New York native Stacey Bendet founded alice + olivia in 2002 with the quest to create the perfect pair of pants. The brand was an immediate success, and has grown into a full contemporary lifestyle brand. Stacey Bendet pulls inspiration from her love of vintage and all things feminine to design clothing that juxtaposes the whimsical and flirty with the sexy and sophisticated. Ornamented fabrics, colorful prints and ultra-flattering fits provide today’s modern woman with options for every day and every occasion. The brand is a Hollywood favorite with Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Obama, Jessica Alba, and Kourtney Kardashian.