50 Clever Halloween Costumes For Couples

Couples halloween costumes ideas

Not sure what to be for Halloween? The only thing better than dressing up as your favorite character by yourself is dressing up as your favorite pair of characters in the form of the best couples costume ever.

Think about how much fun it is dragging your spouse or significant other into the cute tedium of picking a matching costume! But you don’t want to be boring, and you certainly don’t want to be irrelevant to the times, so you’ll need a great place to start poring over Halloween costume ideas for the special someone(s) that you are your partner are going to be.

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Halloween is a time for fun, relaxing, partying, and generally acting a touch loopier than you do the rest of the year. It may also be a time for spiced pumpkin everything and perhaps making some poor choices (like misjudging how badly those new shoes are actually going to rub your feet raw), but your Halloween costume should NEVER be one of those bad decisions, and that, my friends, is why we’re here to help!  

Don’t just dress up as someone or something boring — make it really count and get you and your s.o. to become the belle of whatever fall ball you choose! Scare the neighbor kids, drink too much seasonal IPAs at a local kegger, or dance with all the other ghouls and goblins to your heart’s content.

Just don’t be that couple that dresses up as “themselves” as your costume.

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Let’s not forget that Halloween is basically a free-for-all as far as clothing goes, so you can make your evening wear as extravagant or DIY as you want! Pick your favorite character couples costume or punny costumes, and go out and have a blast. Try to remember that it’s impossible to stay classy while you’re choking down water trying to gnaw on as many apples as you can.

Here are 50 of some of our favorite couples costumes that promise to capture your imagination and get all the cobweb-covered outfit ideas churning! Happy haunting!


1. Christian Grey & Anastasia Steel from Fifty Shades of Grey

couples halloween costumes

Christian Grey: White dress shirt, grey suit and tie, and some kinky toys hanging out of your pocket or around your belt loops (a riding crop, a feather toy, etc). If you’re really into it, gently whip and boss around Anastasia — she loves it.

Anastasia Steel: Brown wig, a form-fitting dress or skirt and bustier combo, sexy high heels, a sequined mask and handcuffs.

2. Sandy & Danny from Grease


Danny: White tee shirt, black leather jacket, black jeans, and black boots. Hair should be style with a good amount of gel.

Sandy: Black top, black leggings or pants, and red heels.

3. Walter White & Jesse Pinkman from Breaking Bad

couples halloween costumes

Walter White: Bald cap, yellow hazmat suit, a gas mask and/or goggles, and a real or fake van dyke.

Jesse Pinkman: Yellow hazmat suit and a gas mask and/or goggles. Say “yo” and “bitch” constantly.

4. Katniss Everdeen & Peeta Mellark from The Hunger Games

couples halloween costumes

Katniss Everdeen: Dark braided hair, black v-neck shirt, black windbreaker, dark cargo pants, a toy bow, and a backpack full of arrows.

Peeta Mellark: Black tee shirt, green cargo pants, black army boots, and sexual tension.

5. Brad & Janet from The Rocky Horror Picture Show


Brad:  A dress shirt, sweater vest, blue or gray dress slacks, a khaki jacket, and some retro glasses. Plenty of Brad confidence, too! 

Janet: A simple, single-colored dress, a white sweater, small purse, and a slight curl to your hair. Bonus points if you manage to fit “Oh, Brad!” into every conversation that evening. 

6. Daisy Buchanan & Jay Gatsby from The Great Gatsby


Daisy Buchanan: Sparkly or pastel knee-length flapper-style dress, a short blonde wig with a glittery hair accessory, and an empty martini glass. Bonus: Carry a luxe fur wrap or fancy cigarette holder.

Jay Gatsby: Tuxedo or suit, slicked-back hair, empty martini glass. Start out dashing and mysterious and get totally wasted and have a meltdown by the end of the night.

7. Piper & Alex from Orange Is The New Black

couples halloween costumes

Piper: Orange (or beige) nursing scrubs with white tee shirt underneath and a blonde wig. Hold hands and make out with Alex.

Alex: Beige nursing scrubs with white long-sleeved shirt underneath, a black wig, black plastic glasses, and fake tattoos.

8. Mario and Princess Peach


Him: Red long-sleeved shirt, overalls, red hat, and white gloves.

Her: Pink dress, blonde wig, princess crown, white gloves, and blue earrings.

9. Juno & Paulie Bleeker from Juno

Him: Red hoodie, bright yellow jogging shorts, long white socks, yellow sweatbands, and black running shoes,

Her: Orange and hite tee shirt, jeans with a skirt over top, sweater, and something to stuff your belly if you need it.

10. Buster Bluth & Lucille Bluth from Arrested Development

couples halloween costumes

Buster Bluth: Preppy short-sleeved shirt, or a long-sleeved dress shirt with a sweater vest, wire-rimmed glasses, and a hook for a hand. Or honor Buster’s time serving our country in basic Army fatigues and boots.

Lucille Bluth: Brown bobbed wig, a skirt suit, a pearl necklace AND a brooch, and an empty martini glass.

11. The Office’s Dwight & Angela


Dwight: A yellow shirt, tie, combed hair with a part in the middle, large round glasses, a watch, and a name tag saying “Dwight Schrute”.

Angela: Blonde wig, turtleneck, sweater (preferably pink), long skirt, and a stuffed cat.

12. Daenerys Targaryen & Khal Drogo from Game Of Thrones

couples halloween costumes

Daenerys Targaryen: Long white-blonde wig with a short piece braided in the back,

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