From Thanksgiving to the New Year, New York City is famous for its Holiday Windows.
Many of the stores are justifiably visited just for their Holiday Windows. But by far and large, Bergdorf Goodman’s are always the most elaborate and the most beautiful and the most magical.
Bergdorf Goodman in Manhattan is located at 5th Avenue between 57th and 58th Streets. The men’s store is located on the east side of 5th Avenue and the main store is located on the west side of 5th.
This year’s display is called “Carnival of The Animals”.
From Bergdorf’s official press release:
“The holiday windows at Bergdorf Goodman, a true New York holiday spectacle, continue their well-known tradition of high fantasy, dramatic surprises, extraordinary fashion, and great storytelling. The 2011 windows, entitled “Carnival of the Animals,” take their inspiration from diverse settings reimagined in various materials… and the animals that dwell there. David Hoey, Senior Director of Visual Presentation, and team devote an entire year to the production of the holiday windows. They will remain on display through January 3, 2012.”
The windows are simply astounding to see in full, but I also like to photograph the details.
I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves, as I am totally speechless!
To view some of this year’s windows in their complete glory, please visit this great website.
Much kudos to the great photographer who captures the Bergdorf windows, Ricky Zehavi. You can see more of his spectacular images here.