Made in Los Angeles

LA’s #1 Morning Show, 102.7 KIIS FM Ryan Seacrest Radio, recently gave a major shout out to Stop Staring during their Prime Time hour at 7:00AM! The segment featured Latin music sensation Prince Royce, and he surprised a high school girl with a phone call and a Stop Staring! dress:

“I’m sending you over a beautiful, beautiful prom dress from Stop Staring. And the reason why we chose Stop Staring is because people are not going to stop staring at how beautiful you’ll look!”

Directly following the broadcast segment RyanSeacrest.com ran full coverage online with sound bites from the interview as well as a direct link to the Stop Staring! website!

Since Stop Staring is based out of the LA area, what better radio station to be featured on than LA’s #1 Hit Music Station? Stop Staring dresses are perfect for any prom, formal, or cocktail party and we are so excited for the lucky winner! We are sure that she rocked the dress and was the best looking girl at her prom!

Click here to read the full Ryan Seacrest.com story and hear the sound bite!

 

A few days later, Ellen K from from the show Tweeted @StopStaring from her personal account @officialellenk! She attached a picture of our gold Fortune dress and said that she was loving it! We couldn’t think of anyone better to rock the little gold number!

 

People Style Watch Takeover!

On June 19, 2013, by admin

 

 

 

 

People Style Watch is making sure that it’s readers are aware of our amazing cocktail dresses, whether it’s through a trend update, a star spotting, or getting the look you’ve seen on a celebrity for less!  They can help you style your Stop Staring dress, like they did above with our winter floral Watercolor, cream and rose Rosalie, and navy blue City Girl dresses, by giving great (and affordable) accessory and styling tips. Keep an eye out for Stop Staring in future issues of People Style Watch and maybe your favorite frock will be styled next!

 


Soap Star Denyse Tontz worked the red carpet on Thursday night as she posed for the cameras in one of Stop Staring’s fabulous red dresses! She was spotted in our ever popular Billion Dollar Baby dress at the Daytime Emmy Nominees Cocktail Reception in Beverly Hills, CA. There was no way anyone could not stop and stare at this hottie in this fab outfit. She looked sooo amazing!

Besides being stoked to see yet another one of the slew of celebs rocking our sexy dresses at all of LA’s hottest events, we were especially happy when Denyse gave us a shout out via Twitter, thanking us for making such fabulous celebrity dresses. SO Cool! You can follow Denyse @SincerelyDenyse to keep up with more of her red carpet fashions.

 

Denise Richards catwalks onto The View

On June 17, 2013, by admin

 

Denise Richards stopped by The View last week to promote her new show Twisted! She donned our new form-fitting Elegance dress and she absolutely rocked it! She wore simple earrings and small heels to let the dress do all the talking. With wavy curls and a catwalk up to the stage, she let us all know that she’s still got it! She is living proof that any mom can look as feel spectacular, especially while wearing one of our dresses! We’re excited to see her new show and hope to see more of her in Stop Staring clothing!

Click here to watch this episode of The View in full!

 

More celebrities rocking Stop Staring!

On June 12, 2013, by admin

We’ve spotted quite a few celebrities in Stop Staring designer dresses recently:

 

ABC 7‘s Alysha Del Valle stopped by our Paramount showroom and looked absolutely stunning in our black and white Gwen dress! She posted the picture above on her Instagram account after she left our showroom!

 

 

Michelle DiMarco, owner of Lilac & Lillies in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, a store that carries Stop Staring, gave some styling tips on her blog. Sara Lawrence, former Miss Jamaica and L’Oreal Beauty Ambassador, was on set to promote L’Oreal’s new line of Advanced Hair Care. Michelle styled Sara in our red Million Dollar Baby dress:

“It’s a perfect dress that balances comfort and sexiness. As a personal shopper and celebrity stylist, I repeatedly recommend this dress for its classic form. You’ll look best when you feel confident and beautiful, and this easy-to-wear item is be a timeless staple in any closet…Wearing a simple silhouette also allows the attention to go to your face and hair, which worked fabulous for the L’Oreal Paris ad.”

