SEX AND THE CITY star Sarah Jessica Parker will be the recipient of a special FASHION ICON award in New York.

The stylish actress will be receive the honour at the 2004 Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) at the city's Public Library - for her inventive style and flair for fashion.

As writer CARRIE BRADSHAW in the hit TV series - which came to an end this year (04) - Parker would often be seen in her Manolo Blahnik's strutting round New York in a range of eye-grabbing outfits.

The question on the lips of fashion aficionados everywhere is which designer will be responsible for Parker's outfit for the night?

The nominees for women's wear designer of the year are CAROLINE HERRERA, Michael Kors, Marc Jacobs and RALPH RUCCI.

Contenders in the men's wear category include Kors, Ralph Lauren and SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS.

World-respected fashion designer Donna Karan will be receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award, reports website PAGESIX.

30/03/2004 21:50