election season

a fashion editorial by Lenne Chai

The speeches, debates, rallies, manifestos, and broadcasts aside, this most significant of seasons is marked equally as strongly by a simple visual question: what’s your message?
Leather dress, Longchamp; gold tone brass and pearl earrings, Givenchy.
Cotton shirt, Hugo. Silver and black lacquer ‘Sentryman’ pen with diamond and mother-of-pearl, Dunhill.
Cotton and organza shirt, Brunello Cucinelli.
Cotton shirt, Hugo; silk tie, Dunhill; fine bone China tea cup, Shanghai Tang.
Linen mandarin-collar shirt, Shanghai Tang; wool trousers, Paul Smith. Right: metal 'Tom' glasses, Gentle Monster.
Cotton linen shirt, Dunhill; viscose and acetate suit jacket and trousers, Bottega Veneta.
Polyester suit jacket and trousers, Giorgio Armani.
Cotton shirt, Longchamp; gold-tone brass earrings, Givenchy.
Silk jacquard jacket, Giorgio Armani; cotton polo shirt and fine bone China mug, Shanghai Tang.
Viscose shirt, Coach 1941; wool trousers, Paul Smith; acetate tortoiseshell and metal ‘Havana’ glasses, Gentle Monster.
Tweed jacket, Pinko; polyester blouse, Giorgio Armani, gold-tone brass earrings, Versace; Ray Ban Clubmaster glasses, stylist’s own.
Silk pyjama blouse, Shanghai Tang, gold-tone brass earrings, Givenchy; gold tone double-ring chain (worn as necklace), Gentle Monster.
Wool jacket and silk printed shirt, Hugo; Jentle Home ‘In The Mood’ glasses and silver-tone GG chain, Gentle Monster.
Leather dress, Longchamp; Ray Ban 'Clubmaster' glasses, stylist's own.
Wool suit, Berluti; viscose shirt, Bottega Veneta, Jentle Home ‘Daisy’ glasses, Gentle Monster.
Wool turtleneck, Berluti; wool  jacket, Paul Smith; glasses, stylist’s own.
Photography by Lenne Chai (ADB Agency)
Styling by Gordon Ng
Hair and makeup by Christian Maranion
Floral styling by This Humid House
Production and Layout Design by Miki Charwin

Modelled by Claire, Dzak, and Isaac from Misc. Management, and Sofia
Special thanks to Mardhiany Junadi

This series of photographs is an imagined work of fiction, not intended to represent any actual individuals or organisations.