The department stores recently unveiled their holiday windows, and our photographer Katie Sokoler dropped by the big ones, including the Saks unveiling (which was a whole big production that Patti LaBelle performed at—video below); click through to check them all out. A few notes on the displays: Bloomingdale's also had a performance to celebrate theirs, but they put John Legend in the window—so perhaps trapping celebrity performers in confined glass areas is the future look of Christmas. But it looks like despite that forward-thinking design tactic, Barneys outdid everyone once again. This year they created visually stunning, dark world with inspiration courtesy of the foodie culture. For more, check out WNYC's analysis of the windows, here.