(born June 4, 1933)
. She is perhaps the best
known Puerto Rican fashion designer.
showed a passion for design ever since she
was a child, often designing clothes for
family and friends.
Alfaro reached international fame in
Latin America, Europe and the United States
during the 1960s, decade in which she also
created the Instituto Carlota Alfaro,
aimed towards passing on her knowledge to
young fashion design students. Alfaro's
Alfaro has received many international
awards, and her collections have been sold
at a variety of famous stores.