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aliciaELLAS is honored and proud to be sponsored by Alicia Estada’s Clothing Line- Stop Staring!

At Stop Staring! They 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, Stop Staring! has 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

Their generous support, commitment and generosity will provide expanding career paradigms for underprivileged youth, enhance the edification of underserved Latinas pursuing higher education pathways, and will provide her clothing line Stop Staring! for our fashion show at our   11th ANNUAL EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE & DULCINEA AWARDS taking place on  September 26th at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

Pilar Pinel

About Pilar Pinel

ELLAS Founder President In 2003 Ms. Pinel founded (ELLAS) Embracing Latina Leadership AllianceS a non-profit 501(c)(3) mentor/leadership program, serving the Greater Long Beach and Los Angeles Area with her own financing. A role model herself, she tirelessly commits seven days a week, and at times over fourteen hours a day, committing nearly ten year of her professional and personal support without financial compensations, demonstrating her sincere efforts to encourage and improve the quality of life for underprivileged Latinas while expanding academic and career paradigms.

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