Photo Courtesy of Vogue Magazine, July 2011
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City held this year’s coveted Annual Costume Institute’s Gala, hosted by Vogue Magazine. The event celebrated the best and brightest in fashion and design including countless celebrity appearances at the flashy red carpet event. The Gala celebrated the lifetime achievement of fashion icon and designer Alexander McQueen with exhibits of his work and recognition for ‘Savage Beauty.’ The Met Gala gave honorary recognition to the life and tragic death of McQueen with a steel art tree project designed and created by your very own – Nature Maker. We hand-crafted a beautiful thirty-foot Oak Tree, the “Giant Tree of Life” to celebrate McQueen’s influence in modern fashion and design. Our “Tree of Life” is reminiscent of a tree that was in McQueen’s home in Sussex, England, making our model a replica design. Our steel art tree for McQueen was installed in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, creating a stunning and magnificent entrance to the event.
The July 2011 edition of Vogue, features an article with coverage of the event and a beautiful image of our “Giant Tree of Life”. The article appropriately entitled, “Revel Revel” begins on page 120 and showcases an image of our “Tree of Life” properly positioned in the glorious Great Hall, as its thriving presence readily welcomed A-list celebrities upon their entrance to the event.
The current July issue of Vogue Magazine is available on newsstands everywhere, so be sure to pick up your copy to view Nature Maker’s recognition and featured photograph of the “Giant Tree of Life”. Nature Maker would like to thank Vogue Magazine for our company acknowledgement, and we are proud to have had the opportunity to represent Alexander McQueen with our work in custom steel art trees.
For more information on Nature Maker’s inclusion at The Costume Institute’s 2011 Met Gala please view our previous blog post for the month of May on our website entitled, “The Costume Institute’s Annual Fundraiser and Gala” at click
For more additional information on the Vogue Magazine website regarding the 2011 Met Gala please visit: http://www.vogue.com