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See the most festive holiday windows of 2017

From Macy's in New York City to Printemps in Paris, see the most festive holiday window displays of the year.

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Bloomingdale's holiday windows in New York City draw inspiration from P.T. Barnum's vision of the circus and celebrate the new film about him, "The Greatest Showman." The iconic department store included lots of glitz by teaming up with Swarovski to create what they're calling "The Greatest Holiday Windows." 

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The windows navigate through the film's whimsical plot, drawing inspiration from different scenes throughout the film. 

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The Bloomindale's windows contain more than 7.6 million Swarovski crystals, which embellish the costumes and props throughout the display. 

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Each window plays the song associated with the depicted scene in "The Greatest Showman." 

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The windows at Saks Fifth Avenue take viewers through the story of Snow White in a series called "Once upon a Holiday."  

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Visitors can walk through the highs and lows of the Disney classic, and even see a terrifying depiction of the evil witch! 

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One thing is for sure: These windows present the story of Snow White in an entirely new light. 

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The Macy's at Center City in Philadelphia is know for its elaborate Christmas decorations, and this year did not disappoint. 

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The gorgeous display was unveiled on Nov. 18. 

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They feature a variety of holiday-themed scenes, including a snowy winter wonderland! 

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The 2017 holiday windows at Bergdorf Goodman could be considered an elaborate love letter to New York City that's aptly titled, "To New York With Love." 

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To honor the various art forms for which New York is known, the windows celebrate seven local organizations: the American Museum of Natural History, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Museum of the Moving Image, The New York Botanical Garden, the New York Philharmonic, the New-York Historical Society and UrbanGlass. 

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The windows perfectly capture the dynamic blend of New York City!

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At the Parisian department store Le Printemps Haussmann, whimsical, light-filled windows celebrate the holidays. 

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The holiday window displays outside the Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris feature a Ferris wheel and carousel. 

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The Galeries Lafayette windows also show off the cityscape with colorful people and animals. 

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The decorated holiday windows at Macy's in New York City made their big debut on Nov. 16. 

 

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The theme focused on family traditions around the holidays. 

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The Macy's windows include six displays, all focused on heartwarming family moments. 

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Lord & Taylor unveiled its holiday windows in New York City on Nov. 9.

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The store collaborated with the Hallmark Channel and the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club to create stunning displays. 

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Lord & Taylor's theme, "The Best and the Brightest," features five unique, animated scenes. 

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The mesmerizing holiday window display outside the Printemps department store in Paris includes this adorable teddy bear scene.

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The Printemps department store windows were unveiled on Nov. 8. 

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The magical Printemps windows combine futuristic lighting with woodsy backdrops for a cozy holiday feel. 

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This Printemps window playfully incorporates housewares into the scene. 

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Sephora stories in Paris are ringing in an electric holiday season with bright window lights. 

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