Quotes by: Carolina Herrera
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?
I believe that you have to treat the people who work with you like your family.
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.
There isn't a book that has changed me, but I have favourites such as 'Pride and Prejudice' which I often re-read.
You never expect anything when you are 20 because you think that you'll never get older.
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.
We women manage to do many things at the same time. Men, no. Men do one thing at a time.
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.
Sometimes you see women that don't realize that age is changing your style, and they don't change.
Age is something only in your head or a stereotype. Age means nothing when you are passionate about something.
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.
You feel very romantic when you're in a ball gown. Everyone should wear one once in a while.
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.
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.
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.
Fashion should be fun. It shouldn't be labelled 'intellectual.'