Warmth. Wonder. Joy. Magic. Love. Sharing. That's how Holt Renfrew embraced the season at the annual unveiling of its holiday window display.
Snowmen and penguins donned Alexander McQueen, Michael Kors, Lanvin, Gucci, and Ralph Lauren in the stunning snow-filled scenes, against a backdrop of sweet sentiments which also describe the feelings evoked in the viewer.
And continuing on into the store, another emotion, this one seasonless and enduring... DREAM.
In advance of the drapes dropping, Leslie Feist kept the waiting crowd warm as a last minute addition after planned performer, Kristin Chenoweth, cancelled.
In a plain black suit and knit cap, the singer was relaxed and easeful with the crowd, a pleasant diversion from the inevitable cold.