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The Costume Institute's latest exhibit, Manus x Machina: Fashion in the Age of Technology, celebrates the marriage between human handiwork (manus) and machine (machina) in fashion. And now that the Met Gala has come and gone, all eyes all on the dresses that were designed by hand, laser, or from the likes of Christian Dior, Lanvin, and Yves Saint Laurent that are on display in the exhibit.

Looking to capture that feeling outside of the Metropolitan Museum of Art? Manus x Machina isn't the only place where fashion collides with technology in New York City. Below we've mapped out places where you can score fabulous tech-savvy apparel and accessories, from jeans that will charge your iPhone while you wear them to a South Soho storefront that will 3D print basically anything you want — yourself especially.

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1. John Brevard

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138 Ludlow St
New York, NY 10002
John Brevard's Thoscene is a customization platform that allows you to 3D-print a piece of jewelry that's based on both your astrological sign and personality traits.
Photo: John Brevard

2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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1000 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10028
(212) 535-7710
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After taking in Manus x Machina, head to the gift shop for limited-edition designer souvenirs like jewelry, handbags, scarves, stationery, and the cardboard cover-bound book that accompanies the exhibit.
Photo: Amelia Holowaty Krales

3. Moynat

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937 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10021
(212) 452-4696
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When we popped into the French brand's first New York store, CEO Guillaume Davin explained that the clutches in the Pharrell Williams collection feature decals that are laser-cut into multiple pieces and then applied by hand — so, Machinus and Manus.
Photo: Courtesy of Moynat

4. Bergdorf Goodman

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754 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10019
(212) 753-7300
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Emma Roberts walked the Met Gala red carpet carrying an Edie Parker clutch, created from custom acrylic that was then poured by hand. Get your own at Bergdorf Goodman, where prices for similar styles start at $895.
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5. Niketown

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6 E 57th St
New York, NY 10022
(212) 891-6453
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Nike continues to fuse technology into its activewear with techniques like waterless fabric dyeing and recycling plastic bottles for polyester. And you can't discount the wearables, including its collaboration with Fuelband.
Photo: Nielson Barnard/Getty Images

6. Lie Sang Bong

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30 Gansevoort St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 924-2025
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Korean fashion designer Lie Sang Bong blends traditional influences with innovative techniques like laser cutting and digital printing for his collections. The Meatpacking District store's design is equally futuristic.
Photo: Lie Sang Bong

7. Tory Sport

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131 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
(212) 777-2226
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Tory Burch's activewear label Tory Sport uses high-performance fabrics and seamless consturction to create pieces that simultaneously prevent odor and provide ventilation.
Photo: Courtesy of Tory Sport

8. Balmain

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100 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012
Oliver Rousteing and his army have transformed the house of Balmain into a household name with its sharply-tailored and heavily-embellished clothing that just look like works of art.
Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

9. Joe's Jeans

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77 Mercer St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 925-5727
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In a more obvious nod to technology and our inability to live without it, Joe's Jeans created Hello, five styles of denim that allow you to not only charge your iPhone, but also carry it hands-free.
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10. Doob-3D

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28 Wooster St
New York, NY 10013
(347) 688-4365
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German brand Doob is using 3D-scanning and printing services to create dolls in the exact likeness of whatever you choose — your dog, your significant other, yourself, and so forth. Prices start at $95, but can go up to $695.
Photo: Doob

11. United Nude

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25 Bond St
New York, NY 10012
(212) 420-6000
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United Nude creates its architecture-inspired shoes using both hard and soft 3D-printed parts to experiment with new shapes. Some of its most memorable styles are from the collection created with late architect Zaha Hadid.
Photo: Shawn Ehlers/Getty Images

12. ØDD. New York

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164 Ludlow St
New York, NY 10002
(646) 559-0406
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At this Lower East Side boutique, you can find apparel from Iris Van Herpen, a designer who's so at the forefront of the fashion-meets-technology movement that you can see her stuff on display at the Costume Institute.
Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images

1. John Brevard

138 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002
Photo: John Brevard
John Brevard's Thoscene is a customization platform that allows you to 3D-print a piece of jewelry that's based on both your astrological sign and personality traits.
138 Ludlow St
New York, NY 10002

2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10028
Photo: Amelia Holowaty Krales
After taking in Manus x Machina, head to the gift shop for limited-edition designer souvenirs like jewelry, handbags, scarves, stationery, and the cardboard cover-bound book that accompanies the exhibit.
1000 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10028

3. Moynat

937 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021
Photo: Courtesy of Moynat
When we popped into the French brand's first New York store, CEO Guillaume Davin explained that the clutches in the Pharrell Williams collection feature decals that are laser-cut into multiple pieces and then applied by hand — so, Machinus and Manus.
937 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10021

4. Bergdorf Goodman

754 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10019
Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
Emma Roberts walked the Met Gala red carpet carrying an Edie Parker clutch, created from custom acrylic that was then poured by hand. Get your own at Bergdorf Goodman, where prices for similar styles start at $895.
754 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10019

5. Niketown

6 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022
Photo: Nielson Barnard/Getty Images
Nike continues to fuse technology into its activewear with techniques like waterless fabric dyeing and recycling plastic bottles for polyester. And you can't discount the wearables, including its collaboration with Fuelband.
6 E 57th St
New York, NY 10022

6. Lie Sang Bong

30 Gansevoort St, New York, NY 10014
Photo: Lie Sang Bong
Korean fashion designer Lie Sang Bong blends traditional influences with innovative techniques like laser cutting and digital printing for his collections. The Meatpacking District store's design is equally futuristic.
30 Gansevoort St
New York, NY 10014

7. Tory Sport

131 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
Photo: Courtesy of Tory Sport
Tory Burch's activewear label Tory Sport uses high-performance fabrics and seamless consturction to create pieces that simultaneously prevent odor and provide ventilation.
131 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

8. Balmain

100 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012
Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images
Oliver Rousteing and his army have transformed the house of Balmain into a household name with its sharply-tailored and heavily-embellished clothing that just look like works of art.
100 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012

9. Joe's Jeans

77 Mercer St, New York, NY 10012
Photo: Joe's Jeans
In a more obvious nod to technology and our inability to live without it, Joe's Jeans created Hello, five styles of denim that allow you to not only charge your iPhone, but also carry it hands-free.
77 Mercer St
New York, NY 10012

10. Doob-3D

28 Wooster St, New York, NY 10013
Photo: Doob
German brand Doob is using 3D-scanning and printing services to create dolls in the exact likeness of whatever you choose — your dog, your significant other, yourself, and so forth. Prices start at $95, but can go up to $695.
28 Wooster St
New York, NY 10013

11. United Nude

25 Bond St, New York, NY 10012
Photo: Shawn Ehlers/Getty Images
United Nude creates its architecture-inspired shoes using both hard and soft 3D-printed parts to experiment with new shapes. Some of its most memorable styles are from the collection created with late architect Zaha Hadid.
25 Bond St
New York, NY 10012

12. ØDD. New York

164 Ludlow St, New York, NY 10002
Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images
At this Lower East Side boutique, you can find apparel from Iris Van Herpen, a designer who's so at the forefront of the fashion-meets-technology movement that you can see her stuff on display at the Costume Institute.
164 Ludlow St
New York, NY 10002