Harvey Nichols Oriental Christmas 2012

Harvey Nichols, Knightsbridge , London

Christmas windows around London have now arrived and we will start our journey with  the oriental inspired Harvey Nics. The windows are a continuity of their oriental inspired A/W assortment, and the trend is set to carry on for next spring. Oriental influence has been apparent in fashion and homewares all of autumn, and I wouldn’t be surprised to see other retailers tapping into this trend with their seasonal windows.

(Images, courtesy of Harvey Nichols)

A series of Oriental inspired props such as chinese lanterns, oriental flowers and  fans are repeated in these impactful designs. The Harvey Nichols’ pretty and modern attitude is created using these luminescent brightly coloured metallic finishes, mixed with more traditional Oriental materials with splashes of fluorescent colour added on top. Everything is embellished with sparkle, glitter, jewels and Christmas lights.

The windows are framed in these round and hexicon shapes (to name a few) to concentrate on the displays, but I also like the way the frames extend to the exterior of the windows, something Harvey Nichols have done in the past to a very successful effect.

 

 

 

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11 responses to “Harvey Nichols Oriental Christmas 2012

  1. Awsome windows. Gotto go to London!!

  2. its taking away from d garment

  3. my gosh! i love it!

  4. Loves it!

  5. Love this as I am in fashion merchandising and used to live in London, so thank you! Will you be showing more Christmas windows?

  6. Lovely photos. I cant wait to come.

  7. Great post, really enjoyed it!
    — Donnie

    http://www.bigconceptdesigns.com

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