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HOT: Myer Christmas Windows 2015 – Little Dog And The Christmas Wish

HOT: Myer Christmas Windows 2015 – Little Dog and the Christmas Wish

The Christmas windows at Myer are an institution in Melbourne and this year celebrates 60 years of the magical display. In the years that I’ve seen the windows I think this is the best Christmas windows yet – because there is a quintessentially Melbourne feel.

The 2015 Myer Christmas Windows are based on the picture book ‘Little Dog and the Christmas Wish‘ by Melburnians Corinne Fenton and Robin Cowcher. The book and the window are an homage to Melbourne set in the 1950s and many familiar Melbourne scenes act as backdrops to the story.

myer christmas windows 2015

Spot the Skipping Girl Vinegar sign, the Regent Theatre, Block Arcade and the Hopetoun Tea Rooms, the tram tracks and W-class trams of 1950s on a rainy Melbourne day and the clocks of Flinders Street station. Even Myer’s Bourke Street store facade is featured!

myer christmas windows 2015

myer christmas windows 2015

Also admire the detail in the figurines, each wearing a custom-made outfit reflecting the styles of the 1950s.

myer christmas windows 2015

The display is sure to delight young and old and I love the nostalgic, gentle feel of the display. Not too many animatronics, loud music or flashing lights.

myer christmas windows 2015

A wonderful way to end a trip to the Myer Christmas windows is to pop up to the Myer Giftorium to buy a copy of Little Dog and the Christmas Wish (note that until January the book is exclusively available at Myer stores). As Myer currently have 25% off all children’s books when you buy two or more books I also picked up Jane Godwin and Anna Walker‘s new Christmas themed picture book, What Do You Wish For.

myer christmas windows 2015

The Myer Melbourne Christmas Windows are on display every day from 7:30am daily until Wednesday 6 January 2016.


Joyce Watts

Joyce Watts is a former intellectual property, IT and media lawyer turned entrepreneur. She combines her love for kids, food, travel and bikes into several passion projects.

She owns an online bike store; develops and produces bike-related creative experiences for families via; and writes another popular lifestyle and food blog called MEL: HOT OR NOT The decisive guide to Melbourne with (non-kid related) reviews about things to do and places to go in Melbourne.

She lives in inner-city Melbourne with her husband, two children and seven bikes.

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