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Check Out Lord & Taylor's 75th Anniversary Holiday Windows

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Lord & Taylor's has the most old-fashioned of the holiday windows unveiled this week—appropriate, since they're commemorating 75 years of December displays. While Bloomingdale's and Barneys went with non-denominational pop culture themes, Lord & Taylor's windows are all about Christmas traditions around the world. They follow Santa Claus as he visits Central Park, a swanky party (do note the miniature Champagne bottles), and a lantern-festooned bridge in Asia.

The launch event, held Tuesday night, starred Megan Hilty of Smash singing Christmas carols with the Young People's Chorus of New York City. A blonde singer/actress performing holiday songs in front of a children's choir—that's a formula that could have worked any time in the last 75 years.
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