La Freak, C’est Fleek, Fleek Out! The Henri Bendel Jetsetter Is On The DC Haute List!


Henri Bendel is known by its nickname ‘The Playground’ by any fashionista familiar with their must-have signature handbags, jewelry, and accessories. Washington, D.C. is my playground, and this bag is positively a must-have for looking chic in the streets. Perfect for daytime, it is made of durable nylon, and I was also quite pleased with how it retains it’s shape. It’s nylon, but it’s beautifully structured and doesn’t dent or collapse into an unattractive shape.

I debuted my yellow Jetsetter on Capitol Hill, and it allowed me to enjoy  a day lunching with friends, running errands, and walking the sites with the added luxury of being hands-free. My next stop was The White House, where I traversed down to the basement to roll a few strikes on historic lanes in the President’s bowling alley. A true Bendel Girl, this ultimate accessory made me the chicest bowler in Washington, and it’s indisputably the hautest bipartisan bag to hit The Hill in some time.

District Style Setters, get ready to fall in love with “The New and The Next” from Henri Bendel New York!



“The Jetsetter Convertible Backpack is a shape-shifting luxury handbag that will put you on the highway to haute. By simply changing the position of its fully adjustable and detachable strap, you can wear this durable, water resistant nylon dynamo as a chic urban backpack, a classic satchel and a stylish crossbody to meet your designer handbag needs wherever the road may take you.”


Bowling at The White House, Jetsetter style.

Bowling at The White House, Jetsetter style.


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About Henri Bendel

Henri Bendel moved to New York in 1895 and was known as a man of infallible taste. He quickly became a leading tastemaker and couturier to the city’s elite. He was first retailer in history to brand himself, therefore the first to “make his mark.” After registered his trademark in 1895, he created the now legendary brown and white striped shopping bag and hatbox. Bendel was the first luxury retailer with an upper Fifth Avenue address, the first to hold a semi-annual sale, the first to offer in-store makeovers, and the first to stage a fashion show. He was also responsible for bringing Coco Chanel to the United States. Henri Bendel is an iconic fashion destination rooted in the never-ending energy abundance and creativity of the city of New York.




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