Stacey Bendet launched Alice and Olivia in 2002. An eclectic brand with a playful sensibility, Alice and Olivia epitomizes the personality and quirky style of Stacey. Shortly after the launch of the line at Barneys New York, Andrew Rosen, the founder of Theory, recognized the potential of Stacey and became a partner in the company.
Stacey incorporates her love of vintage fashion, culture, and music into each collection. Stacey instinctively knows what the a+o girl wants, whether she is wanting to look sexy or sweet, or is going to the office or a night on the town, Stacey knows how to incorporate her looks into the everyday life of women. Born and raised in New York City, Stacey lives with her husband, Eric and daughter Eloise, and continues her passion for design.