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Met Gala 2016: Taylor Swift and Idris Elba among co-chairs, theme announced

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Taylor Swift’s latest collaborators? Idris Elba. Oh, and Anna Wintour, too.

Swift and the Beasts of No Nation star are among the co-chairs of this year’s annual Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, along with the Vogue editor and Apple’s chief design officer Jonathan Ive.

This year’s exhibition is “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology,” and will focus on the “dichotomy between handmade haute couture and machine-made fashion,” according to Vogue.

The show will feature more than 100 pieces of haute couture and ready-to-wear fashion, Vogue reports, and couture items, as well as “in process” workshops including 3-D printing, where attendees can see designs take shape.

The annual Costume Institute Gala, which celebrates each year’s exhibition, typically inspires what celebrity attendees wear to the event, considered to be one of the biggest red carpet events of the year.

Honorary co-chairs for the event will include designers Nicolas Ghesquière, Karl Lagerfeld, and Miuccia Prada, while the gala and exhibition will both be sponsored by Apple. 

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