I am addicted to you - The 2016 Met Gala Theme Is Announced Fashion In An Age Of Technology 1

The 2016 Met Gala Theme Is Announced Fashion In An Age Of Technology

 

 

The metropolitan museum of art on Tuesday announced the new theme for the next year costume  institute exhibition. The next year theme will now be fashion in the age of technology. The  exhibition which will be held on 2016 will focus on the dichotomy between man-made haute  couture and machine made fashion.

 

I am addicted To You - The 2016 Met Gala Theme Is Announced Fashion In An Age Of Technology 1

Via independent.co.uk

According to Andrew Bolton the curator of the costume, traditionally the distinction between the  haute couture and prêt-à-porter was based on the manmade and the machine made. He continues  to explain that recently this distinction has become increasingly blurred as both displines have  embraced the practice and technique of the other. €œTraditionally, the distinction between the haute couture and prêt-à-porter was based on the handmade and the machine-made, but recently this distinction has become increasingly blurred as both disciplines have embraced the practices and techniques of the other. €

 

More than a 100 pieces of fashion both haute couture and ready to wear will be featured in this  show. Several manmade couture items featuring techniques such as embroidery, pleating and  lacework with be juxtaposed with machine made designs which will showcase new technologies  like laser cutting, thermo shaping and circular knitting. Several in process workshop will also be  available at the exhibition which includes 3-D printing where the public will be able to see these  designs take shape.

 

Another announcement from the museum is that the met gala will take place on Monday of May second and will be hosted by cochairs Idris Elba, Jonathan Ive, Taylor Swift, and Anna Wintour. While Nicolas Ghesquière, Karl Lagerfeld, and Miuccia Prada will serve as honorary chairs. The exhibition and the Gala will be hosted by Apple.