It’s almost too perfect, “Sex and the City” fans — Carrie Bradshaw is launching a shoe line.
Well, not Carrie — Sarah Jessica Parker, which even she admits is what people have been expecting her to do.
“In a silly way, I think it’s what people have expected of me most because of Carrie Bradshaw,” Parker tells Vogue, of the shoe line launching in 2014.
The line will be called SJP and will be designed by Parker and George Malkemus, the longtime Manolo Blahnik CEO. It will be available exclusively at Nordstrom department stores and will also include purses and a few trench coats.
“It’s sort of soup to nuts. You put on a shoe and you put on a coat and you wear a bag
and, on the outside, when you’re walking down the street, they really
can tell the same story about yourself,” says Parker.
“We’re putting new colors together that people don’t typically do,
just beautiful combinations that you wish existed in your closet,” she
says. “And in terms of bags, thinking about that period of the seventies
into the eighties, what those women were carrying, taking away the
bells and the whistles and hardware and really making it about the bag.”
Parker adds, “Because I got to play [Carrie Bradshaw], I wore a lot of shoes and be default I learned an enormous amount. It’s hard to walk away from that.”