And Just Like That, We Found 22 Gifts Any "Sex and the City" Fan Will Love
Ever since "Sex and the City" first blessed our small screens in 1998, the show has been a cult classic. Full of iconic fashion moments, cosmopolitans, and some truly wonderful examples of female friendship, the series played a major role in changing how people talk and think about sex. Not only was the series way ahead of its time in terms of the honest and often downright bizarre plot points it covered, but it also managed to garner a loyal following that has been tuned into (or rather, religiously binge-watching) the show for decades.
It's likely that we all know at least one person who is completely obsessed with the series, and if you're looking for the perfect gift for a "Sex and the City" fan, look no further. We've rounded up some of the best, most stylish, and most nostalgic "Sex and the City" gifts out there.
Whether you're shopping for someone who recently discovered the show, has watched since it first aired on HBO, frequently rewatches every episode, or is just excited to be re-immersed in the world of Carrie through the show's reboot, "And Just Like That," they'll be sure to love these thoughtful gifts. While the argument of who in your friend group is the Carrie, the Miranda, the Samantha, and the Charlotte continues, if you couldn't help but wonder what to get your best friend as a gift this year, these "Sex and the City" gifts will make them happier than Carrie buying a new pair of Manolos.
— Additional reporting by Kelsey Hurwitz
Best For the Carrie: Custom Carrie Bradshaw Necklace
Every group has a Carrie, and if you're not sure who's the Carrie in your group, it's probably you. Make your friend group's Carrie feel as fancy as the televised version with a Custom Carrie Bradshaw Necklace ($27, originally $34). The dainty piece is totally reminiscent of Carrie's famed gold pendant which she wore religiously on the show.
Best For a Smile: "Sex and the City" Sticker
This "Sex and the City" Sticker ($3) will make you smile each time you see it. It's so sweet to see Miranda, Samantha, Charlotte, and Carrie having so much fun together, and whether you stick this to your laptop or your favorite water bottle, it's sure to make you smile remembering all of your favorite memories from the show.
Best For a Spirited Twist: Crate & Barrel Aspen 8-Oz. Martini Glass
"Sex and the City" made a lot of things famous, but it made the cosmopolitan simply iconic. If you're mixing up a round of the drinks at home, serve them in this beautiful Crate & Barrel Aspen 8-Oz. Martini Glass ($6). The glamorous glass is also available to shop in a set of eight.
Best For the Mirandas: "We Should All Be Mirandas" Book
Speaking as a Miranda fan myself, everyone's favorite, brutally honest lawyer was arguably one of the show's most underrated characters — and also the best. In "We Should All Be Mirandas: Life Lessons From Sex and the City's Most Underrated Character" Book ($20), the comical book explores this more through the lenses of feminism, female friendship, and more.
Best Ode to the Opening Credits: Etsy Tulle Skirt
As soon as the opening notes to the "Sex and the City" theme song play, you know you're in for a treat, and as anyone who's watched the credits a million times know, there's nothing quite like a tulle skirt to turn heads. This Tulle Skirt ($44, originally $74) is completely customizable, so you can choose how long you want it to be as well as how many layers of tulle you'd like, for different levels of fluffiness.
Best Breakup Reference: Berger Breakup Post-It Note Candle
The infamous Post-it breakup will live as one of the most iconic breakups in television history. Yes, it may have been slightly tragic at the time, but we can look back at the whole thing and laugh with the Berger Breakup Post-It Note Candle ($16).
Best For Practicality: "Sex and the City" Squad Goals Canvas Tote
Everybody needs a good reliable tote bag, and this simple "Sex and the City" Squad Goals Canvas Tote ($21) is the perfect go-anywhere bag. Take it everywhere, from the grocery store, to the Met, or to pick up some cupcakes at Magnolia Bakery, and feel the presence of your four best friends wherever you go.
Best For the Home: "Sex and The City" Minimal Movie Poster by Chungkong
What better way to memorialize your love for HBO's famed TV series than with a literal wall hanging of the show's poster in your home? We love the glitzy flair of this "Sex and The City" Minimal Movie Poster by Chungkong ($143, originally $248). Plus, it combines two of our favorite things: stilettos and martinis!
Best For a Laugh: Saint Samantha Prayer Candle
Fans of the show will never forget the episode where Samantha tries to seduce a priest, and this "Sex and the City" Saint Samantha Prayer Candle ($20) will make any fan laugh at the memory. Saint Samantha really was something else, and now you can have her holiness in your home as a funny reminder.
