Carolina Herrera’s Spring 2018 collection made a colorful statement on Monday, September 11. Amongst the vibrant pieces that made their way down the runway were a show-stopping melon tulle organza gown and rainbow print numbers.
VIEW GALLERY Carolina hosted her show at the MoMA Photo: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images For TRESemme Carolina Herrera
“Color is powerful,” the 78-year-old designer told the New York Times leading up to the debut of her polychromatic collection. “Color makes you think in a different way — like when you see paintings. That’s why I say fashion and art are similar.”
Carolina became the first designer to host her New York Fashion Week show in New York’s Museum of Modern Art's Sculpture Garden. Discussing her collection with the NYT, she noted, "All my materials had to have colors. But there are no flower prints in this collection, because we’re in a garden."
VIEW GALLERY Lily Aldridge, Michelle Monaghan and Nicky Hilton sat front row at the fashion show Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images
The Venezuelan designer’s evening show drew in a number of fashion insiders including Victoria’s Secret Angel Lily Aldridge, actress Michelle Monaghan and Nicky Hilton, who showed off her growing baby bump in a flirty dress.