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3 Great F.R.I.E.N.D.S Costume Ideas!


Need a last-minute costume idea? Do you religiously watch the TV show Friends? Do you constantly label your friends and family members as characters from the show? *Raises arm up in confessionLook no further these costume pieces are all easily accessible can be found in most closets! 

  1. The Rachel Green 

(Circa Season 1, Episode 5: “The One with the East German Laundry Detergent”) 

What you will need: 

  • Sleeveless plaid tied up short 
  • Blue capris 
  • White sneakers 
  • Silver watch 
  • Hair in messy bun w/strands in front 
  • Laundry cart, Ross (optional)

Be sure to memorize a few lines to really get the character down, here’s a good quote. 

             Except it didn’t. It happened to me. Oh, god, I’m gonna look like a big marshmallow peep. What am I doing? What am I doing? My father’s right. I can’t live on my own! I can’t even do laundry! – Rachel Green


  1. The Pregnant Phoebe 

(Circa Season 4, Episode 23: “The One with Ross’s Wedding” )  

What you will need:  

  • Orange/Mustard yellow long sleeve shirt 
  • Blue denim overall dress 
  • Pillow (for belly) 
  • Funky jewelry (necklace+rings+earringsPhoebe always accessorizes.   
  • Spiky half up half down 90’s space buns  

Going to a Halloween costume party? This is great way to match with your BFF! Practice some lines to throw at the party and your duo costume is set! 

Here are some lines to get comfortable with when playing Pregnant Phoebe  

RachelI’m here to take care of you, what do you need, anything?

Phoebe: Okay, I have a wedgie. 

Rachel: Okay, that is all you.” 

Fun fact! – The actress who played Phoebe Buffay, Lisa Kudrow was actually pregnant in real life when she was on the show and the director decided it would be great to have it written in the storyline! However, in real life, she was only expecting one instead of expecting twins as portrayed on the screen.  

  1. The Monica Geller Frizzed Out 

 (Circa Season 9: “The One in Barbados: Part 2 

  • Wig or teased hair –messier the better!  
  • Sporty tank top 
  • Square necklace 
  • White cargo pants 
  • Ping-Pong ball + paddle  
  • White baseball cap 

It’s the Humidity!”  – Monica Geller

Organize a group of your closest Friends (see what I did there?) and get ready to win that costume contest with these awesome and hilarious looks!  




Dasha is a writer, blogger and theater major at Grand Canyon University originally from Seattle, Washington.
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