The 5th Avenue in NYC: light and color in the city’s shopping

The Fifth Avenue in English – Fifth Avenue – is one of the busiest streets of New York, in midtown Manhattan.
Known as the shopping street par excellence, especially in the section between 34 th and 59 th street, is a symbol of wealthy New York. And this is precisely equal to the stretch of Oxford Street in London, the Champs-Élysées in Paris, Via dei Condotti in Rome, in Via Montenapoleone in Milan.

And is waiting for Christmas this stretch of road becomes impassable from the crowds of people going to find out the different shops for Christmas shopping. The Saks, Tiffany & Co stores, Gucci, Abercrombie, Banana Republic, Armani, Zegna and many more are inside the buildings that light up this road and magic attract millions of tourists especially during the Christmas period. And ‘in this period that shopping you can switch to the spectacle: choreography animations are projected on the buildings and people stop to take pictures, video – resume, comment, observe.
We must arm of calm for a closer look at some of the showcases breathtaking. The fitting-shops of the hurdles in front of the windows to avoid disputes between the people and the wait is about 10 to 20 minutes, depending on time of day.
The delight of the eyes especially satisfied with the lower class population. For many, especially the lower middle class American, with wages below $ 30,000 a year, the rule for Christmas this year is: ‘Look but do not buy’. The savings is the predominant trend. The fact 60% of Americans think the economy will not improve in 2012.
The percentage of expenditure are higher if you look at the statistics of the ‘All-America Economic Survey’. 800 upper-middle class Americans will spend this year for Christmas gifts $ 751 or more than 22% since last year. The number, however, refers only to 4.6% of the population.

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