Best For the Re-Watcher: "Sex and the City" The Complete Collection
Anyone who's fully committed to the "Sex and the City" fandom needs the box set of the series. "Sex and the City": The Complete Collection ($68, originally $74) includes all of your favorite episodes and will always be there for you, no matter who currently has a hold of the show's streaming rights.
Best For Mr. Big Fans: Abso F*cking Lutley Mug
Fans of the show will never forget the first time Mr. Big said this iconic catchphrase to Carrie. Channel your inner Mr. Big while drinking your morning coffee out of this Abso F*cking Lutley Mug ($21). The mug is simple, but it's sure to spark a smile each time you drink from it — and may even inspire you to rewatch the series, in the process.
Best For the Fashionista: "Sex and the City" Shirt
Few TV characters will ever be as iconic and fashionable as Carrie Bradshaw — it's just a fact. And if you have a friend with as keen of a fashion sense as Carrie, then you have to get them this "Sex and the City" Shirt ($28). The white T-shirt sees all of the show's main characters splashed across the front.
Best For the Reader: "Madame Chic" by Jennifer L. Scott Book
Perhaps not all of us can have our fashion stories splashed across the pages of Vogue. But, you can imitate Carrie and her obsession with the famed style magazine with the help of this "Madame Chic" by Jennifer L. Scott Book ($109). The book features covers past and present and makes for a great coffee-table book!
Best For the Shoe-Lover: SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Tartt Metallic Mary Jane Pumps
If a classic pair of Louboutins are outside of your gifting price range (we totally get it!), you can still treat your fashion-loving friend to an elevated shoe style they can wear forever with these SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker Tartt Metallic Mary Jane Pumps ($395). The sparkly pump just oozes Carrie vibes, and (bonus!) they're even from Sarah Jessica Parker's own shoe line.
Best For the Reboot: "And Just Like That" Tumbler
It's no secret that the "Sex and the City" reboot, "And Just Like That," has already garnered a pretty loyal fan base — even with only one season under its belt. Everyone's favorite characters have returned (well, almost all!) as they navigate the new ups and downs of their modern lives. Get excited for season two with this "And Just Like That" Tumbler ($25).
Best For Your Bar Cart: Carrie Bradshaw Drinking Wine
Give your bar cart a bit of a makeover with this Carrie Bradshaw Drinking Wine ($40) art print. When in doubt, Carrie found a sidewalk cafe and mused, "So I sat there and had a glass of wine," and that's some energy that your bar cart could really use.
Best For the New Yorker: Homesick New York City Candle
Every fan of "Sex and the City" knows that New York City was as much of a major character as any of the others on the show. It was the perfect setting for opportunity and dreams, for finding love, and for watching a group of city girls navigate the ups and downs of their 20s and 30s together. Celebrate just how special the Big Apple is with this Homesick New York City Candle ($38).
Best For the Thinkers: I Couldn't Help But Wonder Print
Whenever people reference "Sex and the City," they often throw in Carrie's classic line: "I couldn't help but wonder . . ." It is the train of thought that propelled so many episodes forward as Carrie unearthed the mysteries of modern love. Remind yourself of that inner sense of wonder with this I Couldn't Help But Wonder Print ($4).
Best For the Cocktail Enthusiast: Mixology Bartender Kit With Stand
There's no better way to enjoy an episode or rewatch of "Sex and the City" than with a martini in hand — after all, it is what Carrie would want. And with the help of this Mixology Bartender Kit with Stand ($33, originally $50), you can easily craft a spirited concoction up and in the comforts of your own home.
Best For a Game Night: Cardinal Industries "Sex and The City" Trivia Game
What better way to test your knowledge as a fan of HBO's hit TV series than with this Cardinal Industries Sex and The City Trivia Game ($45)? The trivia game will show just how invested you are in the series. Plus, it's sure to make your next game night with the girls that much more fun!
Best For the Homebody: "Sex and the City" Soy Candle
A candle is always a great gift, and this "Sex and the City" Soy Candle ($18) will be sure to delight any fan of the show. Choose from a variety of scents including cotton and lavender, vanilla and cream, and orange blossom, and be sure to light this before you turn on the TV.
Best For Shopaholics: I Like My Money Where I Can See It Mug
Is Carrie the best person to turn to for financial advice? Probably not. Most of the columnist's "assets" can be found in her closet, rather than her stock portfolio. But, at least she has a solid understanding of her financial attitudes. This I Like My Money Where I Can See It Mug ($19) says it all.