Fashion design house established by designer Carolina Herrera in 1980. Herrera was born in Venezuela and moved to the United States in 1981. The CH Carolina Herrera bridge/lifestyle line was added in 1986 and expanded in the mid-2000s to include fragrances and stand-alone boutiques.
Herrera reportedly mixed her own blend of jasmine and tuberose for years before launching her own fragrance line, and also wore Fracas, Joy and Jungle Gardenia (Women's Wear Daily, 2/19/1988).
The fragrance license is held by Puig Beauty. Her first fragrance, Carolina Herrera, was released in 1988. Other releases include Carolina Herrera for Men (1991), 212 (1997), Chic (2002), Carolina (2003), Chic for men (2004), 212 Sexy (2004).
In 2015, the brand introduced a luxury, limited distribution collection under the name Herrera Confidential. The initial offerings included six fragrances: Herrera Tuberose, Burning Rose, Nightfall Patchouli, Oud Couture, Neroli Boheme and Amber Desire, plus four essential oils for layering (oud, musk, rose and sandalwood). Later additions include Mystery Tobacco (2016), Gold Incense (2017), Bergamot Bloom, Blond Jasmine, Orange Affair, Rose Cruise, Vetiver Paradise and Virgin Mint (2017), Blossom Elixir & Citrus Elixir (2017).
Recent fragrances from Carolina Herrera (main line)
Recent releases include Aqua for men (2005), 212 Sexy Men (2006), 212 Splash and 212 Men Splash (2007), 212 Splash 2008 (2008), 212 On Ice (2009), 212 Ice 2010 (2010), 212 VIP (2010), 212 Pop (2011), 212 VIP Men (2011), 212 Glam (2012), 212 Summer 2013 (2013), 212 VIP Rosé (2014), 212 Surf (2014), 212 VIP Club Edition (2015), 212 VIP Wild Party (2016), Good Girl (2016), 212 Men Aqua (2017).
Recent fragrances from CH Carolina Herrera
Recent releases include Carolina Herrera CH (2007), CH Men (2009), CH Garden Party (2010), CH L'Eau (2011), CH Men Sport (2012), CH Pink (2012), CH Eau de Parfum Sublime (2013), CH Grand Tour & CH Men Grand Tour (2014), CH Africa & CH Men Africa (2015), CH Men Privé (2015), CH Central Park & CH Men Central Park (2016), CH Privée (2017), CH L'Eau (2017).
Where to buy
At major department stores or at the online fragrance discounters.
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