Tag Archives: MACY’S

WHO IS THIS ?

He is a MANNEQUIN in Macy’s Department Store.  You can call him by any name you like!  I named him GORGEOUS!

MACY’S THANKSGIVING PARADE • 90th Edition

The view from my terrace is the perfect spot for viewing the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade…………the BALLOONS passing by……….

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BUT WHERE WAS SNOOPY???  

What was my favorite balloon this year??  The ACORN……….which I thought was a giant cupcake!

CHRISTMAS at Housing Works Thrift

No need to shop at MACY’s…………when just around the corner is the Housing Works Thrift Shop.……….offering an abundance of all things CHRISTMAS. Fabulous designer label clothes.  Decorations for your tree……….. crystal and china for your holiday table.

There are 12 HW THRIFTS in the city………..but the one where I shop is on Columbus Ave and 75th street.

MACY’S Christmas Windows 2014

MACY’S wants you to BELIEVE!  It says so all over the store!  BELIEVE in what?   Your charge card of course!

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I took a few photos of the windows.  Usually there are thousands of people pushing up against the windows…..this year….almost no one. The displays were so boring!!!

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The Salvation Armybell Ringer” was more fun to look at as she danced the “boogie boogie” and shook her bell.

P1360884The main floor inside MACY’S..………was also boring………using the same decor year after year.  Whatever happened to Red and GREEN?

 

 

SUPER BOWL in Times Square

The SUPER BOWL madness has gripped Manhattan. I tried on a Broncos Uniform………..sans helmet.  DUH!.

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BROADWAY from Macy’s  34th street all the way to 47th street……….is a PARTY!  Big time!  The biggest hit is the Toboggan Run.  Did I try it?  Oh, my aching back.  The first guys down the run yesterday were New York’s finest…….the FIREMAN.  So bold.  So butch!

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New Yorkers and one million tourists are jamming on Super Bowl Boulevard.

REX RYAN was in an ice cream truck……what did he say to me?  “do you want sprinkles”?  I said……….”do you have any Fairy Dust”?

NY FASHION WEEK Spring 2014 BEGINS TOMORROW

The Runway Shows start tomorrow in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Tents in Lincoln Center.

NEW YORK FASHION WEEK officially starts tomorrow.

I can hardly contain myself……….

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IMPULSE!  Made Fashion Week…………only at Macy’s……They put this ad on 500 buses……….enough already!_DSC0353

Again….Linda Fargo strutting her stuff…….she will buy the most expensive fashions for Bergdorf’s.  A dress at her store will likely cost you a months wages.  A handbag like the one she is carrying…………$12,ooo and you can have one to.

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Celebrities are everywhere…….Milla Jovovich.

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Gretchen Jones….the first place winner of Project Runway Season 8.

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Andie MacDowell…………glam and posing as always.

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You remember this pair from the Tyra Banks Show……Nigel Barker and Miss J Alexander.

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Austen Scarlett [I love this mad queen]…….of Project Runway……is now the creative director Kenneth Cole Bridal.

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She is a “Fashion “maven”, Lynn Jaeger…….gads about all over town in her wildest garb.

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Brad Goreski……who was the stylist for Rachel Zoe……is now doing his own thing.  You may have caught him on his own TV show………”It’s a Brad Brad World”.

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Linda Fargo……VP and Fashion Director of Bergdorf Goodman shows up for all of the “major designers” shows.

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ILONA ROYCE SMITHKIN……..at age 94……….glam extraordinaire will surely be there.  She is featured in a new book…..ADVANCED STYLE by Ari Seth Cohen.

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KOOL  contestants from Project runway….Season 10.

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You will remember her from Project Runway…….BUFFY JASHANMAL.

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Paris Hilton and her sister Nikki always make a scene while “making a scene”.

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We photographers swamp the celebrities.  They LOVE it.  We LOVE it.

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Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa always attend several runway shows.  Has she had another “LIFT”.  You have to ask???

NYC MACY’S Christmas Windows 2012

Over 10 million people clicked “LIKE” on Macy’s Facebook page.  Really?

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And Macy’s “LIKES” you too……….AND your charge cards.

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Macy installed the first escalators in 1927.  But have hidden their elevators!  Wanna go up? Take the escalator and please get off on each floor and SPEND!

After all…..Macy’s Christmas slogan is……..BELIEVE!

In What?  the power of your charge cards?

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The NUTCRACKER debuted ib 1854…………and has a remained a classic.

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The ROCKETTES are still kicking up those legs at Radio City Music Hall.

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“Seventy Six Trombones”.…….and the college marching bands  parade down Broadway in Macy’s annual parade.

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Lots of lucky New Yorkers watch the parade from their apartments that line Central Park West.

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The Sugar Plum Fairy……….

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Just a few of the thousand shoppers who trek into Macy’s every day.

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The Empire State Building…..looming over Herald Square…….all decked out for Christmas.

SANTA WAS SPOTTED ALL OVER NYC TODAY

SANTA sans his reindeer…….was at Macy’s greeting little children and listening to their wishes for toys…..as they say at Macy’s BELIEVE ! Other Santa impostors were seen all over town.

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These darling little twins are tracking SANTA on his trip around the globe…..ON THEIR COMPUTER.

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So sweet.  Santa dropped in at the Housing Works Thrift store on Columbus Avenue.

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DON’T EVEN ASK!!!

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Santa on sale at the Goodwill Store.

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A vintage Santa …….circa 1950….from my own collection.

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Who needs reindeer when you can take the subway

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You can tie them in a knot……you can tie them in a bow.

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Charlton Heston?

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Santa’s got BALLS!

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My nephew’s view of the jolly old man.

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Greeting the children at my swimming pool.

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In a yard in Astoria Queens.

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A.G. at his restaurant on Columbus Avenue.

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HO HO HO……..in a window on 5th Avenue.

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Surprise !

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Merman Santa with pink martini.

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From my Antique collection of Santas…….circa 1880.

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Santa drinks Evian on a grafitti wall in Chelsea.

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Have you been naughty or nice?

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Boozing Santas in the local wine store window.

READY….AIM…..FIRE works by Macy’s 2012

This years fireworks extravaganza…….courtesy of Macy’s……..40,000 shells were exploded for a cost of  $5 million.  These photos were taken from my terrace.

Millions gathered along the Hudson River to celebrate Independence Day……….the fireworks explode in sync  with the music performed by entertainers……….broadcast live by NBC.

BAR III at our local Flea

This was the first time I have encountered BAR III…….and it was  a fun surprise to see them at my local Flea Market on Columbus Avenue.  They set up a tent to “strut their stuff”.

BAR III started here in NYC with the “It Girls”……Corey Kennedy and Hannah Bronfman.

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ONE STOP SHOPPING…..accessories, jewelry…clothes for men and women and bedding for your home.  All smartly styled.

The clothes are fashion forward…….and won’t break your bank.  They are also for sale at MACY”s in the Impulse Department.

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