2016 Met Gala 'Fash­ion in an Age of Tech­nolog y'

The Theme Is An­nounced!

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The Met­ro­pol­i­tan Mu­seum of Art an­nounced the new theme for next year’s Cos­tume In­sti­tute Ex­hi­bi­tion: “Manus x Machina: Fash­ion in an Age of Tech­nol­ogy”, which will take place May 2nd, 2016. The up­com­ing ex­hi­bi­tion will fo­cus on the di­chotomy be­tween hand­made haute cou­ture and ma­chine-made fash­ion. The show will fea­ture more than 100 pieces of fash­ion, both haute cou­ture and ready-to-wear. Sev­eral hand­made cou­ture items will be jux­ta­posed with ma­chine-made de­signs show­cas­ing new tech­nolo­gies with 3D print­ing, laser-cut­ting, thermo-shap­ing, and cir­cu­lar knit­ting.

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