Emily in Paris as a substitute got here alongside like a gluttonously candy cosmopolitan finest loved after a protracted day of labor. Bingeing the present was refreshing. Attending to “escape” to Paris and surprise what number of of these croissants Emily actually did eat gave me that fuzzy, heat sensation that hits when the Starbucks barista arms over your first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season, the one season.
As somebody who grew up fantasizing concerning the lives of Andy Sachs, Jenna Rink and Andie Anderson—like so many, I moved from my hometown to New York Metropolis to try to change into a life-style journalist—Emily Cooper was precisely what I assumed we might by no means get once more: a one-dimensional, fairly persona who all the time wins and can by no means know failure.
Is that not value celebrating? Should each TV-viewing expertise give me the sense that I am on the middle of the “This Is Fine” meme? Typically, Netflix is finest loved via Emily’s rose-colored glasses.
Emily in Paris is now streaming on Netflix.
A model of this story was initially revealed on Oct. 22.