72 Easy Couples' Costumes For When You Want to Look Cute Without Spending Hours DIYing
Halloween is right around the corner. Your calendar is already probably filling up with haunting parties and all the sweet, pumpkin-spice treats are lining the aisles of the grocery store, signaling that spooky season is upon us. Of course, that also means it's time to start crafting a creative, cute, and (most importantly) easy costume for you and your partner or BFF. There are countless simple couples' costumes to get inspiration from, whether it's a famous pair you both adore, characters from movies or TV shows you've binge-watched together, or celebrated pop culture icons you stan. If you're the quirkier type, you can also get punny with easy couples' Halloween costume ideas that are sure to get laughs out of all those you encounter.
No matter what idea you end up wanting to pursue, making your Halloween costume doesn't have to be stressful, so don't be spooked by the prospect of a homemade outfit. Even if you're not a crafty person, these DIY couples' costumes are easy to throw together at the last minute. You two are sure to look fantastic in any one of these getups — just take a look at the best couples' Halloween costumes ahead, and get ready to be the talk of any party or festive event this Halloween.
— Additional reporting by Haley Lyndes, Lauren Harano, Tara Block, Melissa Santoyo, and Victoria Messina
Easy Couples' Costume: The Incredibles
Few superhero families are as iconic as the Parrs from "The Incredibles." Suit up this Halloween with this simple couples' costume for you and your partner. Start with black boots and a red bodysuit, and go from there.
Easy Couples' Costume: Lizzie McGuire and Gordo
When it comes to memorable Disney Originals, "Lizzie McGuire" is certainly a standout. Impress your fellow Disney enthusiasts and get nostalgic this Halloween by dressing up as Lizzie and her BFF Gordo using clothes you might already have in your closet.
Easy Couples' Costume: Quincy and Monica From "Love & Basketball"
Of all the easy couples' costumes out there to choose from, make yours a real throwback and dress up as Quincy and Monica from "Love & Basketball." Not only is this Halloween costume iconic, but it's also a pretty simple DIY with basketball jerseys and a ball.
Easy Couples' Costume: '70s Disco
Get groovy! Party on the dance floor all night with one of the most fabulous and easiest couples' costume ideas. Just don your biggest flares and brightest psychedelic prints, and you're set.
Easy Couples' Costume: Baby and Johnny From "Dirty Dancing"
Calling all '80s fans! Here's one of the simplest couples' costumes for you and your partner if you're fans of the classic movie.
Easy Couples' Costume: Marty McFly and Doc From "Back to the Future"
If you're looking to dress up like '80s movie characters but dancing isn't your style, no worries. You can't go wrong with "Back to the Future" costumes. A white lab coat or other science gear is key for this one.
Easy Couples' Costume: T.J. and Spinelli From "Recess"
Take your Halloween fun back to the playground with this classic cartoon-inspired costume. This easy couples' costume can come together with a red dress, pair of striped socks, beanie, backward cap, and bomber jacket. Bonus points if you carry around a rubber ball.
Easy Couples' Costume: Chucky and Tiffany From "Bride of Chucky"
If you're a fan of the macabre and truly want to embrace your dark side this Halloween, this easy couples' costume is no "Child's Play." Go as Chucky and Tiffany for an outfit that's both scary and simple using overalls, a white dress, a leather jacket, and some spooky makeup.
Easy Couples' Costume: Minnie and Mickey Mouse
You can never go wrong with this Disney classic. Grab your matching Mickey ears, red bottoms, and black tops to ace one of the best easy couples' costumes.
Easy Couples' Costume: Superheroes
Skip the fuss of complicated getups with this easy couples' costume. Just throw on your favorite superhero's logo and some body paint to match their design, and you're all set.
Easy Couples' Costume: Baseball Players
With a costume as easy as this, your Halloween is sure to be a home run. Just grab your partner and some baseball uniforms, and you'll be the life of the party.
Easy Couples' Costume: Beetlejuice and Lydia
Calling all Tim Burton fans. Halloween is definitely the best time to show your love for his films, and what better way to do so than by paying homage to one of his nastier villains, Beetlejuice, and his bride, Lydia?
Easy Couples' Costume: Han Solo and Princess Leia From Star Wars
Go beyond Earth for your Halloween costume inspiration this year and borrow your look from one of the most iconic couples to ever grace the big screen: Han Solo and Princess Leia. May the Force be with you.
Easy Couples' Costume: Wendy and Squints From "The Sandlot"
Let's play ball! For another easy couples' Halloween costume, opt for Wendy and Squints from this memorable baseball flick.
