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The Look For Less: Carrie Bradshaw

This (mainly) vintage Carrie ensemble was one of my favorites in the Sex and the City movie. It's also one of the hardest to copy. I did my best, but had to change the color story. Instead of mixing green florals, which costume designer Patricia Field did with the vintage dress and coat, I found some lovely yellow floral pieces. Still cute, yes? The famous Timmy Woods Eiffel Tower bag is already spawning copies and there are many other gold dangly gold bracelets out there that aren't Verdura (and are much cheaper!).


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lizlee89 lizlee89 9 years
the dress actually isn't that hard to copy, especially since there is one specifically inspired by it at - Fab even featured the site: it's a little different color, and obviously carrie's is much more beautiful, but this is a great replica...
Girrly007 Girrly007 9 years
ShopoholicHunny and Shannydoots -- I just got my Baker's fedex today!!!! I LOOOOOOOOVVVVVVEEEEE Them!!! They are almost identical!!
Califlygirl Califlygirl 9 years
Love the look! Thanks for the tips on the shoe knockoffs BTW, I really don't like gladiator flats, but those heel versions she wears are cute!
Alek Alek 9 years
My favorite look, too! (I must be the only one who totally ignored the belt in the movie, and disliked it when it was pointed out. Too biker bar.) I got me Nine West version of the shoes. First order of business (after discussion, then awaiting the DVD) after the movie! They really modernize the girly dresses. I don't see mine on the site, but there are some comparable options:
shannydoots shannydoots 9 years
I really like the Bakers gladiators too: I think those are the closest in style to the Diors (even more so than the Steve Maddens--and a lot cheaper!), plus once you add them to your shopping bag, they become 10% off!
sydnei sydnei 9 years
i just did that look for less myself yesterday when i went to babyshower. u can check my photo at lookbook.
zawackirz zawackirz 9 years
um, am I the only one craving a pair of gladiator sandels like crazy? I want them so so bad, I have to wait until next payday though, does anyone have suggestions other than the madden ones?
emalove emalove 9 years
I just bought that dress at Ann Taylor Loft last week! I love it and it looks so cute on. That green dress of Carrie's was probably my favorite one in the movie, and I agree, Fab, soooo hard to replicate.
Bisque Bisque 9 years
I want that bag!
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 9 years
Sooo CUTE! I got my Dior Extreme look-alike heels at Bakers for about $70. I LOVE them!
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