A Millennial Pink Coffin Float Exists, So Now You Can Ponder Your Mortality In Style

There are few summer pleasures as pleasing as floating about in a large body of water in some type of inflatable pool accessory — because adulting is hard, and truth be told, we’re never too old for beach toys. Now that we are — finally — in full bucolic and summery swing here in the northern hemisphere, pool parties and beach trips abound. And if your mood happens to rest somewhere between whimsical and … just a tad fatalistic this summer of 2018, consider this millennial pink coffin float for your next pool party. Not bad for a conversation starter, right? I mean, who else but you is likely to show up at your next swim party with a lidded inflatable coffin, and in millennial pink no less?

Canadian designers and friends Ian Felton and and Andrew Greenbaum created the somewhat adorable-yet-also-creepy pool float in an effort to bring a touch of macabre whimsy to your next aquatic event, but funds are still being raised in order to launch the coffin pool float en masse, according to a caption that Greenbaum wrote on a July 4 Instagram post about the float. Greenbaum also wrote that the design duo started working on the coffin float concept three years ago, and recently had a sample prototype drawn up. The pink coffin pool float isn’t quite ready for purchase yet, however, as the design duo are “about $15,000 short from being able to sell this to ya’ll." He goes on: Let us know if you think a kickstarter would be a cool idea or if you have a rich daddy who wanna invest.”

Not only are Instagrammers everywhere feeling the vibe of that just-so-shade-of-pink coffin pool float, but the dark hearts of the Twittersphere are also awash in semi-morbid glee.

And in case you’re looking for an array of creative pool toys for your next watery bash — as you eagerly await mass production of that millennial pink coffin float, of course — from sharks and butterflies, to donuts and wine bottles, you’ve got creative and floaty choices aplenty for your next poolside soiree.

Shark Pool Float

Shark Pool Float

$39.99

Amazon

Butterfly Wings Pool Float

Butterfly Wings Pool Float

$148

Missoni x Funboy

Rosé Bottle Pool Float

Rosé Bottle Pool Float

$28

Urban Outfitters

Lilac Donut Pool Float

Lilac Donut Inner Tube Float

$28

Urban Outfitters

And as you eagerly await production of that pink coffin pool floatie, you can check out a worthy substitute here:

Blackcraft Cult’s Coffin Shaped Pool Float

Coffin Pool Float

$70

Blackcraft Cult

And in case that millennial pink coffin pool float has won the day, and stolen your heart for all swim-related events forever moving forward — fear not, gentle reader: a Kickstarter is most definitely in the works if enough folks are interested in purchasing the more-than-a-tad nihilistic pool accessory. Hop on over to Andrew Greenbaum's Instagram page, and make your love known, stat.