This is how much it would cost to live like Emily in Paris

Netflix series Emily in Paris returns to our screens today for its third season. But how realistic is its main protagonist’s lifestyle?

The romantic comedy series starring Lily Collins has captivated fans since its debut in 2020 and follows the life of American marketeer Emily who moves to Paris to work at a French marketing firm.

In celebration of its return, luxury cashmere brand N.Peal has dived deeper into the character’s lavish lifestyle to figure out what it’s really like to live like her. Using data for Emily in Paris related searches, the brand has assessed her average monthly outgoings, cost of wardrobe and expenses.

According to the data, Emily is left with almost £11,000 in debt each month. The young fashionista is expected to spend a whopping total of £127,226 just on clothing and accessories. And with a wardrobe full of pieces from Chanel, Kenzo and Ganni, this will come as no surprise to fashion fans watching the show.

Here’s what she probably earns and spends:

Unrealistic? Definitely. But the show is a welcome escapism for fashion lovers in these uncertain times. So yes, we will still be tuning in.

Emily in Paris is available to watch on Netflix now.