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Halloween Couples Costume Ideas

What's the Best Couples Costume You've Seen?

If you're like me, trying to plan a Halloween costume stresses you out. So you might think coming up with a couple-themed outfit would be double the work — but actually I think it's easier.

First, you only need one idea for two people. So you can outsource the brainstorming to your partner. And there are more clever options. While you might not just dress up as an egg solo, dressing up as bacon and eggs totally makes sense. Unfortunately, that deliciously cute costume wasn't enough to save Kelly Osbourne and ex Luke Worrall's relationship. After he allegedly cheated on her (bacon was everywhere last year), I doubt they'll spend Halloween together this year.

Ignoring a costume's capacity to keep a couple together, I'm curious: what duo costumes have you found especially clever or cute?

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rustycd rustycd 4 years
Last year my bf and I personified the idiom "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush" We both wore tan tops and green bottoms. He had a fake bird attached to the palm of his hand, and an equal sign taped onto his shirt. While I put some fake branches on my skirt with two birds in the "bush". There were a few that got it right away, but I spent most of the night explaining to people what the idiom was as they had never heard of it... I guess we were a little too witty. This year we are going much more simple and will be the two Guinness Scientists drinking beer and exclaiming "Brilliant!" all night.
danakscully64 danakscully64 5 years
Mulder and Scully! :)
acthomps acthomps 5 years
A plug and outlet.
corcar86 corcar86 5 years
well I can't say we are entirely original but my boyfriend and I are taking his little cousin on a cruise for his 18th birthday during Halloween this year so we are going as Princess Peach, Mario, and Luigi =)
adtafoya adtafoya 5 years
Frida and Diego.
Janine22 Janine22 5 years
A couple of years ago, I went as Marilyn Monroe and my fiance was JFK. He wore a JFK mask and a navy suit with a red tie. It was pretty funny.
MissSushi MissSushi 5 years
I love Never Been Kissed.. haha. Its on my list of much loved movies from that time. I was a roach and a can of raid with a guy I was dating once. Second time I'd gone as a roach, I was one as a kid. Really weird looking back.. It was fun though, lots of people laughed. Halloween is about enjoying yourself, not working hard to make sure other people find your ideas acceptable or good. Do what you want.
janneth janneth 5 years
I like peace and quiet.
butterfly2729 butterfly2729 5 years
If anyone has seen the drew barrymore film "Never Been Kissed" for the prom their theme is Meant for Each Other / "couples throughout the years". They did things like Rosalind and Orlando, adam and eve, king+queen of hearts, turtle + hare, barbie and ken etc. Or how about aladdin + jasmine, mr and mrs pacman, shrek+princess fiona, fred and wilma flintstone....i think costumes that people 'get' straight away and have a chuckle at work best!
amber512 amber512 5 years
I think the peace and quiet idea is cute, but I would be afraid I'd have to explain it all night. "No I'm not just a hippie and he's not just a mime, we are...oh forget it, I need a drink!" lol
nicole121482 nicole121482 5 years
I think I'm going as the tooth fairy this year and my bf as a little kid (in footy pjs, night cap and blacked out front tooth with a teddy bear)...lol Trying to find necklaces of fake teeth to complete my look....lol
elizabethsosewn elizabethsosewn 5 years
so this year I am Ponyo and my boyfriend is being Sosuke. my sister and her boyfriend are being Mr & Mrs. Fox from fantastic mr. fox.
Sundown321 Sundown321 5 years
My sister and her boyfriend dressed up as Ace and Gary, the Ambiguously Gay Duo from SNL. I thought it was great!
postmodernsleaze postmodernsleaze 5 years
A few years ago, a couple I knew dressed as a pregnant nun and a priest with a boner. I thought it was pretty funny. Otherwise, I agree with tlsgirl that most couple costumes I see are pretty obvious. The peace and quiet thing is cute! Not in couple news, a friend of mine always does a really good play on words... one year he was "hell on wheels" and dressed as a devil in roller skates. Another time he was a "deadbeat" and dressed as a beatnik with vampire teeth.
Becky-Kirsch Becky-Kirsch 5 years
My Aunt and Uncle always come with amazing ideas: one year they were Hans and Franz from SNL. Loved it because it was spot-on and hilarious without being overly cheesy played out!
Annie-Gabillet Annie-Gabillet 5 years
Oh I love the peace and quiet idea!!
stellaRuby stellaRuby 5 years
My aunt and uncle went as Groucho and Harpo Marx. It was pretty funny/cute.
FutureInFashion FutureInFashion 5 years
A friend of mine is dressing up with her boyfriend as "peace and quiet." She's going to be a hippie and he'll be a mime, I thought that was kind of cute.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 5 years
I'm not sure I've ever really seen one that was especially good. They all seem to have been kind of obvious ideas. I could definitely get behind one if it had some originality though.
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