this is one of my favorite times in the year to be in nyc.  the crowds can be intense, but the beautiful lights make it worth braving the crazy shoppers.  here are some shots from my stroll down fifth avenue. (warning: picture heavy post!).

cartier full the cartier store wrapped like a big panther a classic cartier panther climbing up the ring oh hello beautiful yellow diamond.  cartier street i would love a christmas tree decorated with cartier boxes.berdorf 2 the bergdorf goodman windows.

bergdorf the amount of detail that went into every window is just mind-boggling.bottega window shoes and bags at the in the bottega veneta window made out of pastries.bulgari the bulgari store with an amazing snake wrapped around it.fendi fendi wrapped with belts, and dripping with icicles.ferragamo massive wreaths on the wall of ferragamo.harry winstonharry winston with large (faux) diamonds on the windows.

stara large star hanging in the middle of the road.