Wonderful Windows: Hollywood's Legacy of Style Displays

Wonderful Windows: Hollywood's Legacy of Style Displays

Abby Stone
May 6, 2010

During the holidays, it's a tradition to walk New York's Fifth Avenue and check out the lavish displays in the department store windows. This weekend, Los Angeles will host the design version of that event. Elle Decor has teamed up with La Cienega's Design Quarter, the design stores around that stretch of the boulevard between Melrose and Santa Monica, to salute Hollywood's legacy of sensational style.

As part of the event, many of the windows along that corridor have been decorated by both interior designers and set decorators as an homage to favorite films and television shows. Here's a peek at some of the windows we got to check out yesterday; it's a great reason to park the car, stretch your legs and visit some of the stores you might usually only drive by.

Shown above, top row, left to right:
• Woodson and Rummerfield's salute to Auntie Mame at Baker Furniture
The Fountainhead was Oliver Furth's inspiration. In the window of Bausman & Co.
Entourage by Jill Sprayregen Henckel at City Review
• At Hollyhock, Peter Dunham honours A Passage to India
• At Lee Stanton, Jane Hallworth's influence was A Clockwork Orange

Bottom row, left to right:
• Danielle Berman looked to The Hangover for her window at Marge Carson
• Amy Wells, set decorator for Mad Men, designed the window at Paul Marra in tribute to that show
• Tim Corrigan window at Reborn honoured Dangerous Liasons
• At Therien, To Catch a Thief is the movie and David Phoenix is the designer.
• Ann Shea honours Big Bang Theory at Todd Hase

Elle Decor
La Cienega Desiqn Quarter

What shows have influenced your decor? Share with us in the comments!

(images: Savage Winn, courtesy Elle Decorand LCDQ)

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