Great tips! The dress looks perfect on Sara and we love that it was used for the ad!

 

 

Modern Luxury’s Jezebel magazine featured Jessica Szohr in Stop Staring! in this month’s issue, both print and online. You may remember Jessica from the CW’s hit series Gossip Girlbut you can also catch her in the new Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson film The Internship! She is wearing our navy and tan Belinda dress.

Click here to read the online version of Jezebel‘s June issue!


 

 

Jes Macallan of ABC‘s new series Mistresses leopard looked beyond sexy in our Sexy Strapless dress that she wore to Maxim’s Hot 100 Celebration! She posted the picture above to her personal Twitter account.

 

Actress Meg Cionni also shared these pictures of herself in Stop Staring on her Twitter account! She looks amazing in our red Billion Dollar Baby, pink lace Covergirl, and eggplant Love dresses!

We are so curious to see which celebrities join the Stop Staring fan base next!

 

 

90210 star Jessica Lowndes was spotted wearing another Stop Staring little red dress! She was photographed on the red carpet at the Aston Martin Tailoring Collection VIP launch in a short and sexy version of our red Love dress with her boyfriend Thom Evans. Paired with black heels and a contagious smile, she looked absolutely stunning!!

 

 

She also tweeted about the @StopStaring look to her 220,000+ followers the next day from her personal Twitter account!

 

JustJared.com & JustJaredJr.com featured the look on their sites along with galleries including more pictures from the event.
Click here to view the articles: JustJared.com & JustJaredJr.com

 

 

Many media sites and magazines were quick to compare Jessica’s styling of the dress to that of Girls star Allison Williams‘ when she wore the dress back in September. Allison went for the original below-the-knee length and paired it with nude shoes.

 

 

 

TooFab.com put the decision of Who Wore It Better in the hands of its readers, and the votes were almost dead even! Click here to place your own vote!

 

Ok! Magazine

 InTouch Weekly

We think both looks are completely unique and look fabulous in their own way! We’re calling this one a tie!

 

Celebrity Spottings

On May 17, 2013, by admin

 

Aisha Tyler of The Talk wore a Stop Staring little black dress to the 14th Annual Golden Trailer Awards! She looks fabulous in our black Icon dress and paired it perfectly with red lips and nails, gold jewelry, and amazing gold-studded black heels that set off the gold detail on the shoulders perfectly!

 

 

Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman wore Stop Staring’s red Timeless dress on Access Hollywood Live this week. She is a finalist on the current season of Dancing With the Stars. On the show she confirmed that she will be participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics. Catch the “Dancing with the Stars” finals beginning this Monday at 8/7c on ABC!

 

 

Long-time Stop Staring fan Jillian Barberie tweeted a picture of herself wearing our black & gray dotted Celebrity dress looking fabulous as always. We love the blonde hair!

 

One of our all time favorite Stop Staring fans AnnaLynne McCord channeled her inner vintage vixen in a recent photo shoot titled “Thru The Decades”! The shoot channeled looks from the 1940’s through the 1960’s and most of the styles that she wore for the shoot were Alicia Estrada’s very own vintage-inspired designs!

 

Pin-up perfection! Here she is wearing the black plaid Edie dress with the grey Dress Coat over it, paired with white gloves, a lime green hat, and red heels for contrast. We LOVE this look!

AnnaLynne has the Jackie O look down to a science in none other than our two piece Jackie top & skirt. White hat, white gloves, white shoes, and white pearls to match!

Stunning once again in the grey Dress Coat, this time buttoned up.

1930’s glamour in a one-of-a-kind gold sequined dress designed by Alicia Estrada and also worn by Carmen Electra and Paloma Faith.

 & here’s a glimpse of AnnaLynne in the black and white dotted Samantha dress.

AnnaLynne looked like she had walked out of a vintage fashion magazine and was kind enough to share all the photos above on her personal Twitter!

 

 

A couple of the shots including the headshot below are featured in the current May/June issue of Louisiana’s number one fashion and entertainment magazine, Scene! Click here to view the digital version of the magazine!

