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Carolina Herrera

Fashion Designer
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Net worth 2018: $130 Million
Residence: Caracas
BirthDay: 8 January 1939
Sigh: Aquarius
Height: 1.67 m

Carolina Herrera was bornon 8 January 1939 in Caracas, American, Venezuelan, is Fashion Designer. Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan-American fashion designer, known for her elegance and class in dressing celebrities around the world. Born to a wealthy family and coming from a privileged background, her mother instilled in her passion and discipline that helped her transform into an elegant woman. During the seventies and eighties, she was quite well known in Venezuela because of the fact that she was considered to be one of the best dressed women in the country. Later, the family moved to New York where she decided to become a fashion designer. Despite not having any training as a designer she soon became very successful at it and was dressing some of the most famous women in the world which led to a huge boom in the popularity of her clothes. Since then, she has continued to expand her line of luxury products over the years to include perfume, cologne, wedding gowns, scarves, handbags and other accessories. Her company has emerged as one of the most successful fashion houses in New York. Her skills as a designer are well recognized as she has won a number of awards in the field. She has been able to build a brand that is very distinguished and well respected in the world of high fashion.


$130 Million


In 2008, she launched a ready-to-wear brand called CH Carolina Herrera


In 2000, she opened her first store in Manhattan, and looked forward to expanding her business further into Europe


In 1995, the Spanish fragrance company ‘Puig’ acquired the Carolina Herrera fashion business and appointed her as its Creative Director


In 1991, she created a top-selling men's scent, ‘Herrera for Men’, and regularly added new women's products to the line


In 1981, her friend Diana Vreeland, then Editor-in-Chief of ‘Vogue’, suggested that she should design a clothing line


In the late 1980s, Spanish fragrance company ‘Puig’ licensed the name of ‘Carolina Herrera’ to develop and market a line of perfumes


In 1968, she married Reinaldo Herrera Guevara, a magazine editor and the 5th Marqués of Torre Casa


In 1957, she married Guillermo Behrens Tello, a Venezuelan landowner


She was born as María Carolina Josefina Pacanins y Niño on January 8, 1939, in Caracas, Venezuela, to Guillermo Pacanins Acevedo, an air force officer, and his wife, María Cristina Niño Passios

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