These displays, featuring mannequins posed as if they are being attacked by an invisible assailant, could be seen in the windows at Barneys New York this week:
They were disassembled when shoppers complained.
[Via NY Daily News:]
Simon Doonan, creative director of Barneys, said the displays were installed while he was away overseeing advertising shoots and that he had ordered them dismantled.
They were taken down shortly after the Daily News called to inquire about them yesterday afternoon.
"We encourage our display people to be creative. We give them a lot of latitude, but this clearly crossed the line," he said. "It's as if someone saw a bad Hitchcock movie."
Bloody mess as Barneys kills display