The Daily Mail UK featured some of the shots in an article about the star. Click here to read the article on their online site Mail Online!

 


 

 

Buzz-Feed’s CELEFEEDS.com featured an article about the shoot and created a gallery of the photos. Click here to view them all!

Thanks AnnaLynne for choosing our dresses for the shoot and for sharing the photos with your fans! Stop Staring loves you!

 

 

Our vintage-inspired navy & white dotted Celebrity dress was all over the press again, this time on Krysten Ritter! This dress has to have gotten the most attention of all of them, explaining why we can’t keep them in stock anymore! Media outlets couldn’t get enough of her in the hypnotizing dots:

 

 

Life & Style Weekly named her as one of their Best-Dressed Stars of the week both in print and on their online site lifeandstylemag.com!

 

OK! Weekly’s OKMagazine.com placed the picture in their “Quick Pics” section the day after she wore the dress to the Hilarity for Charity event.

 

She followed the lead of Emmy Rossum when she wore the same dress by pairing it with red heels and red lips to match. This created quite the stir in magazines and online sites, all asking the age-old question: Who Wore It Better? Looking almost identical, we don’t know how any of these outlets chose a winner (if they were even able to)…

 

Ok! Magazine thinks Emmy Rossum looked better in the dress

and PeopleStyleWatch.com is letting their fans decide by voting on their Fashion Faceoff!

E! Online thinks both girls look flawless (as do we) so they left it up to readers to decide for themselves. We agree that polka dots are more popular than ever recently, and that both the stars look effortlessly chic!  Click here to read their fans’ choices!

Perez Hilton’s CocoPerez.com included a poll for the two looks, click here to place your vote and see what other fans think!

 

Krysten won US Weekly‘s vote!

So what do you think? Leave a comment telling us who you think wore it better. If you can’t pick, we don’t blame you!

 

 

Stop Staring Vintage Dress Give-A-Way & the Differences between Vintage and Retro Clothing

Over the last few decades, fashion trends across the world have taken a vintage turn. This was excellent news for us as our founder and lead dress designer, Alicia Estrada saw an opportunity to create the type of vintage dresses she loves. To celebrate our love for vintage designs and clothing, we are giving away one of our most unique Stop Staring Hollywood vintage dresses.

Stop Staring’s Celebrity Vintage Dress

This one-of-a-kind, 1950’s inspired dress from Stop Staring Clothing allows vintage-loving women the opportunity to capture old Hollywood glamour in their own way. The penciled skirt elongates the legs and the dress gathers near the waist and bust to hide all possible flaws in the body. Gorgeous fabric, a special pattern and a vintage silhouette truly set this dress and its wearer apart from the crowd. To win this dress…

One of the reasons we are so pleased to give away one of our favorite designs, the Celebrity Dress, is because we are positive that it fits the trend that is moving further towards the popularity of vintage designs.

The Popularity of the Vintage Design

Over the last two decades or so, we’ve see a definite movement towards vintage/retro inspired clothing designs. The reasons for the popularity of this style are clear, with many women feeling these styles offer more coverage while accentuating their curves than the modern dress designs of today. Whether the vintage dress is considered Hollywood glam or a rockabilly design, many of our buyers feel they have distinct styles which are showcased through their Stop Staring Clothing.

The Differences between Vintage and Retro Clothing

While popularity of vintage clothing has been high recently, the term “vintage” is used rather loosely. Vintage in fact relates to clothing made between the time periods of the 1920s and the 1960s. Clothing styles and designs dating back before the 1920’s are considered be to antique and are coined as such. You may be asking what the term retro has to do with vintage or antique clothing but in fact, retro designs are more popular than any other style of clothing across the “vintage” landscape. Retro is the designing term used to define modern dress designers who imitate the silhouettes, cuts, fabrics and designs of vintage clothing. To put it simply, retro is new clothing made in the style of vintage.

 

 

Enter the drawing below for your chance to win the black & gray dotted Celebrity dress in the size of your choice! Remember this is our fourth and final giveaway, and you can enter the contest everyday!

 

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