53 Carolina Herrera Quotes on Fashion and Style

Carolina Herrera is a fashion designer and she has dressed a number of First Ladies.


Top 10 Carolina Herrera Quotes


Keep in shape: if you look good, you will feel confident. ~ Carolina Herrera.


In general, fashion is challenging. Everything from clothes to fragrances. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Intuition is a strong feminine quality. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Attention to detail is of utmost importance when you want to look good. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Fashion should be fun. It shouldn’t be labelled ‘intellectual.’ ~ Carolina Herrera.


Fashion never stops. There is always the new project, the new opportunity. ~ Carolina Herrera.


I believe that you have to treat the people who work with you like your family. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Fashion is to please your eye. Shapes and proportions are for your intellect. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Fashion has always been a repetition of ideas, but what makes it new is the way you put it together. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Popular Carolina Herrera Quotes

We always know better than anybody else what looks best on us. Even if people are complimenting you, if you think, ‘I hate what I have on,’ it’s not right. ~ Carolina Herrera.

British and American women have very different styles and a different way of living. ~ Carolina Herrera.


It’s not my aspiration to appear on a reality show. That’s the last thing I need in my life. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Politics are private. I don’t understand people who try to convince you to join one party or another. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Most people travel with a good book, but I also keep my agenda with me; I’ll flip through the pages and take a few moments to organize my life a little – I rarely get the time to do this normally. ~ Carolina Herrera.

You can be very feminine and be a leader. Christine Lagarde, she’s very chic and she dresses very well, and she’s a woman. And she has a lot of power. ~ Carolina Herrera.


You never expect anything when you are 20 because you think that you’ll never get older. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Latinas who come to the U.S. should adapt, learn English and become a part of the community. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Carolina Herrera Quotes on Fashion and Style

I don’t believe in naming clients to get press. I hated it when I was a couture client. If the dresses don’t sell themselves, there is something wrong. ~ Carolina Herrera.


A man has to have sensibility, wit, mystery, tolerance, and strength… Romance also helps. ~ Carolina Herrera.

When you’re wearing something you feel comfortable in, you move better. That’s why the most important accessory you can have is a full-length mirror. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I was schooled at home, then didn’t go to university because I married when I was 17. I didn’t go into work until late in my life. ~ Carolina Herrera.

People get nervous accessorizing, but there is nothing wrong with adding a belt or a pair of shoes in another color. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Elegance isn’t solely defined by what you wear. It’s how you carry yourself, how you speak, what you read. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I very seldom compromise. I am a Capricorn. ~ Carolina Herrera.

For me, fashion begins in New York. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Best Carolina Herrera Quotes

I love books; my suitcases are always full of them. Books and shoes. I read when I am sad, when I am happy, when I am nervous. My favourite British author is Jane Austen, and my favourite American one is John O’Hara. ~ Carolina Herrera.


When you do something that you like, and you think you can keep doing it, you don’t think about retiring. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Fashion is not an investment. If you wear a dress and don’t get many compliments, you won’t wear it again. It’s not like buying bonds. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I was brought up with considerable discipline, and I was taught it wasn’t proper to display certain very private emotions in public. ~ Carolina Herrera.


It’s important to find what really suits who you are, because style isn’t only what you wear, it’s what you project. ~ Carolina Herrera.

My family – my husband, my daughters, my grandchildren, my great-grandchildren, all of them – are the most important thing in the world to me. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Famous Carolina Herrera Quotes

I didn’t long to be a designer. I always liked fashion, but it was always a bit sleeping in me. ~ Carolina Herrera.


You feel very romantic when you’re in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I am very shy. When I go to a charity ball, I don’t mind if people look at my sleeves. I mind terribly if I have to say something. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I love white shirts because they feel like a security blanket. You can wear them with anything. It’s the person and the way that they wear it that makes it different. I have been designing white shirts forever, but I don’t get tired of it. ~ Carolina Herrera.


I don’t like trends. They tend to make everybody look the same. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Don’t wear excessive make-up as you grow older. Young women can wear whatever make-up they want, but if you are older, you will regret it. ~ Carolina Herrera.

You have to have talent to design and to dress thousands of women or millions of women around the world. And you know very well, the only thing they want is to look more beautiful. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Fashion is a dream. It’s difficult, and there are many aspects of fashion that are very difficult, but if you love it like I do, because I really have a passion, now, for fashion, it’s not easy, but nothing is easy in life. ~ Carolina Herrera.


I’m not going to say that I’m perfect. I do have fashion crises. ~ Carolina Herrera.

When I was living in Los Angeles, I always booked a moisturizing milk-and-honey massage the day before flying to Spain. It was heaven – I never got dry plane skin or felt stiff from sitting in one position. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Powerful Carolina Herrera Quotes

I don’t get my inspiration from books or a painting. I get it from the women I meet. ~ Carolina Herrera.


We women manage to do many things at the same time. Men, no. Men do one thing at a time. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I prefer clothes that are simple, well-cut, but with one major extravagance. Something with the sleeves, with the skirt, but nothing too fussy, too flashy. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I always remember my childhood house with happy memories. There was a beautiful garden, and outside my bedroom window was a jasmine vine which would open in the evenings, giving off a divine scent. ~ Carolina Herrera.

You wouldn’t know it but I’m no good at… cooking. My chef does that. ~ Carolina Herrera.

Great Carolina Herrera Quotes

Money doesn’t buy elegance. You can take an inexpensive sheath, add a pretty scarf, gray shoes, and a wonderful bag, and it will always be elegant. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Work doesn’t seem to interfere with my life. I have time for everything, even time to be alone. ~ Carolina Herrera.

There’s a tendency for designers to embellish the size of their business. I never lie. ~ Carolina Herrera.

I am truly happy with what I’ve got. But if I could alter something, it would be my hands. I’ve never been satisfied with them – I would love longer fingers. ~ Carolina Herrera.


Life is hard. It is not too short, it is too long. But you have to learn how to live; you have to have a sense of humor. ~ Carolina Herrera.

The red carpet is very important. You have to be very careful to have the right person dressed in right way. For me, it has to be a perfect look. ~ Carolina Herrera.

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