Sarah Jessica Parker Turns 55 And We’re Stuck Inside. What Better Time To Open The SJP Style Archives?

An excuse to celebrate some truly brilliant outfits...

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by Grazia |

Today, Sarah Jessica Parker turns 55. That may be hard to believe, but it's true. What's also true is that, while she is not, in fact, Carrie Bradshaw, it is hard to separate her from her character's clothes. So much of her role in Sex and the City focussed on her outfits, many of which have now become – and this is not to use this word lightly – iconic.

At a time when we're all feeling anxious and uncertain (not to mention restless), SJP's birthday seems like a good enough to excuse to celebrate the sheer fabulousness of her most extravagant outfits.

SJP as Carrie Bradshaw [Rex]
SJP as Carrie Bradshaw [Rex]
SJP as Carrie Bradshaw [Rex]
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But what about Sarah Jessica pre-Carrie? She fully embraced all things 80s - the hair was wilder and the shoulder pads were bigger. We have gathered over 50 pictures of her iconic looks, from then to now, in the gallery below..

Well, what else are you doing?

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Sarah Jessica Parker Style - Best Dresses & Outfits

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the Cosmopolitan Seminar - June 16, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the 'The Commons Of Pensacola' opening night after party - November 21, 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the opening of the SJP Collection Pop Up Shop - February 26, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the ArtsConnection 35th Anniversary Spring Benefit - April 24, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the Variety Power Of Women- April 25, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at Manhattan Theatre Club Rehearsal Studios - September 25, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the amfAR Inspiration Gala New York 2014 at The Plaza Hotel - June 10, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the SJP collection event at Nordstrom in The Grove - March 6, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the 2014 CLIO Image Awards - May 7, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala - 5 May 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker at Sarah Jessica Parker In Conversation With Jonathan Tisch - May 15, 2014

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Sarah Jessica Parker out and about in New York - November 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Giles and Saint Laurent at 'City Ballet' TV programme premiere, New York - 04 November 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker with Louis Vuitton bag out and about in New York - 4 September 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker at Serpentine Summer party - 27 June 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker out and about, New York - 23 May 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Giles Deacon at Met Gala - 6 May 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker out and about in New York - April 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Elie Saab and Jean-Michel Cazabat shoes at BAFTA Awards - February 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Maison Martin Margiela couture at amfAR gala in New York - February 2013

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Jean-Michel Cazabat shoes at 'In Vogue: The Editor's Eye' film screening - December 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker in dress and ears by L'Wren Scott at Barneys window unveiling - November 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker at ELLE's Women In Hollywood Celebration in Beverly Hills - October 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker at Maison Martin Margiela with H&M Fashion Event- October 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker at New York City Ballet Fall Gala - September 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the Couture Council for the Museum at FIT Awards in New York City - September 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Louis Vuitton at the Louis Vuitton fall 2012 runway show - September 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Chanel Couture and Philip Treacy hat at the VRC Oaks Club Ladies Luncheon in Melbourne, Australia - November 2011

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Oscar de la Renta at amfAR New York Gala To Kick Off Fall 2012 - February 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker at 'Late Show with David Letterman', New York - September 2011

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Giambattista Valli at film presentation of I Don't Know How She Does It, Moscow - August 2011

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Sarah Jessica Parker the Chanel 2012 Spring/Summer Haute Couture Collection Show - March 2012

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Alexander McQueen at Met Ball - May 2011

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the Alexander McQueen memorial service - September 2010

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy at the Sex And The City 2 UK Premiere - May 2010

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Sarah Jessica Parker at Burberry, London Fashion Week - September 2010

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Halston at Met Gala - May 2010

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Sarah Jessica Parker in L'Wren Scott at the School Of American Ballet's Winter Ball in New York City - March 2009

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Nina Ricci the Sex and the City: The Movie premiere in New York - May 2008

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Alexander McQueen and Philip Treacy at 'Sex and The City: The Movie' film premiere, London - May 2008

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Alexander McQueen at Met Ball - May 2006

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Peter Soronen at the opening night for Neil Simon's The Odd Couple - October 2005

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Oscar de la Renta at the Fragrance Foundation's

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Sarah Jessica Parket at the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards in New York City - October 2001

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Sarah Jessica Parker at SAG Awards - 2001

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Oscar de la Renta at Emmy Awards - September 2000

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards in New York City - October 1997

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the Ed Wood Hollywood premiere - September 1994

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Sarah Jessica Parker MTV Movie Awards - 1993

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Sarah Jessica Parker in Atelier Versace at For The Boys Los Angeles premiere - November 1990

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the Amnesty Concert in Los Angeles - September 1998

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Sarah Jessica Parker at Henry Winkler's Annual Brunch to Celebrate the Celebrity Day at MacLaren Children's Center - March 1988

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Sarah Jessica Parker at the Slamdance premiere - September 1987

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