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We couldn’t help but wonder what Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda, and Lisa Todd Wexley would shop on Industrie Africa. 
  

By Daniël Geldenhuys

Jan 10, 2022

It’s an exciting time to be a Sex and the City fan. The new HBO series, And Just Like That…, reintroduces Carrie, Charlotte, and Miranda in their mid-fifties, twelve years since we last saw them. Spoilers aside, the absence of fan-favorite Samantha Jones is addressed immediately in the first episode, setting the tone for a show about how to negotiate, survive and embrace life’s inevitable changes. One thing that’s remained the same through the franchise’s iterations on the big and small screen is a love of fashion that permeates the characters and crew who make them come to life. Original costume designer Patricia Field’s second in command, Molly Rogers, has stepped up to the plate, sourcing from Sarah Jessica Parker’s archives (she kept every look from every episode and the films), vintage stores, and runways to dress SATC favorites and some brand new faces. Watching the show, we couldn’t help but wonder: which designers would our favorite characters be shopping on Industrie Africa? Based on an extensive binge of the first half of And Just Like That…’s premiere season, we’ve curated a cart for our four favorites. 



Carrie Bradshaw

Carrie’s many-layered looks in And Just Like That… often involve a blazer (she wears three in the first episode). Never one to opt for the conventional, she’ll likely be drawn to Studio 189’s double-breasted design with its linear print. Viviers’ signature abstract floral print jumpsuit, cropped above the ankle, is perfect for Carrie to show off her Loza Maléombho heels, or as she wryly refers to a pair of similar height in episode three, her sneakers. She almost always has two bags slung across her chest, and her affinity for designer collaborations (she’s one of the first people to be seen wearing the Gucci x Balenciaga Hacker Project Hourglass Bag in episode three) would lead her straight to OKAPI’s collaboration with South African label Maxhosa by Laduma and rapper Riky Rick. The eclecticism of Lisa Folawiyo’s pleated coat dress, with its complementary clashing prints and dress-jacket hybrid design, has Bradshaw written all over it. Christie Brown’s layered tulle skirt with a simple striped tee is quintessential Carrie, personalized with her signature stacks of dainty necklaces for a quick coffee run to the bodega. Sidai Designs’ layered necklace is a perfect fit, sitting comfortably above her trusty gold ‘Carrie’ nameplate. 

Monochrome Double-Breasted Blazer
Monochrome Double-Breasted Blazer
Monochrome Double-Breasted Blazer
Monochrome Double-Breasted Blazer

Studio 189

Monochrome Double-Breasted Blazer

$575
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit
Signature Jumpsuit

Viviers

Signature Jumpsuit

$1,100
Layered Tulle Skirt
Layered Tulle Skirt
Layered Tulle Skirt
Layered Tulle Skirt
Layered Tulle Skirt
Layered Tulle Skirt
Layered Tulle Skirt
Layered Tulle Skirt

Christie Brown

Layered Tulle Skirt

$300
Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag
Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag
Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag
Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag
Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag
Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag
Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag

OKAPI

Small Brilliant Green Yemaja Shoulder Bag

$1,915
Hana Mini Stripe Bag
Hana Mini Stripe Bag
Hana Mini Stripe Bag
Hana Mini Stripe Bag
Hana Mini Stripe Bag

AAKS

Hana Mini Stripe Bag

$157
Layered Necklace
Layered Necklace
Layered Necklace
Layered Necklace
Layered Necklace

Sidai Designs

Layered Necklace

$118
Sea Urchin Pendant with Blue Topaz
Sea Urchin Pendant with Blue Topaz
Sea Urchin Pendant with Blue Topaz

