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Miracle on 38th Street?

December 7, 2009

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Blog Guy, I need some travel advice. I’m going to New York City this week, and I want to make sure I see the city’s famous magical Christmas window displays. I know about Bloomingale’s, Macy’s, Tiffany, but I don’t want to miss anything. What’s the very best holiday window display?

You must see the one at Fifth Avenue and 38th Street, where models are stripping down to their underwear and lounging around in a store window with lots of skin showing, attracting huge holiday crowds.

What a great way to get into the Christmas spirit!

Yeah, I don’t know the exact details so I’m just making up this part, but I think the shop owner was trying to save a few bucks by not building dressing rooms for his models in the store. He just sent them to a storefront window and told them to change there, and suddenly men began coming from all the New York Boroughs and even New Jersey to see the holiday miracle. Who could have guessed that something like that would be of interest?

Wow, that’s a feel-good story for the ages, Blog Guy! What a heartwarming movie it would make!

Indeed. In the cherished words of Tiny Tim, “God bless us, every one!”

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Models change clothes in a holiday window display for female clothing line XOXO as people watch in New York,  December 3, 2009. The window display featuring two models acting out scenes and changing outfits as if living in a shared apartment is drawing crowds of onlookers to what creative director and designer Carol Powley calls “window theater”. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly

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Look at all the little kids in the one pic. They won’t be dreaming of a white Christmas. It won’t be visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads. The dancing in their heads will include stripper poles.

Posted by T54 | Report as abusive
 

Did they cut a small slot in the window to put $1 bills?

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

i’m not sure if it’s called ‘window theater’, but i’m pretty sure i’ve seen this before — in amsterdam.

Posted by ikeaboy | Report as abusive
 

I agree with Ikeaboy… :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

The shoes? Where are the shoes?

Posted by LMR | Report as abusive
 

LMR, I think they are barefoot… moreover, dont really want to see their shoes…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

“Did they cut a small slot in the window to put $1 bills?”

My thoughts exactly.

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

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