Holiday Shopping

Gordon Thompson, creative director of Cole Haan and part-time Honolulu resident, reveals his list of tropical-chic gifts for the holidays

1 VINTAGE PAN AM HAWAII TRAVEL POSTERS. “We don't give them away too much, because we collect them. They're really special and highly, highly collectible right now.” Selection of original vintage posters at

2 TIFFANY MONKEY STRAW. “I give this to neighbors. It's so cool because it's kind of tropical, but it's really unique.” $155 at

3 MARNI JUNGLE-PRINT DRESS. “It would be a beautiful gift for someone.” $876, from the spring 2006 collection

4 SONY DVP-FX705 PORTABLE DVD PLAYER AND STEP INTO LIQUID DVD. “I'm a surfer. This is really cool for someone who's...

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