One of the hardest things to agree on as a couple is the Halloween costumes you’ll be wearing to all the parties this year.
How do you pick something that suits both of your personalities, while still being recognizable to others?
And more importantly, what types of costumes can you wear that will save you from being glued to your other half all night? There are some places you just don’t want to take your partner – if you want to keep the love alive, that is.
If you’re scraping the bottom of the barrel for some new couple’s costumes, this list is guaranteed to inspire some fresh ideas.
1) Silent Film Stars
This couple’s costume is perfect for those vintage loving girls and guys. One of the best things about going as silent film stars is the wide range of choices that you’ll have with your clothing. Get ready for a look that’s both unique and classy.
2) Alice and the White Rabbit
The fresh takes on the characters in Alice Through the Looking Glass tells us the classic story is going to be a common theme this Halloween. There are a lot of options to mix-and-match with these couple’s costumes so you have more room to find a combination that works for both of you.
3) Jack and Sally
The popular Nightmare Before Christmas characters is always a strong choice for a couple’s costume. The “Pumpkin King” and his queen are one of Tim Burton’s most beloved duos and the costumes offer plenty of room for creative expression.
4) Johnny and June
The dynamic between June Carter and Johnny Cash still fascinates us and continues to rank as a popular couple’s costume choice. Achieving this look requires very few accessories and can be accomplished in a variety of ways.
5) Mad Max
The post-apocalyptic costumes from this film have served as inspiration for both couples and individuals that love to get creative with their looks. Whether you decide to go as War Boys, the Wives, Imperator Furiosa, Max Rockatansky or the Vuvalini, you’ll be sure to have a crowd-pleaser this Halloween.
6) Starfleet Captain and Space
Star Trek costumes aren’t looking to go out of style anytime soon, and they offer some great options for couples. The pair above successfully pulled off a Starfleet captain with space. Now, that’s sexy!
7) The Big Bang Theory: Shamy
You can’t go wrong as Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farah Fowler from the Big Bang Theory. This couple’s costume offers a fun and simple look that is sure to satisfy the raging nerd within each of us.
8) 101 Dalmations
A sexy Cruella Deville with a Dalmatian pup on a leash? This risqué couple’s costume could be a lot of fun for the right pair
9) Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf
This beloved (and ever-so-slightly disturbing) children’s story has resulted in many fun costumes over the years. Little Red Riding Hood and her wolf “friend” make quite the stunning pair.
10) Raggedy Ann and Andy
If you’re going for “adorable” this Halloween, then you may want to consider dressing up as the classic Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy storybook characters.
11) Skeleton Couple
Death is a popular theme around Halloween, and going the skeleton route is one of the most effective ways to reflect this type of look. This scary costume choice also gives you the option of expressing more of your creative abilities with the make-up route.
12) Princess Leia and an Ewok
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Not everyone will be paired up this Halloween, and that’s not a bad thing. Some people take this opportunity to dress up their dogs in costumes – and you have to admit that Princess Leia and her Ewok puppy makes a fantastic combination.
13) American Gothic
This costume, inspired by Grant Wood’s famous painting, offers a creative couple’s costume with a historical twist. This artistic piece sparked a lot of controversies once it was publicized, so you may want to prepare yourself for plenty of picture requests.
14) The Joker and Harley Quinn
The Harley Quinn costume is looking to be one of the most popular costumes of the year. The question is, how many boyfriends and husbands will be accompanying their significant other as the Joker?
15) Wall-E and Eve
Wall-E and Eve stole the hearts of many an audience member following the release of the popular animated film. If you’re looking for a cute and creative couple’s costume, then you may want to add this famous pair to the list.
16) Mary Poppins and Bert
This couple’s costume is “Practically Perfect in Every Way.” The English nanny and chimney sweep duo create a refined and fun costume pairing for couples of all ages.
17) Daenerys Targaryen and Dragon
This list wouldn’t be complete without a couple characters from the Game of Thrones series. The silver-haired Daenerys and her dragon baby make a striking pair that can be adapted to match any partner she decides to take with her.
What are some of the best couple’s costumes you’ve seen? We’d love to hear about them in the comments section below!