The Venezuelan-born beauty, Carolina Herrera appeared in the fashion world as a surprise: a surprise that continued to linger long after her initial success.
In the early ’80s, Vogue editor Diana Vreeland was at the forefront of all fashion decisions. Therefore, when she endorsed Carolina Herrera, some hardly-known designer at the 1981’s Metropolitan Club, the world subsequently followed her luxurious trek from this first endorsement. She designed the floral-forward wedding gown for Caroline Kennedy in 1986, sending a blaring message to the world: she was here to stay.
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