Get Carried Away by the Fashion in The Carrie Diaries!

I have noticed as of late that many tv shows are really stepping up their game when it comes to wardrobes and costumes for the show. I am a fan of shows such as Gossip Girl, The Carrie Diaries, Pretty Little Liars, Revenge, etc and I have taken note of some great fashion pieces I am seeing. I want to do a series of posts on these shows, some of my favorite outfits and touch base on the individuals responsible for making these amazing wardrobe decisions. First up, The Carrie Diaries!

The Carrie Diaries is preparing to start in its 2nd season this fall and if the fashion is anything like that from season 1 then I can’t wait! One of the main individuals behind finding these great pieces is the ever-talented Eric Daman, Daman is an emmy-nominated costume designer, television personality and author. He has left his mark on the fashion world by helping to showcase such great fashion on major shows that are also some of my personal faves, such as Sex and the City, and Gossip Girl. And of course now, The Carrie Diaries. I am going to work hard to touch base with this amazingly talented man with such a creative eye, but for now, take a look at some of my favorite outfits showcased in The Carrie Diaries, season 1.

index   The Infamous Carrie Bag, splashed with neon paint!

The purse is a Mark Cross, “Scottie”, small satchel. Its the perfect basic black handbag, perfect size, not too big or too small.

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All great dresses and right from the start, the very 1st episode. First, there is the TopShop sequin skater dress. Paired so perfectly with the bold neon orange heels by Alice & Olivia. 2nd pic, the ever-cute pink and polka dot dress, vintage, by Arnold Scaasi dress, which was altered a bit for AnnaSophia Robb, and a Theory crinoline was added to it. 3rd pic, another vintage Scaasi dress in black with a multi-colored sparkle effect. The outfit was complete with a green denim jacket from H&M.

report-card-sweater  Grey report card sweater from Urban Outfitters

carries-pink-shirt-peplum-skirt  The color blocked top is by Eva Franco, its there Alice top in red and baby pink. Topshop herringbone peplum skirt in charcoal grey.

grey-hearts  Grey sweater with hearts and arrows by TopShop

mouse-dress   Topshop contrast black and white collar dress

green-cutout-dress  Green cutout dress from Urban Outfitters

carrie-green-dress   Ballerina water green dress by Georges Chakra

Maggie-Sequin-Dress  Sequined dress by ASOS

dorrit-bunny-sweater  Topshop knitted bunny mirror in grey and black

carrie-yellow-top  Ariel yellow knit top by Darling Clothes

carrie-alphabet-sweater Grey Topshop alphabet sweater

maggie-sweater Rebecca Taylor Intarsia sweater in neutral colors

carrie-sequin-one-shoulder-dress  Edge by Mac Duggal, one shoulder sequined mini

Carrie-Diaries-AnnaSophia-Pink-Neckace-and-Paintbrush-wrap-top  Paintbrush print blouse by Ungaro-silk

Carrie-Diaries-AnnaSophia-Black-and-Gold-Star-Dress- Topshop Star gold glitter dress

Carrie-Diaries-AnnaSophia-Black-and-white-houndstooth-coat  Via Spiga Carso belted coat in a houndstooth print

Carrie-Diaries-AnnaSophia-Cassette-Tape-print-skirt  Cassette Tape print skirt for Modcloth

Carrie-Diaries-Pink-Polka-Dot-Pumps-Heels1   Kate Spade lisa pumps in hot pink and polka dots

Carrie-Diaries-AnnaSophia-Floral-Pastel-Dress-with-Collar  Alice & Olivia, Lollie, belted embellished collar dress

carries-pink-backless-pleated-dress1  Pink tulle open back dress by Sherri Hill

Most of these looks are no longer available. Wow! I guess Carrie fans did some major shopping! I can’t wait for season 2!

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5 thoughts on “Get Carried Away by the Fashion in The Carrie Diaries!

    • I think I got a notification that you might have seen how to follow, so just let me know! But of course, I post everything on Twitter and Facebook so you can follow me on there, @fashion_nexus or Like on Facebook, Fashion Nexus.

      I will be doing another look back piece and hopefully at some point, if I could do an interview with you, a featured piece on you! I am just such a fan of how you create the fashion magic you do on shows like The Carrie Diaries and Gossip Girl. You really do a phenomenal job of bringing the characters to life thru their fashion ensembles!

  1. Love the fashion from the Carrie Diaries- particularly her neons which I’m too chicken to pull off but she wears it effortlessly. Great post!

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