Written by Lindsey Cook
7 months into quarantine where most days I'm staring out the window just to see the annoying upstairs neighbors running around the apartment complex, you could say I'm in need of an escape, even if it's only through my screen. Naturally, Emily In Paris, arrived just in time. Netflix's new series stars Lily Collins (daughter of Phil) as the titular Emily who is In Paris, and it is best described as a Parisian patisserie personified.
The locales are stunning, the clothes bold, the storylines fun but surface level. As the latest from Darren Star (Sex and the City, Younger) it will satisfy that craving for a female-focused series with a lot of Chanel and a plucky young heroine, but there are a lot of issues that keep Emily from achieving the greatness of Star's other series.
So let's break it down!