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Bubble People Pose in Saks Fifth Avenue's Holiday Windows

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Now that all of the major department stores have revealed their holiday windows, it's time to examine them in more detail. For the next couple weeks, we'll be running galleries of key holiday displays across the city. Then, we'll hold a vote to determine the greatest Christmas windows of 2011.

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Last year's holiday windows at Saks were all about bubbles, snowflakes, and a cute little girl. This year's holiday windows at Saks are all about...bubbles, snowflakes, and a cute little girl. Hey, why mess with a good thing? This time around, the windows are based on the children's book Who Makes the Snow? which is also on sale inside the store.

In the story, a little girl discovers magic throughout Saks, finding yetis on the roof of Saks and a cadre of "bubble people" in the basement. These are incredibly stylish bubble people, mind you: Clad in one-of-a-kind designs by the likes of Naeem Khan, Rag & Bone, Olivier Theyskens, and Proenza Schouler, they hang out in the Saks windows alongside their vaguely steampunk bubble machines. There's also a snowflake-and-bubble light show on the outside of the building for those who can't get past the crush of visitors to see the windows close up.
· Bubbles, Snowflakes, and Lady Gaga Star at Saks Fifth Avenue [Racked NY]
· Bubbles float through Saks’ [NYDN]
· Through Our Windows [Saks POV]

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