Published On: Sun, Jan 5th, 2014

Sarah Jessica Parker Launches Her Own Range of Shoes With a Definite “Sex and the City” Flair

Ms. Parker best-known for her long-running role as Carrie Bradshaw in both the TV series and big screen versions of “Sex and the City” has shown that he has design skills as strong as her acting abilities.

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Sarah Jessica Parker, is very closely identified by lovers of soap opera and New York City as the archetypal Big Apple socialite Carrie Bradshaw in the TV version of Sex and the City  which ran for six seasons through 1998 to 2004, later making a highly successful transition to the big screen with “Sex and the City-  the movie” in 2008, and its even more successful sequel,  Sex and the City2” which came out in 2010.

Throughout the television series as well as in the movies, the part played by Ms. Parker, Carrie Bradshaw , was always known for her obsession with shoes. And now three years later, Sarah Jessica is about to launch her own shoe collection, aptly named SJP.

Those who have been privileged to enjoy a preview of the collection of links that some of the designs are very similar to the designer brands that Carrie Bradshaw especially favored. According to industry reports, leading shoe designer George Malkemus  of got a call from an old friend he used to be  was involved with Ms. Parker in designing a range.

On the upside, the price range of the SJP collection will be nowhere near what Carrie Bradshaw routinely paid out for a pair of shoes in the haute couture stores of Manhattan, with an average price ranging between $150 to $400 a pair.

By this time next month Sarah Jessica Parker’s shoe collection will be on sale exclusively in any one of the 252 Nordstrom stores, not only in New York but throughout the United States.

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Sarah Jessica Parker groomed herself for her acting career by attending the New York Professional Children’s School, the School of American Ballet, also  in New York City, the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati as well as Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, California.

For her role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City , Jessica was awarded four Golden Globe Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards as well as  two Emmy Awards.

Apart from her roles in the two Sex and the City movies, Sarah Jessica Parker has also appeared in a number of other movies including The Family Stone in 2005, for which she was nominated to receive a Golden Globe in the Best Actress — Comedy category for her role, following that up with another romantic comedy Failure to Launch, playing alongside Matthew McConaughey. The film,  released in the spring of 2006, opened in the top spot on launching, bringing in $24 million in its first weekend.

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