I came across this little guy in his Halloween costume a few days ago and was instantly smitten. Turns out a lot of other people were, too, because he’s made it onto the CBC’s radar.

A little backgrounder for those unfamiliar: Bentley Davidson is dressed up as Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, who’s battling terminal brain cancer. For the band’s farewell tour of Canada in July-August, Gord opted for a more flamboyant wardrobe than is his custom — featuring leather, feathers, metallics and lots of flashy colour, including turquoise and fuschia — because he wanted the tour to be a celebration, to take people’s minds off feeling so sad. It was all a smashing success and the look has since become rather iconic in a matter of months. Just in time for Halloween.....