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Carolyne Roehm, Carnegie Hall Fashion Show, 1990

Carolyne Roehm

Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

Mentored by Oscar de la Renta, Roehm was known for her glamorous evening wear made with brocades and lustrous satins and, that season, featuring split overskirts. She was the president of the CFDA in 1990 and a supporter of Carnegie Hall. She is currently also known as a lifestyle writer and expert.

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  • Title: Carolyne Roehm, Carnegie Hall Fashion Show, 1990
  • Creator: Carolyne Roehm
  • Fashion House: Carolyne Roehm
  • Provenance: May 16, 1990, the stage of Carnegie Hall was transformed into a fashion runway for An Evening of Fashion & Music at Carnegie Hall. For the first time in the United States, nineteen top international fashion designers joined in a cooperative effort to present creations from each of their Fall 1990 collections, in a gala benefit for Carnegie Hall.
  • Fashion Show: Carnegie Hall Fashion Show
  • Season: Fall 1990
  • Type: Dress
  • Photographer: Steve J. Sherman
  • Medium: Brocades and lustrous satins


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