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One Lucky Robot Will See Its Design on the Met Gala Red Carpet

Photo: Driely S.
Photo: Driely S.

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Anna Wintour's taking a spin around New York's most famous studios to promote The First Monday in May, the new documentary following the making of Vogue's annual Met Gala (it opens Friday).

Vogue's editor-in-chief popped by Late Night with Seth Meyers last night, and visited The Today Show this morning, where she shared the magazine's new cover — starring an unrecognizable Taylor Swift — and delivered the bottom line on culottes (they're ok — if you have Karlie Kloss's figure).

But she also dropped some insider info on next month's party, in celebration of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's forthcoming exhibit Manus x Machina. The dress code is "tech white tie," and Wintour told Savannah Guthrie she's "hoping [her] guests will be exceptionally creative."

"One young man in England is working with a Savile Row tailor on an 18th century waistcoat that is embroidered with silver thread, probably made by monks somewhere, that's going to be in the form of an Apple motherboard," Wintour says. Even better? "A great supporter of the Met [is] having her dress designed by artificial intelligence. So the sketch that she sent me was actually designed by a robot."

If you're lucky enough to be a guest but not lucky enough to have a couturier robot on hand, Wintour offers an easier tip: "I think there's definitely going to be a big mood for silver."

Watch the whole thing, below.