Exhibitions/ Manus × Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology/ Selected Images

Manus × Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology

At The Met Fifth Avenue
May 5–September 5, 2016
Exhibitions are free with Museum admission.

Selected Images

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Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913)
Wedding ensemble (back view), autumn/winter 2014–15 haute couture
Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, 1883–1971)
Suit, 1963–68 haute couture
French
Wool, silk, metal
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Lyn Revson, 1975 (1975.53.7a–e)
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913)
Ensemble, autumn/winter 2015–16 haute couture
Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Yves Saint Laurent (French, 1936–2008)
Evening dress, autumn/winter 1969–70 haute couture
French
Silk, bird-of-paradise feathers
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Baron Philippe de Rothschild, 1983 (1983.619.1a, b)
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984)
Dress, autumn/winter 2013–14 haute couture
Dutch
Silicone, cotton
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2015 (2016.14)
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984)
Ensemble, spring/summer 2010 haute couture
Dutch
Polyamide, acrylic, leather
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 2015 (2016.16a, b)
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Raf Simons (Belgian, born 1968) for House of Dior (French, founded 1947)
Ensemble, spring/summer 2015 haute couture
Courtesy of Christian Dior Haute Couture
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Issey Miyake (Japanese, born 1938) for Miyake Design Studio (Japanese, founded 1970)
"Flying Saucer" dress, spring/summer 1994
Courtesy of The Miyake Issey Foundation
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Christian Dior (French, 1905–1957)
"Vilmiron" dress, spring/summer 1952 haute couture
French
Silk, nylon
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Mrs. Byron C. Foy, 1955 (C.I.55.76.20a–g)
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Christopher Kane (British, born 1982)
Dress, spring/summer 2014
Courtesy of Christopher Kane
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Hussein Chalayan (British, born Cyprus, 1970)
"Kaikoku" floating dress, autumn/winter 2011–12
Courtesy of Swarovski
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Nicolas Ghesquière (French, born 1971) for House of Balenciaga (French, founded 1937)
Dress, spring/summer 2003
Courtesy of Balenciaga Archives, Paris
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Iris van Herpen (Dutch, born 1984)
Dress, spring/summer 2012 haute couture
Courtesy of Iris van Herpen
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope

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Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913)
Wedding ensemble, autumn/winter 2005–6 haute couture
Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection
Photo © Nicholas Alan Cope



Karl Lagerfeld (French, born Hamburg, 1938) for House of Chanel (French, founded 1913). Wedding ensemble (back view), autumn/winter 2014–15 haute couture. Courtesy of CHANEL Patrimoine Collection. Photograph © Nicholas Alan Cope