41 Adorable (and Clever!) Halloween Costumes Every Couple Has to Try
You'll be a real power pair this Halloween.
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Jasmine and Aladdin
With the release of the live-action adaptation of the Walt Disney classics last year, there’s no better time to dress up as the two main, and fated-for-each-other, characters, Jasmine and Aladdin. And, if you have a fur baby, he or she can dress up as Aladdin’s sidekick: the monkey Abu! Don’t miss the best Halloween costumes for Disney superfans.
Chip and Joanna Gaines
Are you a fan of the HGTV show Fixer Upper and looking for an easy Halloween costume? Dress up as the show’s stars, married couple Joanna and Chip Gaines. He can wear a pair of jeans, flannels, a trucker hat, and she can part her hair down the middle like Joanna. Trying to save money this Halloween? Don’t miss these clever money-saving ideas for this Halloween.
The Lion King
Let another Disney classic that came to life on the big screen last year, The Lion King, serve as your inspiration. From Simba and Nala to Rafiki and Scar, there are enough characters to involve the whole family! Don’t miss the 25 best Halloween costumes for families.
Danny and Sandy from Grease
If there are two star-crossed lovers who never get old (even though the movie was made more than 40 years ago), it’s Danny and Sandy from Grease. Lucky for you it’s easy to pull off the costume—all you need are a pair of leather pants and a black top for Sandy and a ton of hair grease along with a pair of jeans and a belt for Danny. Guess which came first: Grease the movie or Grease the play?
Whether you’re losing your voice due to a cough, or simply don’t feel like saying too much this Halloween, dressing up as matching mimes is one way to avoid having to clear your throat! Check out these other genius ideas for a last-minute Halloween costume.
Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio
They may not have worked out in the end, but few Hollywood couples are more beloved than blond bombshell Marilyn Monroe and Yankees star Joe DiMaggio. More than two of you going out? Try these 12 clever group costumes.
Silent film stars
Are you secret film buffs? Play it old-school with this classic costume idea. Check out these secrets costume designers want you to know.
Your kid wants to be a superhero; why not join in the fun with this superhero family get-up? Find these outfits and other Halloween costumes you can get on Amazon for $25 or less.
It might not be a costume as “old as time,” but it’s certainly one that the crowd can appreciate. Plus, it’s a win, win for you and your partner, as you get to dress up as a Disney princess (don’t mind if you do!) and he gets to emulate the late-night food he’s probably going to wind up wanting before you head home. Don’t miss these Halloween puns that will make you chuckle.
Captain America and Black Widow
Is there anything more romantic and adorable than your partner dressing up as a superhero and you playing his beautiful, steamy love interest? We didn’t think so.
Comic book characters
Looking for something cute, easy to identify, but not too hard on your budget or energy level? This costume only requires two things: Some artsy makeup and maybe a few YouTube tutorials to help you get it right! You’ll want to master these easy Halloween makeup ideas before the big night.
Netflix and chill
Turn your favorite activity into a fun costume. It’s super easy, everyone will get what you are, and you’ll get a lot of laughs. What are you watching? One of these 20 Halloween movies that will scare you senseless, of course!
Egyptian queen and her king
One way to hit the streets in style? Dress up like a king and queen or, better yet, one from the Egyptian times when nearly all attire was made from gold. You and your beau will certainly feel like the King and Queen of the night. Find out the truth behind these Halloween superstitions.
Channel your inner evil fairy and dress up as this Disney villain with a decorative skull-and-bones character to match her wickedness. See what insiders know about Disney’s Halloween celebrations.
As the historic festival rages on in Munich, Germany, you too can partake from afar by dressing up in lederhosen and dirndls. Bottoms up! Didn’t plan ahead? These last-minute Halloween costumes can be whipped together in minutes.
Pressed for time when deciding what to dress up as for Halloween? Make it easy on yourself and your partner by gathering your greatest party-going garb. You’ll certainly be dressed for fun! Check out these genius last-minute Halloween costume ideas.
