The fictional fashionista's wardrobe is still adored and admired by millions, and her eclectic look, which saw her effortlessly combine high-end items and thrift store finds, established her a key figure in the wonderful world of fashion. When Aidan's dog, Pete, gnawed on a pair of Manolos in an old episode, it was "not good," as Carrie might say. After an initially rocky start in which Berger must break ties with his ex-girlfriend, Lauren , they form a rather playful relationship; one that initially seems to make Carrie very happy. Sebastian remains busy with interests in starting a clothing line and it causes problems in the relationship. When he returns to the United States, he and Carrie bump into each other unexpectedly in the Hamptons. Berger feels insecure about Carrie's newfound success as a writer after her book goes international and she begins receiving high-sum royalties. Carrie tries to attend NYU, but she is told it is too late. While in Abu Dhabi, Carrie learns how important a marriage can be when her butler tells her how he is separated from his wife for months at a time, but when they see each other, nothing else matters. Carrie and Weaver become close as Carrie tries to pry information out of him for Interview. The two agree to meet for coffee; Carrie states in voiceover that "there are some dates you cannot wait to keep, and there are some you both know you will never keep. He finally understands that she is "the one" and pursued her to Paris with the encouragement of her friends. Big proposed to Carrie with the Manolo Blahnik shoes Carrie always had a penchant for Manolo Blahnik shoes, and the shoe designer's sumptuous creations feature heavily throughout the six series. I will literally be the old woman who lived in her shoes! Big, as he is a laid-back, low-key nature lover who is patient, straightforward, and somewhat traditional in his relationship with Carrie. They sell out at an alarming rate, so get yours quick!