Easy Couples' Costume: Mia and Vincent From "Pulp Fiction"
For a fun '90s throwback costume, dress up like Mia and Vincent. This duo from "Pulp Fiction" make for an easy couples' costume using a white button-down and a bolo tie.
Easy Couples' Costume: Skeletons
Let your makeup do the talking with this simple couples' costume. Dress in black, do your makeup like a skull, and you're set. Alternatively, you could also pair the eerie makeup with matching skeleton accessories like printed tights.
Easy Couples' Costume: '80s Workout Couple
For a more colorful costume, take your inspiration from '80s workout clothes. This easy couples' costume can be put together with workout gear you already have in your closet — just be sure to go for the brightest colors.
Easy Couples' Costume: Roger and Anita From "101 Dalmatians"
Calling all dog-lovers: this is definitely one of the best couples' Halloween costumes if you and your partner are dog people or dalmatian owners.
Easy Couples' Costume: Westley and Buttercup From "The Princess Bride"
For an easy couples' costume, dress up as Westley and Buttercup from this classic '80s film using a long red dress and an all-black ensemble. Add a mustache and golden headband as the finishing touches.
Easy Couples' Costume: Georgie and Pennywise From "It"
"We all float down here!" Channel the killer clown this Halloween with this frightening couples' costume. As for Georgie, all you need is a yellow raincoat.
Easy Couples' Costume: Deer and Hunter
For a quick and cheap couples' costume, opt for a deer and hunter. This DIY getup comes together easily with a little bit of camo-print gear and a pair of fake antlers.
Easy Couples' Costume: Pirates
Hoist the sails and set a course straight to the nearest Halloween party with these cool costumes. Pirates make for an easy DIY outfit: just wear a white shirt, pirate hats, dark pants, and a dash of red and gold. An eye patch isn't necessary, but it's a great added detail.
Easy Couples' Costume: Mike Wazowski and Sulley From "Monsters, Inc."
For this easy Pixar couples' Halloween costume, grab some clothes from your closet that match Sulley and Mike's respective color schemes, and you're pretty much ready to party. The comfier the clothes, the better.
Easy Couples' Costume: Sonny and Cher
Channel your inner star power with this celebrity couples' costume. Few music duos are as iconic as Sonny and Cher, and now you can be just as cool as them this Halloween.
Easy Couples' Costume: Gomez and Morticia Addams
Dress up as one of film history's most romantic duos with coordinating Gomez and Morticia Addams couples' costumes. If you need more inspiration for their outfits, check out Netflix's "Wednesday" series.
Easy Couples' Costume: Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake
If you're in need of an iconic '00s celebrity couple to dress up as with your partner, look no further than Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake. This memorable denim-on-denim look is particularly easy to re-create using any and all denim you have in your closet.
Easy Couples' Costume: Mama Odie and Tiana From "The Princess and the Frog"
For another easy couples' costume idea from "The Princess and the Frog," dress up as Mama Odie and Tiana.
Easy Couples' Costume: Kiss Band Members
Don't just dress up as any old rock stars this Halloween — opt for icons like the Kiss band members instead. Not only are the costumes easy to DIY, but you'll also be easily recognizable in any costumed crowd thanks to the distinctive face paint.
Easy Couples' Costume: Snow White and Rapunzel
For more Disney princess magic, dress up as Snow White and Rapunzel. These Halloween couples' costumes are easy to put together, as you can just dress up in each princess's color scheme — no dwarves or pet chameleon required.
Easy Couples' Costume: Cookie Monster and Milkman
For a fun twist on a beloved "Sesame Street" character, dress up as the Cookie Monster and the Milkman. Carry around actual cookies to pass out, and you're sure to be a hit at the party.
Easy Couples' Costume: Jack Skellington and Sally From "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
Here's another easy Tim Burton-themed Halloween costume you could do with your partner. With their gaunt and quirky appearances, Jack Skellington and Sally are particularly fun characters to dress up as.
Easy Couples' Costume: Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie From "The Simple Life"
Fashionable and famous Hollywood socialites Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie rocked the world of reality TV with "The Simple Life." Now you, too, can emulate these icons by dressing up as them for your Halloween couples' costume using overalls.
Easy Couples' Costume: '70s Couple
Do you consider yourself a flower child? If so, this is definitely one of the best couples' Halloween costumes for you and your partner. Just grab some '70s-style clothes and a fake mustache, and you're good to go.
Easy Couples' Costume: Cookie and Anika From "Empire"
If you're a fan of high stakes and drama, opt for this fabulous couples' costume. Not only will you and your partner look good, but these outfits are also easily put together with that faux-fur coat in the back of your closet, a little animal print, and some pearls.
