Bloomingdales's 2019 holiday windows were inspired by space travel.
Photo: Courtesy of Bloomingdales

See the Most Spectacular Holiday Window Displays in New York City

Festive scenes at Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany & Co., and Bloomingdale’s are captivating shoppers this season

It’s an annual tradition for the luxury retailers and department stores in New York City to transform their windows into captivating installations celebrating the holiday season. Unveiled at the end of November and on view through early January, the windows often feature over-the-top designs, exquisite craftsmanship, and joyous flair. With millions of visitors to Manhattan during the Christmas season, it is no wonder that stores hope to entice shoppers to linger and explore through their magical displays.

Here, Galerie shares a selection of not-to-be-missed holiday displays:

Bergdorf Goodman “Game Night” window as part of its 2019 holiday windows. Photo: Ricky Zehavi, Courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman

1. Bergdorf Goodman
754 5th Avenue

Bergdorf Goodman’s theme this year is “BergdorfGoodTimes,” which centers on holiday festivities and playful indulgences. This window, “Game Night,” depicts a retro sleepover with pastel hues, musical instruments, games, and craft objects.

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One of Tiffany & Co.’s holiday windows with playful mice in a winter circus. Photo: Courtesy of Tiffany & Co.

2.Tiffany & Co.
727 5th Avenue 

Tiffany & Co.‘s holiday windows borrow from the store’s New York City environs, depicting mice in playful moments incorporating the iconic Tiffany Blue Box. This particular scene takes viewers into a jubilant winter circus with acrobatics, cannons, and flaming hearts.

Bloomingdales’s 2019 holiday windows inspired by space travel. Photo: Courtesy of Bloomingdales

3. Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Avenue

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo II moon landing inspired Bloomingdale’s windows, which evoke the glamorous outer-space theme with otherworldly mannequins and robotic mechanisms.

David Yurman’s 2019 holiday windows envision an elegant wintery scene. Photo: Courtesy of David Yurman

4. David Yurman
114 Prince Street

David Yurman’s windows conjure an arctic wonderland with frozen branches and exquisite jewels balanced atop blocks of ice. For the second year in a row, the esteemed jewelry brand will also raise awareness for Polar Bears International, a nonprofit dedicated to the protection of the endangered creatures, through sales of its North Star bracelet and necklace.

Hermès on Madison Avenue featured windows with whimsical factory workers producing gifts for the holiday season. Photo: Courtesy of Hermès

5. Hermès
691 Madison Avenue

At Hermès, miniature blue factory workers appear busy producing the brand’s accessories in their workshop. The holiday displays were created by Brooklyn-based design studio Heavy Eyes.

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