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That ‘Emily in Paris’ Luggage Collab Isn’t Real, But Here’s How to Get (Almost) the Same Thing

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It didn’t take long for Netflix to renew Emily in Paris. This week, the Emmy-nominated show got picked up for a third and fourth season — not even a month after Season 2 premiered on the streaming platform.

The Netflix series, which follows Lily Collins’ character as she moves to Paris to work at marketing firm Savoir, dives right back into Emily’s love life and her time at the office. The show’s newest episodes spotlight plenty of fictional products, too, including a Peloton-like exercise bike called Pelotech. But in the premiere, real-life luxury luggage company Rimowa gets a good amount of screen time, starting with a pitch meeting. But there’s a twist.

“Maybe we can do a collab with Pierre … something really tacky?” Emily suggests, referring to the fictional designer Pierre Cadault. Soon, Emily receives the luggage with Pierre’s face stretched across the suitcase, and she even takes it on a trip later in the episode.

“We’re lucky to have an incredible community of travelers who love Rimowa, including Emily in Paris creator, Darren Star,” Emelie De Vitis, Rimowa’s chief marketing officer, tells Rolling Stone, about the fortuitous product placement on the show.

“When the Emily in Paris team reached out with the suggestion that Rimowa organically integrate into the new season as part of a collaboration storyline, we decided to allow them total creative freedom with our brand and products,” De Vitis says. “We loved seeing how they reimagined Rimowa in such a unique and quirky way.”

Emily in Paris. (L to R) Jean-Christophe Bouvet as Pierre Cadault, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu as Sylvie Grateau in episode 203 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

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De Vitis says site traffic “immediately skyrocketed” after the new season — and Rimowa shoutout — aired after the holidays. And though fans of the show can’t actually buy the Emily in Paris luggage collab, you can get the brand’s Original Trunk XL rolling suitcase, which is the most similar to the Emily design.

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If you’re not looking for a piece of luggage that size, there are plenty of other Rimowa carry-ons available on sites like Nordstrom and elsewhere online.

Related: Taking a Long Trip? These Checked Bags Can Hold Two Weeks Worth of Clothes and Tech

Other luggage companies, from Victorinox to Monos, also offer a wide range of checked bags and carry-ons for a variety of budgets. For a similar style, Away also sells its hard-shelled Aluminum Edition carry-on in silver. And we also like traveling with Arlo Skye’s hard-sided luggage, like the Frame carry-on. That said, none of them are quite as noticeable as the Emily in Paris bags in Season 2.

All 10 episodes of Emily in Paris Season 2 are streaming now on Netflix. And those who haven’t seen the show or who don’t have a Netflix account can now purchase the first season on Amazon Prime Video, or buy individual episodes starting at $2.99.

Emily in Paris. (L to R) Lily Collins as Emily, Jeremy O. Harris as Gregory Elliot Dupree in episode 202 of Emily in Paris. Cr. Carole Bethuel/Netflix © 2021

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Emily in Paris Season 2 doesn’t appear to have landed on Prime Video yet. As for when you can expect new episodes of the show, that’s still up in the air as Netflix has yet to announce the premiere dates for Season 3 and 4.

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Let the Green M&M Be Daddy’s Nasty Little Slut

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The recent push to rebrand corporate logos to be more inclusive has, for the most part, been a good thing. Making Barbie more body-positive? Great. Renaming Aunt Jemima syrup? About damn time. Yet in brands’ fervent quest to capture youth audiences and capture the woke zeitgeist, they may be going just a little bit too far. Case in point: the slut-shaming of the green M&M.

Essentially, this is what happened: the CEO of Mars Wrigley, the company that makes M&Ms, announced today that it would be revamping the characters to make them more “current” and “representative of our consumer” (presumably, people united by their willingness to ignore the fact that they’re eating shittier Reese’s Pieces). How do they plan on doing this, you ask? By replacing the characters’ footwear.

This distinction is pretty negligible for the male characters (CNN goes into detail about the changes, but frankly they are men, and thus I don’t really care). For the female characters, however, the changes are apparent and formidable. The brown M&M’s heels have been lowered to a more sensible Alexis Neiers-esque kitten heel, while the green M&M’s signature go-go boots have been swapped out for non-descript white sneakers, the kind that Melanie Griffith’s character in Working Girl changes into on the subway to signal she’s a Girlboss with a head for business and a bod for sin. Let the river run, ladies! (Mars Wrigley did not immediately return a request for comment.)

