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Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015 by David Tett

Selfridges' Christmas windows: the big reveal

Christmas windows are one of our favourite things about the festive season, and Selfridges always has the biggest and best. So we went for a sneak peak behind the scenes

By Miriam Bouteba
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Selfridges' Christmas windows attract an annual pilgrimage of festive shoppers. We went behind the scenes of the Emperor of Oxford Street to see just how their windows come into being. If you want to uncover more secrets, have a look at our book of high-street revelations

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Selfridges' Christmas window 2015

Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

Cosmic planning

This year's theme is Journey to the Stars.

Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

Arms trade

The visual merchandising team went through six different mannequin sprayers before they found one who could provide the precise density of glitter required.

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Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

Girl gang

Libran mannequins ready to dance on the moon.

Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

Zodiac

Fiery Aries getting ready for the spotlight with just some of the 450 metres of neon lighting used throughout the windows.

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Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

Diaphanous fabric

Chiffon and a giant moon for Cancer. Casual.

Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

The Archer

Sagittarius with his giant feathers made from perspex.

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Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

Shopper free

The store has never looked so calm.

Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

Installing a galaxy

The biggest prop gets installed.

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Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
Selfridges Christmas Window 2015
David Tett

DIY

We have been assured that the windows cost 'less than £1 million' to decorate. Cheap when you consider the average house price in London.

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