Ken Downing Gift Collection


Neiman Marcus fashion director Ken Downing has curated an exclusive gift collection of 37 gifts ranging in price from $32 to $1,800 available from Nov. 20 to Dec. 24. Ten percent of the sales of each of these gifts will benefit a local charity supporting arts experiences for youth. Neiman Marcus Honolulu has selected the Honolulu Museum of Art’s young artist outreach program.


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Ken Downing Gift Collection

Designers include Chanel, Maison Francis Kurkdijan, Nest, Tom Ford Beauty, John Hardy, Ippolita, Alexis Bittar, Michael Kors, Eddie Borgo, Jonathan Adler, William Yeoward, Monica Rich Kosann, Mrs. John L. Strong, John Derian, Alexander Wang, Moncler, Charlotte Olympia, Alexander McQueen, Tory Burch and Stella McCartney.

For more information, call 951-8887.


After 41 years in Hawaii, designers Eric Chandler and Takeo of 2Couture have decided to move to Seattle next spring. In preparation of their big move, they have been cleaning out their office and will be selling their collection of couture fashions, including gowns, dresses and men’s apparel. A “Sayonara Sale” takes place Saturday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the 2Couture office (1712 S. King St., behind Radio Shack and across from Washington Middle School). Also for sale will be collectible artwork, life-size visual displays, rare books, unique Christmas decorations and many other chic pieces.

Everything is priced to go. Cash only. A portion of the proceeds from the sale, as well as some remaining items, will be donated to aid survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. For more information, call 538-6690.