Tag Archives: Vogue

Press Pen: LaQuan Smith Fall/Winter 2013 Show Review

Dear Pennies & Pens, Most of you have probably heard the name LaQuan Smith as his name has been buzzing on the fashion scene for a couple years now. For those who haven’t, LaQuan Smith is an emerging New York based designer who at 24 has designed custom pieces for pop culture icons like Beyonce`, Alicia […]

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Pen’s Flicks: Diana Vreeland The Eye Has To Travel

Dear Pennies & Pens, Over two years ago, I created de la Pen and one of my first posts was on the legendary fashion editor, Mrs. Diana Vreeland (Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Diana Vreeland…Fashion Inspiration). Diana Vreeland is seriously one of my biggest fashion inspirations. Everything about this woman was just epic and iconic all at […]

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Press Pen: Lie Sang Bong Fall/Winter 2012

Dear Pennies & Pens, On Monday, I attended the press preview for Korean designer, Lie Sang Bong. As soon as I received the invite and lookbook, I knew I had to add it to my already hectic preview schedule. The Lie Sang Bong showroom is located in Chelsea right next to all the super cool art galleries. […]

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Model Mondays: Anais Mali

Dear Pennies and Pens, It’s been a long time since I posted a “Model Mondays” article and I’m glad to be coming back with a bang! I promise to begin posting again more regularly things have just been so crazy with my business, The Network. For this week’s Model Mondays, I’m featuring Anais Mali. Anais was discovered […]

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Press Pen: The Network Interviews Andre Leon Talley

Dear Pennies & Pens, First off, Happy New Year! I’m sorry for waiting till the middle of January to write my first post of the year, but, I wanted to start the new year off with a bang! And I’m pleased to announce that me & my business partner @CachaLopez interviewed Andre Leon Talley (@OfficialALT) Editor of […]

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Press Pen: The Couture Council Luncheon Tweets!

Dear Pennies & Pens, As promised here are my tweets from The Couture Council Luncheon honoring Valentino. Enjoy! “The Couture Council Luncheon! They’re honoring Valentino. Super exclusive guest list, I feel fab to be a part of the invited media” – (Foursquare check-in) Ohmigod! Twittas Kobe Bryant is here! I couldn’t get a pic of […]

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Press Pen: The Couture Council Luncheon Honoring Valentino

Dear Pennies & Pens, On Wednesday, Sept. 7th, I had the pleasure of kicking off New York Fashion Week by attending & covering, The Couture Council’s Annual Awards Luncheon where they honored the iconic fashion designer & couturier, Valentino Garavani. The Couture Council is a prestigious membership group dedicated to supporting The Museum at FIT. […]

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Model Mondays: Karlie Kloss

Dear Pennies & Pens, Today, I wanted to feature one of the HOTTEST models out right now, Karlie Kloss. Karlie Kloss is only 18 years old but she’s been modeling for 3 years now and she’s already considered to be a top model. Karlie has truly had an amazing career already and being that she’s […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Amar’e Stoudemire

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts, I decided to feature male style icon because I want to begin celebrating men’s style and fashion more on de la Pen. However, I wanted to chose someone who is slightly out of the fashion box and yet someone who is still respected for their […]

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Model Mondays: Liu Wen

Dear Pennies & Pens, For this week’s, Model Mondays I wanted to feature another Chinese beauty, Liu Wen. Some of you may remember that a few months ago I did a post on another Chinese model, Shu Pei Qin. Liu Wen is definitely an IT girl in the modeling industry. Since, her career began in 2005, […]

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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 […]