Hot Trends: Sex in the City Purses

Posted July 23, 2008 --- 6:00 p.m.

The highly popular HBO show "Sex and the City" has inspired several trends.

In this week's Hot Trends, where to buy purses inspired by the show & film.

Even now, four years after they said farewell to their TV audience, purse designers are still following the lead of 4 very stylish New York ladies.

At Dazzel on Old Sauk Road, you won't find a bag over $100. Some don't even come close. What you will find is a lot of style inspired by Sex and the City, says Valerie Martin, owner of Dazzel.

The colors of these fun purses and handbags reflect the summer season and the summer premiere of Sex and the City, the movie.

"You will be seeing a lot of the bright colors - bright orange, bright yellow, hot pink.... any outfit. "

Another huge trend floral purses and accessories. This bag, for example, was designed by Princess Grace of Monaco for Gucci in the late 50's early 60's.

The floral print is also inspiring designers of jewelry like these 2 floral rings.

They also carry bags with a lot of embellishment, like this silver one that Sarah Jessica Parker started wearing for her character, Carrie.

"The metallics are not so big anymore-- patent look very shinny"

And these stylish patent bags come in many colors and many different shapes.

Vallerie says the bigger bags are very hot right now. Not only do they hold everything, they are very much in style.

Since this is locally owned, you can feel like New York but keep your money right here in Madison.

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