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See the ‘Manus x Machina’-Inspired Designer Items Coming to the Met Gift Shop

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As anticipation for the Costume Institute's Manus x Machina continues to build ahead of its May 5th debut, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has revealed its collection of limited-edition designer products inspired by the spring exhibit that you can take home as a souvenir.

Beginning Monday, May 2nd (the same day as the Met Ball), the range of jewelry, handbags, scarves, stationary, books, and postcards will be available for pre-order online before debuting in the gift shop on Thursday. Museum-goers can pick from items that include an Alexander McQueen silk scarf ($385), a Masion Martin Margiela magnifying glass ($90), and a Flowen clutch ($3,950). Click through the gallery above to see the whole collection.

The products play up the exhibit's theme exploring and contrasting how hand-crafted garments differ from machine-generated ones creating. If you're eager to get your hands on something now, the exhibition's catalogue — featuring interviews from Karl Lagerfeld, Hussein Chalayan, Christopher Kane, Miuccia Prada, and more — is available for pre-order here.

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