Patrick Mavros

Sea Urchin Pendant with Blue Topaz

$275
Thila Heels
Thila Heels
Thila Heels
Thila Heels

Loza Maleombho

Thila Heels

$275



Charlotte Goldenblatt

Charlotte’s love for feminine silhouettes manifests in many a puff sleeve and frill detail in her go-to wardrobe of top-and-skirt separates. She’d be drawn to the cinched waist and flared sleeves on Diarrablu’s Fatu Top, clicking straight through to the Senegalese brand’s bell sleeve Mila top. Christie Brown’s Kente pencil skirt is a valuable addition to Charlotte’s daywear rotation, while Studio 189’s Crossroads Mermaid Skirt is perfect for her next Met Museum fundraiser. A sensible pairing with dresses or skirts, Shekudo’s striped Agbo Mule with its sturdy block heel is the ideal support for Charlotte in her duties on the events committee at her daughters’ school. The ultra-feminine Hadasa dress from Andrea Iyamah, with its corset construction and bow detailing, is a showstopper she’ll save for her daughter Lily’s next piano recital. Almost always seen carrying a top-handle bag, she would welcome the vibrant palette and fringe detailing on Femihandbags’ Ameena Midi. Before checking out, Charlotte would browse our selection of spectacles. She’d no doubt be drawn to the classic shape of Bôhten’s Ebony Jetter Opticals, their slightly rounded rectangular shape adding just the right touch of intellectualism to her playful disposition.

Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress
Hadasa Corset Dress

Andrea Iyamah

Hadasa Corset Dress

$254
Crossroads Mermaid Skirt
Crossroads Mermaid Skirt
Crossroads Mermaid Skirt
Crossroads Mermaid Skirt

Studio 189

Crossroads Mermaid Skirt

$375
Kente Pencil Skirt
Kente Pencil Skirt
Kente Pencil Skirt
Kente Pencil Skirt
Kente Pencil Skirt
Kente Pencil Skirt

Christie Brown

Kente Pencil Skirt

$275
Ebony Jetter Classic optical glasses
Ebony Jetter Classic optical glasses
Ebony Jetter Classic optical glasses
Ebony Jetter Classic optical glasses
Ebony Jetter Classic optical glasses

Bôhten

Ebony Jetter Classic optical glasses

$350
The Ameena Midi in Blue
The Ameena Midi in Blue
The Ameena Midi in Blue
The Ameena Midi in Blue
The Ameena Midi in Blue
The Ameena Midi in Blue

FemiHandbags

The Ameena Midi in Blue

$560
Agbo Mule
Agbo Mule
Agbo Mule
Agbo Mule

Shekudo

Agbo Mule

$210



Miranda Hobbes

Our favorite ex-red head is back in college for a Master’s in Human Rights. Always the practical friend, she’ll likely start her Industrie Africa browse looking at backpacks, adding Reform Studio’s Torero style to her cart before her next class. Made from leather and Plastex, the brand’s signature cotton and upcycled plastic bag fabric is made with an environmentally conscious mindset that aligns well with Miranda’s humanitarian values. Previously known for her power suits, she remains committed to practical pieces that add personality through print. Viviers’ Split Front check pants are the ultimate Miranda power trouser. She’ll save Studio 189’s easy-wearing button-up shirt for another day, pairing it with a chunky belt and Viviers’ ivory wide-leg pants. A strong affinity with mandarin collars will lead her right to Studio 189’s Mandarin Shirt Dress, paired with Reform Studio’s Mini Afro basket bag for brunch with the girls. KikoRomeo’s J’al jacket, with its sharp tailoring and laidback print, hand-bleached by the Sudanese artist Eltayeb Dawel Bait, would slot seamlessly into Miranda’s structured jacket rotation while adding a splash of fiery color to her aesthetic. 

