Shop windows lead to fairy-tale worlds
Student-created Holiday Window Walk displays will be up until Jan. 2.
Something magical is happening on Second Street. Students from St. Edward’s University, Texas State University and the University of Texas have turned store windows into fairy-tale worlds.
The Little Mermaid with a tail covered in CDs swims through a window of a vacant storefront. The world of Jumanji has taken over Lofty Dog.
A red velvet hooded cape surrounds Little Red Riding Hood’s face, which has been covered with pages from the storybook. She wanders through the “woods” at Austin Rocks clothing store, while trying to escape the Big Bad Wolf, a paper mask with glowing eyes atop a mannequin, in another window.
Peter Pan, Wendy, John and Michael are flying above London at Luxe Apothetique. At Wee children’s clothing store, Alice in Wonderland has her signature blue-and-white dress with a deck of cards raining from the ceiling.
The windows, 19 in all, will