Drift Away on This 'Friends'-Themed Pool Float That Matches Monica’s Iconic Purple Door
As the characters on Friends moved through 10 seasons of relationships, careers, and other life changes, one thing stayed exactly the same: the lilac door to Monica’s apartment, with its recognizable yellow frame around the peephole.
While your housemates might not agree to let you transform your actual front door into a real-life replica, they probably wouldn’t object to you bringing an inflatable version of it to the neighborhood pool. Thanks to gift retailer Paladone, such a product exists, and you can get it on Amazon for $30.
The purple, rectangular float measures 67 inches by 31 inches and accommodates up to 200 pounds, making it ideal for one person to lounge on without taking up too much space in the pool. Not only does the design feature the doorknob, deadbolt, chain lock, and yellow frame on Monica’s door, but it's got a working “peephole” that gives you a glimpse of the water below.
According to POPSUGAR, the yellow frame was originally around a mirror someone accidentally broke on the set. Instead of tossing it out, a designer hung it on Monica’s apartment door—where it stayed for the next decade. If you do manage to convince your housemates the iconic statement piece belongs in your own abode, Urban Outfitters sells a reproduction of it for $18.
While you wait for your pool float to arrive in the mail, dive into 40 facts about Friends here.
A version of this article originally ran in 2020 and has been updated to reflect current prices.