cartier decorated for christmas 2022

The Best Christmas Window Displays To See in London This Year

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Stroll the London streets in search of these striking displays

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It’s not just the lights, trees and pop-ups that make London feel festive come December – it’s the Christmas window displays, too. What better thing to gaze at amid hours of last-minute shopping? From X to Y, there are some very pretty festive sights to see this year. Here’s our pick of the best.

The Best Christmas Window Displays in London 2022

  • Harrods
  • Fortnum & Mason
  • Harvey Nichols
  • Selfridges
  • Cartier
  • Lavender Green Flowers
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Hamleys
  • Burlington Arcade
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the golden exterior of harrods for christmas 2022

Harrods

87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL

Iconic Harrods has teamed up with Dior on the festive ‘The Fabulous World of Dior’ installation, bringing supreme magnificence from the fashion house with pop-ups, cafes, and an incredible, glistening façade replicating a gingerbread house. Read more about it here.

Image (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep

fortnum & mason's 2022 christmas window

Fortnum & Mason

181 Piccadilly, St. James’s, London W1A 1ER

The iconic Fortnum & Mason Piccadilly store is celebrating the festive season by transforming their facade into a giant advent calendar, with Christmassy scenes in the street level windows.

Image (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep

harvey nichols festive window display 2022

Harvey Nichols

109-125 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7RJ

Harvey Nichols’ gleaming store front is brimming with sparkles, mirrors and metallics, perfect for festive magpies.

Image (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep

selfridge's christmas window 2022 filled with brussel sprouts

Selfridges London

400 Oxford St, London W1A 1AB

Season’s feastings at Selfridges this Christmas, where celebrations are all about the power of food in bringing people together. Their 15 windows are decorated with brightly lit leafy arches, filled with the likes of inflated potatoes, brussel sprouts and gravy, all designed to delight and amuse.

Image (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep

cartier's christmas window display 2022

Cartier

40-41 Old Bond St, London W1S 4QR

Cartier’s festive, red-themed display is back, bringing elegance to Old Bond Street with gold illuminations flying high on the window.

Image (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep

a christmas window display

Lavender Green Flowers

239 King’s Rd, London SW3 5EJ

From the team that arranged the flowers for the likes of Sophie Wessex and Pippa Middleton’s weddings comes a traditional festive window in the heart of Chelsea, featuring a Christmas tree bursting from a giant Christmas cracker. lavendergreen.co.uk

ralph lauren's christmas window

Ralph Lauren

1 New Bond St, London W1S 3LU

Bringing some classical Christmas flair to the high street, Ralph Lauren’s five metre tall Nordmann Fir tree is accompanied by traditional wreaths and lit-up arches. Lit in honour of The Royal Marsden Cancer charity, visitors can make personalised ornaments to hang on the tree and are encouraged to make charitable donations.

Image (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep

hamleys christmas window 2022

Hamleys

188-196 Regent Street, London W1B 5BT

When in search of festive cheer in London, Hamleys is always a good idea. This year, it’s reindeer galore at the toy shop, with reindeers filled with miniature reindeers in the window, alongside elves at the entrance to welcome you in and a magical Santa’s grotto.

Image (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep

giant hanging baubles above a red carpet

Burlington Arcade

51 Piccadilly, London W1J 0QJ

With a glamorous twist on the festivities, Picadilly’s Burlington Arcade, has been transformed into a slice of 1920s Hollywood, in partnership with Paramount Pictures’ film Babylon. Expect Hollywood lights, shimmering disco balls,  12ft tall elephant, suspended decorations and, of course, a red carpet fit for movie stars.

Featured image: Cartier’s Christmas display (c) Jed Leicester/PinPep.

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