Must See 2011 Department Store Holiday Window Displays in New York City: Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy?s

It’s impossible to truly experience the spirit of New York City without taking in a good window display or two ?preferably several. Each stores vies for attention and it’s always a surprise as to what the general theme of the displays will be.

In the case of Bergdorf Goodman (my hands down favorite this year), the window displays are typically unveiled mid November, closer to Thanksgiving. The theme of Bergdorf Goodman is usually sophisticated yet quirky and unexpected.

In contrast are the winning, yet less opulent displays from Macy’s and Saks Fifth Avenue. While Saks Fifth Avenue definitely merits a walk by this year (the hand painted white and black barrels and pulleys are stuff the Metropolitan Opera is made of), Macy’s left me a tad disappointed. Clock gear? Really??

Missing from the below photo series are Lord & Taylor, Bloomingdale’s and Barneys New York and I’m hoping to add them later on. Take a look and leave me a comment: which one of these is your favorite??

MACY’S HOLIDAY WINDOW DISPLAY AT 34TH STREET, HERALD SQUARE, NEW YORK CITY

Macys Holiday Window Display 2011

Macys Holiday Window Display 2011

Macys Holiday Window Display 2011

Macys Holiday Window Display 2011

Macys Holiday Window Display 2011

Macys Holiday Window Display 2011

BERGDORF GOODMAN 2011 HOLIDAY DISPLAY

Berdgorf Goodman Holiday Window Display New York City 2011

The walk leading to Bergdorf’s, on 57th street between 5th and 6th Avenues, is so festive this time of year. Every building sparkles in champagne.?

Bergdorf Goodman Holiday Window Display New York City 2011

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

Bergdorf Goodman New York Holiday 2011 Window Display

LOUIS VUITTON HOLIDAY DISPLAY

LouisVuitton Holiday New York City 2011

LouisVuitton Holiday New York City 2011

SAKS FIFTH AVENUE 2011 HOLIDAY DISPLAY?

Saks New York City Holiday Window Display 2011

Saks New York City Holiday Window Display 2011

Saks New York City Holiday Window Display 2011

Saks New York City Holiday Window Display 2011

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Saks New York City Holiday Window Display 2011

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