Brower became a fan of Kimora Lee Simmons while watching her on an episode of MTV Cribs and learning that she has an Eames wire chair in her makeup room. This chair (c. 1951) won the American Mechanical patent for design and is one of several chairs from Brower's personal collection on display in room 315 at the Hawaii State Capitol.
This was Simmons' first visit to Hawaii. Brower snapped a few shots of her leaving in her black SUV.
Pic 1: Kimora Lee Simmons, supermodel-turned-fashion designer, shakas as her SUV rolls away.
"People's personalities, fashion and friendships and are part of what make a vibrant city," said Rep. Brower. "Seeing hundreds of young people excited about these things energized my feeling about Honolulu and its people."
Pic 2: Representative Tom Brower is flanked with fellow models from Kimora's fashion show on the red carpet: Anela Iokia and Roycen Dehmer (formerly of the House Sergeant At Arms).