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Carolina Herrera | Biography


Carolina Herrera was born on 8 January, 1939 in Caracas, Venezuela. She is a Venezuelan-American fashion designer. She is well-known for her outstanding style. Her first designed costume was for political lady, Jacqueline. Caroline inspiration in stylish product and introduction by her grandmother to Balenciaga has leaded her into designing career. Even, The New York Time posted saying that her designs were sophisticated and experienced without being selective.

Carolina was born to an air force & former governor father Guillermo Pacanins Acevedo and mother Maria Cristina Nino Passios. Her grandmother has played vital role to arouse fashion career. When, Carolina was young, she was taken by her grandmother to Balenciage show and there her grandmother bought her some clothes at Dior & Lanvin. At that moment she was stunned by such pretty things. Later, she moved into fashion designing career. Recently, she is 75 and has no wrinkles on her face. She might have gone through plastic surgery. Though, she has not mentioned about it but such looks points towards plastic surgery treatment. Moreover, when she presents herself in fashionable outfits, she seems younger than in reality. Being, a fashion designer she has broad knowledge of fashion products. Further, she can be seen dressed in elegant dresses at fashion shows. This act both, promotes her fashion brand and gives her pleasant look. She remained in marital relation with her first husband before being engaged in fashion designing. She was 18, when she married her first husband Guillermo Behrens Tello. Her relation with Tello gave her daughter, Ana Luisa & Mercedes.  After, she divorced Tello, she shared wedding vows with Reinaldo Herrera Guevara in year 1968. Her conjugal life with Guevara gave her two more children. In total, she has four children from her both relations.

Carolina who was interested in fashion designing made it her profession. She regularly worked with Mike, Andy & Bianca at Studio 54. She created public intention with her dramatic fashion.  In 1972, she appeared for the first time in International Best Dressed List and after 8 years she was chosen to be in its hall of Fame. In 1980, she launched her own luxury clothing, Carolina Herrera New York. Her foundation is specialized in clothing and fragrance and is situated at New York City. The following year, her company received brand recognition from numerous publications like Tatler, Women’s Wear Daily and others. Her most noticeable client is daughter of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Renee Zellweger and Duchess Diana de Melo.  She introduced perfumes line in late 1980s after she received permit from Spanish fragrance company, Puig. In 2008, she stated a readymade brand, CH Carolina Herrera. Same year, she was honored by the Council of Fashion Designer of America with Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award. By 2012, she owned 18 Carolina Herrera & CH Carolina Herrera boutiques. In 2011, she moved her daughter, Patricia & Carolina Jr into artistic direction and design. Later, in 2014, she won Couture Council Award in favor of Artistry of Fashion. Carolina business has accumulated her estimated net worth of $ 100 million. She collected such huge net amount from her fashion line, which is flourished over 100 countries by 280 stores.

Carolina might be interested in several things but her known hobbies and interest is fashion designing. Her keen interest in fashion collection has both fame and money. Her hobby is to make her customers happy. She has moved so deep into fashion world that her every dream is interrelated with fashion designing.

Carolina was originally born as Maria Carolina Josefina Pacanins Y Nino. She was born on 8 January, 1939 in Venezuela. She was born and raised by father Guillermo and mother Maria. Her popularity that she has earned in her profession goes to her grandmother. Her Grandmother was the person, who took her in Balenciage show and reaching there she went into deep fashion interest.  Before, being engaged in her profession she bounded in marital relationship with Guillermo Behrens Tello. The couple gave birth to 2 children. Finally, she divorced Tello and married to Reinaldo Herrera Guevara in 1968. She gave birth to 2 more children with Reinaldo. In 1972, she came to appear in International Best Dressed List. Later, she was chosen into Hall of Fame in 1972. She launched Carolina Herrera New York in 1980. After, it she received gradual success in her career. Now, she has 280 stores that supply her line in more than 100 countries. For, more biography log on to Wiki.