Sunday, December 16, 2018

Snowflakes At Anthropologie

When it comes to holiday windows, the big department stores in Manhattan are the ones that most tourists come to see: Macy's Lord & Taylor, Bergdorf's, etc. Venturing just beyond Rockefeller Center brings you to Anthopologie's flagship store. Their windows sometimes use mundane materials in clever ways, such as transforming hundreds of clear plastic straws into icicles. The Snowflake Year remains my favorite. Some windows had architectural renderings of snowflakes, others included giant snowflakes in the process of being assembled. As a longtime habitue of the stores in the Garment District that sell trims, this particular window, with its spools of lacy snowflakes won my heart. Wouldn't it be wonderful to have a few yards of each lacy snowflake trim to fashion a dress full of winter dreams?