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May 4, 2016

9 Style Lessons We Learned From Carrie Bradshaw

No dropping $400 on a pair of Manolos necessary.

Oct 18, 2014

Which Iconic TV Character Is Your Style Twin?

Olivia. Carrie. Serena. Rachel. What do these five have in common? They’re TV characters who have seriously left their mark...

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Jun 8, 2013

15 of the Best Lesser-Known Sex and The City Quotes

"Sex and the City" turned 15 this week! It's hard to believe that 15 years ago, Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda, and Samatha were talking about everything sex while dating everything but the right guy for them.

Jan 18, 2013

An Open Letter to Girls Who Think They’re Carrie Bradshaw

But after landing at JFK and moving into a shoebox of an apartment, I couldn’t help but wonder: was Bradshaw, beloved sex columnist turned fabulous fashion icon, stringing us along the whole time? Does she secretly laugh every time another wide-eyed ingénue moves to the Big Apple, in search of labels and love?

Mar 24, 2012

Candy Dish: Kim Responds to Being Flour Bombed!

Kim Kardashian responds to being flour bombed! • Trend spotting: Celebs in colored denim • AnnaSophia Robb as the new Carrie Bradshaw • Fans flock to Hunger Games! Eggplant fashion? Check out Pixie Lott's look • Alberta Ferretti for Macy's!

Feb 2, 2012

The Stupidest Stuff Carrie Bradshaw Ever Said [Photos]

Carrie was always my favorite because I loved the men she dated (AIDEN!) and wish I lived her life as a fabulous writer in NYC. I would listen to her narrations and hang on every word. Whenever she'd begin a sentence, "And I couldn't help but wonder...", I knew words of wisdom were about to follow. But now I have a bone to pick with Ms. Bradshaw.

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Jan 17, 2012

The Worst Outfits Carrie Bradshaw Ever Wore [Photos]

Many women dream to walk in the Manolo Blahnik Heels of Sex & The City Star, Carrie Bradshaw. She lives a fantasy life, along with her fantasy husband, in New York City. Almost every girl’s dream, right? But Carrie’s missing a few strings in the head when it comes to fashion choices.

Five Stages of a New Relationship

If you just started seeing someone new, chances are your relationship is going to go through some stages. These stages happen in almost every relationship (I don't have a PhD in relationships or anything, I'm just going by my own experiences). So here are some stages that you and your new bf or gf will probably go through.

Dec 28, 2011

Celebrity Chic on the Cheap: Sarah Jessica Parker is Simply Chic

Of course I also have to respect SJP as a fashionista, because she is fearless, not afraid to mix different patterns, and is willing to embrace any aesthetic. She's always fun to watch, and I love that in a fashionista.

Oct 5, 2011

Can We Just Leave Carrie Alone Yet?

She’s an aspiration. You know you’ll never have her closet or her men or her friends who always seem to always have time to grab lunch with her despite their real jobs. She’s pure fiction, but I still love her. And now she’s going to be ruined.

Sep 13, 2011

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Jun 14, 2011

An Open Letter to Sex & The City

We city dwellers and big-city hopefuls would greatly appreciate it if you didn't create another Sex & The City movie. Ever heard the term "three's a crowd?" Yeah, well, however cliché it may sound, it's incredibly appropriate for your dreams of a potentially disastrous third movie. So, since we've been hearing rumors that it's a possibility, we thought it was a good time to sit down and talk.

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May 1, 2011

Forget About Everyone Else – Embrace YOU

In today’s society, it’s hard to be perfect when outlandish images of flawlessness are everywhere. Singers, actresses and even our favorite bloggers conveniently have everything that we don’t. So do our cousins, classmates and the girls in our innermost circles. Instead of embracing our flaws and appreciating the redeeming qualities we have, we compare and contrast ourselves with anyone who’s “better.”

Apr 21, 2011

Define Your Own Boundaries (Or Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Casual Sex)

So there’s been a lot of talk here on CollegeCandy lately about slut shaming, casual sex, and what exactly defines a girl as “whorey.” Instead of clearing all of that up for you with this post, I’m probably just going to create another grey area, but hey, that’s what life is all about, isn’t it?

Feb 8, 2011

Sex and the City: The Prequel?

Look out ladies, Carrie and co. may be heading to a theater near you all over again. Thought these single and fabulous girls were gone for good? Well, you thought wrong! According to our favorite celebrity insider Popeater, there are rumors of a third Sex and the City in the works.

