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In the Window: All Hail the Queen at Barneys

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Simon Doonan has done it again; he's injected a little bit (or in some cases, a lot) of his personality into a striking window at Barneys' Madison Ave store. With this simple ode to Paul Smith, ribbon is wrangled to assume the face of Queen Elizabeth II, who then peers out at Madison Avenue with perfectly bored, disdainful eyes.

While it's not every day that you see a queen in shop windows (more like every other day, teehee), we can't help but wonder if this is less an ode to Paul Smith and more to the Queen herself, who celebrated her 83rd birthday yesterday. Simon being British and all, we wouldn't be surprised if this was the idea. In any case, bravo on the craft work.
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