Mario & Luigi
Not only is dressing up like everyone’s favorite Nintendo-game characters totally adorable, but it takes little-to-no prep! Just dig up green and red shirts, a pair of suspenders, and red and green hats. Don’t forget to write the big “M” and “L” on the front!
Festa Junina celebrators
Also known as festas de São João, the Brazilian celebration of the nativity of St. John the Baptist happens every June, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dress up as traditional rural farmers, known as caipiras, who coined the festive holiday. More options to consider are these 25 punny Halloween costumes.
Game of Thrones characters
Even if you haven’t seen every episode of this epic HBO series, you can still jump on the GOT bandwagon by dressing up as lovers from the Medieval Age. No one even needs to know exactly which characters you’re portraying (although you can just say Jaime and Cersei)! Check out the most popular Halloween costumes of 2019.
Soap and loofah
Get clean this Halloween and dress up as a bar of soap and a loofah. These costumes can easily be made with things you find around the house. Use tissue paper to dress yourself up as a loofah. Throwing a Halloween party? Make these cheap Halloween decorations for a spooky bash.
Mary Poppins and Bert
Grab your giant tote, large umbrella, and a spoon full of sugar for this costume. You may even be able to get the whole family involved!
Nerdy and autumnal themed? This easy costume is festive and guaranteed to make everyone chuckle. Check out how and why the Halloween tradition may be changing very soon.
Jake and Amy from Brooklyn Nine-Nine
For fans of the NBC comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, you and your very own partner in crime can mimic these fictional detectives These two are known to bicker and love to be competitive, making getting into character not so difficult!
Pennywise and Georgie
For fans of the classic horror novel by Stephen King, you can really show off your makeup skills for this one. Bonus points if you actually scare your partner. See how to make fake blood with this at-home recipe.
Tooth Fairy and tooth
You want a costume that lets you dress up like a princess (hey, a wand never hurts either) and you love giving people a good laugh. This clever pairing does the trick for you both—and you look so darn cute standing together!
Hades and Hercules
Another classic Disney pair that’s super easy to DIY. Don’t miss these creepy real events that actually happened on Halloween.
Sully and Boo from Monsters Inc.
Love comes in all forms and nothing is more heartwarming than the protective relationship between this big friendly monster and a toddler.
Belle and the Beast
This classic Disney pair never gets old. Unlike the punny “Taco Belle” earlier on this list, you and your partner can show everyone what true love really looks like. Check out what the most popular Halloween costume was the year you were born.
Curious George and The Man with the Yellow Hat
If you and your partner are always monkeying around, this silly costume will work well this Halloween. Plus, everyone will know who you are.
Willy Wonka and an Oompa Loompa
You and your partner will be everyone’s favorite pair this Halloween as long as you come prepared with candy, of course. Check out these surprising facts about Halloween candy you never knew.
Shaggy and Scooby
Shaggy and Scooby are the best of friends, just like you and your partner! See how you can get your own pup involved with these Halloween costumes for dogs.
The Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat
Although not a couple in the book or the film, these two are quirky and will be a fun pair to recreate. Not to mention, you’ll be instantly recognizable.
Beetlejuice and Lydia Deetz
Say Beetlejuice three times fast and the magical trickster may appear before you along with a super cute Halloween costume. Catch Beetlejuice and 24 others on this list of best Halloween movies for kids.
This husband and wife from long-running animated comedy are always a crowd favorite.
Mr. and Mrs. Incredible
You already are incredible, so why not remind everyone of this seemingly obvious, yet important fact?
Freddie and David
Feeling “Under Pressure” about finding the perfect Halloween costume? Maybe try recreating arguably the most iconic duo in music history. Next, check out these scary Halloween costumes that will give you nightmares.
For more fun facts, costume ideas, traditions, candy inspiration, spooky entertainment, and updates on how October 31 will look different this year, check out our Halloween Guide.