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L.A. Confidential: New Vintage Market in Hollywood

Dear Pennies and Pens, When outsiders come to Hollywood, they expect the glitz and glam—and it’s there—but there’s a folksy community under the surface too. This other side of Hollywood can be seen at the new weekly Vintage Market (basically a farmer’s market), which launched July 23 and continues every Saturday from 9 a.m. to […]

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L.A. Confidential: Catch the Summer Blues

Dear Pennies and Pens, When the first day of summer hit Southern California in June, the deep blue sea sparkled under a Tiffany’s blue sky—the juxtaposition of color was like seeing a sapphire stone in the classic jewelry box. Taking in the scene while riding seaside along the Pacific Coast Highway, cobalt, azure, cerulean sparkles […]

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Where Sexy Meets Classy Blog-Soon-to-be-Boutique Shops the Taste of L.A.

Dear Pennies and Pens, Paris Hatcher, author of the blog Where Sexy Meets Classy, is offering her own personal style to the masses by turning her website into a boutique called Shop Sexy Meets Classy. While shopping Los Angeles’ downtown Fashion District for unique items for her online store, Hatcher told L.A. Confidential she has […]

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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: Renato Balestra Debuts in La La Land (Part 1)

The ‘Una Notte di Speranza’ fashion show that fused European and American cultures benefits City of Hope, a leading cancer research center.

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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: New Changes for de la Pen

Dear Pennies and Pens, Hey guys! So you may have noticed that I just added “Pens” to my opening line. I did this because I’m toying around with the idea of designing a line but of course my inability to sketch and not having a budget are stopping me from actually doing so. Nonetheless, I […]

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Pen.Style: It’s All About The Pants

LoudPen in Pen.Style: It's All About The Pants (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller; Styling by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Thank goodness for besties! Besties not only listen to you bitch and complain about your problems, […]

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Pen.Style: My Only Dress

LoudPen in Pen.Style: My Only Dress (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller; Styling by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I don’t like dresses or skirts. I only wear them on sparing occasions because I’m just […]

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Pen.Style: A Pop of Red

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

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few years ago, color blocking was all the rage in fashion. For those that don’t […]

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Pen.Style: Think Pink

LoudPen in Pen.Style: Think Pink (Photo Credit: Megan Mueller; Styling by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so excited to be writing this post right now! After months of planning, budgeting, […]

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Pen’s Eye: Interview with Artist Derek Fordjour

Derek Fordjour

Dear Pennies & Pens, One of the cool things about interviewing people is that you get to more insight on […]

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Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…The Places My Pen Dreams of Inking

Dear Pennies & Pens, Earlier this year, I launched Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler because I wanted to showcase unique travel and hospitality brands. […]

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