Exclusive Preview: Hot Henri Bendel Holiday Gifts

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This holiday, forget cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels, doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles! A few of our favorite things are brown-and-white packages tied up with polka dot string and come from Henri Bendel’s holiday catalog, which officially launches online at Henri Bendel this Friday.Fashion Trends Daily got its warm woolen mittens on some of the hottest holiday items from the storied Manhattan shopping paradise and we are giving you, dear reader, an exclusive peek.The goods will be available at all Bendel locations and online. But don’t expect them to stay around for that long. They will go faster than wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings! Trust us.When the dog bites and the bee stings and we’re feeling sad, we simply hop on toHenri Bendel Snowboard

Henri Bendeland check out a few of our favorite things….and then we don’t feel sooooo bad.

Henri Bendel Charm Girl Snowboard — $325
Guaranteed to spin heads 270 degrees on the halfpipe! Now we ask you: When you’re busting a huge air, what could be more chic than a grab of your Henri Bendel board?

Miss Bendel Nutcracker handcrafted in Germany — $288

It’s about time that the ladies finally had a crack at this! A Henri Bendel spokesperson said that this is the only female nutcracker that they know about. But things might change next holiday

Henri Bendel Nutcracker

Miss Bendel Nutcracker

after word gets out on this one!

Henri Bendel Russian Nesting Dolls with illustrations by Izak — $98
But wait there’s more…and more…and still more…Truthfully, we’ve never known what the figgy pudding to do with Russian nesting dolls!

Henri Bendel Russian Dolls

Henri Bendel Nesting Dolls

But these are so darn cute that we may break our own “no-tchotchke” rule and display them proudly this holiday.

Henri Bendel Backgammon Set — $198

Ahhh…the game we always watched dad play but never

Henri Bendel Backgammon set

Henri Bendel Backgammon Set

learned. Thanks, Dad! Not to worry: This spiffy little set will heal our inner child and look great opened on the coffee table. Win-win.

Henri Bendel Silk Scarf

Henri Bendel Silk Scarf

Limited Edition “Girl Takes Off” Silk Scarf with Crystal Accents — $125
Bendel’s illustrations are always ridiculously charming and part of the flavor that makes this iconic retailer so beloved. This scarf is the perfect gift for ardent Bendel fans and fashion mavens alike.

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Author:Michelle Dalton Tyree

Fashion Trends Daily is the brainchild of Michelle Dalton Tyree. She is the former West Coast Retail Editor for Women’s Wear Daily, Fashion Editor for The Japan Times, and founder of former L.A. luxury boutique Iconology. Michelle is frequently quoted about fashion retail trends in major media outlets such as NPR, KPCC, The Inside Source and the New York Times. She has developed content for many luxury brands and retailers and has written for Allure, Worth Global Style Network, Footwear News and other media outlets.