Sex & scandal: The Making of a Presidential Candidate

It doesn’t happen all that often for politics to inspire a brilliant fashion photo shoot but luckily, once in a while, the industry brings along a photographer who isn’t afraid to explore conflict, ambition, or to batter a pedestal with the same ease that he uses to snap fabulous pictures. Nican J. Robinson took a good look behind scenes for the controversial shoot paying homage to America’s most charged presidential candidates. Glamorous, bold and fearless, and perfectly timed for today’s presidential inauguration, this fashion spread says it all, just like it is.

Click the thumbnails for full pictures:
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson
In God We Trust: The Making of a Presidential Candidate by Nican J. Robinson

And if the slightly scandalous reenactments of George Washington, John F. Kennedy or Barack Obama don’t suffice, there’s more trouble where that came from. The REDnyc models got tangled in forbidden affairs and sex scandals, all while elusively telling a story about aspiration, betrayal and debates kept behind closed doors. Stylist Samantha Swade kept the looks clean and modern without loosing sight of their original influence, while make-up artist Chris Lanston complemented the fashion extravagance.

With hair and grooming by Trudie Clark, the photo shoot offers a fantastic and creative insight over the making of a presidential candidate. To witness Nican J. Robinson’s (nicanrobinson.carbonmade.com) entire shoot, click on the thumbnails above and proceed through the gallery.

Share some style:

Want to keep up with fashion?

Once a week, we send out an update with the latest fashion trends, styles and collections.
Get yours direct in your inbox and keep ahead of fashion.

Our newsletter is spam free and your email address will never be shared or sold.
Author

Written by .

Shaped by all things beautiful and feminine, Nicoleta Parascan’s first steps towards entering the captivating world of fashion were taken somewhere around the young age of six, when she received her very own first fashion magazine. Discovering an entirely new universe, filled with pretty ladies and beautiful clothes, there was not much able to ever beat or compete with the fantasy land that was suddenly opening up. Surrounded by books, constantly thinking about the next best outfit, in search of a signature style and defined by a nostalgic calling towards the past, Nicoleta believes in taking chances, in destiny and in building her own path in life. When she’s not writing, you can easily find her playing with her cat, reading an old book, watching movies, exploring the city or blogging her own daily adventures.