Many stylish female leads have made memorable appearances on television, but none have left a mark quite so impactful as Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City. The sartorial masterpieces that costume designer Patricia Field created for each episode had fashion lovers tuning in for more every week.
From gorgeous floral dresses to sexy slips, Carrie could rock any garment—casual or fancy, subtle or flamboyant. Her iconic outfits provided endless eye candy, leaving us all with a serious case of shoe envy and the urge to shop for clothes just like hers. Simply put, you could always count on Carrie for great fashion.
The legendary lead character has us wondering what we could wear this summer to honor her one-of-a-kind style. Click below to see some great options to help boost your summer style, inspired by our favorite clothes-hoarding, shoe-obsessed trendsetter: Carrie Bradshaw.
Go heavy on the blush.
Skip the white sneakers for something a bit more playful.
This pleated skirt is as much of an essential for the office as it is for the weekend.
This piece will pop against your favorite pair of jeans.
Do you wear this in the bedroom or to brunch? You make the call.
All you need is a small touch of lace.
This tilted hem adds a bit more intrigue to an otherwise minimal design.
The square-neck silhouette feels very '90s (just like SATC).
The moody, black-and-white color scheme of these flowers feels modern and edgy.
A garden party in a pair of pants.
If you want to downplay the flirtiness of this skirt, simply pair with a plain tee, leather jacket, and booties.
This dress is not for the ruffle-shy.
Give your stripes some structure.
Bonus: Can be worn together or separately.
Your comfiest summer jumpsuit.
Here's the easy Saturday-to-Sunday uniform you've been looking for.
For the record, the statement-sleeve trend is still going strong.
If you want to create an hourglass silhouette, a wrap skirt with a waist tie instantly cinches the middle.
Have a summer wedding to attend? Done.
These ruffles put the "play" in playsuit.
Think you know Carrie Bradshaw? Take this quiz to see if you can guess who said the quote: Sarah Jessica Parker or her most famous on-screen character.
This post has been updated by Gina Marinelli and Rachel Burns.