10 of the Most Spectacular Christmas Trees Ever – What was the most spectacular Christmas tree you ever saw? Was it at Rockefeller Center on your first trip to New York City? Was it at Claridge’s in London? Or have you enjoyed the supreme pleasure of viewing the official White House tree in the Blue Room? No matter what tree is your top pick, we’ve rounded up the greatest Christmas trees of all time from all across the world. Perhaps you can get some ideas out of this and build your one-of-a-kind tree.
Rockefeller Center, 1971
A traditional tree with that ’70s spirit in New York City.
Galeries Lafayette, 2000
A traditional tree at the Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris.
Venetian glass master Simone Cenedese created this 8.52-meter glass Christmas tree in the central Campo Santo.
A tradition begins: for the first time, the famed London hotel taps a fashion designer to create their tree. Dior’s John Galliano outfitted a tropical tree with a snow leopard, dragonflies and parrots.
Silver leaves, pink coral, sea horses, fish, anemones, starfish and jellyfish comprised Dior’s John Galliano second Claridge’s Christmas tree.
McQueen’s Kally Ellis went natural with a magnolia branch and lichen moss creation, outfitted with white, gold and silver crystal and emerald jewel eggs.
Galeries Lafayette, 2012
A stunning Swarovski Christmas tree in Paris.
Galeries Lafayette, 2014
An upside-down spectacular at the Parisian department store.
A12-meter-high Christmas tree was constructed of 121 old windows salvaged from local old houses in Eastern Estonia.
The 19-meter tree by Marianolight featured 223 elements of luminaries, 43 thousand LED lamps, and 25,000 micro-lights sparkled in Italy.
Source: Harper’s Bazaar