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These Are a Few of Ken Downing's Favorite Things

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Alexander McQueen's Union Jack Skull Metal clutch, $1,795 at

Can't swing a diamond adventure a la the Christmas Book? Perhaps a few of Neiman Marcus's slightly more lower-end gifts, ranging from $32 to $1,800, will suffice this year.

Ken Downing, fashion director for the luxe mecca/designer den, has put together a wish list of his own this holiday season, as in 37 fabulous gifts he wishes you will buy. The items range from a rather boring Tory Burch bag ($295) to cute mom-and-daughter pjs ($155 and $65) to a completely impractical cashmere baby sweater ($175).

It's all for a great cause (minus the spit-up): Ten percent of the proceeds go to the Heart of Neiman Marcus Foundation.
· Neiman Marcus [Official site]