The colorful patchwork coat that Carrie wore to stalk Aidan after Stanford spotted him in the Sunday Times
in Season 3 was, Weinberg reported, actually one of Field's personal pieces. "We just threw this together," she said of the outfit. "It was one of those moments we didn't plan out." Rubenstein guessed as much. "This look is more Pat than Carrie," he said. "Pat was a pioneer downtown designer, and the streak of downtown club girl that runs through Carrie's wardrobe comes from Pat Field."