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What Sarah Jessica Parker Has Taught Us

By on May 18, 2015

Emerging from Nelsonville, Ohio onto the Broadway stage at the young age of 11, Sex and the City fans are often unaware of SJP’s humble beginnings. But rise to fame, she did! Various Broadway gigs, movie roles, show cameos and starring characters have all brought SJP to where she is today – an icon. Watching her evolve in the public eye from Rusty Rodriguez (Footloose) to Shelley Stewart (The First Wives Club) to her best-known character, Carrie Bradshaw (Sex and the City) there are so many things SJP has taught us.

Take a look at the top 3 take-away tips:

  1. Know A GREAT Opportunity When You See One

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Where would Sarah Jessica Parker be today if it weren’t for Carrie Bradshaw? With six seasons and two movies under her belt, joining the cast of Sex and the City was probably one of the best career moves she made!




  1. Take Big (Fashion) Risks



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SJP takes her outfit for the annual Met Gala seriously, pictured above are her looks in 2013 an 2015. They definitely go above and beyond! According to an article on, SJP puts a lot of thought and even research into her look for the event. She is even hands-on during the design process. Knowing the outfit inside and out definitely helps her pull of the elaborate creations.


  1. Never Stop Evolving

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SJP has successfully remained in the heart of New York City fashion since the finale of Sex and the City through her eponymous shoe line. Her cameos on Glee also help to show off her musical theatre talents. Is there anything this woman can’t do!?


Onwards and upwards SJP – keep us inspired!

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Devon Balcain

About Devon Balcain

Devon is a Fashion Management and Promotions post grad student at Humber College. She graduated from McMaster University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts, Honours English degree and spent the last two years working for a financial advisor in her hometown of Burlington, Ontario. One day she woke up and realized that the highlight of her day was picking out an outfit; conventional office work just wasn’t her thing. She decided right then and there that she needed to pursue her true passion – fashion, and she hasn’t looked back since! Devon is hoping to expand her horizons through volunteering at fashion events and securing a fun and engaging internship for the summer. Along side school she also works part time at Banana Republic where she loves working one-on-one with customers to pick out the perfect outfit for them.