The windows are a candy fantasy. Only a few candies – Jelly Belly jelly beans, Champagne Bubble candies, and cinnamon used to powder-coat the gingerbread window – were durable enough for the display. The other candies were created out of a variety of materials.
Inside the store, the candy theme continues in a few areas.
Bloomingdale’s windows featured characters from the Grinch movie.
Henri Bendel’s will cease to exist in early 2019. This is the farewell display in their Fifth Avenue store.
The flagship Lord & Taylor store on Fifth Avenue has been sold to WeWork for their headquarters. The famous window displays will be no more. This year, the windows had video screens which showed some of their past favorite displays.
On Madison Avenue, tons of popcorn at Calvin Klein, and reminders to donate to charity at Barneys.
Holiday windows on Fifth Avenue NYC
This is the Color Factory in NYC, the successor to the wildly popular Color Factory in San Francisco.