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Early Reports: Sex and The City 2's Clothes, Shoes, and Accessories are "Scene Stealers" and "Scene Advancers"

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Sex and the City 2, the movie, may be weeks from release, but early reviewers are already waxing poetic about the clothes, shoes, and accessories and their important roles on screen. In fact, the LA Times says that "fashion might not be an actual character in "Sex and the City," but it certainly has a starring role and often is a scene stealer."

Some of the pieces, including the understated white dress that's appeared in countless promotional shots, are are even "scene advancers."

"In the last movie, it was that over-the-top dress with that great big flower," writer-director Michael Patrick King said. "This one is about evolution. They—Pat [Field] and Sarah Jessica [Parker]—wanted to pick a simple, clean, American line. It's a vintage piece of Halston, which is fancied up with those crazy gold sunglasses. They wanted to show Carrie's grown-upness. All the girls have hands-on feelings about their clothes."

Here (above), we present you with a veritable cornucopia of images from the upcoming movie. We haven't seen it yet, so this is all we're going on—but from what we can tell, the clothes are loud and proud. Not unlike the film's characters themselves.
· 'Sex and the City' and fashion [LA Times]