Mother, wife, and a fashion mogul, sitting atop a $200 million-plus empire, Alice + Olivia’s Stacey Bendet seems to do it all. With a smile and quirky flare. The contemporary designer shared her Hamptons fashion tips, the one summer event you can’t miss and her favorite things about summer in the Hamptons.
Long Island Pulse: What one item of clothing or accessory do you take with you every time you come to the Hamptons?
Stacey Bendet: Wedge sandals and long skirts.
Pulse: What’s in your beach bag?
SB: I tend to carry half my life in every bag everywhere! Lots of sunblock, homeoplasmine lotion, Nars glitter sticks, stila red stay all day lipstick… oh and ring pop lollipops.
Pulse: Which Hamptons social event are you most looking forward to this summer?
SB: My brand’s 10-year anniversary, which we will be celebrating at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk on June 20. It is going to be an epic bohemian beach party.
Pulse: What is your go to place to shop in the Hamptons?
SB: The Alice + Olivia store, of course!
Pulse: Describe your favorite room in your Hampton home and tell us why it’s your favorite?
SB: It is under construction so I will have to let you know in a month!