For those familiar with the iconography of the green M&M, this change is nothing more than tectonic. I imagine it is similar to how the people of Wittenberg must have felt watching Martin Luther nail his 95 Theses of the Protestant Reformation to the church door. But it is also a major error on Mars Wrigley’s part, because the green M&M being a dirty slut, as signified by her iconic white go-go boots, is precisely what has engendered her a devoted fan base, particularly among similarly libidinous women and gay men who have embraced the character. Consider, for instance, this ad where she does erotic ASMR for no reason other than to give the male M&Ms a massive boner, then feigns ignorance at the impact her performance has. Can we, or should we, attempt to put a cap on such virulent, untrammeled female sexuality? Can you stop the wind from blowing? Can you prevent a dog from vomiting after eating too much cheese? Can you keep Twitter libs from being self-righteous about adhering to COVID protocols? No, you cannot.

The green M&M has spent decades building her brand as a horny, sexy bitch, and for what? For her creators to give her Larry David footwear in the name of feminism? For Mars Wrigley to give themselves pats on the back and big fat fucking raises at the next corporate retreat in Palo Alto? Guess what: the green M&M is a feminist, and she’s a dirty slut. We are real, and we exist, and we refuse to tolerate this disgusting attempt at erasure. We are given so little, and we have tolerated so much. Let the green M&M keep her go-go boots. Let her get blackout and suck dick in the bathroom at Acme on a Wednesday. This is what we want. This is what we deserve. This is what she deserves

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Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, the Who Lead 2022 New Orleans Jazz Fest

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Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, the Who, and Willie Nelson are among the headliners who will perform at this year’s New Orleans Jazz Fest, which — after two years of Covid-canceled festivals — returns to the Big Easy from April 29 to May 8.

The Black Crowes, Luke Combs, Jimmy Buffett, Lionel Richie, and Erykah Badu are also among the top-billed talent, with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Elvis Costello and the Imposters, Death Cab for Cutie, Norah Jones, Randy Newman, the Avett Brothers, Dawn Richard, Kool & the Gang, and dozens of New Orleans legends — from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band to Big Freedia and Dumpstaphunk — on the deep lineup.

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— New Orleans JazzFest (@jazzfest) January 20, 2022

This year’s lineup also includes Ziggy Marley performing the music of his father Bob Marley, a “Newport All-Stars” tribute to that fest’s late founder George Wein, Cee Lo Green leading a James Brown tribute, plus sets from Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Asleep at the Wheel, Melissa Etheridge, Buddy Guy, Billy Strings, Ludacris, and more.

Nicks, Foo Fighters, and the Who were all among the headliners for the 2020 Jazz Fest that was canceled by the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic; the 2021 Jazz Fest — which featured Foo Fighters alongside the Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, and Dead & Company — was scheduled for the next spring, but that too was postponed to the fall and ultimately canceled due to the Delta variant.

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How John Mayer Helped Return Bob Saget’s Body to California After His Death

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In addition to retrieving Saget’s car from LAX, John Mayer also helped the Full House star return home to California in a very heartwarming way. Find out more below.

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John Mayer paid for a private plane to transport Bob Saget‘s body back to California after his death, E! News has learned.  

On Jan. 9, the Full House star died in his hotel room in Orlando, Fla., while on his stand-up comedy tour. Saget’s funeral was held five days later in Los Angeles with many of his famous friends in attendance. He was 65.  

But Mayer didn’t just fund the flight. Joined by comedian Jeff Ross, the singer also retrieved Saget’s car, which was parked at Los Angeles International Airport. While on their drive home, the pair remembered their “rock star” friend in a poignant Instagram Live.  

While speaking about Saget and the personal impact he had on Mayer’s life, the singer quickly became emotional. 

“I really loved the guy,” he said. “He was a comic before he was anything else. You know, I’ve heard from a thousand comics in the last couple days and he loved making people happy. It didn’t matter who you were. It didn’t matter your stature, your status. Bob was a rock star without an assistant. Bob was a single dad for a long time. He raised three amazing, amazing people and he somehow took his TV family and also made them his real family, which is unheard of.” 

He added, “I’ve just never known a human being on this earth who could give that much love individually and completely to that many people in a way that made each person feel like he was a main character in their life and they were a main character in his life.” 

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Shortly after Saget’s death, Mayer shared a collection of photos of the pair together and penned a moving tribute to him on Instagram.  

“I’ve met many people in my life, but when Bob crossed my path, I just held onto him, and I wasn’t letting go. I just knew he was the realest thing,” he wrote in part. “I would like you to know that the man you hope was as lovely as you think was way beyond what you can ever imagine. He was impossibly kind. And generous. And loving. And I have more to say so please let me do like one more of these, okay? It’s just the way it’s gonna be.” 

He concluded the post by writing, “I love you, Bob. I will never forget you. I will visit you often in my memories, and I hope I get to see you in my dreams. I will tell my kids about you. I’m taking you with me forever.” 

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