Add These 10 Iconic Carrie Bradshaw Outfits to Your Lineup for Nostalgic Style

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As the latest Sex and the City installment films in New York City, iconic Carrie Bradshaw outfits have swiftly moved to the forefront of our minds. Her signature quirks, maximalist layers, unexpected accessory choices, and love for vintage are endless sources of inspiration. For fashion lovers, they’re as iconic as the city itself, making it nearly impossible to deem one outfit the very best.

From tube tops to low-slung trousers, plenty of iconic Carrie looks are comprised of buzzy ’90s and early ’00s trends that have found their way back to the top of the fashion circuit. So, the next time you can’t help but wonder if a throwback Carrie Bradshaw outfit is the move, look to the 10 iconic looks ahead—each one is a forever favorite.  

Fur Coat + White Blouse + Knee-High Boots

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Carrie’s vintage fur coat debuted in the second episode of season one, becoming one of her signature pieces. The genius is in the haphazard pairing of snakeskin boots, a ruffled white top, and plaid skirt for daytime. 

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Ruffled Dress + PVC + A Mini Bag

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Whether for date night or a special event, a ruffled floral dress and PVC mules are a flawless way to tap into Carrie’s playfully feminine side. To finish, add a gold nameplate á la the famous “Carrie” necklace.

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Tube Top + Low-Slung Pants + Heart Pendant

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This tube top and loose pants look is peak nostalgia—mirror it for a coffee meet-up, weekend brunch with the crew, or for a casual date night outfit.

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Printed Dress + Bright Clutch + Nameplate Necklace

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Carrie may have exclaimed, “Hello, lover!” to a pair of Manolos in this vibrant look, but when emulating it—perhaps for an event or a date—you’re sure to elicit a similar reaction. 

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White Tank + Pink Pants + Saddle Bag

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Leave it to Carrie to anchor a great look with a basic white tank top. Another Carrie classic: The floral pin to boldly accent the look. 

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Terry Dress + Colorful Accessories

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Carrie’s Juicy Couture terry dress was a fashion moment for the ages, complete with a bright blue Birkin bag and lace-up heels. Terry cloth is back in a big way, making this combo a must-try for weekends or date night.   

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Statement Prints + Kitten Heels

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One of Carrie’s most fearless sartorial signatures was her love of mixing prints. Case in point: This striking floral clash. Try a playful cardigan in place of the tailored coat for more of an everyday twist, but keep the white kitten heels to offset the whimsy. 

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Slinky Dress + Gold Jewelry

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In this navy number, Carrie turned it out for a magazine party aboard a boat (despite the dry cleaning drama). The genius is in the relaxed slinkiness of the dress, offset by sleek, piled-on gold jewelry. For a more modern spin, try a cut-out or open-back silhouette. 

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Tiered Top + Utilitarian Shorts + Silk Scarf

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What may be a running errands look for Carrie is a formula we love in warm weather. The floatiness of the top is peak summertime, effortlessly balanced by the ease of the long shorts. Bonus points for a pastel headscarf as a nostalgic finish. 

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Fur-Lined Coat + Slip Dress + Slingback Heels

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Amp up the volume like Carrie for an occasion like a birthday or cocktail party in a classic black slip dress with a luxe statement coat. Pair with with one of Carrie's favorites: Manolo Blahniks. 

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