Fashion icon. Admired businessperson. Immigrant success story. Carolina Herrera turned her eye for style and love of clothes into a billion-dollar company. This book in the Notable Asian Americans series follows the legendary designer from her childhood in Venezuela to her rise to the top of American fashion. Herrera's life included friendships with celebrities and First Ladies. But her decision to start a fashion business brought her face-to-face with a high-pressure career and the need to balance work with raising a family.