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Pen’s Eye: Charles James at The Menil Collection

A Thin Wall of Air: Charles James at The Menil Collection (Photo Courtesy of The Menil Collection)

Dear Pennies & Pens, One of the cool things about Houston is that there are many museums and art galleries in the area. After checking out HMAAC, which you can read about here: Pen’s Eye: The Kinsey Collection at HMAAC, my sister and I went to The Menil Collection. The Menil Collection is a cool museum […]

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Pen.Point…The King of Style by Michael Bush

This post contains a Press Sample Dear Pennies & Pens, Upon reading, The King of Style by Michael Bush, I discovered that Elizabeth Taylor was the first person to refer to Michael Jackson as the “King of Pop, Rock, & Soul”. For his book, Michael Bush refers to him as the “King of Style.” As far as […]

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Press Pen: House of Dereon Fall/Winter 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, So if you follow me on Twitter (@LoudPen) or if you’ve ever watched any of my product review videos (and seen my Beyonce & Jay-Z wall) you know that I LOVE BEYONCE`. No seriously, I love Beyonce`. I’d probably cry and catch the holy ghost if I met her. Honestly. But […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Amar’e Stoudemire

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts, I decided to feature male style icon because I want to begin celebrating men’s style and fashion more on de la Pen. However, I wanted to chose someone who is slightly out of the fashion box and yet someone who is still respected for their […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Zoe Kravitz

Dear Pennies and Pens, For this week’s, Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts I decided to feature Zoe Kravitz who I have long admired from afar. For those that don’t know, Zoe Kravitz is an up & coming actress and the daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet. Being that she has two ultra stylish bohemian parents, it’s […]

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Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion: Kanye West

Dear Pennies and Pens, For the first “Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion” post of 2011, I chose the infamous, the bold, the outspoken, the often hated & imitated but never duplicated, Kanye West. Kanye West dropped his first album back in 2004, and he’s been climbing the charts, offending people, and being his overall […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Zoe Saldana

Dear Pennies, For the first Tuesday’s Thoughts of 2011, I wanted to feature actress, Zoe Saldana. Zoe Saldana had an amazing 2010 since she became the only actress to have three movies in the top twenty for three consecutive weeks, these movies are Death at a Funeral, Avatar, and the Losers (Wikipedia). Zoe Saldana is […]

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Tuesday’s Thoughts: Ally Hilfiger’s Closet

Dear Pennies, For this week’s Tuesday’s Thoughts, I’m featuring an article and video interview originally published on Style Like U. Style Like U interviewed and raided the closet of Ally Hilfiger. In the video interview,  Ally identifies herself as a designer, stylist, creative consultant/art director. She also discusses her personal style, why she loves fashion, and the […]

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Press Pen: Balenciaga: The Spanish Master by Hamish Bowles

Dear Pennies, Last night, I attended a lecture at The Fashion Institute of Technology a.k.a. FIT featuring Hamish Bowles, European Editor at Large of Vogue Magazine. Hamish Bowles spoke on the deceased designer, Cristobal Balenciaga. Balenciaga was called, “The Master of Us All” by Christian Dior and “The Only True Couturier” by Coco Chanel. In […]

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Press Pen: Interview with Peter Lamas, Best Selling Author and Beauty Guru

Dear Pennies, Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing best selling author and beauty guru, Peter Lamas. Peter Lamas came to New York from Cuba in the early 1960s, and began his career in hair and makeup not too long after that. Peter trained with Paul Mitchell at Vidal Sassoon and Kenneth to become […]

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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 […]

Pen.Style: A Pop of Color Part Deuce

LoudPen in Pen.Style: A Pop of Color Part Deuce (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller; Styling by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen back with more Pen.Style! For those that don’t know, Pen.Style features original […]

LOUDRead…Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man

Gil Scott-Heron (Image provided by St. Martins Press)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, Today, I’m introducing a new section of de la Pen…All Pen […]