Carolina Herrera

By: Aubrey Dyckman

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Personal Statistics


  • Birth Date: January 8, 1939
  • Birth Place: Caracas, Venezuela
  • Education: Recieved Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2012
  • Marital Status: Married two Ronaldo Herrera
  • Retirement/Death : Carolina continues to design clothing and accessories with the help of her daughter Carolina Herrera de Báez



Famous For.......

Carolina Herrera is famous for her formal attire, especially women's dresses. Her perfume, Carolina Herrera is also extremely popular. She designs clothes for many famous people, and originally became famous for some of her designs. An example was Caroline Kennedy's wedding dress.

Awards

Spain's Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts-2002

Womenswear Designer of the Year- 2004

Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award- 2008

Award for Artistry of Fashion-2014

Carolina Herrera: F.I.T. Artistry in Fashion Award - Spring/Summer 2015

Price Range

From $1,000 to around $9,000


Accessories are less expenisve

Perfume- under $100

Scarves, belts, sunglasses- under $500 (around $300 to $350)

Purses- $200- around $700

Fashion Category- Clothing

Her clothing is categorized as bridge.


Why?

sells not only in her personal boutiques, but high end stores such as Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue. Her clothing is also expensive but not as expensive as designer/couture.

Fashion Category- Accessories

Her accessories are categorized as better.


Why?

Her accessories are sold at department stores such as Macy's and are not extremely expensive.

Other Products

In addition to women's clothing, she sells......

men's clothing

kid's clothing

scarves

jewelry

purses

belts

shoes

perfume

cologne

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Three Things to Remeber

  1. Carolina Herrera is from Venezuela
  2. She designs mainly women's formal attire using the colors red, black, and white
  3. She runs the company with her daughter Carolina Herrera de Báez due to her older age