Watch Naomi Watanabe and Tommy Dorfman Bond Over FENDI Baguette

Watch Naomi Watanabe and Tommy Dorfman Bond Over FENDI Baguette

An unlikely duo makes the best pair in the next #BaguetteFriendsForever episode.

An unlikely duo makes the best pair in the next #BaguetteFriendsForever episode.

Text: Dylan Kelly

A power duo no one saw coming, Japanese comedian Naomi Watanabe and American actor Tommy Dorfman star in FENDI’s new #BaguetteFriendsForever film, bonding over their shared adoration for the iconic Made in Italy accessory. This new short film comes after the launch of FENDI’s #BaguetteFriendsForever Series, a set of short films that tell the unique stories of inseparable pairs on the hunt for the Baguette bag. 

The film showcases a side-by-side of the two budding stars’ morning routines, which happen to be completely identical. They take off their FENDI logo-embossed sleep mask to the sound of an alarm, and they carefully select their Baguette bag for the day  before snapping a quick selfie on their way out. Moving to the next frame, Watanabe and Dorfman find themselves as front row neighbors on the FENDI runway and notice each other’s matching accessories. In awe and excitement, the pair suddenly exclaim in unison, “This is not a bag, it’s a Baguette!” Connected by the alluring alchemy of the Baguette, the two stars instantly spark an inseparable friendship. The film fast forwards to a shot of the newly-formed companions chatting and laughing over a cup of coffee, illustrating the magnetic power of the maison’s Baguette bag. 

After filming the project with Watanabe, Dorfman told FENDI, “Meeting Naomi was obviously the highlight, we get along so well, and she is truly one of the funniest people I’ve ever met. We had so much fun sitting next to each other that day during the fashion show and hanging out.” Sharing her gratitude for working with Dorfman and reflecting on the series’ larger message of friendship, Watanabe put it nicely: “You can’t do it all alone – you always need someone that supports you no matter what.” Speaking words to live by, Watanabe, along with Dorfman, certainly bring that mantra to life in this latest addition to the #BaguetteFriendsForever series.

Tune into the FENDI short film below. 

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