In response to some tough economic circumstances, Henri Bendel‘s parent-company CEO Leslie Wexner has opted to eschew the luxury apparel market in favor of focusing their stores only on accessories, beauty products, and gifts. Bendel‘s is one of the first major luxury retailers to make such a drastic move to improve their business models in the country’s current economic climate, and one has to wonder – will the risk pay off? (more…)
Yet again, another lucky day for all of you in the NYC area. Wednesday, April 29th head on over to Henri Bendel to meet the amazing Adriana Castro and enjoy a fabulous trunk show! Adriana will be there to greet customers and also to help customers custom make their bags. You can choose from signature styles, colors, skins; crocodile, lizard, python to name a few skins…and finishes; glazed, matte, metallic, stone wash…
And of course, if you can attend, make sure to come back and tell us all about it!
So, it’s Monday, after a holiday weekend. I know many people made their weekend a long one, and could possibly be dragging their feet today. Well, the good news is we have an amazing opportunity to share with you, a bit of a Monday pick-me-up if you will. A little while back, Megs and Vlad had the chance to interview Kooba’s Creative Director, Abbe Held. They had a great time meeting and getting to know Abbe a bit better. Well, today, if you happen to be in the NYC area, you too can meet Abbe! And for those of you who get a chance to go to this event, please come back and tell all of us about it. Since I can’t make it, I’ll have to be ok with living vicariously.
Who: Kooba Co-founder and Creative Director, Abbe Held
What: Henri Bendel Trunk Show and PA with Abbe Held
When: Monday, April 13, 2009, 4:30- 6:30PM
Where: 712 5th Ave New York, NY 10019 – (212) 245-8346
Why: Come to Henri Bendel’s to see the Spring 2009 line and meet Abbe Held, co-founder and creative director of Kooba! Free Kooba make up pouch with purchase.