The hit NBC sitcom Friends was one of the most popular TV shows in history, and it still holds up as funny and entertaining to this day thanks to great characters and actors who played them. Among them, the gorgeous and quirky Monica Geller stands out as both an accomplished chef and the show’s resident fashionista, with her constant supply of color-coordinated outfits and apartment décor making her an unforgettable character. Take a look at Monica Geller’s fashion sense below, whether you want to emulate it or avoid it entirely! Courteney Cox as Monica Geller from Friends: Shes as fierce as she is fabulous
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Who is Monica Geller?
While Monica might have seemed like just another New York City girly-girl during her days living with Rachel, Phoebe, and Joey, it didn’t take long for fans to realize that there was more to her than met the eye. Sure, Monica struggled with some major personal issues (her divorce and financial troubles were especially stressful), but we love her for one reason above all others: she’s a badass.
Who doesn’t love this TV character?
Monica Geller! As one of six main characters in ‘Friends,’ Monica proves herself to be one of television’s greatest and most dynamic characters. Here are 5 reasons why we love her.
Why everyone loves her so much?
If there’s one thing we all know about Monica, it’s that she has (in her own words) a big mouth. We also know that not only does she rarely hold her tongue, but that when push comes to shove, even when it comes to giving advice, too often things go awry and don’t exactly pan out in her favor.
What makes her unique among other TV characters?
The catchphrase How rude! and her obsession with cleanliness. Monica is a control freak, and she will do anything to make things go right. This determination comes across in both her career (event planner) and her personal life, where everything has its place.
How do you incorporate this TV character in your personality?
How does one draw inspiration from a character in a sitcom? As a publicist, I often get asked about my professional fashion sense and sense of style. One of my favorite characters on television is Monica Geller, played by Courteney Cox in Friends. In fact, many PR professionals may be familiar with her style since they were hired to help their clients emulate it. Her character was known for her hot pink purses and love of an ensemble that involved her bright yellow rain boots!
8 Reasons You’ll Want to be Monica’s Friend
Monica Geller might have been one of the main characters on Friends, but she also had some pretty amazing qualities that made her an awesome friend to have in real life. From her hilarious one-liners to her well-thought-out solutions to her relationships to her best friends Rachel and Phoebe, there are some serious reasons why you’d want to be Monica’s friend! Here are eight of those reasons!
She always knows what to say
In moments of defeat, heartbreak or panic, she knows just what to say. She’s got a way with words and phrases that are so simple yet so profound, you find yourself wondering how she does it. How does she know exactly what you need to hear in a time of need? She’s not psychic (at least we don’t think), but for some reason she understands people on such a deep level.
She can make fun of herself
During an interview on Oprah, Courteney Cox explained that she and Jennifer Aniston based Monica and Rachel off of their own personalities. While both women are attractive and smart, they are also self-deprecating enough to poke fun at themselves. If you want a friend who can make fun of herself like Courteney Cox, try making up your own self-deprecating jokes about whatever it is you’re insecure about—maybe people won’t think it’s so bad if you make fun of yourself first!
She’s the expert on men
It may seem silly, but it’s true. Most of your problems with dating and relationships will not come from you, but from those around you (your family, friends and co-workers). Monica can help you navigate that tricky territory. If you’re interested in someone romantically, she can give you advice on how to get his or her attention. And if things don’t work out with Mr. Right, she can help you back into your single-girl routine!
Her kitchen is amazing
Some of us may dream of owning a chef-grade kitchen, complete with top-of-the-line appliances and gleaming countertops. But, if you’re lucky enough to have a friend like Monica, then good luck ever getting her to actually cook anything! That is not to say that her food lacks in taste: On the contrary, it’s some of the best (and most artery clogging) fare in NYC.
She talks about food all the time
If you’re a foodie (or just love eating), you’ll love being around Monica. She’s an excellent chef and can wax poetic about everything from omelets to pancakes—she even cooks for her pals sometimes! She has a lot of interesting stories: Dating rich guys, dating nerds, breaking up with millionaires, sleeping on couches…Monica has definitely done it all.
She shares her home with you
Ever wish you could just move in with your BFF? Well, it’s not quite that easy, but you can enjoy a lot of what it means to live with your friends. Here are 8 perks of being friends with Monica Geller. 1. She doesn’t mind if you leave dishes around. 2. She loves you enough not to care if your lipgloss is lying on her counter top. 3.
She has a great apartment in New York City
I’ve heard all of your excuses for not living in a big city: you don’t want to live in an expensive area, you want space and land, it’s too loud. But living outside of a city limits your opportunities for fun and work. If you live in New York or San Francisco (the places most jobs are) you can be rich just walking around.
Friends are everything!
Friends are like comfort food, they’re there for you when you need them. If you’re having a hard day, try watching Friends and see if it doesn’t make your day a little bit better.