Nonetheless, Rogers and Santiago’s plans for a vibrant 10-episode lengthy affair “fell aside” after they learn the script for episode two, which featured—Spoiler alert!—a funeral for Mr. Huge (Chris Noth). To maintain the storyline shrouded in thriller, they referred to it because the “black occasion,” Rogers revealed, including, “There went the exploding colour.”
Navigating easy methods to concurrently have Carrie in mourning whereas additionally delivering the style moments fan wish to see was made a contact simpler by the meta line of dialogue from Stanford (the late Willie Garson) within the episode, the place he says, “I am so happy with her. With all she’s going by way of, pulling it collectively and giving us a glance at this time, as a result of individuals might be anticipating it. She’s type of our Jackie Kennedy.”
“I feel that line actually lightened the second,” Rogers stated. “There was an below the breath large chuckle with the entire viewers on the premiere. It helped alleviate the stress.”
For the funeral, Carrie wore a classic little black costume with a teacup silhouette, V-neckline and a full lace skirt. In Bradshaw style, she paired it with a pearl clutch, black headpiece and white caged leather-based pumps. “The large factor within the script was that she dressed for Huge,” Rogers stated. “She wasn’t in shock, she was enthusiastic about how she needed to current herself at this occasion, so we bought to model it.”
However Carrie’s shock is in full show throughout her go to to the funeral dwelling with Charlotte. Although each women are sporting the identical colour, they could not look extra totally different.
“Charlotte was the pulled collectively fairly in pink and Carrie was the emotional wreck within the outsized pink coat,” Rogers shared. “We did not alter it. She simply seems to be a little bit curled in and her garments have been type of unhappy as a result of they did not match.”
And a key component to specific Carrie’s grief got here from Parker herself.
“She has the identical jewellery on as the jewellery from the recital,” Rogers revealed. “These little particulars have been extraordinarily essential to Sarah Jessica, ‘What would I’ve completed? I’d not have modified earrings, I’d not have taken them out.’ These little particulars, she anticipated us to trace.”