By Aurora Rodríguez
Are you secretly an uptown girl? Then you’re in luck with the recent opening of Henri Bendel in Aventura Mall, a store with enough quirky and sophisticated scents and accessories that’ll feed your craving for a slice of New York City’s ultimate girly shop.
Henri Bendel is a Big Apple icon since 1895, and the South Florida spot holds the Fifth Avenue Flagship spot as inspiration for everything found inside the playful store. Step inside for fun and classy merchandise displayed on bespoke brown leather tables with signature-striped surfaces, representing the store’s logo and sure to delight every true Bendel girl. The iconic Brown and White stripes are also found on the boutique’s shopping bags and hat boxes – making them the perfect keepsake – while custom-made chandeliers cast a warm glow over the fashionable assortment of floor-to-ceiling colorful Lucite bangles, logo earrings and hoops, strands of pearl necklaces, candy, scarves and all sorts of goodies.
Looking for more than just accents to tonight’s outfit? The store also offers handbags and wallets, crafted in Italy. Some standouts include the classic Centennial Stripe tote-bags and the modern Disturbed Stripe, a re-interpretation of the original perfect for the modern girl looking to dress up jeans and flats. Looking to add a pleasant aroma to your everyday enviroment? Henri Bendel also offers their Home Fragrance Collection, which offers an array of fragrances and oversized-candles featuring their signature flowery and fruity scents.
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Henri Bendel at Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Boulevard; Aventura, FL; 305-935-7424