Thursday, December 14, 2006

The Windows at Bloomingdale's

Bloomingdale's is located right where Midtown meets the Upper East Side. It takes up a full city block between 59th and 60th Streets and Lexington and Third Avenues.

Here's a shot from the 3rd Avenue side...

And here are a couple from Lex...

I think I'll slip in a little Bloomingdale's story here: whenever I have someone in my cab from the U.K. - which is often, probably once or twice a night on the average - I like to ask them if they've ever seen the queen in person. (I find it runs at about 50 per cent.) Once I asked an English woman that question and she replied, "Why, yes, one time! I saw Her Majesty going into Bloomingdale's!" Apparently Queen Elizabeth had been in New York and an event was held inside the store in her honor. (After hours, of course.) I always thought it was funny that the only time a British subject had seen her own queen was entering this store.

Anyway, here's the next installment of the Christmas windows. These are all on the Lexington Avenue side (3rd Avenue has Christmas fashions). The theme here is "The World Celebrates". It's a Christmas scene from various countries in the world.


Next up: Saks Fifth Avenue.

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5 comments:

Loui said...

Excellent photos....I have just received some shopping from the San Francisco branch of Bloomingdales. I will post some photos on my other blog!

J xx

wil said...

Thanks for the photos!!

Mike S said...

Nice photos. Thanks.

The Acid Queen said...

Fabulous blog, my friend. If I come to New York sometime, I hope the cab I get in has you as its driver.

G.S. said...

Thanks, guys. Acid Queen, come on up and do my tour. I'll show you Madison Square Garden!