Sophie Simmons – Made In LA

Fashion / Article @Jthnomad Talent @Sophietsimmons Photos @Sharlenedurfey “Let fashion be a reflection of who you are. Be confident in what you wear” – Sophie Simmons Between traveling from New York to Los Angeles for her modeling career, Sophie Simmons is fast… 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

Goodbye, Berlin – Designer Esther Perbandt

Goodbye, Berlin - Designer Esther Perbandt

Editor  – Justin Howard @jthnomad Photographer – Lena Davidoff @projectlena Designer – Esther Perbandt @estherperbandt Models – Kristina Tsvetkova @krisviva Michael Aronwits @michaelraronwits Kiera Smith @thekierasmith Beauty – Kseniya Durst @kseniyadurst Hair – Katie Beth Umlor “The future belongs to those who believe in… Continue Reading

RuPaul, From Punk To Couture

"This gold lame 50's moment made me feel like a movie star from an MGM musical." RuPaul

Story @Jthnomad Talent @Rupaulofficial “When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do.” – RuPaul Widely recognized as one of the most creative and original fashion mavens in the world, Drag… Continue Reading

Warden Neil, Legacy Designer

Warden Neil, Legacy Designer

Story @Jthnomad Fashion @godzngoddezzes “The goal of art is the vital expression of self.” Alfred Stieglitz With the launch of his newest collection, Godz and Goddezzes, fashion designer Warden Neil stayed true to his trademark style of being overtly sexy, perfect… Continue Reading

Eduardo Khawam – Metropolitan Fashion Week

Metropolitan Fashion Week - Black Chalk Magazine

Editor @Jthnomad Subject @Metropolitanfashionweek “Every day is a fashion show and the world is the runway.” – Coco Chanel Let’s face it, costume designers often get treated like the ugly step children of the fashion world. The reality is that these designers… Continue Reading

Ashton Michael, Spell Bound

Editor @Jthnomad Designer @ashtonmichael Photo @ MANNY LLANURA PHOTOGRAPHY “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will… Continue Reading

What To Wear – Labour Day Style

Single jumper / Pink Sheep Heiress sunglasses

  Editor – Justin Howard @jthnomad Photographer – Charles Bracca @Braccafoto Model – Natasha @Natashagalkina Stylist – Jacquar Hunter @Jacquar “Fashion is a language that creates itself in clothes to interpret reality.” – Karl Lagerfeld Dressing for a Labour Day party is… 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

Katherine McNamara – Glam Beauty Tutorial

Katherine McNarama - Glam

 “I advocate glamour. Every day. Every minute.” Dita Von Teese In this episode of Black Chalk Beauty, our contributor Kseniya Durst partners up with actress Katherine McNamara, of Freeform’s Shadowhunters to create a glam beauty statement that fits Katherine’s vibe… Continue Reading