Seven Films to watch from Cannes

The Beguiled

Editor @Jthnomad Photo Copyright – Cannes Press Office 2017 “Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn’t give you what you desire – it tells you how to desire.” – Slavoj Zizek Black Chalk picks seven films showcasing at the… Continue Reading

Elsa Schiaparelli – Fashion As Art

Editor @Jthnomad Fashion @Elsaschiaparelli “In difficult times fashion is always outrageous.” – Elsa Schiaparelli Elsa Schiaparelli is credited by many as the fashion designer who invented modern women’s fashion. Elsa’s modern designs were defined by her extraordinary creativity, and her… Continue Reading

Shahida Parides, From Delhi With Love

  Editor @Jthnomad Fashion @shahidaparides “A new dress doesn’t get you anywhere. It’s the life you’re living in the dress.” – Diana Vreeland When I think of fashions from India, my mind fills up with images of  traditional sarees to bold… Continue Reading

Logan Browning, Real Talk

Logan Browning, Real Talk / Black Chalk Magazine

Editor – Justin Howard @Jthnomad  Talent – Logan Browning @Loganlaurice Photographer – Kyle @Kylesonthemove 
Style – Nyvia Weathersby @nwstylist Make Up – Erik Torpe @Eriktorppe
 Hair – Rene Cortez @Hairbyrenecortez Location – @Sofitellosangeles “My mission in life is not merely to… Continue Reading

Danny Nguyen, Effortless Couture

Danny Nguyen, Effortless Couture / Black Chalk Magazine

Editor @Jthnomad Designer @Dannynguyencouture “A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” – Coco Chanel DNC is a couture line by fashion designer Danny Nguyen, who draws his inspiration from the elegant creations of Dior and Chanel. Danny’s runway… Continue Reading

Bete Noire

Credits - Ada Zanditon Couture Mad Moth headpiece / Norisol Ferrari leather dress

Editor – Justin Howard @Jthnomad Photographer – Justin Pham @EzraCafe  Beauty – Yulitzin Alverez @Yulitzin  Stylist – Anna Schilling @Anna_Land_  Model / Creative Director – Mariel Noir @Marielnoir  “We live in a dark, romantic and quite tragic world.” – Karl Lagerfeld Bete Noire is a… Continue Reading

Dres Ladro, Honor Amongst Thieves

Dres Ladro, Honor Amongst Thieves / Black Chalk Magazine

Editor @Jthnomad Fashion @Descendantofthieves “Better to die fighting for freedom then be a prisoner all the days of your life.” – Bob Marley   Imagine a world in decay, where the wondrous remains of the former age dot the landscape… Continue Reading

Melissa Bui, Practically Magic

Melissa Bui, Practically Magic / Black Chalk Magazine

Editor @Jthnomad Fashion @Melissabuiatelier Photographer @Kitleephoto Make-up @Alexa.bui @Snowkeilan Hair @Porcoyosuke Models @Ainerosecampbell @Lydiahemmington “I have seen all, I have heard all, I have forgotten all.” – Maria Antoinette It is said that Marie Antoinette’s happiest memories came from the times… Continue Reading

Gray Malin, Rock The Dots

The Leading Lady Horizontal (Minnie) / Gray Malin

Editor @Jthnomad Artist @graymalin “It has never been my object to record my dreams, just the determination to realize them.” – Man Ray Artist Gray Malin is known for his ability to capture the rarified atmospheres of such exotic locations like… Continue Reading

Films To Watch

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

Editor @Jthnomad “Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” – Ingmar Bergman It doesn’t matter if… Continue Reading