Twenty sex and the city movie outfits ago, the landscape of television changed forever with the premiere of HBO’s groundbreaking series Sex and the City. The show is still so prevalent, that it’s hard to believe it was 20 years ago that the final episode aired, much to the dismay of most of us.
A version of this article was originally published in June 2013. The ladies’ shoe of choice was undoubtedly the Manolo Blahnik. Although they dabbled in the work of Jimmy Choo and Christian Louboutin during the later seasons, nothing ever compared to the Manolo. 400-plus shoe was slightly foreign before Carrie and company stomped on the scene, but they made them a staple for a New York girl-about-town. The show’s best Manolo-moments include the Season 6 episode titled “A Woman’s Right to Shoes,” where Carrie’s brand-new Blahniks were stolen at a baby shower.
The hostess is completely unsympathetic to Carrie’s plight and shames her for spending so much when there are other priorities—like family. Childless and single, Carrie sends them an invitation to her wedding—to herself—and she was registered at Manolo Blahnik. These days, you’ll find that many people will roll their eyes if you order a Cosmopolitan—but that’s only because the SATC gals made it so popular that it’s become played out. It’s unquestionably Carrie’s signature drink, so much so that when going through a drive-thru at a fast food joint, she proclaims, “Hi, I’d like a cheeseburger please, large fries and a Cosmopolitan.