Winners include Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Brioni, Burberry, Calvin Klein, Christian Louboutin, Coach, Dolce & Gabbana, Diane von Furstenberg, Emporio Armani, Fendi, Gucci, Harrods, Harvey Nichols, Henri Bendel, Hermès, Kate Spade, Kleinfeld Bridal, Loewe, Lord & Taylor, Loro Piana, Louis Vuitton, Macys, Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue, Selfridges, Tiffany & Co, Tod’s, Tory Burch, and Under Armour.
WindowsWear 2018 Award Winners
HOMAGE TO CITY
NEW YORK CITY
Tiffany & Company, New York, January 2017
A charming city block, a proprietary Pantone 1837 blue skyline, a paper flight of fancy, Tiffany & Company’s window is a literal love letter to New York.
Diane von Furtstenberg, London, June 2017
Young, fresh, feminine, and bold this DVF window is every bit the modern woman.
Brioni, Barcelona, October 2017
A debonair gaze from Anthony Hopkins and beautiful sartorial menswear made Brioni our favorite this year.
MEN & WOMEN
Burberry, New York, March 2017
Modern, chic, fluidly gender neutral and textured, the crossover of men and womenswear from Burberry is delightful.
Max Mara, Paris, September 2017
Max Mara painted the town red in this bright and lively window.
Hermès, New York, May 2017
This year Hermes served us a refreshing cool glass of orange perfection.
Calvin Klein, New York, October 2017
Calvin Klein turned on the sun in this vibrant, bright yellow installation.”
Ralph Lauren, New York, February 2017
The flora and fauna of rich green vines at Ralph Lauren wrapped around us and immediately grabbed our attention.
Harvey Nichols, London, June 2017
An aerodynamic dream, Harvey Nichols really ‘blue’ us away.
Tory Burch, New York, January 2017
Hypnotic and full of flair, we’re a fan of this purple creation from Tory Burch.
Gucci, Milan, July 2017
a soft pink boudoir proves to be a perfect setting for the fun feminine wears in this Gucci window.
Tod’s, Milan, April 2017
Tod’s chrome cabinet of curiosities make us yearn for those silver spools of thread to weave wonders.
Dolce & Gabbana, Milan, January 2017
Dolce & Gabbana proves that all that glitters is in fact gold.
Selfridges & Co., London, January 2017
Black leather, 1970’s punk inspiration, wild in the streets, London calling indeed.
Kleinfeld Bridal, New York, April 2017
Soft and ethereal, this delicate white vision by Kleinfeld feels like spring has sprung.
Emporio Armani, Milan, September 2017
Vibrant color-blocking panels give depth and dimension to this rainbow effect by Emporio Armani.
Loro Piana, New York, April 2017
The fluttering of wings and cascading of blooms can only mean it’s spring time at Loro Piana.
Kate Spade, New York, April 2017
Kate Spade’s dessert blooms and southwestern mirage took us far away to endless summer.
Coach, New York, October 2017
Tory Burch, New York, October 2017
Harrods, London, November 2017
Landing in London last December, Dolce & Gabbana’s whimsical Christmas collaboration for Harrods made for a Jolly old holiday celebration.
Fendi, New York, September 2017
A perfect pop of gleaming red and fantastically placed monogram, this bicycle built for two put the Fun in Fendi’s ‘Fun Fur’ insignia.
Michael Kors, New York, October 2017
Michael Kors focusing on a clever collaboration with Google made us give them the “time of day”.
Louis Vuitton, New York, September 2017
Elegant and editorial, the contribution of Rootstein mannequins to this Louis Vuitton window was perfect.
Christian Louboutin, London, October 2017
Hello, Shoes there? Oh it’s just Christian Louboutin with a whimsically colorful display, thanks for calling!
Marc Jacobs, New York, June 2017
We love a parade almost as much as we love Marc Jacobs’ playful rainbow “Equali-T shirts” collection in this jubilant Pride window.
Lord & Taylor, New York, November 2017
Step right up to Lord & Taylor’s carnival of dreams with vibrant chaser lights and a three-ring circus act that channeled the nostalgia of childhood.
Dolce & Gabbana, New York, October 2017
Swatches of signature animal prints and florals surrounded by archival runway imagery are all inspiration and callbacks to DG heritage.
Bloomingdale’s, New York, November 2017
A street-side window installation turned interactive red carpet karaoke extravaganza garnered all the applause.
Louis Vuitton, Paris, October 2017
The ‘Master’ of luxury Louis Vuitton meets the ‘Master’ of 21 century pop art Jeff Koonz in the most wacky and unexpected collaboration of the year.
Under Armour, New York, January 2017
Suspended Spiral beams of neon LED lights skillfully illuminate athletic-wear.
Bergdorf Goodman, New York, August 2017
Beloved international Vogue darling Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert received her own ‘window of fame’ thanks to a tribute from Bergdorf Goodman.
Fendi, Hong Kong, March 2017
The gorgeous work of German artist Anke Eilergerhard for Fendi was a tea party we all wanted an invitation to.
Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, July 2017
Vetements and Saks reduced, reused, and recycled while highlighting environmental consciousness and creating a platform for sustainability in the world of windows.
Macy’s, New York, October 2017
To celebrate Tiffany & Company’s first fragrance launch in 30 years, Macy’s gave us an alchemists look at the Jewelers coveted perfume.
Henri Bendel, New York, May 1946
A fashion time capsule of 1946 New York City according to the accessories giants at Henri Bendel.
SIMON DOONAN AWARD
Dolce & Gabbana, New York, November 2017
Simon Doonan’s personal choice for the highest excellence in fashion window displays.
WindowsWear Awards Party
On Tuesday, January 30, 2018, over 400 guests attended the WindowsWear Awards Party, hosted by Simon Doonan, celebrating the world’s best fashion window displays. Brands in attendance included Alice + Olivia, Ann Taylor, Anthropologie, Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale’s, Brioni, Chloe, Christian Louboutin, Coach, Diane von Furstenberg, Diesel, Dolce & Gabbana, Etro, Fendi, Giorgio Armani, Guess, H&M, Harrods, Henri Bendel, Jimmy Choo, Kate Spade, Kleinfeld Bridal, La Perla, Lord & Taylor, Loro Piana, Louis Vuitton, Macy’s, Marc Jacobs, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Moncler, Rag & Bone, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavali, Richemont, Salvatore Ferragamo, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co., Tod’s, Tory Burch, and Valentino.
WindowsWear members in attendance who are solution providers and academic institutions included American Supply, Berkeley College, Booma Group, Christine Taylor Collection, Color-X, Coloredge, Expor Mannequins, Fashion Institute of Technology, Genesis Display, LIM College, Quattrobi, Sargenti Architects, Space/Craft Worldwide, Visual Display Innvoations, and ZenGenius.
Press in attendance included Accessories Magazine, CNN, Mr. Magazine, NBC, NYC & Company, Reuters, and Vogue.