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SJP: I don't give style advice

Published 20/04/2015

Sarah Jessica Parker
Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker doesn't like giving style advice, because every woman has different "fantasies".

The actress will always be remembered for playing Sex and the City's Carrie Bradshaw, who had a huge and enviable wardrobe and shoe collection.

Now the 50-year-old may have her own line of footwear, the SJP Collection, but that doesn't mean she's the guru for all things high-heeled.

"It's not my job to tell any woman what she should or should not do. I just never enter into those conversations. Because what I think is a necessity could be completely, radically contrary to what you describe as a must have. So I never give advice," she explained to Popsugar.

"That's why this whole thing of like, what's important for spring, what's the right shoe to feel powerful, is a bunch of malarkey... There are a million different women and they're all different sizes and shapes and ethnic backgrounds and colours and they have different needs and different desires and different fantasies."

If the Sex and the City women weren't discussing fashion, they'd normally be talking about men and their relationships. But Sarah isn't quite so focused on the opposite gender when making her shoe choices.

"No," she answered simply, when asked if she takes into consideration what men find attractive. "I think about not what I find sexy or what I think makes me look good; I wear what makes me feel good. And I don't mean that's a practical decision. It's not like a heel feels great all day long. I can't think about somebody else. If I'm that results oriented, then it's not going to be me and it's not going to be sexy, because I'm going to be wearing somebody else's idea of sexy."

And Sarah's footwear empire continues to expand: her SJP Collection has teamed up with Zappos Couture on The Strip Collection, a Vegas special consisting of 24 designs.

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