Tag Archives: Model

Now Let Me Ink that Page: Thoughts and Inspiration from America’s Next Top Model Conference Call with Kelly Cutrone

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in a conference call with Fashion Publicist and Owner the world renowned PR firm, People’s Revolution, Kelly Cutrone to discuss America’s Next Top Model. Kelly Cutrone is who I want to be when I grow up. That’s probably been said a million times […]

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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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Press Pen: The Network at Work

Dear Pennies & Pens, For my last and final post of 2011, I wanted to leave you with some of The Network’s work samples. The Network is a creative agency that represents emerging ethnic artists; we provide our clients with management, branding, digital & social media marketing, and public relations services. The Network is based […]

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Press Pen: Christian Siriano SS 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, sorry for the delay in writing! Things have been hectic but I’ll discuss that in another post. Moving right along, during NYFW, I got a chance to attend Christian Siriano’s show for the first time. I must admit I was super excited to be attending as I’ve been trying to […]

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Press Pen: Tadashi Shoji S/S 2012 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, On Thursday, I attended Tadashi Shoji’s Spring/Summer 2012 show. Tadashi Shoji is a Japanese designer who has been showing at New York Fashion since 2007. Tadashi has two boutiques here in the US and is also sold in Neiman Marcus, Saks, Bloomingdale’s. He also has celebrity clients including Beyonce, Queen Latifah, Helen […]

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Press Pen: Easy Canvas Prints + de la Pen!

Dear Pennies & Pens, Today, I wanted to share with you a recent collaboration I just completed with Easy Canvas Prints. Easy Canvas Prints is a website that allows you to upload photos to be digitally printed on canvas. How cool is that? Easy Canvas Prints has previously collaborated with home decor and food bloggers, […]

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Model Mondays: Rosario de la Cruz

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, ‘Model Mondays’, I wanted to feature Rosario de la Cruz, another model signed with my company, The Network. Like Ashli and Jazmin, Rosario was discovered by my business partner, @CachaLopez. In fact, it was Rosario who introduced me and Cacha` which of course led to us starting The Network! Rosario has been working […]

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Model Mondays: Kiyauna Kingsberry

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, Model Mondays, I am featuring another one of my clients, Kiyauna Kingsberry. Kiyauna has been signed with my company, The Network for about a year now. I have known Kiyauna for awhile now and I knew she always wanted to model. So when @CachaLopez and I co-founded The Network, I knew I […]

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Model Mondays: Jazmin Brown

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s Model Mondays, I’m featuring Jazmin Brown, another model signed with my company, The Network. Jazmin was discovered by my business partner, @CachaLopez who is her Manager and the Co-Founder of The Network. Jazmin was born and raised in NYC and she’s now based in Washington Heights, NYC. Jazmin has been working […]

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Press Pen: The Network…Where Fashion, Art, Music & Culture Lives!

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, please accept my sincerest apologies for the lack of posting. I have been extremely busy with my new business, The Network  and also our blog: {Fashion.Art.Music}. For those that don’t know, I co-founded The Network in October of 2010 with my business partner @CachaLopez. The Network is a literal “network” of businesses and creative […]

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LOUDRead: The Teen Vogue Handbook: An Insider’s Guide to Careers in Fashion

The Teen Vogue Handbook (Image courtesy of Penguin Young Readers)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, When I originally created de la Pen, it was to be […]

Pen’s Eye: Interview with That Artista Philece R

Philece R. (Image courtesy of Philece R.)

Dear Pennies & Pens, The thing about interviewing new artists is that I get insight into their world. I get […]

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 […]