Tag Archives: Yves Saint Laurent

1000 Words: Stolen Moments – The Photographs of Ronny Jacques by Pamela Fiori

Dear Pennies & Pens, It’s been a long time since I’ve done a “1000 Words” post so I’m excited to be revisiting this section of de la Pen. “1000 Words” is all about showcasing beautiful images whether they be fashion editorials or photos of iconic artists. For this “1000 Words”, I wanted to share with […]

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Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts: Jennifer Lopez

Dear Pennies and Pens, For this week’s, Tuesday’s Stylish Thoughts we have our first Latina feature with the fabulous, Jennifer Lopez. Jennifer Lopez is like one of those amazing superwomen who does it all. Her main titles include actress, singer, dancer, and most recently American Idol judge. In essence, Jennifer Lopez stays in the public […]

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Model Mondays: Damaris Lewis…Model & Journalist

Dear Pennies, Let me first say that today, I was facing some serious writer’s block. I didn’t know which model I wanted to profile and why. I started searching the blogs, twitter, and google and somehow I ended up on Modelinia.com where I discovered Damaris Lewis was ranked number two by Modelinia readers. I’ve known […]

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Model Mondays: Model Update 2011

Dear Pennies, For this week’s, Model Mondays, I wanted to do an update post on past models featured. First off, the biggest news was that Joan Smalls landed a major contract with Estee Lauder. Check out this article from Vogue.com where Joan talks about becoming one of the newest faces for Estee Lauder. Also, Rose […]

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Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion: Kanye West

Dear Pennies and Pens, For the first “Fashion for Music; Music for Fashion” post of 2011, I chose the infamous, the bold, the outspoken, the often hated & imitated but never duplicated, Kanye West. Kanye West dropped his first album back in 2004, and he’s been climbing the charts, offending people, and being his overall […]

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1000 Words: Yves Saint Laurent

And there it is. The Fashion and Style of the Pen…de la Pen.

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Designer Discussion: Yves Saint Laurent

“Fashions come and go but style is eternal.”  These immortal words were spoken by Yves Saint Laurent himself.  Yves Saint Laurent created style…not fashion.  On Friday, I watched the Yves Saint Laurent documentary and I was enthralled by Mr.  Saint Laurent and the timeless style he created.  I believe that fashion is the art of […]

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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 […]