NYC Holiday Window Displays: Photos

Lord & Taylor's 2014 holiday windows take visitors on a state-of-the-art journey through the imagination. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Lord & Taylor's 2014 holiday windows take visitors on a state-of-the-art journey through the imagination. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The theme at Macy's is “Santa's Journey to the Stars.” Photo by Gary Hershorn
The theme at Macy's is “Santa's Journey to the Stars.” Photo by Gary Hershorn
The fantastical illustrations at Barneys are the brainchild of acclaimed writer and director Baz Luhrmann, and his wife, the costume designer Catherine Martin. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The fantastical illustrations at Barneys are the brainchild of acclaimed writer and director Baz Luhrmann, and his wife, the costume designer Catherine Martin. Photo by Gary Hershorn
A flurry of woodland creatures and snow owls dancing in Barneys windows. Photo by Gary Hershorn
A flurry of woodland creatures and snow owls dancing in Barneys windows. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Saks Fifth Avenue created scenes from classic fairy tales with iconic New York locations providing the backdrop. This one shows Rumplestiltskin spinning straw into gold in a gloomy subway tunnel. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Saks Fifth Avenue created scenes from classic fairy tales with iconic New York locations providing the backdrop. This one shows Rumplestiltskin spinning straw into gold in a gloomy subway tunnel. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Lord & Taylor's adventure begins on the grounds of this beautiful house nestled deep in the forest, on a starry night with freshly fallen snow. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Lord & Taylor's adventure begins on the grounds of this beautiful house nestled deep in the forest, on a starry night with freshly fallen snow. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Designed by Roya Sullivan, the Macy's display is made of sculptures specially created to resemble the surfaces of the moon and stars. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Designed by Roya Sullivan, the Macy's display is made of sculptures specially created to resemble the surfaces of the moon and stars. Photo by Gary Hershorn
While passing by the Macy's six windows, you'll see the tale of Alex, a young boy with a magic telescope, who experiences Christmas on other planets with his dog, Bella. Photo by Gary Hershorn
While passing by the Macy's six windows, you'll see the tale of Alex, a young boy with a magic telescope, who experiences Christmas on other planets with his dog, Bella. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Macy's hopes this year's windows “will symbolize the power of magical thinking and the tradition of storytelling." Photo by Gary Hershorn
Macy's hopes this year's windows “will symbolize the power of magical thinking and the tradition of storytelling." Photo by Gary Hershorn
This year's windows at Bloomingdale's depict shoppers celebrating the holiday season at destinations all over the world. Photo by Gary Hershorn
This year's windows at Bloomingdale's depict shoppers celebrating the holiday season at destinations all over the world. Photo by Gary Hershorn
A martian on Mars at Macy's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
A martian on Mars at Macy's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
As we gaze in through the keyhole at Lord & Taylor, the magic starts to happen: paintings come to life; the cozy house begins to stir. Photo by Gary Hershorn
As we gaze in through the keyhole at Lord & Taylor, the magic starts to happen: paintings come to life; the cozy house begins to stir. Photo by Gary Hershorn
At Lord & Taylor, the "Hall of Wisdom" room is stocked with a treasure chest's worth of wonders. Photo by Gary Hershorn
At Lord & Taylor, the "Hall of Wisdom" room is stocked with a treasure chest's worth of wonders. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Lord & Taylor introduced video wall technology into its elaborate window settings for the very first time. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Lord & Taylor introduced video wall technology into its elaborate window settings for the very first time. Photo by Gary Hershorn
At Saks, Sleeping Beauty is rendered in Art Deco style. Photo by Gary Hershorn
At Saks, Sleeping Beauty is rendered in Art Deco style. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Cinderella arriving at the Saks Fifth Avenue Ball. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Cinderella arriving at the Saks Fifth Avenue Ball. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Bergdorf Goodman selected a one-word holiday theme for 2014: Inspired. "It was all we needed to launch a set of windows celebrating the arts." Photo by Gary Hershorn
Bergdorf Goodman selected a one-word holiday theme for 2014: Inspired. "It was all we needed to launch a set of windows celebrating the arts." Photo by Gary Hershorn
Snow White being tempted by an evil apple merchant in the heart of Times Square, at Saks. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Snow White being tempted by an evil apple merchant in the heart of Times Square, at Saks. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The ballet scene at Lord & Taylor. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The ballet scene at Lord & Taylor. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The sky is illuminated with twinkling stars sparkling in the cold, crisp air at Lord & Taylor. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The sky is illuminated with twinkling stars sparkling in the cold, crisp air at Lord & Taylor. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The "architecture" window at Bergdorf Goodman. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The "architecture" window at Bergdorf Goodman. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The 'Uranus and Neptune' window at Macy's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The 'Uranus and Neptune' window at Macy's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The 'literature' window at Bergdorfs. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The 'literature' window at Bergdorfs. Photo by Gary Hershorn
More from Baz Luhrmann at Barneys. Photo by Gary Hershorn
More from Baz Luhrmann at Barneys. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The scene outside Bloomingdale's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
The scene outside Bloomingdale's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Part of “Santa's Journey to the Stars" at Macy's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Part of “Santa's Journey to the Stars" at Macy's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
One of the high-tech windows at Barneys. Photo by Gary Hershorn
One of the high-tech windows at Barneys. Photo by Gary Hershorn
More than 100 artists and display experts contributed to the windows at Bergdorfs. Photo by Gary Hershorn
More than 100 artists and display experts contributed to the windows at Bergdorfs. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Happy New Year from Bloomingdale's. Photo by Gary Hershorn
Happy New Year from Bloomingdale's. Photo by Gary Hershorn