Eclectically feminine style by Mary Gui

Classic Carrie Bradshaw Style: The Tutu Skirt

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For those of you who have been following my Carrie Bradshaw style series, you may have been wondering when I would recreate her famous tutu skirt outfit that she wears in the opening scene of SATC. I’ve been wanting to do this look for a while now, but needed to get the right pieces in place. I wanted to go with a more modern take on her outfit, so read on to see how I reinterpreted her look.

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CLASSIC CARRIE BRADSHAW STYLE OUTFIT: KEY ELEMENTS

  • The Tutu Skirt: Carrie’s tutu skirt outfit is pretty much famous amongst SATC fans. It is instantly recognizable, and to this day the tutu skirt is synonymous with Carrie Bradshaw’s style. Of course the tutu skirt is essential, but I decided to go with a slightly different version for a more modern version. When I saw this tiered style tutu skirt from Sammy Dress, I immediately knew it would be perfect for the Carrie look. I would actually call it more of a tulle skirt rather than tutu skirt since it’s not as poufy. I love the romantic vibe of the skirt and I think the tiers give it an extra level of sophistication.
  • The Pink Tank Top: So for this element, I chose something extra special. This tank top that I’m wearing is actually designed by me, and I’m giving you guys the first sneak peek! I’ve designed a line of three shirts and this is one of them, so stay tuned for the official launch and details in the next few weeks. The color of this tank is more of a mauve color than classic pink, but I think it works well with the feminine vibe of the outfit
  • The Glitter Heels: The perfect way to complete this outfit is with a pair of whimsical, ultra-feminine heels. I had just the right pair with my blush pink velvet sandals that actually have a glitter heel. The key to nailing Carrie’s look is to think a little outside the norm and get into that dreamy mindset. This is not a look for everyday, it is a look for a fairytale.

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For my jewelry, I wanted to keep it classic and elegant. I added just the right amount of bling with a pair of gorgeous gold plated flower earrings from AUrate New York. These earrings are so delicate and dainty, and are just the right size to add a little sparkle. AUrate makes all their jewelry in NYC and for every pair sold, they give a book to an underprivileged child. Their pieces are high quality and the designs are minimalist and classic with a unique edge. To complete the look I paired the earrings with a vintage pink ring and rose gold bangle.
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As mentioned, this T-shirt is designed by me, and I came up with the phrase “I Don’t Do Casual.” I will save the explanation on that for the official launch, but let me know your thoughts on this shirt and if you like it. I’m super excited to show you the rest of the line and I can’t wait to share the meaning behind this shirt with you!

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Shop the Look:

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What I’m Wearing:
Top: ProvenCollection x Layersofchic (launching soon!)
Skirt: SammyDress
Heels: & Other Storiesย (similar here)
Bag:ย Gigi New York
Earrings: AUrateย 

Thanks for reading,
Mary

*This post is in collaboration with SammyDress and AUrate New York . As always, all views and opinions expressed are my own.

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24 responses to “Classic Carrie Bradshaw Style: The Tutu Skirt”

  1. Lauren says:

    I LOVE how you styled this tutu skirt! It’s so chic and cute!

    Lauren
    http://www.basicbabelauren.com

  2. Emily says:

    I love that skirt! The layers are really different and gorgeous.

  3. Cute! You’re definitely killing it in this skirt ๐Ÿ˜€

  4. Dominique says:

    NAILED IT! You are totally adorable!

  5. Cristina says:

    I love your whole look! It’s so fun and flirty.

    xx

    Cristina
    http://www.timelessoptimist.com

  6. what a pretty skirt! I love how you styled it with that pink tank. Gorgeous!

  7. This is so adroable! I love your skirt
    xo
    http://www.laurajaneatelier.com

  8. Love! This outfit screams SATC chic <3 Also loving your accessories.

    xo Jen || http://laxmilifestyle.com

  9. Lauren says:

    love the skirt – such a fun combo!

  10. This is a perfect re-imagined Carrie look. Congratulations on your new t-shirt line! I love the look of this tank.

  11. So Carrie Bradshaw! Love the look!

  12. I really love this look! I prefer yours to Carrie’s though. But we wont tell her!

  13. Liz says:

    Yayyyy!! Congrats girl!! That tank is so cute. It’s perfect lol. And I love the whole look!!

    Liz
    http://Www.lizzieinlace.com

  14. Mira says:

    I for one could never pull this off, but you look fantastic! Tutus for life ๐Ÿ™‚ haha

  15. Barb says:

    This skirt is so fab! And I love how you styled it with a simple tank. Great post!
    xoxo Barb
    http://www.flashesofdelight.com

  16. Love Carrie Bradshaw and you have styled the look so well.
    http://www.thevagabondwayfarer.com

  17. Brittany says:

    Love this rendition of a classic Carrie look! The pink and grey go so well together!

  18. Caitlin says:

    That skirt is absolutely amazing!

  19. Angie says:

    I literally love everything about this. Also, you rock the Carrie Bradshaw!

  20. loved this shoot!! can’t wait for you to launch your t-shirt! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

    xoxo
    Lourdes
    http://plsdotell.com/2017/04/28/3-steps-to-a-smoother-skin/

  21. Absolutely love this look on you! That skirt is the cutest!

    xo, chelsea catherine | http://www.xochelseacatherine.com

  22. LaToya C says:

    Beautiful look! Love how you made this look your own!

  23. Elizabeth says:

    I absolutely love how you made this look your own! I’m looking forward to more of your Carrie Bradshaw series! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  24. I always pair my tulle skirts with graphic tees. This skirt is so fun!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com