gather at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles on April 14 for both fashion and […]

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L.A. Confidential: Partying with Paper’s Beautiful People

Paper magazine throws its 14th annual Beautiful People issue launch party at in Hollywood on Tuesday night.

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L.A. Confidential: New Hollywood Hipsters Meet Old Hollywood Mode

Dear Pennies and Pens, How divinely serendipitous is it to have Los Angeles Fashion Week and de la Pen’s L.A. Confidential to launch the same weekend? Here in L.A. Confidential, I’ll give you the behind-the-scenes of West Coast fashion and, to be behind-the-scenes I myself will remain incognito as always L.A. Confidential. So, to kick off L.A.’s […]

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Press Pen: Closet Gems…Hollywood Meets Fashion: Designer Clothing & Shoe Sale

Dear Pennies, This Saturday, March 5th in Hollywood, CA, Chani Christie daughter of NBA veteran Doug Christie is having a charity foundation sale. All proceeds from the sale will go to the Chani Girl Foundation which is dedicated to giving back to the community in a variety of ways. The organization donates to women’s shelters […]

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Press Pen: Jenny Packham Fall/Winter 2011 Show Review

Dear Pennies, It’s Pen here to report on Jenny Packham’s Fall/Winter 2011 collection. This show took place early on Valentine’s Day morning during New York Fashion Week and it was lovely collection of gold and metallic. Jenny Packham is popular amongst celebrities for Red Carpet glamour designs and this collection definitely spoke to that. As […]

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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 […]