Saturday, May 7, 2016


If you have not yet seen the Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology exhibit at The Met Museum, make it a point to get there before the exhibit closes on August 14th. It is simply amazing.

I had the esteemed opportunity to get a first look at the entire collection (yes, even before the celebs who attended the Met Gala) on the first Monday in May during the morning press preview. A privilege I do not take lightly, I am consistently in awe of what Andrew Bolton produces along with his team of dedicated fashion/art professionals.

For those who do not believe that fashion is truly an art form, simply take a look at this...
(all photos taken by T.Strong StyleMayvin with iPhone 6)

(l. to r.) House of Dior, House of Dior, Alexander McQueen

Yves Saint Laurent

House of Chanel

2014 Haute Couture Wedding Dress by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
This dress was Andrew's inspiration for the entire exhibition

2014 Haute Couture Wedding Dress by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel 
The 20 foot train alone took 450 hours of workmanship to create

Maiko Takeda

(far right) Iris Van Herpen

Miyake Design Studio

Hussein Chalayan

Hussein Chalayan

Alexander McQueen

 Alexander McQueen, Iris Herpen

 Paul Poiret

Noa Raviv

And the man with the ultimate fashion plan... Andrew Bolton
Head Curator of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute


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