Oct 28, 2010

Fashion Porn: Sparkle

Okay, before you throw your Choo Steve Madden heel at me, give me a chance. I know "adding sparkle" to your wardrobe sounds like some weird thing Carrie Bradshaw/one of the Real Housewives of Atlanta would do, but trust me: adding a little bling to your wardrobe is the best way to beat the cold-weather fashion blahs.

Oct 11, 2010

The Weekly Ten: Best Fictional BFFs

This week, as I caught up on my favorite fall shows (and watched some Sex and the City reruns) I couldn’t help but notice a running trend: female friendships. Sure some shows were about shopping (or singing while shopping) and some were about saving lives, but at the heart of it all, were some pretty cool chicks.

May 4, 2010

From PopEater: Old Carrie Bradshaw Meets New in ‘The Carrie Diaries’

Have you ever watched 'Sex and the City' and thought about how you and Carrie Bradshaw would totally have been BFF if only you had met in high school? Well, now you can meet the 17-year-old Carrie in Candace Bushnell's new young adult novel, 'The Carrie Diaries.'

Feb 2, 2010

Life After College: Birthdays in the Real World

I celebrated my first post-college birthday this weekend by ordering a year's supply of Botox, as well as a classic girdle. I'm 23 now and that's practically ancient (especially by CollegeCandy standards). So please forgive me if from now on my blogs can't keep up with youthful lingo and Miley Cyrus references.

Jul 24, 2009

Budget Stylista: Hottie Handbags

If Carrie Bradshaw was literally going to be the lady who lived in her shoes, then I will be the lady who lived in her handbags. I guess the upside is that handbags are a lot roomier and more cushion-y than those 12 million pairs of Manolos Carrie rocked on a season to season basis.

Jun 22, 2009

Wardrobe Wish List: Bradshaw Two Tone Tank Dress

If you're a Sex And The City fan (and who isn't!?), you probably recognize this famous look from the opening credits of the show when SJP is flouncing around New York, splashes in a puddle, and sees herself on the side of a bus. Carrie's three-tiered cream-colored tutu dress was such an iconic fashion statement that it even made a cameo in the SATC movie.

Jun 9, 2009

Tucker Max Is The Bane of My Existence

“It’s about living the life you want to live, not the life others push onto you. It’s about being the person you want to be, not the person other people want you to be, and it’s about enjoying the time you have.” Where did these wise words of wisdom come from? None other than the infamous Tucker Max.

Jan 3, 2009

Phone Sex: A Whole New Meaning to ‘Hotline’

For those of us in long distance relationships, or those of us are not near our significant others during this...

Nov 20, 2008

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em: Bows

I don’t know about you, but the only time I like to see a bow is when it’s wrapped around...

Nov 12, 2008

Is Your Man Gay? Take The Quiz!

Unlike most women, I don’t watch Sex and the City. I don’t have HBO, and I just never got around...

Sep 19, 2008

SATC For ‘Tweens: The Carrie Diaires

Even though we at CC love a good sexy series, the mother of all sexy series, Sex and the City,...

Jul 14, 2008

Top 5 Away Messages That Need to go Away

I mean, Instant Messenger has been around forever. Remember those days in high school, when you would tell your parents...

Jun 23, 2008

Sex on the Beach: Worth the Unnecessary Exfoliation.

There are famous scenes from movies depicting it. There are Facebook bumper stickers dedicated to it. There are songs that...

Apr 25, 2008

This Is Not Your Life: The “Role Models” of Sex and the City

In 1993, Lisa Simpson assessed the female role models of her time, and came up with a grim prognosis. “Millions...

Jan 11, 2008

Harness Your Inner ‘Sam’

So 2007 was ruled by your sex-crazed alter-ego. Somehow she coerced you to collect most of those notches on your...

Oct 12, 2007

I’m an Online Dater

It has been a few months since breaking up with the ex and while he is out telling the world...

Aug 15, 2007

How To Live On the Cheap in NYC

I Love New York. No, I am not talking about the VH1 show, or the person (really, who is named...

Jul 5, 2007

Milk and Cookies. Not just your afternoon snack.

VS Invisible Lace Push-up, $34-37                    VS Eyelet Trim Chemise, $19 Apparently, the “milk and cookies” look (black bra under your...

May 17, 2007

Upgrading My Life after College: Laptops

I am a college graduate. Ew, even after 4 days of being able to say that, I still don’t like...

Apr 19, 2007

AIM Marriage Proposal … For Real

As I was browsing the internet on a snowy Sunday, I came across something that really made me wonder if...