Big Apple ripens to its best form during Christmas as it is the most wonderful time of the year when the renowned stores dress up their window displays to full glory in New York City. The festive season brings out the best of the creative show on display with magical annual holiday windows.
Saks Fifth Avenue –This holiday season, every Saks store in the US has been transformed in to a Winter Palace full of wonders from around the world. The immaculate holiday environment is awashed in winter splendor, from icy chandeliers to frosted fashion.The Winter Palace on the 5th Avenue was unveiled with an elaborate display of fireworks, lights in the shape of a castle and a choir.Winter Wonders of the World display includes the Eiffel Tower, the Taj Mahal as well as the the frosted Great Barrier Reef.
Bergdorf Goodman –
The luxury goods department store based on Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City kicked off the holiday season with the best fashion and millions of Swarovski crystals. While shoppers and revelers can stop by and enjoy the show in person at 5th Avenue and 58th Street, the rest can take a look at Bergdorf Goodman’s Brilliant Holiday themed windows here. Putting seven million Swarovski crystals to use, the store jazzes up the best of fashion world in its windows.The Glitterati features merrymakers amid ice-cream cones and tiered cakes while the Crystal Ball highlights a shimmering psychic predicting the future.
This Christmas, Barneys New York is Chillin’ Out! The chilling theme of the Madison Avenue windows is based on wondrously wintry take on holiday 2015 with Arctic temperatures, high-speed chases and live ice carving. Embracing the chill that typically accompanies this magical time of year, the New York flagship’s windows celebrate winter by bringing one Ice indoors. Two of the window displays have been transformed into giant walk-in freezers perfect for creating the icy things and for displaying the handiwork of master craftsmen working with the ice.Barneys has also partnered with Lexus to reimagine the classic childhood “Penguin Chase” toy that sends the chilly birds around a track, blowing it up into a full-size racecourse through an icy mountainscape. Three crystal-encrusted penguins perch atop 3D-printed scale models of Lexus IS, GS F, and RC F cars, race around a translucent track.Winter Brilliance by Dale Chihuly features 700 hand-blow glass elements mimicking ice crystals frozen midair. The store also shows a 3D-mapped choreography of moonlit snow and ice melding into a fiery display of reds and yellows. The frozen empire comes to life by clever illumination as well as a custom musical score that doles out the icy sound of the winter.
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