2016 Met Gala 'Fashion in an Age of Technolog y'
The Theme Is Announced!
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.