Patricia Field is a native New Yorker and one of fashion's greatest visionaries: she is an Academy Award nominated, Emmy Award winning film and television Costume Designer and a boutique owner with her own clothing label. Patricia received critical praise and raised the standards for the world of television glamour when she costumed Sex and the City, the most fashionable show in television history. She is a true pioneer who has brought forth a new style of dressing to American women and stimulated an entire fashion movement throughout the world.
Patricia’s impressive list of projects also include television’s Crime Story, Wiseguy, Spin City, Hope and Faith, Six Degrees, and Cashmere Mafia. Her film credits include Miami Rhapsody, The Substitute, Dear Diary and the 2006 feature film The Devil Wears Prada, and of course the Sex and the City feature film in 2008. She is currently working on Ugly Betty for ABC and Kath & Kim for NBC, and recently finished Confessions of a Shopaholic due out in February 2009. In 2005 Candie's Shoes commissioned Patricia to design a limited edition collection of footwear and accessories, "Candie's by Patricia Field". She designed a collection for Rocawear, developed a limited edition Patricia Field collection for Pro-Keds, and collaborated with the Japanese brand Ash & Diamonds to design a line of watches for Seiko Japan. Patricia acted as Creative Director for the Japanese brand Smacky Glam from 2004 to 2006, styling their campaigns with famed photographer Ellen Von Unworth. In 2007 Patricia designed a successful line of accessories and clothing inspired by Barbie for Mattel. She developed a Patricia Field web boutique for Coffers Japan, designed costumes in Athens for the Greek Music Awards, and directed costuming for the musical "Barbarella" in Vienna.
This year Patricia designed a wildly successful line called Destination Style for the Home Shopping Network in the US, Marks & Spencer in Europe and Myer Department Store in Australia. In December 2008 Patricia will be coordinating a fashion and music event for American Express, Japan.
In 1989, Patricia received an Emmy for Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special for Disney's television feature Mother Goose Rock and Rhyme. She won two Emmys for Outstanding Costumes for a Series for her trend-setting fashions on HBO's Sex and the City and her other awards include Stylist of the Year by the CFDA (a new award category created on the principle of Patricia’s work), the Albert Einstein Award for innovation, and Fashion Council's Accessories Award for making accessories prominent and highly desired on the fashion scene.