Alice + Olivia Present Fall 2014 Collection
Stacey Bendet presented the new Fall 2014 collection for alice + olivia. "Enchanted: A Midwinter Night's Dream" features sharp tailoring combined with vintage Victorian charm and bohemian beauty, creating a free -spirited decadence.
Suffused with luxe modernity, the collection features bold brocades, rich velvet, regal
lace and opulent metallics, mixed with monarch butterfly motifs. Dreamy prints on
tapestry fabrics are adorned with fine filigree amid jewel -toned blue, green and "royal
red". Metallic is the new black, while camel, cream and chocolate serve as a rich
Romantic collars, lace blouse details, ruffled sleeves and chokers are paired with ultra -
miniskirts, slouchy menswear-inspired pants and the new fitted denim trouser - a
juxtaposition of the past and the present. Fall 2014 introduces several strong silhouettes
including the winter short, tailored flair back jacket, crop jacket and statement coat.
Novelty knits add fanciful appeal, and blanket knit coats make for cozy toppers o ver
whimsical printed dresses.
Fall 2014 accessories feature the NYC boot and pump with signature red tread, and
novelty bags including the "Owl bag", "Bear bag" and "Bride clutch". Long zippers add
edge to thigh high boots, while Victorian -inspired belts and chokers accent RTW looks.
All-over crystal embellishment, velvet, fur and caviar beading appear throughout for a
touch of luxury. The eye-catching Makayla shoe in mirror marble leather and beaded
lace-up ankle booties provide a perfect counterpoint to the more romantic collection
Stacey Bendet says of the collection, "This season is about sexiness and fantasy - luxury
and decadence in a wearable way."
"Follow me through the forest deep; wrapped in a veil of enchanting mist,
beneath the purple glow of a glimmering moon / In our castle keep, keep
safe your heart as you find all you desire."