Each episode is structured around her train of thought while writing her weekly column, "Sex and the City", for the fictitious newspaper the New York Star.A member of the New York glitterati, she is a club/bar/restaurant staple known for her unique fashion sense.Carrie lives in a one-room (studio) apartment in an Upper East Side brownstone.
It also won seven of its 54 Emmy Award nominations, eight of its 24 Golden Globe Award nominations, and three of its 11 Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.
Sex and the City still airs in syndication worldwide and has been listed on Entertainment Weeklys end-of-the-decade "best of" list and as one of Time magazine's 100 Best TV Shows of All-TIME.
The show was based in part on writer Candace Bushnell's 1997 book of the same name, compiled from her column with The New York Observer.
Bushnell has stated in several interviews that the Carrie Bradshaw in her columns is her alter ego; when she wrote the "Sex and the City" essays, she used her own name initially; for privacy reasons, however, she created the character of Carrie Bradshaw, played by Sarah Jessica Parker.
Carrie Bradshaw was a writer living in New York City.