Celebrity interior designer Nate Berkus, host of American Dream Builders, tied the know with his fiancée Jeremiah Brent May 3 in the New York Public Library. The two are the first same-sex couple to wed in the iconic building, according to People magazine.
The magazine reports that Sheri Salata, president of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network & Harpo Studios, officiated the ceremony and parents of both grooms and their and siblings were among the 220 guests, which included Winfrey and Rachel Ray.
Berkus and Brent are part of Banana Republic’s “True Outfitters” campaign, which features real-life couples. Milwaukee-area residents can see the couple’s picture in the window of the BR store at Bayshore Town Center in Glendale.
"When we did that, we didn't realize it was such a meaningful political moment. The fact that they choose us is really incredible,” Berkus said at the time he joined the campaign. “
“The campaign champions true relationships, true style and true emotions, illustrating life's most precious and authentic moments shared between loved ones,” BR said in a press release announcing the campaign.
"We've been outfitters since our days on safari, and today we outfit people for their modern lives — for all those things that make up day to day life, and especially those big and small moments that matter most," said Jack Calhoun, Banana Republic global president. 'True Outfitters' represents Banana Republic at our best — helping us stand out in a crowded marketplace — and reflects our roots in our hometown of San Francisco."
Berkus popped the question to Brent in April 2013 while the two were visiting Machu Picchu in Peru.
American Dream Builders, which airs Sundays at 7 p.m. (CDT) on NBC, is a reality show that features 12 designers and homebuilders competing in home renovation challenges.