An Interview with Stop Staring!’s Alicia Estrada


ModCloth has long been a fan of the timeless and chic designs of Stop Staring!, which is why we’re so excited to work with them on our most recent Be the Buyer collaboration. We sat down with the company’s founder and head designer, Alicia Estrada, in her LA studio to discuss her current inspiration, what she’s learned from our customers’ feedback, and what advice she has to share with aspiring designers.

Want to see more stunning designs by Stop Staring!? Head over to our Be the Buyer page to vote for your favorites, and you might just see them on our new arrivals page soon!


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    Angela (ModCloth) 04/10/2012 at 11:17 am #

    “…constantly thinking beautiful thoughts.” I love that! Great video.

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    Riley 04/10/2012 at 12:15 pm #

    Awesome! So inspiring!

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    Andie 04/10/2012 at 1:39 pm #

    SO awesome! Love this.

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    Molly 04/10/2012 at 3:11 pm #

    Thank you for a great interview. I have been wearing Stop Staring for about 5 years and am so excited to hear directly from company’s founder and head designer. I love your dresses Alicia!

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    Kristen 04/10/2012 at 4:26 pm #

    Love! Stop Staring is an amazing line like no other. I’m so glad to see ModCloth offer more of their dresses. So go and vote and PICK!

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    Eliza 04/11/2012 at 10:26 am #

    I love her! She’s so precious….I can tell that she has a really sweet spirit about her. I love her designs even more now; if that’s even possible! Yay Alicia! 😀

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    tulleandtrinkets 04/11/2012 at 10:31 am #

    I love her philosophy on fashion! I just checked out her dresses and I’m loving the Dashing Damsel Dress.

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