Favorite Things- New York City window displays

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Do you have a Favorite Place? … or things?

If I am asked, “What is your favorite movie?” I have to admit it takes me a while to come up with that answer, depending on the day or my mood the answer might be very VERY different.

So, on that line of thinking,  I thought I would share  one of my favorite places to visit– New York City!

Ahhh yes the Big Apple.  I love the Broadway shows! I love the hustle and bustle of all the various people on the street. I even enjoy the non-stop honking of the miles and miles of yellow cabs.

Window displays are definitely one of my FAVORITES!

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Please forgive the quality of these shots– taken with a “box” camera I think… But just some great examples of how much work goes into the displays. If I am remembering this trip correctly I think it was December at Sax 5th Ave.  The theme as you can see was Harmony and Friendship.

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Her crown is stunning…

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This display depicted children laying in snow- feet to feet- then reflecting off a hanging star… Friends bringing kinship to diverse worlds. (Kind of like the friendships that many of us feel through our blogging community.)

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Be careful or you will break into singing “It’s a small world after all…” They definately had a Disney detail to them.

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I don’t know that I would’ve ever thought of someone sitting on top of a group of Disco balls pondering over a book.

Sooo… here’s my question to you. What is one of your favorite things??  Perhaps no one even knows about or heard before– and put it in the comment section– This could get crazy… 🙂

I’m wondering if any of my friends knew I loved window displays this much? (well, I guess the cat is out of the bag 🙂

Stop by and visit Beverly on Pink Saturday there are such wonderful creative people over there.

Have a great weekend!  TTFN~~Claudia ♥ ♥

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November 7, 2009 at 2:22 am | Favorite Things | 7 comments

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7 responses to “Favorite Things- New York City window displays”

  1. Karen Cox says:

    As always you seem to choose the things I adore.  I lived in Manhattan and worked there in the 70’s.  One of my favorite things to do was walk home from 53rd and Fifth to 72nd and First to where I lived.  I loved looking at the shop windows, and I loved walking along Madison to see the shops.  I go into NYC every Christmas to Rockefeller Center and to see the amazing tree there and the one in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
    There is a wonderful book all about the history of the Christmas decorations in NYC store windows.  I gave a copy to my mom for Christmas one year, and then she gave me one last year.  Here is the name of it, I know that Barnes and Noble carry it.  I wrote to the author, and thanked her for her incredible work.   She also wrote a great coffee table book about the N.Y. Deli, another obsession, which I wear today on my hips.
    Through The Shopping Glass, A century of New York Christmas Windows. by Sheryll Bellman
    I so agree with you about how taking the time to memorize our thoughts and images is a wonderful way to stop and embrace the moment.
    Karen

  2. JoAnn Clegg says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog.  I enjoyed your pictures.  I can tell you like to do photography.  Nice work.

  3. podso says:

    Thanks for the reminder of Christmas windows in NYC, where I lived years ago. Always enjoyed the windows, and as a child, the Christmas window displays in Chicago.  Very nice photos!

  4. JSELEP says:

    This post made me want to go to Chicago this Christmas and check out the window displays.

  5. selfsagacity says:

    Wow!  The photo of the fairy with the stunning crown is STUNNING! It is so magical, I am in trance of your fairy photos. I L_O_V_E fairies.

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  7. Julie says:

    Hi Claudia

    I have been poking around your blog to get to know you before we meet next year at Claudies.
    I think when we are all there, we should re-created the friendship snowflake that you speak of in your favorites post about New York City Windows.       I love all things art and creative also.  Never can get enough and I feel most at home right in the middle of a big pile of creative people.

    Can’t wait to meet you.    Idaho is not really that far from British Columbia…….    Could definitely be a road trip one day too.

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