In a world that was downright naughty in 2016 — we’re looking at you Donald Trump — it was nice to see smiles, laughter and pure holiday cheer on the faces of friends and family thanks to the first annual, Annex Portrait Giveback.

On Saturday, December 7th, we transformed our space into a winter wonderland and welcomed the neighborhood to free holiday portraits. Shot by Chicago’s most popular Instagram photographers (@garethpon, @thecraighensel), you better believe ‘slay’ bells were ringing.