J'al Jacket
J'al Jacket
J'al Jacket
J'al Jacket
J'al Jacket

KikoRomeo

J'al Jacket

$350
Ruffle Cuff Shirt
Ruffle Cuff Shirt
Ruffle Cuff Shirt
Ruffle Cuff Shirt

Studio 189

Ruffle Cuff Shirt

$325
Split-Front Checked Pants
Split-Front Checked Pants
Split-Front Checked Pants
Split-Front Checked Pants
Split-Front Checked Pants
Split-Front Checked Pants
Split-Front Checked Pants
Split-Front Checked Pants

Viviers

Split-Front Checked Pants

$850
Flared Wide-Leg Tailored Pants
Flared Wide-Leg Tailored Pants
Flared Wide-Leg Tailored Pants
Flared Wide-Leg Tailored Pants
Flared Wide-Leg Tailored Pants
Flared Wide-Leg Tailored Pants

Viviers

Flared Wide-Leg Tailored Pants

$760
Mandarin Shirt Dress
Mandarin Shirt Dress
Mandarin Shirt Dress
Mandarin Shirt Dress

Studio 189

Mandarin Shirt Dress

$425
Mini Afro Basket in Black and Gold
Mini Afro Basket in Black and Gold
Mini Afro Basket in Black and Gold
Mini Afro Basket in Black and Gold

Reform Studio

Mini Afro Basket in Black and Gold

$250
Torero Backpack
Torero Backpack
Torero Backpack
Torero Backpack
Torero Backpack

Reform Studio

Torero Backpack

$210
Basjia Clog
Basjia Clog
Basjia Clog
Basjia Clog

Shekudo

Basjia Clog

$290



Lisa Todd Wexley

Before we’re introduced to the documentarian and humanitarian fondly referred to as LTW, Charlotte shares that she’s on the International VOGUE Best-Dressed list. Lisa’s fearless application of bold color and print certainly does not disappoint. She’d appreciate Doreen Mashika’s mashup of spots and stripes in her Zuri shirt dress and the versatility of Diarrablu’s reversible poncho with its graphic paintbrush print. IAMISIGO’s fuchsia and navy color block shirt with fringe sleeves is precisely the type of statement piece you’d spot LTW in as she grabs an extra latte for Charlotte before dropping her kids off at school. The defining characteristic of Lisa’s style is striking, bigger-is-better jewelry. Almost always wearing an extra-large necklace, she would probably add Ami Doshi Shah’s Vessel pendant to her cart without thinking twice. It follows that LTW would buy everything from Adele Dejak, starting with the Nairobi-based designer’s Ademide Ami Choker and moving right along to her Tumi ring and Tele cuff. Not one to hold back on styling, Lisa’s looks never read as if she’s showing off. Her sense of style is born from a love for the art of dress-up, and it’s one of the many things that keep us tuning into the hit show…week after week. 

Blouson Ladder Shirt
Blouson Ladder Shirt
Blouson Ladder Shirt
Blouson Ladder Shirt

Studio 189

Blouson Ladder Shirt

$195
Zuri Dress
Zuri Dress
Zuri Dress
Zuri Dress
Zuri Dress
Zuri Dress
Zuri Dress

Doreen Mashika

Zuri Dress

$230
Collar Necklace
Collar Necklace
Collar Necklace

Ami Doshi Shah

Collar Necklace

$700
Tumi Ring
Tumi Ring
Tumi Ring
Tumi Ring

Adele Dejak

Tumi Ring

$80
Tele Bracelet
Tele Bracelet
Tele Bracelet
Tele Bracelet

Adele Dejak

Tele Bracelet

$110
Leather Bracelet Cuff
Leather Bracelet Cuff
Leather Bracelet Cuff

Sidai Designs

Leather Bracelet Cuff

$91
Large Vessel Necklace
Large Vessel Necklace
Large Vessel Necklace

Ami Doshi Shah

Large Vessel Necklace

$110
Black & Beige Circe Bracelet
Black & Beige Circe Bracelet
Black & Beige Circe Bracelet
Black & Beige Circe Bracelet
Black & Beige Circe Bracelet

Pichulik

Black & Beige Circe Bracelet

$95
Ademide Ami Choker
Ademide Ami Choker
Ademide Ami Choker
Ademide Ami Choker
Ademide Ami Choker

Adele Dejak

Ademide Ami Choker

$190
Zoisite Torque Necklace
Zoisite Torque Necklace
Zoisite Torque Necklace

Ami Doshi Shah

Zoisite Torque Necklace

$375