Bright patterns in ladylike cuts ideal for Spring fever and all kinds of romance compose Alice + Olivia’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection.
Thematically, the collection has a retro-feel, with wide flared skirts, peplum top gowns and collared dresses.
Bendet’s affection for 1950s silhouettes in sunny, playful palettes brings a youthful sweetness to old feminine standards. Textures vary greatly from white lace to metallic brocade, and although there is no repeating print in the collection, each piece greatly compliments others with their uniform modern modesty.
The Chelsea presentation at New York Fashion Week was a fun affair with a Magnum ice cream stand and martinis decorated with frozen orchids.