American fashion house Carolina Herrera is a symbol of luxury, femininity and flawless taste. Established for 35 years, the brand has set up its unique style and charm while continuously revolutionizing the definitions for chic and beauty, to create a more perfect fashion look for women.
Perennial favorites on red carpets around the world, Herrera’s gowns are favored by First Ladies (from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama), celebrities (Paloma Picasso, Renee Zellweger, Tina Fey, Penelope Cruz), international royalty, and her own faithful clientele for their refinement, timelessness, glamour, and romance.
Carolina Herrera is a fashion designer who has unique opinions and ideas for fashion and is recognized, respected and admired by many celebrities and fashion lovers. A true empress of style, she has inspired the likes of pop-art icon Andy Warhol and legendary Vogue editor-in-chief Diana Vreeland (who encouraged Herrera to open her fashion house in 1981). Being a determined person on challenging and improving the idea of fashion, she created collections of chic and modern outfits which gave her brand an elegant, luxurious modernity and exquisite texture. One of her achievements is that she was awarded the 2004 CFDA Womenswear Designer of the year award. As a talented designer, Carolina Herrera used to say that she intended to make every woman shows their best look in this field of chic and beauty.
Stepping into the 35th anniversary milestone, the brand specially launches ‘Carolina Herrera 35 Years of Fashion’. This book is written by Carolina Herrera and writer JJ Martin. With a total of 240 pages, the content includes some quotes, records on the first show, interviews, behind the scenes and some precious photos. It allows you to appreciate the brand’s effort, ideas and aesthetic interpretation in these 35 years.
Carolina Herrera: 35 Years of Fashion is both a portrait of a universally acclaimed American designer’s career and a look forward to her future. The selection of images includes editorial pictures by renowned fashion photographers, stylists, and editors, as well as two portfolios of new photography created exclusively for this book that interpret looks from the Carolina Herrera archive through a contemporary lens. The designer’s distinctive aesthetic and signature elegance emerge clearly from this body of work. It succeeds in capturing the timeless and always relevant style of the inimitable Carolina Herrera.