Jill Fraser, The Art Deco of Jill Milan

Jill Fraser, The Art Deco of Jill Milan

Editor @Jthnomad Fashion @Jill_milan Publication @BlackChalkMagazine “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” – Oscar Wilde After a decades-long search for a simple elegant handbag that was leather-free, designer Jill Fraser started her own line, ‘Jill Milan’, in 2010. In the last… Continue Reading

Charles Darius, Objets d’Art

Charles Darius, Objets d’Art

Editor – Justin Howard @jthnomad Designer – Charles Darius @charlesdariusofficial “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” – Chanel Charles Darius takes the modern concept of ‘Objets d’Art’ and puts a thoroughly appropriate French twist on it. As a… Continue Reading

Adolfo Sanchez, From Hollywood With Love

Adolfo Sanchez, From Hollywood With Love

Editor – Justin Howard @jthnomad Designer – Adolfo Sanchez @asanchezfashion “I loathe narcissism, but I approve of vanity.” – Diana Vreeland With a collection that runs the gambit from futuristic club wear to couture bridal gowns, designer Adolfo Sanchez draws… 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

Matt Sarafa, A Hot Mess

Matt Sarafa, A Hot Mess / Black Chalk Magazine

Editor @Jthnomad Talent @Mattsarafa Photo @Brookemasonphoto Male Model @bozalexander Female Model @majinbuddah “You have to be unique, and different, and shine in your own way.” – Lady Gaga Despite his busy schedule attending fashion school, blossoming fashion designer Matt Sarafa has launched… Continue Reading

Courtney Allegra, Opulent Designs

Courtney Allegra, Opulent Swimwear

Words & Photos – Justin Howard @jthnomad Editorial – Black Chalk Magazine @blackchalkmagazine It isn’t every day that a 19 year old designer gets the chance to open her own store on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Well, that is just… Continue Reading

Fashion As Art – Designer Michael Sta.Maria

Fashion As Art - Designer Michael Sta.Maria

  Words & Photos – Justin Howard @jthnomad Editorial – Black Chalk Magazine @blackchalkmagazine “In order to be irreplaceable one must always be different.” Coco Chanel I truly believe that one of the reasons why Leonardo da Vinci is ranked amongst… Continue Reading

Povertees – A Fashionable Cause

Povertees - A Fashionable Cause / Black Chalk Magazine

Editorial – Black Chalk Magazine @BlackChalkMagazine Words – Justin Howard @Jthnomad Povertees is a new fashion brand that takes the concept of cause-based clothing to a whole new level. Where instead of giving a hand out, they give a hand up to… Continue Reading

Konus – Elevated Streetwear

Konus - Elevated Streetwear

Editorial – Black Chalk Magazine @BlackChalkMagazine Words & Images – Justin Howard @Jthnomad Fashion – Konus @Konusbrand By drawing inspiration from classic denim to modern Tokyo streetwear, the designer team behind the Konus line prides themselves on being fashion pioneers. During the backstage… Continue Reading

Love Is All You Need

Actor Blake Copper Griffin

Editorial – Black Chalk Magazine @BlackChalkMagazine Editor – Justin Howard @Jthnomad Photographer – Benjo Arwas @benjoarwas Imagine if you will for a moment a world where the vast majority of the population is homosexual and heterosexuals are by far the minority. Sounds fabulous, right? … Continue Reading