Made in Los Angeles

About Us

Stop Staring Clothing



Alicia Estrada: Head Designer & Founder

At Stop Staring! we are committed to creating original vintage inspired dresses and RTW, that empowers women by embracing and celebrating their female form.

Established in 1997, Stop Staring! is the leader of original retro chic dresses and separates that flatter the figure and cater to a woman's independent spirit with timeless and classic styles at consistently affordable prices.

Alicia Estrada, head designer and founder of the Stop Staring! collection, started sewing at the age of seventeen. With a house full of 3 brothers and 6 sisters, Alicia quickly forayed her hobby into a thriving business! In 2005, the Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigos, awarded Stop Staring! "Minority Manufacturing Firm of the Year"

Today, Alicia's love of all things vintage plays a key role in her design process. She continually incorporates the details of yesteryear into her beautiful and flattering retro-contemporary dresses and separates.

Today, Stop Staring! is sold in 1000's (thousands) of boutiques all over the world, and has been featured in a countless number of fashion magazines such as:

  • Vogue
  • Allure
  • Seventeen
  • Elle Girl
  • Marie Claire
  • In Touch
  • Life and Style
  • People
  • Latina
  • Estylo
  • Ok
  • Nylon
  • Bust
  • Budget Living
  • Apparel News
  • WWD
  • Teen
  • Justine

Our dresses have been worn by a countless number of celebrity A-listers, such as:

  • Paris Hilton
  • Amy Winehouse
  • Eva Mendes
  • Kelly Osborne
  • Trisha Yearwood
  • Kat Von D
  • Zooey Deschanel
  • Meg White(White Stripes)
  • Christina Aguilera
  • Rebecca De Mornay
  • Chloe Sevigney
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Anouk Lepere
  • Angela Simmons
  • Dita Von Teese
  • Mamie Van Doren
  • Xcene Cervanka

All of our garments are made in the USA or (Made in the USA of imported fabrics).