Tag Archives: New York

Pen’s Eye: Interview with Harlem Based Artist Ronald Draper

Dear Pennies & Pens, I have been surrounded by art and artists since I can remember. My parents are avid art collectors and have an eclectic mix of art they’ve purchased over the years in their house. Every time I go home, I get to revisit the art, I grew up around. It’s pretty cool […]

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Press Pen: Bringing The Flavor

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you hopefully know, I was instrumental in the launch of Flavor NYC which was a digital and social media campaign that promoted diversity in fashion. Flavor NYC was launched through The Network. Flavor is back but this time as a lifestyle brand. Flavor is about bringing diversity into everyone’s lifestyle through […]

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Press Pen: Marisol Umbrellas

Dear Pennies & Pens, Today, I’m featuring Marisol brand umbrellas which is a company that is dedicated to turning a profit while promoting social change. Marisol features a beautiful line of umbrellas with beautiful African prints. Upon receiving a press release and images, I knew it was something I had to feature here on de […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: Missing NYC and NYFW, Unsure about Houston, and Feeling Better

Hey Pennies & Pens, What’s cracking?! So the past few months have been an emotional roller coaster for me. I just moved to a new city and uprooted my entire life. Naturally that has me feeling some type of way. I mean, I left New York City. Let me repeat, I willingly left New York […]

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Press Pen: The Village of Peace

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, it is now Black History Month. You may not know this but I am a true lover and connossiouer of all things related to Black/African-American people. It is my culture, history, and it defines who I am. I’m quick to say: “Fight the Powers that Be” and […]

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Press Pen: Of Whonder — a Fresh and Fabulous Fashion Brand

Dear Pennies & Pens, As I stated in my last couple of fashion posts, there are plenty of brands out there. But as many brands as there are few are made for my Pennies with a little extra love on their curves. Although, I can’t seem to gain any weight, I have plenty of curvy […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: New Year, New Beginnings, New Home

Dear Pennies & Pens, So it’s 2014! Like Jay Z said, Momma, I made it. Personally, I am thoroughly relieved that it’s the new year. For the past few years, I’ve been dealing with my own struggles, trials, and tribulations. And I’ll admit that I’ve pretty much been wallowing in it. But this year, I […]

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Beauty & the Pen: Perlier Volcanic Thermal Spa Thermo Renewing Scrub

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am a member of iFabbo which is an amazing blogger network. iFabbo™ is a leading international organization for Fashion and Beauty bloggers and publishers. iFabbo’s innovative product placement platform, The iFabbo SHOP, allows brands and technology companies to selectively seed their products to highly targeted influencers they want […]

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5 Artists To Watch by @BranTheDon_

Pennies and Pens, We’re all used to over-saturation when it comes to music, and that makes picking out quality artists to listen to very difficult. Radio is shackled to the established artists, and the volume of music being created and shared these days makes the task of sifting through it all daunting, at best. So […]

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Press Pen: Sally LaPointe SS14 Runway Show Review by @StyleMe_Bad

Hey Pennies & Pens! It’s Nicole, from Style Me B.A.D! The Sally Lapointe Spring 2014 RTW runway show took place on Friday Sept. 5th at the Highline Stages during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and immediately upon entering the venue I felt a really cool, calm and almost zen like vibe. The notes on the collection […]

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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 […]

Press Pen: Introducing the New ShopGoldyn.com

ShopGoldyn.com (Image Courtesy of ShopGoldyn.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, There are many online retailers but how many have fabulous websites that match their amazing products? […]

1000 Words: LUSH Lookbook by ShoeDazzle

Model Cheyenne Depree from Wilhelmina for Shoe Dazzle (Image Courtesy of Shoe Dazzle)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve done a “1000 Words” post. In essence, […]

Now Let Me Ink That Page: My New Life as an ACN IBO

Kobi Morton and Me (Pen) at ACN event in Houston, TX

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, I am always looking for ways to grow my brand. Recently, I […]

Press Pen: Dallas International Film Festival

Dallas International Film Festival (Image from Dallas International Film Festival Website)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Fabulous news, The Dallas International Film Festival kicks off this week! If you’re in the area, […]