10 Soleful Questions

TIME's Jeffrey Ressner quizzed SARAH JESSICA PARKER (Carrie Bradshaw on TV's Sex and the City) on something that any celebrity--and especially she--really knows: shoes.

Q: What's most important: quality, comfort or looks?

A: It's a tight race between quality and looks. If a shoe designer can manage both, great. Comfort is, in my life, secondary.

Q: Why are so many great women's-shoe designers male?

A: Maybe they have more appreciation of ladies' feet than women do; they see something beautiful about the silhouette. We're literally looking down at our feet. Men have a different perspective.

Q: How high is too...

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