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    Storefronts show off holiday spirit

    From New York to Paris, department stores get into the holiday spirit with lavish window displays.

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    Shopping in a winter wonderland -

    From New York to Paris, department stores get into the holiday spirit with lavish window displays.

    Guests take pictures of the interactive window display at Macy's Herald Square as they attend the store's Christmas Window Unveiling event in New York on Nov. 21.
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    Holiday in town -

    A father and daughter stop to look at holiday window displays at the Macy's flagship store in New York on Nov. 22.
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    Giving tree -

    French cosmetics company L'Occitane unveiled its holiday window display in Paris on Nov. 15.
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    Penguin gone fishing -

    Tiny penguins decorate the windows of Selfridges at the unveiling of 'Destination Christmas' in London on Oct. 24.
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    Santa on the red carpet -

    A woman pauses as she walks her dog past a vintage Santa Claus holiday window display at Lord & Taylor in New York on Nov. 18.
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    Winter white -

    A sleigh filled with gift-wrapped jewelry boxes is displayed in a holiday window at Tiffany & Co. in New York on Nov. 20. Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan’s biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by.
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    Holiday romance -

    A mannequin celebrates Valentine's Day in one of the newly unveiled window displays at Bergdorf Goodman in New York on Nov. 20.
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    Winter chic -

    A view of the holiday window displays at the Bergdorf Goodman in New York City. The department store unveiled their displays on Nov. 19.
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    Creative creatures -

    A shopper passes by animal sculptures made using household goods in the window of department store John Lewis on Oxford Street in London on Nov. 8.
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    Homage to an illustrator -

    Henri Bendel celebrates the work of illustrator Al Hirschfeld for the unveiling of the luxury departmant store's holiday windows in New York on Nov. 14.
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    Electric holiday -

    People pass the holiday window displays of the French department store Printemps in Paris on Nov. 15.
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    Take a gander -

    A goose pulls at the ribbon of a gift-wrapped package in a holiday window display at Louis Vuitton in New York on Nov. 20.
    Mark Lennihan / AP