The Things They Wore

by Michelle Said

Murphy Brown’s red blazer

Mary Tyler Moore’s beret

Hildy Johnson’s chevron striped coat with matching hat

Lois Lane’s omnipresent women’s suits

Carrie Bradshaw’s Manolo Blahniks

Brenda Starr’s eye twinkles

Miranda Priestley’s inimitable ‘do

Jenny Lerner’s delicate pearl necklace

Sabrina Peterson’s fabulous trenchcoat

Bridget Jones’s embarrassing bunny costume (Bridge Jones’s Diary)

Gale Weathers’s changing hairstyles (1)(2)(3)(4)

Jane Craig’s covetable sweaters

Suzanne Stone’s pastel print paisley minidress

Jose “Grossie” Gellar’s feather boa

April O’Neal’s classic yellow jumpsuit


Michelle Said was one of the original founding editors of Bright Wall/Dark Room, and later served as media director and podcast hostShe currently freelances and works on her novel in New York.