Vogue Mexico Adapts Met Gala Formula for Day of the Dead
Vogue Mexico recently collaborated with the Gala de los Dioses, a Mexican cultural festival, to create a fashion-centered program called La Met Gala (the May Gala to its English-speaking audience) on May 1st, 2012. With the help of designers, models, and photographers, Vogue Mexico provided a special version of the popular Vogue Spain photo shoot to celebrate the Mexican holiday.
In Mexico, Day of the Dead marks the end of the year and is celebrated by wearing white dresses, hats, and wreaths. As a national holiday, many of the costumes that are worn are based on the Mexican national costume. In Mexico, Day of the Dead is an important moment to re-connect with the deceased loved ones one has lost over the past year. But, like a lot of other culture and traditions, this special day is celebrated in all forms from the religious to the frivolous.
Vogue Mexico’s version of the Gala de los Dioses is a fashion-centered program called La Met Gala (the May Gala to its English-speaking audience). The show consisted of two major sections: fashion and culture. Each part covered a different part of the Mexican festival Day of the Dead celebration.
The first section of the show was called Met Gala Style. In this section of the show, the designers, models, and photographers gave their interpretation of the Mexican culture and its celebration of the Day of the Dead. The Vogue Mexico Met Gala Style was the best example of how to dress in the Day of the Dead with the cultural twist of the Mexican culture.
The Met Gala Style segment of the show focused on a different part of the Day of the Dead each day of the festival. Over the course of the Day of the Dead, there are many ways to celebrate the holiday, such as with the traditional Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and the Mexican New Year. These two events also incorporate many parts of Mexican culture.
Day of the Dead is a very strong tradition for Mexico. The national costume is one of the main events at the Day of the Dead. The traditions that are associated with the Day of the Dead include the wearing of white dresses, hats, and wreaths. However, many of the traditions