She agrees and later finds an engagement ring in his gym bag. Aiden is initially patient at Carrie's reluctance to set a wedding date, but soon begins to push her, suggesting they get married in Hawaii.Carrie has a panic attack whilst trying on wedding dresses with Miranda, and again when Aiden is knocking down the wall between her apartment and the one next door.Carrie is heartbroken and some months later she runs into Big at a party in the Hamptons; he is accompanied by his 20-something year old girlfriend, Natasha, whom he met in Paris.
At a furniture show, the pair run into Big and now-wife Natasha, where Mr.
Big confides to Carrie that he made a mistake marrying Natasha and wants out.
Throughout its six-year run, the show received contributions from various producers, writers, and directors, perhaps most significantly from Michael Patrick King.
Set and filmed in New York City and based on the 1997 book of the same name by Candace Bushnell, the show follows the lives of a group of four women—three in their mid-thirties and one in her forties—who, despite their different natures and ever-changing sex lives, remain inseparable and confide in each other.
In season three, Carrie meets and is instantly attracted to up-and-coming Manhattan furniture designer Aidan Shaw (John Corbett) who becomes her boyfriend.
Aidan is more traditional and patient about relationships than many of Carrie's other love interests and for a while they are happy together.Carrie stands firm on her friendship with Big, even inviting him up to Aiden's cabin after a girl had broken up with him.When Carrie's building goes co-op, Aiden offers to buy her apartment (and the one next door) so they can move in together.Carrie Bradshaw was a writer living in New York City.Carrie Bradshaw and Candace Bushnell have the same initials, a flourish emphasizing their connection.Moreover, just as Carrie Bradshaw eventually gets her articles for the fictional 'New York Star' published as a book in later series, the entire Sex and the City series is based on a compilation of Bushnell's own columns for the 'New York Observer.