Stella Nolasco's Biography
Stella Nolasco is Puerto Rico's most celebrated designer, worn by celebrities and fashion elites at high profile events worldwide. Bold, lush, and full-spirited, Stella's pieces consistently reveal a heightened focus on artisan handwork. Ornate fabrics are paired with hand stitched laces embellished with delicate beading. With colors, textures and lines that evoke Puerto Rico's unique aesthetic as it has evolved through the late colonial period to the midcentury and beyond, Stella creates luxuriant, sexy, post-modern pieces that express a love and deep understanding for Latin spirit. Stella's work continues to
capture the imaginations of critics and exclusive clients from all over the world.
Nolasco obtained a bachelor’s degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and was chosen to participate in the fashion program at the renowned SACI School of art in Italy. She has shown at Fashion Weeks in both Paris and New York, to much acclaim.
Her designs have been worn by such celebrities as Beyonce Knowels, Eva Longoria, Laverne Cox, Issa Rae, Juliette Lewis, America Ferrera, Dascha Polanco (Orange is the New Black), Kelly Reyley (Sherlock Holmes), Katie Lowes (Scandal), Kristin Moldonado (of the Grammy- award winning group Pentatonix), Cote de Pablo (NCIS), and she has collaborated with the Hollywood actor and fashion designer John Malkovich for his line “Technobohemian”.