Birth date: January 8, 1939
Brand Name: Carolina Herrera
Labels: Carolina Herrera New York; CH Carolina Herrera; Carolina Herrera Bridal
Other Product Lines: Eyewear, Fragrances, Shoes, Menswear
Venezuelan aristocrat, beauty, and socialite Carolina Herrera was famous for her impeccable style in the ’60s and ’70s, before opening her first collection in 1981. She expanded into bridal wear in 1987 and opened her flagship store on Madison Avenue in 2000. Her collections are elegant and simple, with one major extravagance. In 2008, Carolina Herrera launched CH Carolina Herrera. Her dresses are famed as timeless red-carpet classics for ladies of Oscar-winning stature.