Rather than tap a hot designer to create a holiday exclusive, Henri Bendel turned to doll designers Gina Garan and Christina Gordon. (They’re the duo responsible for resurrecting Blythe, the wide-eyed Seventies-era dolls that have spawned an entire subculture.) The result is four limited edition dolls—Hudson, Hank, Hampton and Happy—who are as fashionable as they are fun. ($58 each; Henri Bendel New York, henribendel.com)
This story first appeared in the November 9, 2007 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.