Technology Meets Haute Couture at the Met Gala
The Costume Institute’s Met Gala is always a star studded affair with celebrities, socialites and fashions elite walking the red carpet in some of the most glamorous, jaw-dropping looks of the season. While 2015’s looks tended toward simplistic silhouettes and Asian influences, this years looks were all about metallics and futuristic designs.
This years exhibition is titled “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” exploring the relationship between clothing and textiles created by hand (“manus”) and machine (“machina”). This technology meets fashion theme conjures up visions of silver metallics and sleek designs.