The Surreal Deal: Fashion That Leans Into Fantasy

From ultra-sheer capes to puffed-up gowns, the season’s splashiest looks are literally out of this world.

Photographs by Rafael Pavarotti
Styled by Katie Grand

Sheila Bawar wears a Loewe jacket.
Sheila Bawar wears a Loewe jacket.

Giorgio Armani cape; Gina Couture shoes (throughout); stylist’s own briefs.

Lùchen gown.

Yuhan Wang top; Philip Treacy Archive hat; stylist’s own briefs.

ChenPeng dress; custom head wrap styled by hairstylist Mustafa Yanaz.

Balenciaga coat and top.

Fila hooded sweatshirt.

Supriya Lele top and skirt; Emily-London headpiece.

Prada cardigan and skirt.

Feben – Supported by Dolce & Gabbana coat.

Andreādamo jacket and skirt.

Bottega Veneta coat and earrings.

Sheila Bawar wears a Supriya Lele dress; stylist’s own briefs.

Hair by Mustafa Yanaz for Dyson at Art+Commerce; makeup by Lucy Bridge at Streeters; manicure by Lauren Michelle Pires for CND at Future Rep. Model: Sheila Bawar at Ford Models. Casting by Piergiorgio Del Moro and Samuel Ellis Scheinman at DM Casting. Set design by Ibby Njoya at New School.

Produced by Ragi Dholakia Productions; Executive Producer: Ragi Dholakia; Producer: Claire Huish; Fashion assistants: Julia Veitch, Ben Spelman; Production assistants: Libby Adams, Szilard Orban, Tom Beck, Oli Stockwell; Hair assistants: Krisztian Szalay, Tommy Stayton; Makeup assistants: Kyle Dominic, Jana Reininger, Esme Horn, Jemma Whittaker; Manicure assistant: Megan Cummings; Set assistants: Axel Drury, Toby Broughton; Tailor: Alison O’Brien.