Friday, September 14, 2018

Henri Bendel is closing after 123 years

New York Post
Henri Bendel — the iconic department store known for bringing Coco Chanel to the US and launching generations of so-call “Bendel Girls” — is shutting its doors after 123 years.

The decision to turn out the lights in January at all 23 of Bendel’s swanky stores — including its landmark flagship on Fifth Avenue — was announced Friday by parent company L Brands, which also owns Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works. . . . more