How the stylish, fairytale NYC of ‘Katy Keene’ came to life

Davida Erdahl

Enjoy out, Midge Maisel and Blair Waldorf — NYC’s acquired a new Tv set vogue queen.

“Katy Keene,” whose eponymous star is performed by Lucy Hale from “Pretty Very little Liars,” is the CW’s new spinoff of its twisted teenager strike, “Riverdale.” The splashy drama, which premiered Thursday, is motivated by a retro “Archie” comic-e-book collection of the exact same title, and follows a group of twentysomething creatives in New York Town.

“The New York of ‘Katy Keene’ is the New York of the imagination,” Michael Grassi, who co-made the demonstrate with Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, tells The Write-up. “It kind of references the New York that we observed in our favourite movies and Tv set exhibits increasing up — like ‘A Refrain Line’ or ‘Working Girl’ or ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s.’”

And costume designer Jenn Rogien suggests that for Katy — an aspiring vogue designer seeking to perform her way up at

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