It's Disney but not as you know it! Exclusive look at Harrods' magical fairy-tales meet fashion Christmas window display
20:13 GMT, 5 November 2012
Christmas came early to London department store Harrods today with the launch of the shopping emporium's fantastical festive windows.
The Disney-themed display, which will remain in situ until the end of the Christmas period, features much-loved traditional characters like Rapunzel and, Cinderella alongside newer cartoon folk such as Mulan and Tiana from The Princess and the Frog.
Each of the 10 lavish window dressings was created by a different fashion designer and not surprisingly, given Harrod's reputation for wealth, glamour and opulence, they include some of fashion's biggest names, such as Missoni, Versace, Escada and Roberto Cavalli.
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Snow White: The raven haired princess was dressed by Oscar de la Renta
Mulan: The Japanese princess' outfit is the work of Missoni
Cinderella: Cinderella was dressed by the queen of the big occasion gown – Donatella Versace
Fairy: Even though Peter Pan fairy, Tinkerbell, isn't a princess, she still made a cameo appearance
Rapunzel: British designer Jenny Packham, a favourite of the Duchess of Cambridge, created the gown for Rapunzel
Pocahontas: Native American Pocahontas was dressed by flamboyant Italian designer, Roberto Cavalli
Ariel: The Little Mermaid's Ariel sports a very different sort of fishtail, courtesy of Marchesa
Magical: Model horses from the Cinderella display
Harrods celebrated the launch of their Christmas windows with a lavish light and fireworks display
Christmas comes early to Knightsbridge: The 2012 Harrods Christmas Lights were switched on on Friday 1st November
VIDEO: See the Disney Princess dresses designed for Harrods: