Fashion label Alice and Olive collaborates with Starbucks for new collection

Fashion label Alice and Olive collaborates with Starbucks for new collection
Alice and Olivia designer Stacey Bendet with a Starbucks mug featuring the “Stace Face” motif inspired by the designer.

Flirty and feminine fashion label Alice and Olivia has teamed up with Starbucks to produce a limited-edition set of a tote bag, mug and Starbucks card (with a $20 value) featuring the "Stace Face" motif, which was inspired by Alice and Olivia designer Stacey Bendet.

The set, which costs $128, will be available from tomorrow at B3-59 Ion Orchard. There are 88 sets for sale. The card can also be purchased separately for $30 (with a $20 value) at selected Starbucks outlets.


Alice and Olivia designer Stacey Bendet (right), 35

What was the inspiration behind the Starbucks collaboration?

I am a Starbucks fan and I particularly enjoy working with a company outside of the fashion community because it is both exciting and challenging.

You are known for your elaborate work dress sense. How do you make it work?

As long as you're confident in the outfit, it works. Sometimes, I'll wear ball gowns to meetings - it depends on what kind of mood I'm in.

What has been the most memorable moment in your career?

There are many moments which are equally memorable, including opening my first store and running my first fashion show.

Who would you love to see in Alice and Olivia and why?

United States First Lady Michelle Obama because she's a strong, intelligent, inspirational woman whom I truly admire.

Which collection are you working on now? What can we expect from it?

I'm currently working on the fall 2015 collection. Think London in the 1960s.

This article was first published on Jan 30, 2015.
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