Day: October 3, 2020

Emily in Paris Recap, Season 1 Episode 5: ‘Faux Amis’

Emily in Paris

Faux Amis

Season 1

Episode 5

Editor’s Rating

3 stars

Photo: STEPHANIE BRANCHU/NETFLIX

Emily is in a bind: Gabriel’s girlfriend is both beautiful and genuinely nice. If everyone in France is so sexually liberated, why doesn’t she angle for a spot as the unicorn in this relationship? Alas, Emily instead sees the whole thing as a nonstarter and decides she is going to avoid Camille and Gabriel, which is obviously impossible to do. To make this point unmissable, Camille pops by breakfast just to say hello and be in a selfie.

But at least her professional life appears to be on the upswing: Durée Cosmetics has slid into Emily’s DMs to invite her to an influencer lunch. Julian does not believe Emily is an influencer (correct), plus, Durée is a former client and the break-up was quite acrimonious. Emily tries to find out what

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