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The New York Times is not exactly enthralled with any of the holiday windows this season. On Bergdorf Goodman's travel-themed display: "Transportation Security Administration officers’ hands in your pants, another passenger’s knees in your back, crumbling bridges and roads, Somali pirates: What is so romantic about travel these days? And for that matter, what is so appealing about high-end department stores?" And on the foodie extravaganza at Barneys: "The explicitly cartoonish execution, with broad caricatures and papier-mâché features, sends the obvious message that unlike Bergdorf’s perfect, airless fantasies, these windows are meant as comedy. But if so, shouldn’t they be funny?" [NYT]

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