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Holt Renfrew's star-studded show kicks off Toronto Fashion Week Add to ...

Despite the wall-to-wall crowds, the start of Toronto's World MasterCard Fashion Week is generally a slow burn, with things not getting properly fired up until at least day 2. However, the parade of the fall/winter 2012 collections - again held in the city's David Pecaut Square - started out with a bang, or rather, a tap. A jovial tap dancer kicked off Holt Renfrew's biannual showcase of some of its favourite homegrown labels, coaxing smiles out of even the front row's poker faces.