26 DIY Couples Halloween Costumes

Coming up with a Halloween costume for yourself is hard enough, but if you are paired up this Halloween, deciding on a couples Halloween costume can feel downright impossible. Instead of spending your time brainstorming with your other half, here are 26 DIY couples costume ideas to inspire you.

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    Stranger Things Costume

    DIY Stranger Things couples costume

    Shrimp Salad Circus

    Do you love relaxing after work with your partner, binge-watching "Stranger Things"? If so, spend an evening DIYing a couple's costume so you can dress up as Eleven and Mike for Halloween this year.

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    Harry and Meghan Costume

    If you missed your chance to be Charles and Di or Kate and Wills, you're no worse off for waiting. The Royal Duke and Duchess of Sussex are perhaps the most stylish royal couple ever. But to you, they'll always be Harry and Megs.

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    Broad City Costume

    Broad City couple's costume

    BRIT + CO

    Are you Abbi but secretly wish you where Ilana? Or maybe it's the other way around. In any case, you can't not have fun playing the part of this duo and dropping lines from your favorite episodes. "Yeah, we're just a regular Matt and Ben."

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    Chip and Joanna Costume

    The "Fixer Upper" couple should have more time for Halloween parties now that the show is over and all that's left are interviews, book tours, designing housewares, running two stores, and raising children. At least this should give you and your Chip (or Joanna) plenty to talk about. 

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    Kissing Sailor Costume

    DIY kissing sailor couples costume

    Say Yes

    One of the most iconic images of all time, the 1945 photo of a sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square captured the joy at the end of World War II. Recreate the famous photo this year for Halloween by DIYing two costumes, one for a nurse and one for a sailor.

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    Princess Bride Costume

    DIY Princess Bride couples costume

    A Beautiful Mess

    Loved the film "The Princess Bride" as a kid? Dress up as Dread Pirate Roberts (Westley) and Buttercup with this easy-to-assemble romantic couples costume idea.

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    Bandits Costume

    DIY Bandits Couples Costume

    Say Yes

    Break out your black and white striped shirt and comfy black jeans to get started on this super easy bandit costume for you and your partner.

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    Milkshake and Soda Jerk Costume

    DIY milkshake and soda jerk couples costume

    Studio DIY

    Dress up as milkshakes in two different flavors or a milkshake and a soda jerk with this cute costume idea that is perfect for couples.

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    James Bond and Bond Girl Costume

    DIY James Bond and Bond Girl couples costume

    Say Yes

    Play it cool this Halloween and transform yourselves into the sophisticated James Bond and a Bond girl by having one of you wear a dark suit and the other a retro-inspired dress.

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    Pantone Color Combo Costume

    DIY Pantone color combo couples costume

    Photo from Sugar and Cloth

    For an original couples costume idea that's sure to impress any design snobs at your Halloween party, get dressed up as your favorite Pantone colors.

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    Lumberjack and Tree Costume

    DIY lumberjack and tree couples costume

    Fish and Bull

    For a last-minute couples costume idea, dress up as a lumberjack and tree. The costume is quick to make––the lumberjack wears a warm flannel shirt and carries a DIY ax prop, while the tree wears all brown with a leaf garland for a crown.

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    Star Wars Costume

    DIY Star Wars couples costume

    Say Yes

    Dress up as the iconic "Star Wars" duo for a couples costume that's perfect for Halloween––or your next sci-fi convention.

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    Grand Budapest Hotel Costume

    DIY Grand Budapest Hotel couples costume

    Sugar and Cloth

    This Halloween, transform into Agatha and Herr Mendl from the film "The Grand Budapest Hotel." Make your own Mendl coat and boxes by using transfer paper to create costumes for you and your partner.

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    Grease Costume

    DIY Grease couples costume

    Say Yes

    For a classic couples costume, dress up as Danny and Sandy from "Grease" and dance together all night in your matching jeans and black tees.

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    Pacman Costume

    DIY Pacman couples costume

    Julie Ann Art

    Go retro this Halloween with DIY Pacman costumes made from inexpensive foam board found at your local hardware store.

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    Fries Before Guys Costume

    DIY fries before guys costume

    Studio DIY

    This fries before guys costume is sure to make your friends laugh. Dress as a pack of fries holding a greater than sign and then pair up with your favorite guy.

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    Mary Poppins and Bert Costume

    DIY Mary Poppins and Bert

    Say Yes

    Dress up as Mary Poppins and her best friend Bert the chimney sweep with this supercalifragilistic couples costume idea.

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    50 Shades of Grey Costume

    DIY 50 Shades Of Grey couple costume


    Instead of dressing up as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, ​wear 50 different shades of gray on your clothes and see if your friends can guess what your costume is.

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    Pizza Slice And Delivery Guy Costume

    DIY pizza slice and delivery guy costumes

    Studio DIY

    Who doesn't love pizza delivery? Create this original couples costume idea with one person dressed as a pizza slice and the other playing the role of pizza delivery person.

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    Camp Counselors Costume

    DIY camp counselors costumes

    Say Yes

    Grab a t-shirt, shorts, and a clipboard to create an easy last-minute costume for couples by turning yourselves into summer camp counselors.

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    Where's Waldo and Wilma Costume

    DIY Where's Waldo and Wilma costumes

    Photo from Meaningful Mama

    If you can find two red and white striped shirts, your DIY couples costume is almost complete. Turn yourselves into Waldo and Wilma from the famous "Where's Waldo?" books.

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    Men In Black Costume

    DIY Men in Black costume

    Photo from Instructables

    Dress up as men in black by wearing suits and sunglasses, like the secret agents played by Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in the movie.

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    Chef and Croquembouche Costume

    DIY chef and croquembouche costumes

    Studio DIY

    This one-of-a-kind chef and croquembouche costume is très magnifique for any couple that loves to cook––or eat French pastries––together.

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    Tetris Pieces Costume

    DIY Tetris pieces costumes


    For the classic gamer couple, craft yourselves a Tetris costume using cardboard boxes.

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    Tooth and Tooth Fairy Costume

    DIY tooth and tooth fairy costumes

    Julie Ann Art

    And the winner for the most original costume is...you and your mate, in this hilarious tooth and tooth fairy costume.

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    Magician and White Rabbit Costume

    DIY magician and white rabbit costumes

    Say Yes

    Add some magic to your Halloween celebration by dressing up as a magician and a rabbit.

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    Bob Ross and Happy Little Tree Costume

    DIY Bob Ross and happy little trees costumes


    You and your partner will be the hit of the party dressed as Bob Ross and one of his happy little trees. And if the costume doesn't work out quite right...well, we don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents.

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    Inspector Gadget and Penny Costume

    DIY Inspector Gadget and Penny costumes

    Persia Lou

    Pay homage to the classic 80s cartoon by dressing as Inspector Gadget and his niece Penny. Don't forget to DIY some tech gadgets to help you solve any unexpected Halloween mysteries.

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    Fred and Wilma Flintstone Costume

    DIY Fred and Wilma Flintstone costumes


    Yabba dabba doo! For Halloween this year, dress up as everyone's favorite stone-age couple, Fred and Wilma Flintstone.