Tag Archives: Men’s Fashion

Pen’s Rhythm Nation…Ben l’Oncle Soul

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few months ago, I was browsing through iTunes and I discovered a new French artist named Ben L’Oncle Soul. Ben L’Oncle Soul is a Soul/R&B artist from France. There’s not much info on Ben other than the fact that his name comes from Uncle Ben’s rice. Ben is also known […]

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Press Pen: Number:Lab SS14 Collection Preview by @StyleMe_Bad

Hey Pennies & Pens! Its Nicole, from Style Me B.A.D. During New York Fashion Week, I attended the CFDA Fashion Incubators Market Day where I previewed the Spring 2014 collection from Number: Lab, a menswear line that offers a stylish take on activewear. The line, which started out as a T-shirt company in 2007 by Greg Lawrence […]

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1000 Words: #CFDAMenswear Moodboard

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week, the CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) hosted a contest on Tumblr where bloggers were invited to create moodboards using pieces from CFDA menswear designers. Unfortunately, upon completing my moodboard, I realized I had only used 2 pieces from CFDA menswear designers instead of the 4 the contest called […]

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Press Pen: ØDD Fall/Winter 2013 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, During New York Fashion Week, I also attended the ØDD Fall/Winter 2013 presentation. ØDD was previously a men’s only line however, this season, the avant garde label expanded to include womenswear. According to the press materials: “This season, both genders will find the juxtaposition of refined tailoring met with uniquely “ØDD” silhouettes. The […]

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Model Mondays: Dae Na

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s “Model Mondays” I decided to feature newcomer, Dae Na of VNY Model Management and Wilson Model Management. Dae Na is Korean and has appeared in major campaigns for Donna Karan, Bloomingdale’s , and Diesel. Dae Na is 22 years old and is 6’2”. In a profile on Models.com, […]

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Model Mondays: Goncalo Teixeira for ViralFashion.com

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, please accept my apologies for the lack of posting as of late. My schedule has been super hectic with The Network. Moving right along, for this week’s “Model Mondays”, I decided to feature Portuguese model, Goncalo Teixeira. Goncalo recently posed for the ViralFashion.com “Into The Wild” fashion editorial. ViralFashion is a new digital, […]

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Press Pen: Perry Ellis S/S 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s Pen here to report on the Perry Ellis Spring/Summer 2012 runway show. I covered Perry Ellis last season for F/W 2011, so I was excited to see what the brand would produce this season. Although, John Crocco the Creative Director is leaving the brand, he still designed a smooth, wearable, streamlined collection. […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Jay-Z

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts, I decided to feature my favorite rapper of all time, Jay-Z. For anyone that knows me in real life or follows me on Twitter, you know how deep my love for Jay-Z runs. In my opinion, Jay is one of the greatest of all time, […]

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Model Mondays: Sacha M’Baye

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, Model Mondays, I wanted to feature emerging male model Sacha M’Baye who I had previously mentioned in the Model Mondays: Jourdan Dunn post since Sacha appeared in the Burberry ad campaign alongside Jourdan. In fact, Sacha was the first male model of color to be featured in a Burberry […]

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Press Pen: Nautica Fall/Winter 2011 Presentation Review

Dear Pennies, It’s Pen here to report on the Nautica Fall/Winter 2011 Presentation. Nautica is a timeless brand, known for its menswear and for the Fall/Winter 2011 collection, the brand presented its signature wearable staples. The color palette was navy, grey, black, brown, white/creme with the occasional splash of red. The fabrics used were wool, […]

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Pen.Point: Five Fresh New Films

Not Another Happy Ending (Image from Google)

Dear Pennies & Pens, For as long as I can remember, I have always loved movies. It’s always been a […]

Pen.Point: Lone Star Court Review

Lone Star Court Hotel Room (Photo by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, this past weekend, I visited Austin, TX and stayed at the […]

Press Pen: SOL REPUBLIC RELAYS Giveaway

SOL REPUBLIC RELAYS (Photo Courtesy of SOL REPUBLIC)

Hey Pennies & Pens! Awesome news, I am working with SOL REPUBLIC to host a giveaway for you, my amazing […]

Pen.Point: Lone Star Court

Lone Star Court (Image Courtesy of the Valencia Group)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so excited to announce that this weekend, I’ll be in Austin, TX! I’ll be […]

Press Pen: Gallery House Unveils Stephen Ibbott’s Love in Digital Times

Stephen Ibbott, Artemis 2 (2014) 30 X 30

Dear Pennies & Pens, Some exciting news has just reached my inbox. Gallery House founder Belinda Chun and artist, Stephen Ibbott have […]

Press Pen: Schiffer Publishing Releases Miami Graffiti Art by H. Love

Miami Graffiti Art by H. Love (Photo by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, An amazing new book has just hit the art scene. Schiffer Publishing just released Miami Graffiti […]