Southern Chic Style
- Henri Bendel Claims a Spot Among Houston Galleria Luxury Retailers -

A must stop spot on any shopping trip to New York almost always includes Henri Bendel. Well, Houston style-seekers don’t have to plan a weekend away to check out the latest from the Blair Waldorf and Serena Vanderwoodsen staple. 

If you’re in Houston tonight, celebrate the grand opening of Houston’s latest arrival!

- Henri Bendel Claims a Spot Among Houston Galleria Luxury Retailers -

A must stop spot on any shopping trip to New York almost always includes Henri Bendel. Well, Houston style-seekers don’t have to plan a weekend away to check out the latest from the Blair Waldorf and Serena Vanderwoodsen staple.

If you’re in Houston tonight, celebrate the grand opening of Houston’s latest arrival!

- Miu Miu Opening Party -

Fashionistas decked in Miu Miu came together tonight for a cocktail party for the opening of the Miu Miu boutique in the Houston Galleria. With a percentage of the evening’s sales benefitting The Houston Ballet Barre, the crowd along with hosts like Kristy Bradshaw and Elizabeth Petersen donned Miu Miu from head-to-toe while sipping champagne and wine, enjoying delicious bites, mingling, and shopping the gorgeous shoes, purses, clothes, and accessories. Miu Miu brought in the runway collection for purchase by those in attendance which included pieces of which only one or two were made. The look in the first photo with me along with the last photo are both from the runway collection brought in just for this event.

If you didn’t recognize her already, the second photo is of the DJ providing the great music mix for the evening - Solange Knowles (little sister of Beyonce Knowles - for those who aren’t familiar). That was a lovely surprise! Solange rocked one of the cute printed Miu Miu frocks and a fabulous pump from their Resort Collection. MJ was prevalent on the rotation of the night blasted by some great Bose speakers throughout the store.

The ever-so-helpful and stylish Prada and Miu Miu (Prada’s little sister) staff were on hand to discuss the looks and find whatever we’d like to try on and/or leave with. Glitter and sequins from shoes and purses and girly silhouettes were on display along with a pair of boots that have flown off the shelf ever since Taylor Swift wore them. This store is one of my favorites in the Galleria for atmosphere, staff, wares, and all around experience - flirty yet classy style and products made of luxury materials. It’s simply fun.

Shop the collection at http://www.miumiu.com/en/US/

Pictured first above, my Miu Miu attire included a white crepe de chine Miu Miu bow blouse with a slim-fit satin Miu Miu black trouser, Prada cutout peep-toe heel, and YSL clutch.