Ken Downing is the Fashion Director and Senior Vice President of Neiman Marcus. In April 2016, Boston fashion lovers were treated to sparkling wine and hors d’oeuvres during Ken’s Trend Report. Mr. Downing delivered an animated report and kept us wanting more! Trends that were discussed for the Fall and Winter were gold clothing and accessories, Ziggy Stardust inspired metallics and stars, adorned shoes, skirts that move, top-handle bags, velvet, florals, bomber jackets, berry shades, chokers, and not your grandmothers pearls. Below are some of the looks that were forecasted and worn by the who’s who of fashion and entertainment during the show.