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- The dress that brought the house down.
- View from the back.
- A sassy black-and-red print.
- Rear view
- Red was a dominate color.
- From left, AnnaLynne McCord, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, someone from ANTM, ?, Stephanie Pratt
- A flattering style in green houndstooth.
- Another crowd-pleasing gold number.
- We're a fan of the dramatic, two-models-at-once entrance.
- Red carpet situation outside.
Alicia Estrada knows how to throw a party. The Stop Staring! designer didn't so much as put on a runway show last night as a full-scale event. Pre-show, guests—many in Estrada's tight retro dresses—mingled in the courtyard of DTLA's Vibiana building, sipping on cocktails from two bars and snacking on trays of mini quesadillas with salsa, black bean chimichangas and chips and guac. We even spotted a manicure station.
Once seated inside, we noticed a few celebrity fans in the audience. AnnaLynne McCord, wearing a jaunty hat, crop top and full skirt, sat next to Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who had donned an understated black one-shoulder dress for the occasion. A few seats down was a familiar, if hard-to-place, face. After a few minutes of scrutiny, we realized we were looking at minor Hills character Stephanie Pratt, who maintained a carefully composed—dare we say, Mona Lisa-like—expression throughout the entire show.
As for the clothes, Estrada played to her strengths, sending out curve-hugging dresses inspired by the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. A few, like the sparkly, floor-skimming gold number (above) elicited applause, cat calls and wolf whistles from the audience. Click through for some of our favorite looks, and below to shop the styles online.
· Stop Staring! [Official Site]
· The Best Shows and Parties to Hit During LA Fashion Week [Racked]