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Halloween is that time of year where everyone gets to use their creativity, and you can be whoever (or whatever) you want. When you have a friend or special someone you can go out trick-or-treating with, it makes it that much more fun! We scoured the web for the best and trendiest options: costumes can range from goofy to spooky, and with our top picks for the best couples' costumes this Halloween, we’re hopeful we can find a match for you and yours.
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1. Condiments to ketchup with
This Tigerdoe Ketchup and Mustard costume is an easy, gender-neutral and G-rated Halloween getup to join the party in. Both costumes are easy to throw on, don’t need makeup and can be worn over jeans—so you’ll stay warm if you’re out on a chilly autumn evening. Best of all, it’s easy to match these with a hotdog kid costume. Perfect for couples, friends or the whole family, this is a must(ard) have!
2. Become a couple of bloodsuckers
What's Halloween without the king of the night? Become Dracula and his bride with this traditional Spooktacular Creations Vampire costume and this Victorian Renaissance nightdress from NSPSTT. Turn the nightdress spookier with some vampire teeth and fake blood. It also comes in multiple colors if you feel like switching it up. Dracula’s costume has a vest, cape and cane that all ensure you’ll look frighteningly decadent.
3. Race off to the party in style
For race car fans, these two costumes fit the bill. Spirit Halloween offers an adult-sized Spirit Halloween Race Car Driver costume in a catsuit jumpsuit fit. You could add some grease stains, but otherwise, no accessories are needed. You’ll match up with your partner when they jump into this easy-to-wear Spirit Halloween Mechanic Jumpsuit costume. Make it more authentic by carrying around a wrench. Once you’re all dressed up, you’ll both be off to the races!
4. Costumes for the Hocus Pocus fans
If you’re excited for the just-released Hocus Pocus sequel, show your enthusiasm this Halloween by dressing the part. Spirit Halloween has both a Winifred Sanderson costume and Billy Butcherson costume from Spirit Halloween—both are extremely detailed, and will make you a spitting image of the characters. The Winifred Sanderson costume does not include the wig, so make sure you buy it separately.
5. Be the grooviest couple in town
These costumes are a throwback for the retro couple. The Halloween Costumes Purple Leisure ‘70s suit costume can be paired with groovy sunglasses, a big wig and retro loafers for the ultimate impact, but wearing it with what you have at home will still make heads turn—especially when you have your partner on your arm in a show-stopping Halloween Costumes Disco Doll dress. Add flashy gold earrings, and you’ll be on your way to the disco in no time.
6. An avocado toast that will guac their world
Give it back to those boomers that say millennials buy too much avocado toast by becoming the avocado toast! This Spirit Halloween Avocado and Toast couples' costume is a steal, as it comes with both costumes for just $50. Another gender-neutral option, these are sleeveless polyester costumes that can go over jeans or leggings, so you’ll be comfortable all night long.
7. The best superhero couple
When it comes to Teen Titans, there's no doubt that Robin and Starfire are iconic—separately and together. Take on Gotham's villains as a team with this officially licensed couples' costume: the Halloween Costumes Starfire ensemble includes a top and skirt with belt, an arm band, gauntlets and boot tops while Halloween Costumes Robin Muscle costume is a muscle chest jumpsuit with boot tops, a black cape, eye mask and yellow belt.
8. A tribute to Bob Ross
Everyone loves Bob Ross! This gender-neutral ensemble includes the Rasta Imposta Bob Ross costume kit—the wig and beard, paint palette, and brush—and a Tree Tunic Painting canvas dress from Clarisbelle that resembles Ross’s paintings. Raise your arms and you’ll become a striking painter’s canvas. For the Bob Ross costume, all you need to do is throw on your jeans and denim shirt.
9. Be spot on in a cheetah and zookeeper costume
This Spirit Halloween Zookeeper costume comes with a shirt, hat, belt and three patches for authenticity. It also comes with fake keys to keep your cheetah safely locked up. The Spirit Halloween Cheetah Catsuit includes a headband with cheetah ears, a tail and a cheetah-print choker necklace. It’s stylish enough that you might be able to wear it to other occasions after Halloween—without the cat ears, of course.
10. Dress up sweet and savory
This gender-neutral Hauntlook Coffee and Donut costume will perk up anyone who sees it. Both costumes come in a $45 package and fit over clothes with shoulder straps. It’s also one size fits all so it may not be sufficient for those who are plus-sized. The coffee costume is based on Starbucks’s coffee cups with customization (decaf, whole milk, etc.) on the back; the donut is a chocolate-sprinkle flavor. These costumes are great for work parties since they easily slip on.
11. Show off your superpowers
Defend Wakanda with these Dora Milaje and Black Panther costumes from Halloween Costumes. The Black Panther costume has a removable mask, so you can choose to reveal your identity on Halloween. It comes with boots and gloves with claws. It pairs great with the Dora Milaje costume, which is 97% polyester and 3% spandex pants and suit, keeping it flexible and comfortable. The Dora Milaje looks armored with foam gauntlets and shoulder guards. Lastly, it has boot covers that cover comfortable sneakers, but are still faithful to the look.
12. Cheese and wine for Halloween
Don’t wine about not having a costume! Keep it classy with this gender-neutral Tigerdoe Wine and Cheese costume. Both fit over regular clothing, and can be enhanced in any creative way you’d like. One customer said they made a cracker-and-brie hat for the cheese costume. Reviewers note that the wine costume might be a bit small for bigger frames, so be sure to check the dimensions before purchasing.
13. Be good or bad (but not ugly) in these cowboy costumes
Ride ‘em cowboy! These fits are on the more detailed end of the cowboy spectrum and allow for greater creativity and customization. The Halloween Costumes Cowboy costume comes with a duster jacket, vest, chaps, belt, hat and bandana. The chaps can go over any pair of jeans, and it’ll look as authentic as any cattle-wrangler in the Old West. The Halloween Costumes Cowgirl Chaps costume comes with a shirt, vest, chaps, hat, bandana and belt. This is another set that would go well with a child—any kid companion can wear a cow or horse costume, and be on theme with you both!
14. Cause trouble as these recognizable villains
Gotham has no chance against you two as Harley Quinn and the Joker. The Halloween Costumes Harley Quinn costume is her traditional jester suit, and comes with everything you need to look just like her—except, perhaps, her mallet. Although the Halloween Costumes Dark Knight Joker costume is on the expensive end, it goes for a more genuine feel with 100% polyester poplin, satin and broadcloth fabrics (Halloween Costumes has a rental option if you know you’ll only be wearing this one night a year). You’ll both have a night on the town with these outfits.
15. Bee the queen (and beekeeper) of Halloween
This Halloween Costumes Queen Bee costume is one of the fanciest we’ve seen, and you can get a beekeeper to go along with it. With wings, a dress and an impressive underskirt, you’ll be buzzing to wear this on Halloween. The Halloween Costumes Busy Beekeeper costume is a simple and wearable white jumpsuit with a beekeeper’s hat decorated with bees. It will make for a stunning night with your honey.
16. Become matching mob bosses
If you’re the kind of person who loves dressing up for any occasion, the Gangster Suit and Mr. Mob Gangster costumes from Spirit Halloween will keep you stylish on Halloween night. Adding a cigar, fake gun or flashy bills will give you a genuine look. Each costume includes a vest and pants, and the gangster suit comes with a tie. Throw in a hat and it’ll complete the whole outfit—although it’s definitely not needed for a fun look.
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