Easy Couples' Costume: Whip and Nae Nae
Be the wittiest duo at any Halloween party with this dance-inspired outfit. All you need are a few clever DIY signs and a horse mask.
Easy Couples' Costume: Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy From "SpongeBob SquarePants"
Travel to Bikini Bottom with these easy couples' Halloween costumes. Grab a pair of purple kitchen gloves, DIY some "M" and shell belt buckles, and dress in the appropriate colors to nail this show reference for the evening.
Easy Couples' Costume: Dogs
Show your furry friends some extra love this Halloween in the form of a couples' costume. For an added touch, skip the typical animal ears and opt for a puppy hoodie or onesie instead.
Easy Couples' Costume: Bonnie and Clyde
If you and your partner are fans of true crime, this is definitely the costume for you. This outlaw duo make for an easy couples' Halloween costume.
Easy Couples' Costume: Lola and Bugs Bunny From "Space Jam"
For a cartoon-inspired outfit that's both cute and sporty, opt for Lola and Bugs Bunny from "Space Jam." All you need are some bunny ears and basketball uniforms.
Easy Couples' Costume: Damian and the Burn Book From "Mean Girls"
For a movie that debuted in 2004, "Mean Girls" has had remarkable staying power in pop culture, making it the perfect inspiration for your couples' Halloween costume. DIY a Burn Book dress, find a light-blue hoodie, and you're all set.
Easy Couples' Costume: Sailor and Mermaid
The human world may be a mess, but this fun couples' costume certainly isn't. Channel your love of the sea this Halloween by dressing up with your partner as a sailor and mermaid. Both of these costumes are highly customizable and can come together with a few key items like a sailor's hat and a long green skirt.
Easy Couples' Costume: Robin and Catwoman
For another superhero couples' costume, opt for Robin and Catwoman. With classic characters like these, not only will you look stylish in your costumes, but you'll also be easily recognizable.
Easy Couples' Costume: Referee and Football Player
Here's another sporty Halloween costume option. These outfits can easily be put together with clothes from your closet. All you need are a jersey for the football player and a black-and-white striped t-shirt for the referee. Don't forget the black under-eye stripes.
Easy Couples' Costume: Serena Williams and LeBron James
For another sporty getup, Serena Williams and LeBron James make for a great couple Halloween costume. All you need are a tennis outfit and basketball jersey.
Easy Couples' Costume: Jughead and Betty Cooper From "Riverdale"
"Riverdale" may be coming to a conclusion this year, but there's no need to say goodbye to its characters just yet. Recall the mystery and juicy high-school drama of the show this Halloween by dressing up as Jughead and Betty.
Easy Couples' Costume: Goose and Maverick From "Top Gun"
Goose may not have been in "Top Gun: Maverick," but he and Maverick certainly make for a great couples' Halloween costume. Just throw on a pilot uniform (or DIY one by adding patches to a jumpsuit or jacket), and you're all set.
Easy Couples' Costume: Sexy, Spooky Jesters
If clowns aren't your thing but you still want something in the realm of horror, we've got you covered. Here's another couples' costume that is just as fun and works well for two (or more) people.
Easy Couples' Costume: Tiana and Prince Naveen From "The Princess and the Frog"
For one of the best couples' Halloween costumes, dress up as Tiana and Prince Naveen from "The Princess and the Frog." Their casual outfits are easy to replicate with items from your closet, especially if you already have a solid yellow or blue dress.
Easy Couples' Costume: A Bear and Honey
For a fun animal-themed costume, you and your partner can dress up as a bear and honey. This outfit is easy to DIY and makes for a great last-minute look for any party or event.
Easy Couples' Costume: Veronica Corningstone and Ron Burgundy From "Anchorman"
Stay classy, San Diego! For a comedic couples' costume, put on your best business casual and go as Veronica and Ron from this funny Will Ferrell flick.
Easy Couples' Costume: Gatsby and a Flapper Girl From "The Great Gatsby"
Whether you're a bigger fan of the movie or the book, you can't go wrong with a classic couples' costume like this one inspired by "The Great Gatsby." Time to party like it's the roaring '20s all over again.
Easy Couples' Costume: Mary Poppins and Bert
This duo are as sweet as a spoonful of sugar. Remember the magic of Mary Poppins and her beloved friend Bert with this homemade Halloween costume for couples.
Easy Couples' Costume: Garth and Wayne From "Wayne's World"
If you want to dress up as a couple of iconic characters in American pop culture, look no further than Wayne and Garth. Party on.
