A Bugs Bunny balloon floats above the crowd on Boulevard Haussmann.
Reflections in the Galeries Lafayette building on Boulevard Haussmann.
Crowds on the block encompassing Galeries Lafayette, one of the city's biggest department stores.
Crossing the street from Galeries Lafayette.
A balloon vendor (at right) on Boulevard Haussmann.
A bear in a marshmallow swirl slides down a gingerbread house. So many children had their noses pressed against the glass, I couldn't get near many of the holiday vitrines to photograph them.
Gingerbread girl and beaded bear. And pink satin ribbons! Can one ever have enough pink satin ribbon?
Animated bears decorating a Christmas cake.
An illustrator creating children's names on demand.