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BESTIES LIKE THESE: Amanda Seyfried and Emma Roberts
Text by Kee | Interview and Photos courtesy of Fendi
25.06.2019
Amanda Seyfried and Emma Roberts
Amanda Seyfried
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In Hollywood (and life), many will tell you that true friends are few and far between. Amanda Seyfried and Emma Roberts are the exceptions to the rule. That said, the A-listers, who have never worked together on-screen, have been cast by Fendi in its latest #BaguetteFriendsForever campaign to celebrate the iconic handbag launched in 1997. Here, they share their thoughts about friendship, and shared love for the iconic Italian fashion label.    

 

MANIFESTO: The Fendi Baguette is all about Friendship – what does this mean to you?

AMANDA SEYFRIED: Friendship means connecting on most levels as human beings. Sharing ideals, styles, and attitudes. 

EMMA ROBERTS: I love sharing clothes and bags with my girlfriends and the Baguette is the perfect bag to borrow or lend. It’s timeless and chic, yet fun.

M: What’s your favourite place in New York to go with your best friends?

AS: My favourite place in New York is the ABC Carpet & Home store, I love to go there with my friends and look around.

ER: I love to go to Mcnally Jackson bookstore and then lunch at Sant Ambroeus on a weekend. I also love to check out what’s happening at The Guggenheim. For my birthday I went to the Hilma af Klint exhibit with my best friend and I was literally blown away.

M: What does Fendi mean to you?

AS: For me, Fendi means exquisite, tailored and it represents the Italian craftsmanship.

ER: Fendi is the ultimate mix of classic with trend. I remember seeing the Baguette bag on Sex and the City and I coveted one for years after, until I got my first one at a vintage shop in New Orleans.

M: What makes the Fendi Baguette bag special?

AS: The Baguette bag is soft and can play as both casual and cocktail. It’s a perfect bag for everyone because it comes in all kinds of sizes, colors and materials.

ER: The Baguette bag can go with anything like a simple Jeans and t-shirt, or a dress.

M: How do you like to style your Fendi Baguette?

AS: I feel like the Baguette goes with everything, there is no need to style it as it stands out as it is.

ER: I love to mix my Baguette bag with a vintage slip-dress or denim. I like the contrast of mixing a high-end piece with something vintage.

M: What makes it special to be part of this project with each other?

AS: It was great to work together with Emma on this Fendi project because she’s herself, easy to connect with, madly funny, bold and no-nonsense. I love working with women I respect and connect to. It feels powerful and fun. 

ER: Amanda and I had the best time at the Fendi event in New York. We hadn’t seen each other in a while and we just laughed and caught up. Amanda is so funny and has a contagious energy about herAny time you can mix work and friendship, it’s a win.

M: What projects do you have upcoming that we can look forward to seeing?

AS: I have been working on Simon Curtis’ The Art of Racing in the Rain releasing in September and David Koepp’s You Should Have Left releasing this fall.

ER: I’ve been working on the new season of American Horror Story, Netflix’s Holidate and returning to my horror roots with The Hunt for Blumhouse and Universal.

 

 

 

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