Lincoln Center Gala Honoring Carolina Herrera with Performance by Diana Ross by Photojournalist Lisa Pacino
Lincoln Center’s Fourth Annual Fashion Gala Program: An Evening Honoring Carolina Herrera with a special performance by legend Diana Ross, New York, Tuesday, December 6, 2016.
Celebrating 35 years of timeless fashion, Carolina Herrera will be honored as the recipient of the Women’s Leadership Award from the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund. The program will feature tributes from celebrity guests and friends, and a special performance by the legendary Diana Ross.
Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan-American fashion designer known for “exceptional personal style”, and for dressing First Ladies from Jacqueline Onassis to Michelle Obama. Herrera began her career in 1965 working as a publicist for Emilio Pucci; thereafter working at Pucci’s Caracas boutique. In New York, she was associated with Mick and Bianca Jagger, Andy Warhol, and others at Studio 54. Herrera became well known for her dramatic style, first appearing on the International Best Dressed List in 1972, then was elected to its Hall of Fame in 1980. In 1981, her friend Diana Vreeland, then Editor-in-Chief of Vogue suggested that Carolina design a clothing line, that same year she did, Carolina Herrera New York. Her awards include the Gold Medal of the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute in 1997, the recipient of The International Center in New York’s Award of Excellence as well as Spain’s Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts, which was presented to her in 2002 by King Juan Carlos, Womenswear Designer of the Year in 2004, the Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008, the Mercedes-Benz Presents title for her 2011 collection, the Style Awards Designer of the Year in 2012, she earned the 2014 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion, and she has been on the cover of Vogue seven times.
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