Warning! Fashion Lusting May Occur While Reading This Post

When I go shopping, I always wish for those items that set my heart aflutter. I want to find things that I can fall in love with and refuse to go home without. I previewed the Henri Bendel collections for Summer and…I’ll be honest….I wanted to walk home with almost every item. It was a bit ridiculous how insanely elegant, chic and current everything was. I was moving from table to table literally oohing and aahing over bags and jewelry. I wasn’t warned beforehand that I would fall in love so I’m giving you ample warning. You might need to sit down for these.


Trend Alert! Citron is here to stay for summer. There’s no better way to introduce color into your wardrobe than with an accessory. Enter these ladies. Available in all sizes and personalities, these bags are perfect for brightening up any summer outfit. There are envelope clutches, wallets and roomy totes to fit the kitchen sink in. In true Henri Bendel style, the silhouettes are clean and to-the-point. Though the chunky gold trend has been making its way to mainstream fashion, Henri Bendel interprets it to be minimal but solidly placed.

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Nothing says “I’m ready for Summer!” quite like the perfect white purse. There’s so fuss and drama here. This Henri Bendel purse will hold all your necessities without the bells and whistles of unwanted extras. I love how elegant this is.


To be compared with cutting food for a child, you know a company loves you when they laser-cut your bag for you. This is such perfection. The cut-outs are the perfect blend of feminine and tough. Paired against the classic stripes, this wristlet is a guaranteed attention-grabber. Don’t wear jealous clothes.


This bag deserves a medal. I fell in love with it instantly. It solves the problem of having to carry around your tech items in different bags. The front section is not only an IPad case, it unzips entirely! Rushing out the door to go to the park and don’t need your huge bag? Just unzip and go. The main area is also large enough to fit a laptop. This is THE perfect workbag for women who have Chronic Bag Lady Syndrome (Guilty!). Any bag that gives me more bang for my buck gets me excited. I love that, when you buy this bag, you actually get two. It kind of feels like I’m cheating and I love it!

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Statement necklaces are a major trend for summer and Henri Bendel provides you with some gorgeous ones to choose from. Pair with a white summer dress or a plain tee and your outfit is done.

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Looking to gift yourself for getting through winter? These jewelry pieces make perfect gifts. Henri Bendel is all about layering and mixing and matching. The pieces are made to be worn together or separate, whichever you’re in the mood for.

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Okay, fashion lusting is officially over! Time to head back to reality. Don’t worry, though. Summer is just around the corner. To see more from Henri Bendel, click here.

Written by Tabitha St. Bernard

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  1. Definitely set my heart aflutter. Beautiful collection.

    Posted 2.24.13

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