Nicole Kidman Inaugurates Printemps Christmas Windows

TRAVELING SHOW: Nicole Kidman unveiled the Christmas windows Tuesday for the upscale Paris department store Printemps, braving the chilly weather in a light blue blouse with exposed shoulders and a crisp green skirt that covered her knees.
As flocks of people with phone cameras pressed in for a glimpse of the animated windows, the Fendi-clad film star blew a kiss and smiled flirtatiously before proceeding with the ribbon-snipping.
Printemps chose a travel theme for the season, sending its kid characters, Jules and Violette, around the world to gather gifts for the Paris store.
The young heroes have a little help from their friends, in the form of 70 puppets strung up with 8 miles of fishing line, lit up by an awning of sparkling gold flowers and flashing white lights.
Means of travel include a ship and a fleet of hot-air balloons — to transport the shoes, lifting them up and down, and from side to side. There are also planes, trains and a brand new C3 Aircross vehicle made by the French carmaker Citroën.
The brand joined a roster of unusual partnerships for the holiday decorating, including low-cost airliner Easyjet, high-speed train transporter Thalys and the regional tourist agency of Reunion Island, which joined

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