Met Gala 2016: Manus x Machina

It’s that time of the year again. The Met Gala is tonight! This year’s theme is  Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.  Exploring the relationship between hand craftsmanship and the use of machines when producing couture. Many Haute Couture dresses can be fully made by hand, by machine or both. In the end it can really be up to the viewer to decide the authenticity of the outcome.

As curator of the Met Gala Andrew Bolton states “It is really about the desired effect”.

Regardless throughout the years the Gala has shown some stunning pieces on the runway both from machine and hand; perhaps something never considered fully until now.

I love how the Gala is a representation of a fashion lover’s biggest dreams come to life with some of the most outrageous and gorgeous outfits seen. Here are a few of my favourites throughout the years. Hope you enjoy and get into a suave mood for tonight! x

 

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Doutzen Kroes in Mac Posen Met 2012

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Kim Kardashian in Lanvin Met 2014

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Kendall Jenner in Calvin Klien (What else), Gigi Hadid in DVF, Bella Hadid in H&M Met 2015

"Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals

Lupita Nyong’o in Prada Met 2014

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Solange Knowles in Giles Met 2015

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Amal Clooney in John Galliano Met 2015

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Liu Wen in Zac Posen Met 2014

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"Charles James: Beyond Fashion" Costume Institute Gala - Arrivals

Bayonne in Givenchy Met 2014

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One of my all time favourites Kate Moss in Marc Jacobs Met 2009

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Rihanna in Guo Pei Met 2015

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SJP Met 2013

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Madonna Met 2013

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Bey in Givenchy Met 2015

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Lily Collins in Moschino Met 2013

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