Easy Couples' Costume: Cowboys
For your Halloween couples' costume this year, take some inspiration from the Wild West. This costume is easy to put together with matching cowboy hats, cowboy boots, denim, and a bandana or two.
Easy Couples' Costume: Ken and Barbie
This easy couples' Halloween costume is sure to be a popular pick this year, thanks to Greta Gerwig's "Barbie" movie. Just wear all pink, and you're set for a night on the dance floor.
Easy Couples' Costume: Logan and Shiv Roy From "Succession"
The Roy family is sure to inspire tons of Halloween costumes this year following the "Succession" series finale. To emulate Logan, wear a suit and gray wig, and tap into the "quiet-luxury" trend to dress as Shiv. Bonus points if you get your pet involved like this couple did.
Easy Couples' Costume: Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo From "Game of Thrones"
If you want a couples' costume that will make you and your partner look fierce, dress up as Daenerys Targaryen and Khal Drogo from "Game of Thrones." You're sure to turn heads in this getup.
Easy Couples' Costume: Dorothy and the Tin Man From "The Wizard of Oz"
Travel to the whimsical world of Oz this Halloween with this easy couples' costume. For Dorothy, all you need are a blue outfit and bright red shoes. As for the Tin Man, just dress in silver, and you're set.
Easy Couples' Costume: Alien and NASA Astronaut
For a quick and easy DIY couples' costume, opt for an alien and a NASA astronaut. Put your hair in space buns and apply sparkly makeup to be an alien, and DIY your own NASA jacket to be the astronaut — no spaceship required.
Easy Couples' Costume: Forrest Gump and Jenny From "Forrest Gump"
Run, Forrest, run! Remember this iconic '90s movie by dressing up as Forrest and Jenny for Halloween.
Easy Couples' Costume: Gardener and Flower
You'll look as fresh as a spring flower in this easy couples' costume. Wear your best florals, and grab a watering can for your partner's costume.
Easy Couples' Costume: Adam and Steve
Travel to the Garden of Eden with this clever and witty twist on a biblical couple. For this DIY costume, just paint some leaves on yourself or grab some faux vines from a craft store, and you're good to go.
Easy Couples' Costume: Clowns
If you're a fan of circus horror, dress like a creepy clown this Halloween. This theme makes for an easy couples' costume since you can convey so much with makeup alone.
Easy Couples' Costume: Deb and Napoleon From "Napoleon Dynamite"
For a Halloween costume that's quirky and offbeat, dress as Deb and Napoleon from this cult-classic film. This simple couples' costume can be made using items from your closet — extra points if you DIY a "Vote For Pedro" shirt.
Easy Couples' Costume: Peeta and Katniss From "The Hunger Games"
"The Hunger Games" is still a prevalent franchise in pop culture, especially with the highly anticipated prequel movie, "The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes," coming in November 2023. Reference the series' heroes with this easy couples' Halloween costume of Peeta and Katniss.
Easy Couples' Costume: Chip and Joanna Gaines
Are you and your partner avid "Fixer Upper" fans? If yes, then this is definitely the easy couples' Halloween costume for you.
Easy Couples' Costume: John and Jane Smith From "Mr. and Mrs. Smith"
If you're looking for an action movie-inspired Halloween couples' costume, look no fuurther than "Mr. and Mrs. Smith." This costume is pretty straightforward: just wear matching all-black formal outfits.
Easy Couples' Costume: Edward and Vivian From "Pretty Woman"
For a '90s throwback, dress up as Edward and Vivian from "Pretty Woman." If you can secure Vivian's iconic dress, you and your partner are sure to turn heads with this fun pop culture reference.
Easy Couples' Costume: Jack and Jill
"Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down, and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after." Pay homage to the classic nursery rhyme by dressing up as the injured duo.
Easy Couples' Costume: Fred and Wilma Flintstone
If you really want a rockin' costume this Halloween, go for this iconic couple. Fred and Wilma Flintstone make for a simple couples' costume if you can DIY their dresses, a stone necklace, and a blue tie.
Easy Couples' Costume: Lois Lane and Clark Kent
If you're in the mood for a more low-key take on dressing as a superhero, this is the couples' Halloween costume for you. Rather than wearing Superman's usual spandex suit, you and your partner can dress up as Lois Lane (just DIY a Daily Planet press badge) and Clark Kent (wear glasses and a Superman tee under a white button-down shirt).
Easy Couples' Costume: Margot and Richie From "The Royal Tenenbaums"
If you're a fan of Wes Anderson's quirky style and whimsical films, Margot and Richie from "The Royal Tenenbaums" might just be the best couples' Halloween costumes for you and your partner.