Tag Archives: New York

Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…Dream Midtown NYC

Dream Midtown NYC (Image from dreamhotels.com)

This post contains a Press Sample Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I was in NYC last month for my event, Flavor’s Night Out. While in New York, I stayed at the Dream Midtown NYC. It’s funny because I lived in NYC for five years before relocating to Texas but this was my first time […]

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Press Pen: Jewels by Cacha` and #MakeUrPenLOUD Debut at Flavor’s Night Out

Cacha` and Pen

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, my business partner and I hosted an event last week called  Flavor’s Night Out. Flavor’s Night Out is an event created to celebrate diversity and multiculturalism by showcasing art and fashion by multicultural artists. Flavor’s Night Out is a unique event that seeks to inspire, entertain, and educate […]

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Press Pen: Flavor’s Night Out

Flavor's Night Out

Dear Pennies and Pens, As you all hopefully know, my business partner Cacha` and I are hosting an event in NYC next month called Flavor’s Night Out. Flavor’s Night Out is an event created to celebrate diversity and multiculturalism by showcasing art and fashion by multicultural artists. Flavor’s Night Out is a unique event that seeks to inspire, […]

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The Network Presents Y-Clad Lover’s Lane

Y-Clad Lover's Lane; Creative Direction, Styling, Production: Cacha and Pen of The Network Photographer/Makeup Artist: Katherine Angelique Model: Miranda Jewelry: Y-Clad Location: Y-Clad's Hidden Gem in NYC

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am Co-Founder of The Network — a multicultural creative agency. For the past few months, we’ve been working with Y-Clad to launch an online marketing campaign called Y-Clad Lover’s Lane. Read all about the campaign below. Y-Clad Lovers Lane is about creating a place for women who love Y-Clad’s […]

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Pen’s Rhythm Nation: Teyana Taylor

VII by Teyana Taylor Album Cover

Dear Pennies & Pens, I bought Teyana Taylor’s “VII” album in November and I’ve listened to it at least once a week since then. #TrueStory. Oddly enough, the album was not on my radar at all. In my opinion, it was a pretty quiet album release as far as marketing and PR. When I discovered […]

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Pen’s Eye: Afrocentric Keyy

Dear Pennies & Pens, As an Editor, I absolutely love those times when I discover amazing artists by accident. It makes my job easier because it happens organically thereby making our collaboration more authentic. I spotted today’s interviewee Kiarra Elliott (@AfrocentricKeyy)  on Instagram and immediately recognized her talent. Kiarra’s work is colorful, thoughtful, and interesting. […]

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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 Everything called LOUDRead pronounced “LoudRed” where I’ll be featuring book reviews. Some of you may remember my earlier reviews of biographies on Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston. The book I’m reviewing today also features a biography of a music […]

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Press Pen: New York Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Report

J. Crew, Zang Toi, Calvin Klein S/S 2015

Dear Pennies & Pens, New York Fashion Week will always hold a special place in my heart. This year was the first year I didn’t attend any of the shows since 2010. Crazy, I know! But now that I’m in Texas, I decided not to make the trek to New York this year in favor of […]

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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 their work and creative process as well as their personality. You learn about who they are as an artist, how they create, and why they create. Some artists develop an interest in art from an […]

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Beauty & the Pen: Celebrity Hair Stylist Jasmine Anna Galazka

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am so excited to be featuring my first Celebrity Hair Stylist Jasmine Anna Galazka! As you all know, I’ve featured many designers, artists, hotels, events, and much more. I’m happy to be introducing you guys to a talented Celebrity Hair Stylist Jasmine Anna Galazka. Jasmine hails from Poland but is now […]

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Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler Presents Summer in the South

Birmingham, AL (Image found on Google)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Last year, I launched Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler as a travel series dedicated to showcasing unique travel & hospitality […]

Pen’s Rhythm Nation: The Notorious BIG

The Notorious BIG (Image found on Google)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to share with you Pen’s Rhythm Nation: The Notorious BIG. As […]

Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…Dream Midtown NYC

Dream Midtown NYC (Image from dreamhotels.com)

This post contains a Press Sample Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I was in NYC last […]

LOUD.Style: Thirty One Gifts Mini Diamond District Purse

Thirty One (Image from Thirtyonegifts.com)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to present to you LOUD.Style: Thirty One […]

Beauty and the Pen: Real Techniques for #MakeUrPenLOUD

Real Techniques (Image from RealTechniques.com)

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, I just published a book called #MakeUrPenLOUD: How […]

Pen.Style: #MakeUrPenLOUD

#MakeUrPenLOUD: How To Be A Lifestyle Blogger Inked by LoudPen (Photo credit: Megan Weaver)

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s ya girl LoudPen here to officially announce the release of #MakeUrPenLOUD: How To Be A Lifestyle […]