After falling in love with French fashion connoisseurs berets and other fashion accessories, Lily Collins and Ashley Park are set to return to Paris for the second season of Emily, this time with big fashion goals. Although great fashion seems to come with great responsibility, and after spending a year at home amidst epidemics, it was not an easy task for Lily and Ashley to come back to embrace the charming aspects of their roles.
Ahead of the second season’s release, source attended Emily in Paris’ Virtual Press Day and during the roundtable interviews, we spoke to Lily Collins and Ashley Park on what it was like to get back on the set of Emily in Paris and deck up into fashion clothing after spending over a year of wearing comfort clothing in lockdown.
While it is undeniable that it is a treat to see both Lily and Ashley wearing some of the best outfits on the show, it was a completely different situation for them behind the scenes. Talking about it, Lilly said, “We were very used to being comfortable and it was an adjustment. Especially playing two roles where fashion is very important to them. Re-dressing was a welcome thing but it definitely made me comfortable. Forced to appreciate. ”
Recalling the filming of a party scene in which her characters had to stay longer in their embellished avatars, Ashley Park added, “Oh yeah, it was an adjustment. We haven’t worn high heels for over a year and Emily and Mandy only wear stilettos. It’s funny because we like to dress and have fun doing it. Remember some of the shootings, especially the party ones when we were up all night and it was very cold outside, we would be like, ‘Oh my God, how can you stay dressed for so long? It’s so crazy. ”
Lily also shared a complimentary note for costume designers Patricia Field and Marylin Fitoussi for their contributions to making the show’s characters look like them. As for Emily in the second season of Paris, Lily Collins will return as Emily Cooper, a marketing executive at the French firm Sawyer. The second season will explore the dilemma of Emily’s relationship and career.
Emily in Paris Season 2 will premiere on Netflix on December 22.