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Stacey Bendet, Adam Pendleton Honored at Art Production Fund’s ‘Printz and the Revolution’ Gala

Guests filing into the Seagram Building Monday night were met firstly by some of Prince’s biggest hits: “I Wanna Be Your Lover” and “Raspberry Beret” thumped from enormous speakers inside the venue, where Art Production Fund’s annual gala was getting under way. This playlist was in keeping with the theme of the night, “Printz and the Revolution” — a cheeky take on the late musician’s band. Stacey Bendet, the creative director and chief executive officer of Alice + Olivia, and artist Adam Pendleton were the cause for such a pun; the Art Production Fund honored them for the evening. Bendet’s clothes have always boasted bright, loud colors, while Pendleton’s meticulous, black-and-white designs adorned napkins and centerpieces at the various dinner tables.
Bendet wore a dress decorated with black sequins and Pendleton’s designs from his series “Glory” superimposed onto it. (“I took a scan of his artwork and then we engineered it into the pattern of the dress,” she said.) Her handbag, a minaudière which she held up proudly for photos, was also inspired by a piece from the artist’s collection.
“Stacey had the idea before she came to my studio and I was interested in it, but I wanted to

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