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Carolina Herrera Quotes

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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.
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Fashion never stops. There is always the new project, the new opportunity.
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The first painting that I realised I liked was ‘The Garden of Earthly Delights‘ by Hieronymus Bosch, when I was six years old, at the Prado in Madrid. I still find myself returning there every time I’m in the city.
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People get nervous accessorising, but there is nothing wrong with adding a belt or a pair of shoes in another colour.
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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.
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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.
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Feeling good about yourself and your life is very important. I’m a happy woman, happy with my husband, my daughters, my grandchildren. We all get along quite well, and that keeps me centered.
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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.
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A wedding dress is both an intimate and personal for a woman – it must reflect the personality and style of the bride.
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10
Fashion should be fun. It shouldn’t be labelled ‘intellectual.’
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Sometimes you see women that don’t realize that age is changing your style, and they don’t change.
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12
You wouldn’t know it but I’m no good at… cooking. My chef does that.
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13
You feel very romantic when you’re in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while.
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14
We women manage to do many things at the same time. Men, no. Men do one thing at a time.
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I believe that you have to treat the people who work with you like your family.
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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.
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When you do something that you like, and you think you can keep doing it, you don’t think about retiring.
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Sometimes the simplest things are the most profound.
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There isn’t a book that has changed me, but I have favourites such as ‘Pride and Prejudice‘ which I often re-read.
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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.
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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.
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Age is something only in your head or a stereotype. Age means nothing when you are passionate about something.
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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.
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I’ve had work done on my eyes in the past. However, I think there are limits. I wouldn’t ever have too much done, as it looks unnatural, and I don’t think you should do anything to your lips, as it changes the entire shape of your face.
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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.
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For me, fashion begins in New York.
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Attention to detail is of utmost importance when you want to look good.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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You never expect anything when you are 20 because you think that you’ll never get older.
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I don’t like trends. They tend to make everybody look the same.
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Politics are private. I don’t understand people who try to convince you to join one party or another.
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Unfortunately, there’s a lot of confusion today over what is sexy and what is vulgar. It’s horrifying. They say, ‘Oh, that girl is so sexy,’ and she turns around and the dress is four sizes too small. Or she’s wearing so much stuff, you wonder how long it took her to get ready.
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Thank God my hair is always the same. And I get dressed very quickly. I am not one of those people who spend three hours getting dressed. I never understood that. What do you do for the two and a half hours after the half hour it takes you to get ready?
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