From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue
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One of our favorite parts of the holidays is getting to stroll up and and down Fifth Avenue and take in the incredible department store holiday windows. Part pure fantasy, part gifting inspiration, these windows takes months to conceptualize and are truly works of art. To capture the season, we have shared this special stroll with you, our reader. Let us know in the comments below, which windows are your favorite?
Photography by: Alissa Huff

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  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    We started our holiday window tour of Fifth Avenue at Bergdorf Goodman, a bastion of luxury in New York City located at 754 Fifth Avenue.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    The iconic department store's windows are inspired by the Jazz Age.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Ziegfeld Follies, Vaudeville revues and Busby Berkeley’s Hollywood musicals of the 1930s all served as inspiration.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    One of the best vignettes is the black and white homage to Marilyn Monroe in Billy Wilder’s "Some Like It Hot" (complete with silver ukulele) featuring a bird’s eye view of fashion from Marc Jacobs, 3.1 Phillip and Elie Saab (among others).

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Other vignettes were inspired by burlesque performers.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Designers including Alexander McQueen and Naeem Khan are highlighted in the window displays.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Details in the windows include gold and silver leaf, reproductions of 18th century wood moldings and 1,000 individually beveled mirrors.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Saks Fifth Avenue, slightly further downtown at 611 Fifth Avenue, is known for its holiday windows. Here, the windows before the big unveil. 

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    The American Ballet Theatre performed in the middle of Fifth Avenue during the window unveiling.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    A 3D light show projected on to Saks' iconic Fifth Avenue flagship.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    This year's windows are all about the snowflake.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    The windows also tell the tale of a yeti.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Daily Monster creator Stefan J. Bucher created the tie-in-tale for the windows.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    As the tale goes a yeti came down from Siberia  to live on the roof of the famed department store.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    The two minute show repeats every seven to eight minutes to the delight of those passing by.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Snowflakes come to life in the windows via crystals.

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    There are also incredible details in the windows, including a chandelier. 

  • From Bergdorf Goodman to Saks: The Best Holiday Windows on Fifth Avenue

    Share with us in the comments below, which are you favorite holiday windows.

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We started our holiday window tour of Fifth Avenue at Bergdorf Goodman, a bastion of luxury in New York City located at 754 Fifth Avenue.

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