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NYC holiday windows: Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales, Macy's & more

The joy of the holiday season is popping up in shop windows across the city, from whimsical green scenes from "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" at Bloomingdale's to a storybook-like tale about giving, family and friendship at Macy's.

The city's large retailers never disappoint when it comes to their holiday window displays, so prepare your eyes for this year's vibrant, snow globe-like environments portraying the happiness the holidays bring.

Since there is much to see this season, we've compiled a list of the coolest and the most nostalgic windows around. We'll be adding more as they're unveiled for the season.

Chipotle's holiday windows use ingredients from its menu
Photo Credit: Chipotle

Chipotle's holiday windows use ingredients from its menu in each of its five designs, from a tall Christmas tree to a Toyland.

Tory Burch (Madison Avenue)

Tory Burch is pulling inspiration for its window
Photo Credit: Miho Aikawa

Tory Burch is pulling inspiration for its window from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's "The Little Prince." Artist Timothy Paulmyers pulled together handmade and 3D-printed, whimsical elements, from small swallows, foxes, propeller planes to stars and planets -- all of which are set against the "Daydream" print from Tory Burch's Holiday 2019 collection. 

Saks (Fifth Avenue)

Above, it's a dancing castle of lights. Below,
Photo Credit: Angela Pham/BFA.com

Above, it's a dancing castle of lights. Below, it's a shopper's dream. Each of the six windows at Saks Fifth Avenue shows a different scene with real-life props and screens depicting a luxurious shopping experience, from the search for the perfect shoe to time in the spa room on the beauty floor.

We wish we could be inside this Saks
Photo Credit: Angela Pham/BFA.com/Angela Pham/BFA.com

We wish we could be inside this Saks Fifth Avenue window, too. 

Bergdorf Goodman (Fifth Avenue)

It's all about sweets at Bergdorf Goodman this
Photo Credit: Tiffany Sage/BFA.com

It's all about sweets at Bergdorf Goodman this year. "This year our artistic team became faux-pastry chefs, dishing up a wall-to-wall profusion of sculpted confections. Everything candied, iced and lavish," said David Hoey, the company's senior director of visual presentation. Don't miss the "gingerbread cuckoo clock," the "frozen automat," the "boutique du chocolate Viennoiserie," the "licorice carousel," a "fluorescent dessert banquet," the "cotton candy dream" and the "peppermint pandemonium" (pictured).

Bergdorf Goodman men's store

The Men's Holiday windows feature mannequins with candy
Photo Credit: Tiffany Sage/BFA.com

The Men's Holiday windows feature mannequins with candy heads surrounded by treats and trees.

David Yurman (Madison Avenue)

Ice-like polar bears rule David Yurman's windows this
Photo Credit: David Yurman

Ice-like polar bears rule David Yurman's windows this year. The design is meant to transport you to an arctic wonderland and show the company's commitment to preservation by raising awareness for Polar Bears International. The brand will make a contribution to the organization and donate a portion of the proceeds from its online Silver Ice shop to support the organization.

Tiffany & Co. (Fifth Avenue)

Tiffany's & Co. is paying tribute to former
Photo Credit: Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany's & Co. is paying tribute to former artistic director Gene Moore's 1960s displays with an updated version featuring its holiday hero -- a chrome drawing figure who is busy doing holiday construction. Tiffany Blue stereo player is set next to a white porcelain mouse, which appears to be listening to a holiday mixtape on tiny headphones.

Don't miss the bewjeweled gingerbread men cooking in
Photo Credit: Tiffany & Co.

Don't miss the bewjeweled gingerbread men cooking in Tiffany's "oven."

Barneys New York (Downtown)

Barneys New York's holiday campaign this year is
Photo Credit: Barneys New York

Barneys New York's holiday campaign this year is "Make Change," in partnership with Save the Children. The windows feature the message that change matters with a wall of pennies and designs made from real coins, which will become a donation once the season is over.

Barneys New York (Madison Ave.)

Barneys' Madison Avenue windows are the simple messages:
Photo Credit: Barneys New York

Barneys' Madison Avenue windows are the simple messages: "Make change" and "Change counts." Inside, guests can go into a mirrored infinity room that looks like the bottom of a wishing well, take a selfie in an immersive lounge area with the Self Portrait Project and more. Barneys New York stores are encouraging donations to Save the Children.

Henri Bendel (Fifth Avenue)

A fabulous cityscape decorates Henri Bendel's windows. The
Photo Credit: Henri Bendel

A fabulous cityscape decorates Henri Bendel's windows. The brown and white New York skyline is wrapped like a mountain of gifts and surrounds a Rockefeller-status tree with ornaments. It's a shopper's dream come true.

Bloomingdale's (East 59th Street)

See how the Grinch stole Bloomingdale's windows this
Photo Credit: Joe Schildhorn/BFA.com

See how the Grinch stole Bloomingdale's windows this year with a very green display at the shop's flagship store on the Upper East Side. Visitors will be able to interact with the design, whether by taking a sourpuss selfie with the Grinch himself (pictured), singing karaoke to holiday song favorites or playing a song on an organ with the push of a button.

The windows, which feature bedazzled mannequins, Seuss-esque props
Photo Credit: Shaye Weaver

The windows, which feature bedazzled mannequins, Seuss-esque props and colorful lighting, celebrate the release of Universal Pictures' "Dr. Seuss' The Grinch" on Nov. 9.

Macy's (Herald Square)

With plans to unveil its holiday windows on
Photo Credit: Shaye Weaver

With plans to unveil its holiday windows on Thursday, Macy's Herald Square's windows are called "Believe in the Wonder of Giving." The six windows tell a story about friendship, family, adventure and teamwork as Sunny the Snowpal works to save Christmas. You can see Sunny in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, too.

If you walk around the corner to Seventh
Photo Credit: Shaye Weaver

If you walk around the corner to Seventh Avenue, between 34th and 35th streets, Macy's also has two windows featuring Legos, who are unwrapping gifts and ice skating.

Louis Vuitton (Fifth Avenue)

The luxury brand is paying homage to the
Photo Credit: Louis Vuitton / Ricky Zehavi

The luxury brand is paying homage to the trees of the world -- the Joshua tree, the bonsai, the cactus and the palm tree -- by decorating with ornaments that portray the universality of the holiday season including a piñata, a lucky cat, a croissant and Louis Vuitton bags, too.

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