Weaving together elegance, delicacy and femininity, Carolina Herrera has defined a graceful aesthetic that is all her own. Born into an aristocratic Venezuelan family Herrera's fashion sensibilities developed at the age of 13 when she attended her first fashion show. From her emergence as an acclaimed beauty surrounded by royals and artists like Andy Warhol, to her current reknown as the woman who dresses woman who know how to dress, Carolina Herrera has established herself as a fashion icon. Through the celebrated photography of Annie Leibovitz, Arthur Elgort, Robert Mapplethorpe and Mario Testino, as well as the words of friends, colleagues, and admirers like Calvin Klein, Ian Schrager, and Bianca Jagger, Carolina Herrera is a portrait of one of today's most timeless designers. With an introduction by Hamish Bowles, this book tells the story of a woman who's fashion echoes her own refinement.