Sarah Jessica Parker turned 50 today, and in case you were wondering, we can’t believe it, either. Best known for her six-year stint on Sex and the City, the actress/producer/designer is as relevant as ever with a shoe collection, frequent red-carpet appearances, and several movies in the works. While she’s often linked to her risk-taking SATC character, Carrie Bradshaw, let it be known that SJP was experimenting with fashion long before she signed a deal with HBO. We rounded up five of her best fashion moments, from fancy white-glove galas to her grungy beginnings in the early ’90s. Click through our picks in the slideshow, and tell us your favorites in the comments below.