Payless Shoe Source have signed a deal with fashion designer Stacey Bendet,(mastermind behind the alice + olivia designer label), to create the alice + Olivia for Payless collection. This new collaboration continues Payless' policy to democratize fashion and the high paid Stacey Bendet joins Laura Poretzky, Lela Rose and style icon Patricia Field as guest designers for Payless. Bendet's footwear collection, will be exclusive to Payless stores and alice + olivia boutiques from the spring and summer 2008.
The showcase of designer shoes will be revealed in September. Stacey Bendet at the alice + olivia shoe will feature "fun and whimsy," whilst Laura Poretzky at the Abaete show will highlight ‘Amerocal International,’ and Lela Rose at the Lela Rose show focus will be on "classic with a twist."