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Holiday season is the only time when real New Yorkers (and not just fanny-pack-wearing-tourists) stop in the middle of the street to admire the scenery. Of course, the major department stores have the most fabulous windows—but which one has the best? The vote, dear readers, is up to you.
A quick recap: Barneys delivered on their promise of "humor" by bringing us Saturday Night Live. Bergdorf's women's store gave us quite the medley of holiday curiosities, starting out with Alice in Wonderland and ending with flamingos and other oddities. Meanwhile the men's department presented us with the ultra-chic and generally fantastic Mr. Fox. Saks brought our childhood fantasies to life with an updated version of Twinkle the Snowflake. Macy's let kids send letters to Santa. Henri Bendel threw a sparkly party, complete with live-blogger and dancing mice. And Bloomingdales? Well, they tried.