Establishing a globally-recognized image, Carolina Herrera has resided at the helm of her eponymous label for over three decades, proving every season that effortless elegance paired with modern refinement is always relevant. Featured in top international publications, showcased on Hollywood stars across the red carpet, Carolina Herrera's designs are an authentic expression of the designer's stand-alone mission - to make woman look and feel their most beautiful.
Born and raised in Venezuela, Carolina Herrera was exposed from early on to international culture and fashion. As she elegantly puts it: “My eye was accustomed to see beautiful things”.
With the encouragement of legendary Vogue editor Diana Vreeland, Carolina Herrera shows her first collection at the Metropolitan Club in New York
Carolina Herrera designs Caroline Kennedy’s wedding gown
Carolina Herrera introduces her first bridal collection
Carolina Herrera launches her first fragrance
Carolina Herrera launches her first men’s fragrance, Carolina Herrera for Men. A fresh, masculine Eau de Toilette with tremendous character, imbued with charm and elegance.
Carolina Herrera De Baez joins as creative director at Herrera’s House of Fragrances
Launch of 212 Men
Carolina Herrera opens her first flagship boutique on Madison Avenue and 75th Street in a four story landmark building.
Herrera introduces CH Carolina Herrera, a lifestyle collection with ready-to-wear and accessories for men, women and children, the first store opens in Madrid, Spain.
Carolina Herrera receives the Council of Fashion Designers of America “Womenswear Designer of the year” and the Glamour “Woman of the Year award”
CH Carolina Herrera fragrance is born.
The CH Carolina Herrera fragrance is an invisible accessory, the final touch, the last detail-the perfect balance between comfort and freshness. It is sensual and complex, and at the same time fresh and optimistic.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America honors Carolina Herrera with the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award
Herrera receives the distinguished “Mercedes-Benz Presents” title for her Spring collection
Carolina Herrera designs the dress Bella wears for her wedding to Edward in Twilight: Breaking Dawn 1
Carolina Herrera launches her eyewear collection
Herrera receives an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York, NY
Herrera receives The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion
Carolina Herrera receives the 2015 Who’s On Next Fashion Icon Award in Madrid Spain, presented by Mario Testino
Carolina Herrera launches fragrance collection, Herrera Confidential. Herrera Confidential effortlessly challenges both contemporary and traditional values, always staying true to the Herrera ethos: incorporating the most luxurious and natural fragrances, pushing scents to the limit and daring to explore the unexpected
Carolina Herrera collaborates with internationally renowned photographer Mario Testino to create the brand’s first global advertising campaign covering all product categories from fashion and accessories to fragrances
Carolina Herrera unveils the Spring 2016 Collection at The Frick Collection, marking the first fashion show at the venue