New York City is the hub of the department store window display. While the shops light up their lights to begin the shopping season, here are some of the best window displays of the year:

• Lord & Taylor’s has always been the champ for eons with their window nostalgia fueled display cases.  They instantly cause a tinge of remembrance in everyone and this year’s theme is “Christmas in New York” that depicts various holiday scenes typical to city dwellers with postcard-like dolls which move and alter the scenes.

• Henri Bendel's holiday windows are truly the most creative of the year. It honors the great and late Al Hirschfeld who is sitting at his desk drawing away. He was an artist that took liberty of drawing caricatures of Broadway and film stars.  Represented In Bendel’s Fifth Ave outdoor case  are all those that have had their hand in New York. Woody Allen, Carol Channing as ‘Hello Dolly’, Audrey Hepburn in” Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” and Whoopi Goldberg and others are featured as Mr. Hirschfeld saw them.

• Bloomingdales features colorful windows have of holidays in other nations such as France, Italy and others. Each window contains a large gift box that swivels around to reveal different scenes in each country.

• Finally, Macy’s, not to be outdone, announced that all will be revealed on November 21st.

 An authentic Louis Vuitton Monogram Totally PM can be carried every day including the office. This bucket is the Louis Vuitton frame that is favored by “Sex and the City’s”  Sarah Jessica Parker, who is also represented in Bendel’s holiday window display.

The Totally will total up each day with style, functionality and comfort and even look fab with a dress or the casual of outfits. Besides it traditional Louis Vuitton monogram canvas, it features natural leather trimmings.

A welcome alteration to the basic bucket is the open exterior winged side pockets on both sides of the tote. Carry extra items such as a glasses case, a bottle of water or a cell and are all within hands reach.

The pre-owned LV bucket has hardware is done in gold-tone including its rounded rings for its double flat straps shoulder straps.

Another stand out of functional assets behind this used LV Totally bag  is found within. The brown textile fabric lined interior is accessed via a wide top closure zipper by a Louis Vuitton engraved metallic pull. It has more than enough space, even for all those extras picked up while traveling. Finally, this beauty has two open flat pockets too.

The authentic Louis Vuitton Monogram Totally PM manages to match functionality with stunning style.