Pierpaolo Piccioli wanted to freeze-frame the way haute couture appears in fashion imagery and give majestic garments a contemporary sense of ease. He used lightweight faille for a gold raincoat, while rigid taffeta added classic couture drama to coats and dresses. From left: Maryna wears a faille top, gabardine pants and leather gloves. Hiandra wears a taffeta coat, satin top, gabardine pants and leather gloves. Lea wears a moire dress and earrings. He Cong wears a taffeta dress. Anok wears a taffeta wrap dress and sandals. Alyssa wears a faille raincoat, mikado top with bow, gabardine pants and hat. All Valentino haute couture. Details at Vogue.com.au/WTB.