Saks To Live Broadcast Holiday Windows Unveiling

Bound to be the Event of the Season, Saks' Window Reveal Will Feature Fairytales, Fireworks and The Rockettes!

On Monday, November 24, Saks Fifth Avenue unveils its much anticipated holiday masterpiece and today, the countdown begins. Titled: An Enchanted Experience, this year’s unveiling will be a truly fantastical show featuring not only the debut of the store’s holiday windows, but also a dramatic LED light display, an exclusive performance from The Rockettes and a spectacular firework finale.

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We’re Bringing Some Rockefeller Center Dazzle This Season with The Rockettes!

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On Monday, November 24, Saks Fifth Avenue unveils its much anticipated holiday masterpiece and today, the countdown begins. Titled: An Enchanted Experience, this year’s unveiling will be a truly fantastical show featuring not only the debut of the store’s holiday windows, but also a dramatic LED light display, an exclusive performance from The Rockettes and a spectacular firework finale.

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We’re Bringing Some Rockefeller Center Dazzle This Season with The Rockettes!

“We want to leave our audience breathless,” remarked Marigay McKee, President of Saks Fifth Avenue. “The Experience is Everything. This year’s An Enchanted Experience promises to yield an experience more grand, more luxurious, and more sensational than New York has ever seen.”

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The Rockettes Look Every Bit as Excited as We Are for Next Monday’s Unveiling!

This year’s window theme depicts scenes from classic fairy tales creatively reinvented in an Art Deco style, with iconic New York locations providing the backdrop. Whether it’s Rapunzel using her hair to swing about the Empire State Building, Cinderella arriving at the Saks Fifth Avenue Ball, or Snow White being tempted by an evil apple merchant in the heart of Times Square, each window depicts a different New York fantasy.

An-Enchanted-Experience-Saks-windows-Rockettes-BOSSGet That Popcorn Handy for the Show of the Year!

Simply follow www.saks.com/holiday to see these teasers and the live stream unveiling.


Saks President Marigay McKee – A Moment at Pucci

Our President makes it a point to know the creative minds that furnish our stores. Here she delves into the rich heritage of Emilio Pucci.

From our President Marigay McKee:

Emilio Pucci is not just a pillar of Italian fashion. It’s a brand that has reached far past that. The swinging 60s were partly defined by his infectious prints; it’s part of our everyday fashion vernacular now. Uniforms for NASA and the now iconic Braniff Airways outfits are essential moments in the brand’s impressive repertoire. Considering all that rich history, we’re lucky to have Peter Dundas holding the reins at this Italian classic, which under his brilliant creative direction, has never lost its sense of fun, nor its undeniable allure.

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Left: Marigay heads backstage to congratulate Peter Dundas on his brilliant creative direction for spring ’15. Right: Laudomia Pucci, the daughter of Emilio Pucci and VP Image Director of the brands, greet Marigay. Bottom: Aquazurra shoe creator Edgardo Osorio (right) and his business partner mix and mingle with the after-show crowd.

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From our President Marigay McKee:

Emilio Pucci is not just a pillar of Italian fashion. It’s a brand that has reached far past that. The swinging 60s were partly defined by his infectious prints; it’s part of our everyday fashion vernacular now. Uniforms for NASA and the now iconic Braniff Airways outfits are essential moments in the brand’s impressive repertoire. Considering all that rich history, we’re lucky to have Peter Dundas holding the reins at this Italian classic, which under his brilliant creative direction, has never lost its sense of fun, nor its undeniable allure.

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Left: Marigay heads backstage to congratulate Peter Dundas on his brilliant creative direction for spring ’15. Right: Laudomia Pucci, the daughter of Emilio Pucci and VP Image Director of the brands, greet Marigay. Bottom: Aquazurra shoe creator Edgardo Osorio (right) and his business partner mix and mingle with the after-show crowd.

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The One, The Only – Naomi Campbell Leads the Final Walk Procession at Pucci

It was great running into old friends, Peter Dundas, of course, but also Laudomia Pucci, Emilio Pucci’s daughter, who to this day acts as the brand’s VP Image Director. At a Pucci show, it is always a family affair. It was great to congratulate all those involved on a job well done.

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This Season’s Bags Exude Casual Luxury with Fringed Suede, Crocodile and Serpent Finishes and No Fuss Silhouettes

emilio-pucci-spring-2015-runway-saksDaria Strokous, a Favorite Model of Mine, Wears a Colorful Number That Reinterprets Corsetry in a Fun, New Way

The collection was filled with absolutely gorgeous details from look to look, but it was never bogged down, which is exactly what every woman wants. Top notch craftsmanship that gets worn, not the other way around. This season was no exception. This is what Milan Fashion Week is all about.

Stay up to date with the best of Italian fashion with Emilio Pucci.


Saks Social Exclusive: Gucci Beauty Instagram Meet-up

Meet Me In Milano: Check out our Instagram meet-up with Gucci Beauty.

Frida Giannini kicked off Milan Fashion Week with her first head-to-toe world of Gucci runway experience. The brands creative director unveiled the Gucci Beauty cosmetics collection alongside her spring/summer 2015 show.

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Made in Italy, this meticulously crafted makeup collection was co-created by beauty legend Pat McGrath, who was charged with designing products that encapsulate the signature Gucci finish. Saks Fifth Avenue is the premiere retailer of Gucci Beauty in New York City. To celebrate our launch, we co-hosted an Instagram meet-up with the fashion house dubbed: ‘Meet Me In Milano’.

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Irene Colzi of @ireneccloset enjoys a pre-runway show touch-up

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Frida Giannini kicked off Milan Fashion Week with her first head-to-toe world of Gucci runway experience. The brands creative director unveiled the Gucci Beauty cosmetics collection alongside her spring/summer 2015 show.

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Made in Italy, this meticulously crafted makeup collection was co-created by beauty legend Pat McGrath, who was charged with designing products that encapsulate the signature Gucci finish. Saks Fifth Avenue is the premiere retailer of Gucci Beauty in New York City. To celebrate our launch, we co-hosted an Instagram meet-up with the fashion house dubbed: ‘Meet Me In Milano’.

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Irene Colzi of @ireneccloset enjoys a pre-runway show touch-up

“We asked some of favorite Instagrammers to meet us in Milano to experience the allure of Gucci Beauty, in one of the most important cities associated with Italian sophistication and luxury,” says Qianna Smith, Director of Social Media.

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Makeup artist Aaron Smith Henrikson helped guests perfect their Gucci glow

Guests included Insta-scenesters such as Jasmin Fastchild of @myberlinfashion (pictured above), Acielle of @styledumonde and Erika Boldri of @erikamyfreechoice. The intimate group was hosted at Gucci’s flagship store on via Montenapoleone where Melanie Galea of @thestreetmuse snapped the photos for the evening.

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Beauty is best discussed with bubbly

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Fresh faced beauty Aneta Pajak, who walked in the Gucci show earlier this week, was on-hand to model the rich colors of the line.

Grab your girls and host your own meet-up with Gucci Beauty.

Photos by The Street Muse (Melanie Galea)