Tag Archives: Style.uz

Designer Discussion: Olivier Rousteing Taking Over at Balmain

Dear Pennies & Pens, This morning, I was browsing through tweets when I came across @thefashionbomb’s tweet about French African Olivier Rousteing taking over at French luxury label, Balmain. Excited to hear the news, I clicked on the link and voila! The Fashion Bomb confirmed it. Normallly, I don’t post such time sensitive fashion news but this […]

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Press Pen: Pen’s Headed to Charleston Fashion Week!

Dear Pennies & Pens, So as you all may have noticed I have done quite a few posts on Charleston Fashion Week. Well, I am now happy to report that next week I’ll be in Charleston, SC covering Charleston Fashion Week! I’m really excited because it will definitely be an awesome networking experience, I’ll get […]

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1000 Words: de la Pen’s Preeminent Photographs

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Press Pen: Happy New Year & Fresh Inkings for de la Pen!

Dear Pennies, Happy New Year! Today, I just wanted to write a quick post to tell you Happy New Year and announce that I’m back from my long blog break and I’m ready to kick off the New Year with fresh inkings for de la Pen! This year, I plan to update old posts, be […]

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Press Pen: de la Pen’s Finest Inkings

Dear Pennies, As you know, Thanksgiving is just two days away in essence, we are officially in the Holiday season. I don’t know about you but the stress of the year is starting to take its toll and so I am taking a brief break from de la Pen. I’ll be working on some background […]

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Press Pen: Dream BIG: How Fashion, Uzbekistan, and Gulnara Karimova Inspired Me

Dear Pennies, On September 9, 2010 my life changed. That day, I attended my first ever Fashion Blogger Conference and my first New York Fashion Week. On the way to the Involving Influence Fashion Blogger Conference, I remember riding the subway listening to Jazmine Sullivan’s song, “Dream BIG”. As I always do, I began to […]

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Press Pen: Style.uz Art Week General Défilé by Dom Stilya (House of Style) Show Review

Dear Pennies, The last and final runway show at Style.uz Art Week was the General Defile by Dom Stilya which means House of Style. The show featured the top ten designers from Dom Stilya and also Gulnara Karimova’s Guli Collection. The designers from Dom Stilya include: Elina Hairullina, Arten Drobyshev, Yasmin Vakhidova, Markhamat Umarova, Saodat […]

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Press Pen: Style.uz Art Week: Festival of National Dress Show Review

Dear Pennies, During Style.uz Art Week, I also saw the Festival of National Dress Fashion Show. This fashion show was a collection of 16 collections by 18 local emerging Uzbek designers and the main headliner the Guli Collections by Gulnara Karimova. The collections showcased native Uzbek fabrics and traditional national dress. For this post, I […]

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1000 Words: Style.uz: The Stylish Elite

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Press Pen: UK Designers Basso & Brooke Use Uzbekistan As Design Inspiration

Dear Pennies, Today, I wanted to drop off another Press Pen post about British designers, Basso & Brooke and their recent collaboration with the British Council in Uzbekistan. Basso and Brooke consists of Bruno Basso and Chris Brooke. They started their fashion label in 2002 and since that time they’ve won London’s Fashion Fringe award […]

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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 […]