BREAKING NEWS
Tsunami alert after magnitude 7.7 quake hits near PNG ... Read more
Close

Sarah Jessica Parker's 'unorthodox' job

Last updated 05:00 23/01/2010
Sarah Jessica Parker
FLAIR FOR FASHION: Sarah Jessica Parker is often regarded as one of the most stylish women of her generation.

Relevant offers

Fashion

Crane Brothers : a life in fashion How Kate Middleton makes ASOS look expensive Designers choose New Zealand-made Best & worst dressed celebrities Zoolander stars Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson appear in Valentino fashion campaign Kylie Jenner goes Kiwi: Youngest Kardashian shows off NZ designs Cate Blanchett defends women who have 'stopped menstruating' Liv Tyler bares her baby bump for new Proenza Schouler fashion ad Casual Friday may not be your friend The pants that offer 'easy access' to your privates

Sarah Jessica Parker is looking forward to her new role as president of Halston.

The 'Sex and the City' actress - who is often regarded as one of the most stylish women of her generation - signed a deal with the coveted US fashion range with a role that sees her as the company's chief creative officer and president as well as being given an equity stake in the company.

She said: "I think this is a brand new kind of business model, and it illustrates how serious I am about this position. I think it's wonderful to feel invested in something I tend not to just endorse something. I like feeling the stakes."

The 44-year-old star admits that while she doesn't have the traditional qualifications to run a company, she insists she'll bring in different qualities.

She told WWD: "I know I come to the company in a rather unorthodox way but I'm not the first to be president of a company without the traditional background. Others have been successful in those endeavours and I do so hope I can be as well "I'll bring good manners, a point of view that is inspiring, that is hopefully smart, and an incredible passion and excitement and enthusiasm, as well as some experience of what I know about women, that having been pretty much the focus of my role in 'Sex and the City'."

Ad Feedback

- Bang! Showbiz

Special offers
Opinion poll

Who was your best dressed of the week?

Heidi Klum

Pia Miller

Hannah Tointon

Taylor Schilling

Tia Mowry

Charlotte Le Bon

The meh - Megan Fox

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content