30 Pop Culture Halloween Costumes For Couples You Can Make at Home

Whether you want to dress up with your significant other or just your best pal, there's a lot of inspiration you can draw from popular culture. You can totally DIY a costume from anything from your favorite TV characters to your favorite celebrities. Maybe you and your significant other are huge Riverdale fans — we've got you covered. Or maybe you love Taylor Swift. Guess what? We have something for you too. Just about everything can be fashioned from items you already have around the house, which gives you no excuse to not dress up for Halloween this year! Keep reading for 30 ideas to get your creative juices flowing.


Piper and Alex From Orange Is the New Black

You can either wear a fully orange outfit or fully beige — Litchfield has both. For Piper, you'll need a blond wig, and for Alex you'll need a black wig, glasses, and heavy black eyeliner.


Betty and Jughead From Riverdale

To be Betty from one of Riverdale's most adorable pairs, you'll need black shorts, knee-high socks, and a yellow and white softball tee. For Jughead, it's all black, including a leather jacket, and a beanie.


Wizards From Harry Potter

You can be any wizards from the land of Harry Potter that you want. Wear your best from Hogwarts, including a school uniform with a sweater vest, and don't forget your house colors and your wand.


Howard and Bernadette From The Big Bang Theory

For Howard, you'll need tight pants with a superhero belt buckle, a button-up shirt, and a turtleneck. For Bernadette, it's a dress with a cardigan and tights.


Beetlejuice and Miss Argentina From Beetlejuice

To be fancy Beetlejuice, you need a dusty suit and crazy hair. Miss Argentina needs eveningwear and a sash. Oh, and you should be blue.


Forrest and Jenny From Forrest Gump

To be Forrest, you need khakis, a plaid shirt, a ball cap, and maybe a ping-pong paddle or box of chocolates, depending on what you prefer. For Jenny, dress in your hippie-esque best.


Rapunzel and Flynn Rider From Tangled

For Rapunzel, you need a beautiful pink dress and obviously long, luscious hair. To be Flynn, just dress like a rugged prince.


Eleven and Dustin From Stranger Things

Eleven's look requires a pink dress, jacket, and Eggos. For Dustin, it's backpack and trucker hat with a plain shirt and pants.


Jack Skellington and Sally From The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack's look requires a black-and-white striped suit, and Sally's is a patchwork dress. Both looks need some serious face painting.


Rhenna Memes

You can both go as Rihanna's stick figure memes with just an all-white outfit with the sticks done in tape. Each look requires a large black-and-white mask that you can make out of paper.


Willy Wonka and an Oompa Loompa

For Willy Wonka, you need a long purple coat and a top hat. For his Oompa Loompa, you need a brown shirt with a white jumper. And you should paint yourself orange.


Eleven and Her Eggo From Stranger Things

If you want to go a different Stranger Things route, you can dress up as Eleven in her pink dress and your companion can be an Eggo made out of yellow posterboard.


Margaery and Tommen From Game of Thrones

For Margaery's look, you'll need a flowy light dress. For Tommen, it's tight pants, a long jacket, boots, and a crown.


Taylor Swift and One of Her Dancers

To be this version of Taylor Swift, it requires all black and fishnets. To be one of her dancers/admirers, you need a shirt that says "I ❤ TS."


Ana and Christian From Fifty Shades of Grey

There are a number of ways to dress up as a moment from the Fifty Shades of Grey series, but for this one, Ana has fishnets and lingerie and Christian has jeans, a button-up, and a tie. Don't forget your props!


Kim and Kanye

You can dress up as this celebrity couple by just wearing monochrome neutrals. That's really all it takes.


Amy and Sheldon From The Big Bang Theory

To be Sheldon, you need a superhero t-shirt like Green Lantern or the Flash. For Amy, it's a dress with tights and a cardigan.


The Bachelor or the Bachelorette

For this one, it really just requires dressing up and having a rose and a ring.


Dora and Diego From Dora the Explorer

Dora's outfit is pink and orange with sneakers and a purple backpack. Diego's outfit is a little more like a safari adventurer with a vest and hat.


The Incredibles

If you've got an Incredibles t-shirt, you can just add black shorts, red tights, and a black mask to make this costume.


Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy From Spongebob Squarepants

Mermaid Man's look is a red t-shirt with shells, shorts, and green tights. Barnacle Boy requires a red t-shirt, shorts, tights, elbow-length gloves, and a hat.


Noah and Allie From The Notebook

Put on your best 1940s outfit to be this adorable pair from The Notebook.


Zack and Kelly From Saved by the Bell

It's all about denim on denim, off-the-shoulder shirts, and a giant cell phone to be Zack and Kelly.


Han Solo and Leia From Star Wars

Leia's iconic look requires an all-white dress and the signature buns. Han Solo's outfit is a white shirt with a black vest and black pants.


Beetlejuice and Lydia From Beetlejuice

For this Beetlejuice, you need to dress in a black-and-white striped suit. For Lydia, it's all black and a Polaroid camera.


Spock and Uhura From Star Trek

Both outfits require solid colors of red and blue. Spock needs heavy eyebrows and thick black hair. Uhura needs some pops of gold in her look, like nails and eye makeup.


Titanic Passengers

Dress up really fancy and cover yourself in fake snow and carry around a life preserver with Titanic written on it.


Archie and Veronica From Riverdale

Archie needs red hair and a blue and yellow letterman jacket. For Veronica, you need a black dress and heels and a pearl necklace.


Daphne and Fred From Scooby Doo

To be these two from the Mystery Gang, you only need a few costume pieces. Daphne wears a purple dress with a green scarf and Fred wears a white shirt and jeans with a red scarf.


Mary Poppins and Bert

For Mary, you need a white button-up, black skirt, carpet bag, and umbrella. To be Bert, you need to be willing to get a little dirty — he is a chimney sweep, after all. Wear black pants with a button-up shirt and suspenders and carry your cleaning tools.