“Believing there are no rules when it comes to personal style, Stacey Bendet’s Fall 2013 collection for Alice + Olivia is best defined as Fantasy Street Style. Envisioning a cool, clever, free spirit wandering the streets of Paris, Bendet has created a collection that allows for both sophistication and whimsy. A tiered ball gown is layered with an après ski knit and topped off with a studded leather motorcycle jacket. Plaid is made pretty in miniskirts and shift dresses. In a modern setting interpretive of Natalie Barney’s Left Bank salon, Fall 2013 combines elements like quilted leather and knitted fur with romantic lace and brocade, into a collection of juxtapositions where street style becomes the ultimate form of self-expression. “In a moment when street style influences fashion more than ever, I wanted to create a fantasy inspiration for how the Alice + Olivia girl dresses every day.’ “ – Alice & Olivia
Isn't Alice + Olivia's Fall 2013 collection gorgeous?