6 Pieces We're Convinced Carrie Bradshaw Would Wear in 2018

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A few years ago when I moved to NYC, the words of Carrie Bradshaw echoed in my mind: “When I first moved to New York and I was totally broke, sometimes I would buy Vogue instead of dinner. I felt it fed me more.” And yes, I too found myself penniless at times but craving inspiration, which I filled by poring over the pages Vogue. I started watching Sex and the City back in the 2000s as much for the dream of one day living in Manhattan as for the fashion. The whole thing captivated me, as did Carrie Bradshaw, with her daring wardrobe choices and love for all things fashion. My personal style choices didn’t always align with hers exactly, but I always appreciated the risks she took in the name of style and how she just lived and breathed fashion.

But now, what might have seemed out there or even tacky suddenly seems cool. I’ll blame it on the ever-present nostalgia in the fashion industry and its impulse to recycle decades-old trends. And right now, it seems like just the right moment for pieces from the early 2000s to start bubbling back up. Many of the trends Carrie Bradshaw wore are returning, and I have a hunch she would wear many of them again in 2018. Ahead, shop the six pieces you’d be sure to see her wearing on a stroll down the streets of Manhattan.

Dior Saddle Bag

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Carrie already demonstrated her affinity for Dior saddle bags, and we know she would be into the logo versions that are popping up everywhere right now.

PVC Shoes

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If there's one thing Carrie is known for, it's her love of shoes. There's certainly no trend she hasn't tried, and that includes PVC sandals.

Square Necklines

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Carrie is clearly into square necklines and so are we. This dress is a serious precursor to the Brock bustier she would be sure to wear in an unexpected way.

Headbands

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Headbands are back, and we envision Carrie wearing a version like these velvet or topknot styles.

Strappy Sandals

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Another shoe trend because Carrie would be sure to wear them all. Strappy sandals are the heels we're seeing everywhere at the moment and are poised to be the summer's It shoe.

Minidresses

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From hot pants to short hemlines, Carrie is on board for all things mini. So minidresses would certainly be part of her summer attire for strolling around the streets of Manhattan.

We'll be taking some cues from Carrie, as always, to help guide our summer outfit choices this year.