4 'Sex and the City' Trends That You Can (Shockingly) Still Rock Today

Sex and the City is celebrating its 20th anniversary so we've rounded up 4 trends that Carrie Bradshaw and co. made cool that you can still rock today

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Sex and the City Trends to Shop Now

SEX AND THE CITY, Cynthia NIxon, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Kim Cattrall, 1998-2004, © HBO

20 years ago Sex and the City premiered on HBO and changed fashion as we knew it forever. Costume designer Patricia Field consistently outfitted Carrie and co. in looks that were as surprising as they were stylish, creating a wild, inspiring wardrobe that was arguably the show's fifth main character. We may no longer have new episodes to look forward to on Sunday nights, but several of the trends that Carrie, Samantha, Miranda, and Charlotte made famous two decades ago are back for another go-round. Here, 4 fashionable ways to relive those glorious NYC days (and nights) once more. Scroll through to shop them now!

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Nameplate Necklace

SEX AND THE CITY, Sarah Jessica Parker ('Take Me Out to the Ballgame', Season 2), 1998-2004, © HB

Carrie Bradshaw's iconic nameplate necklace has never gone out of style. Get the look with a classic script version like hers or opt for a more modern monogrammed bar-style necklace. Either way, personalized jewelry is always a good idea.

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Argento Vivo

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Buy It! Birthstone & Personalized Nameplate Pendant Necklace, $148; nordstrom.com

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Buy It! Signature Block Nameplate Necklace, $78; baublebar.com

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Buy It! Personalized Gold-Plate Calligraphy Necklace, $345; neimanmarcus.com

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Jennifer Zeuner

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Buy It! Serafina Personalized Mini Nameplate Necklace, $165; bergdorfgoodman.com

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Buy It! Script Nameplate, $135; baublebar.com

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Kitten Heels

Crystal-Embellished Heels
Tom Kingston/Getty Images

Carrie's love for shoes was undeniable (hence her massive shoe closet in her comparatively tiny N.Y.C. apartment!). One shoe style in which she loved running around New York City was a kitten heel. Bedazzled, colorful, slingback or mule - kitten heels are back in style in a major way.

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Buy It! Sorroco Slingback Bow Kitten Heels, $48; asos.com

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Badgley Mischka

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Buy It! Salena Pointy Toe Pump, $128.98 (orig. $215); nordstrom.com

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Buy It! Nikki Convertible Pump, $69.95; nordstrom.com

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Loeffler Randall

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Buy It! Juno Satin Mules, $187.50 (orig. $375); net-a-porter.com

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The Fix

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Buy It! Felicia Slingback Kitten Heel Pump with Faux Pearls, $89; amazon.com

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Slip Dress

SEX AND THE CITY, Sarah Jessica Parker, (Season 1), 1998-2004, © HBO / Courtesy: Everett Collection

A staple of the '90s and a beloved dress style of Carrie's, the slip dress is back in a major way. Try wearing one with a sexy pair of heels for a night out with your girlfriends or with sneakers and a jean jacket for a lowkey look on the weekend.

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Buy It! Leopard Mini Slip Dress, $24.99 (orig. $50); nordstrom.com

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mango dress

Buy It! Asymmetrical Satin Dress, $99.99; mango.com

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By the Way.


Buy It! Dina Draped Maxi Dress, $78; revolve.com

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Club Monaco

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Buy It! Sarana Tie-Back Slip Dress, $195; neimanmarcus.com

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Buy It! Polka Dot Slip Dress, $63; shopbop.com

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Belt Bags


Believe it or not, the fanny pack - now called a "belt bag" - is one of the trendiest accessories of the season. From high end designers like Gucci and Fendi to fast fashion brands such as Forever21 and Topshop, this oft-mocked purse style is back. Carrie rocked hers with a crop top and striped skirt (both of which are huge trends today too!).

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Forever 21


Buy It! Quilted Fanny Pack, $15.90; forever21.com

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Rebecca Minkoff

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Buy It! Bree Snake-Print Denim Belt Bag, $245; neimanmarcus.com

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Buy It! Queenie Quilted Bumbag, $40; nordstrom.com

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mango belt bag

Buy It! Zip-Detail Texture Bum Bag, $39.99; mango.com

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See by Chloé

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Buy It! Kriss Convertible Belt Bag, $165-$275; saksfifthavenue.com

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