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Two Early Looks at the Barneys Holiday Windows

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Barneys unveils its food-themed windows two weeks from today, but a few sneak peeks have already made their way online. NBC food blog Feast has a slideshow of the chef windows, which are still being constructed at the Barneys workshop. From this early vantage, their caricatures of famous cooks look a lot like last year's Saturday Night Live display.

T magazine, meanwhile, got a close look at Miss Illy, a mannequin modeling a gown made entirely out of recycled Illycaffè espresso packages. She's also wearing Illy’s new Francis Francis X1 iperEspresso machine on her head, but don't be fooled by her finishing-school demeanor—Simon Doonan tells T that "she’s no Italian aristocrat, she’s a nice Jersey girl.” Illy's also sponsoring a nice little pick-me-up for holiday shoppers: From November 17 through December 31, they'll be serving free espresso and cappuccino on Barneys ninth floor.
· And Now, A Sneak Peek at the Barneys "Have A Foodie Holiday" Windows [Feast]
· Simon Doonan’s Very Foodie Windows [T Magazine]
· In the Window: Barneys is Having a Witty Holiday [Racked NY]

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