The Metropolitan Museum of New Yor party will be celebrated on May 2nd and the theme will be the unfluence of technology in the Haute Couture

Starts the countdown to the fashion social event more awaitened of the year: the MET Gala. As every May Monday, the stairs of the Metropolitan Museum of Art de Nueva York will become in an authentic red carpet, in which will walkd the most worldwide celebrities. The event will turn around the theme that the COstume Institute prepares its annual exhibition,

Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology is the title of the 2016 exphibition.It will try to explore how fashion designers conciliate handcrafting and technology in the creation of the contemporary Haute Couture and the ready-to-wear. This way is how Andrew Bolton,  describe it somemonths ago Así lo describía hace unos meses Andrew Bolton, comissar of the Costume Institute: “Traditionally, the difference between Haute Couture and the prêt-à- porter was based on the handcrafted creation and the incorporation of machines“.chanelfotos post

The 2016 MET Gala will La Gala MET 2016 will be the inauguration party of this exposition, which includes more than 150 pieces og great designers as Raf Simons, Issey Miyake or Iris Van Herpen. Names that will surelly be in the guest list of this year, whose  hosts will be the singer Taylor Swift, the actor Idris Elba, the Apple design director Jonathan Ive, and Vogue America director Anna Wintour. Nicolas Ghesquière, Karl Lagerfeld and Miuccia Prada have also been confirmed as honorific members of the event.anna wintour y taylor swift

Since Anna Wintour took over the organization of the MET Gala in 1999, this has become the “Super Bowl of fashion social events”, as says the ex editor of Vogue, André Leon Talley. The party is able to raise millions of dollars, which are used at the same Costume Institute to carry out its fashion exhibitions. To confirm it, the record of 800 thousand viewers that China reached: Through the Looking Glass (last year’s exhibition), due to the big repercussion that the MET ball reached.

Precisely the sample on the China news again these days for the premiere of The First Monday in May, a documentary by Andrew Rossi (Page One: Inside the New York Times) on the preparation of the 2015 MET Gala.