Origin of window dressing
Examples from the Web for window-dressing
This time the crime story is just window-dressing for a meditation on a father-son relationship.
I realize that the question was window-dressing, but my answer is quite serious.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
On window-dressing days he was up and down the street half the morning.
Then they turned to the shop windows, and considered the window-dressing art as displayed by these Brighton tradesmen.