Women’s clothing boutique Alice and Olivia has signed a 10-year lease to make its Mid-Atlantic debut at 3303 M St., NW, EastBanc, Inc., announced April 28. The 2,400-square-foot retail space on M Street has been vacant since Qdoba Mexican Grill closed its doors in January.
The high-end apparel company is slated to open in September. According to EastBanc, Inc., the lease begins immediately and Alice and Olivia will start renovations right away.
Alice and Olivia is an upscale women’s clothing brand designed by founder Stacey Bendet, who launched the brand in 2002. The collection is full of color, florals and modern black and white pieces with an edgy flare. Bendet is best known for her bold bell bottom pants, pulling in vintage pieces to her contemporary collections.
Celebrity fans of the brand include Gwyneth Paltrow, Katy Perry, Drew Barrymore, Taylor Swift and Jamie Chung. Alice and Olivia is headquartered in New York City and is currently available at 13 free-standing boutiques in New York, California, Connecticut and Hong Kong, at more than 800 select department and specialty stores worldwide. Take a sneak peak at www.aliceandolivia.com before it hits the streets of Georgetown.