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Carolina Herrera


Fashion Designer
Birth Place: Caracas, Venezuela
Nationality: Venezuelan

Carolina Herrera is a renowned international fashion designer whose designs have been cited by The New York Times as “elegant and worldly without ever being fussy.”

Before she launched her clothing line, she frequently associated with Mick and Bianca Jagger and Andy Warhol at New York City’s Studio 54 and became well known for her dramatic style. She first appeared on the International Best Dressed List in 1972, then was elected to its Hall of Fame in 1980. In 2008, she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Notable clients have included Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Michelle Obama, Nicole Kidman, Shakira, Salma Hayek, and Rene Zellweger.

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