A man and a woman dressed up in a couple's costume

Couples Costumes: The Best Dynamic Duo Halloween Costumes

The best Halloween couples costume ideas from Bonnie and Clyde to Adam and Eve.

A man and a woman dressed up in a couple's costume
Try these cute couples costumes with your partner or friend this Halloween. | iSTOCK

There are so many possibilities when it comes to couples costumes  or dressing up for a themed party, but sometimes the ideas just don't flow. You probably want to be the best-dressed couple at your Halloween party, but you just can't think of what to go as.

So, to help you out a little bit with this tedious process, in this article we'll share some unique and fun couples costumes with you that you can pair up with your partner or friend and wear on Halloween or to a themed party.

Why wear couples costumes this Halloween?

Couples costumes don't have to be cheesy and make everyone's sugar levels go through the roof when they see you walk in. The possibilities are endless, and there are a lot of funny and original references that you can even try to DIY right at home.

On the same note, you can reuse couples costumes with friends or coworkers later on. Bringing out your creative side when Halloween rolls around might seem like a chore, but if you find the perfect outfit, it will be a fun moment that you'll never forget.

Doing fun things like dressing up together can bring playfulness into your relationship. This will give you both the chance to laugh at yourselves and enjoy every moment of your costume search process to share more time with your other half. Besides, if you can make the costume yourself, why not? This is also the most budget-friendly option.

Of course (no need to lie!) you know that you want to be the king and queen of your upcoming costume party by wearing the most unique outfit with your partner. So, why don't you pick out a couples costume that you know will make you the life of the party?

The 15 best couples Halloween costumes 

So, if you're looking for couples Halloween costumes or ideas to dress up with a friend or a group of them, read more to see the best costumes for this October 31st or any themed party where you have to dress up.

Don't worry; we've included all of the best tips to look like characters from your favorites series and movies, along with all of the traditional couples costumes.

Bonnie and Clyde are one of the most famous dynamic duos out there, and this daring 1930s couple always looked sharp. So, if you want to dress to impress, wear a Bonnie and Clyde costume  to your next Halloween party and everyone will be complementing your look.

To resemble the most-wanted couple of all time, all Bonnie needs is a blonde wig, wool beret, a simple sweater, and pencil skirt. Bonnie usually wore dark colors, so keep this in mind when choosing your outfit. For Clyde, you'll need a brown fedora, a black suit with pinstripes, a white shirt and brown tie.

2. Witches and wizards

This is the perfect Halloween costume, and you can even make it scary if you want. Also, consider dressing up as the powerful wizards of Hogwarts. For a couple, you could even dress as Hermione Granger and Harry Potter.

You'll need witch hats, magic wands, cauldrons, fake noses... You can choose all of the accessories that you want.

3. Zombies

Number three on our list of the best couples costumes is zombies. If you decide to dress as the undead this Halloween you could make your look a reference to the popular series "The Walking Dead" or you could just disguise yourselves as a couple of independent zombies, in any case, with this costume, you'll have a great time at any Halloween party you attend.

4. Hippies

Dressing as a couple of hippies is another great idea for couples costumes. Besides, if you're in a rush, all you need is round sunglasses and some beach attire: white clothes, tie-dye, flowers, etc. If you want to be a famous hippie couple this October 31, think about dressing as John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

5. Plug and socket

If you decide to dress as a plug and socket this Halloween, this funny couples costume is sure to be the best of all, and sparks might even fly. Unlike the others, if you choose this option, you'll have to buy it, this outfit isn't DIY friendly.

6. Military

Number six on our couples costumes list is a cheap DIY Halloween costume option. You don't need to buy anything if you have any kind of military-like clothing around your home. Think green camouflage for the guys and pink camo for the girls.

7. Catrina (skull) for día de los muertos

This is one of the most popular Day of the Dead costumes for adults. Plus, if you want to turn Catrina into a couples costume, you and your significant other can dress up as male and female Calaveras.

For this Halloween costume, the most crucial part is nailing the makeup, which is why we've added a tutorial here so that yours is spot on.

8. "The Purge"

If your goal is to terrify everyone this Halloween, then your best bet for couples costumes is to dress up like "The Purge."

On Amazon, you can find the typical masks from the movie, or you can try making them at home on your own.

9. Pirates - Jack Sparrow and Elizabeth Swann

If you dress up as a pirate, keep in mind that it's more challenging to make this costume using what you have around the house.

For number nine on our couples costumes list, think "Pirates of the Caribbean" and dress as the famous couple Jack Sparrow and Elizabeth Swann, and you'll win everyone's hearts.

10. “Assassin’s Creed” couples cosplay

If you're a real Assassin's Creed videogame fan, try this couples cosplay costume idea -you can find costumes online to dress up like this. These are available for both men and women, and you'll amaze everyone with this unique dynamic duo costume.

11. A pizza and the delivery man

Who doesn't love pizza? If you want to stand out amongst the rest of the party guests, try number ten on our couples costumes list.

This is an easy DIY costume that you can create with crayons, an empty pizza box, and a red jacket and hat.

12. Pulp Fiction - Vincent Vega and Mia Wallace

Dressing up as John Travolta and Uma Thurman could be a great couples costume idea. You could even wear the opposite gender costume in this case, if you want to make the outfit even more fun.

Besides, this is an easy costume that you can make homemade -all you need is a short black wig and clothes similar to these two movie characters.

13. Dumb and Dumber suits

Dumb and Dumber suits are the most incredible best friend Halloween costumes out there. If you and your best buddy want a hilarious matching costume idea, then dressing up as these two hooligans is just what you need. Because of the outrageous colors of these suits, you'll have to order them online. You can find this costume on Amazon.

14. The Joker and Harley Quinn

For DC and Suicide Squad fans, we bring you the best combo. Harley Quinn and the Joker are the best villain duo ever to hit the big screen.

For this couples costume, you can probably use clothes that you have around your house. But, you'll definitely need green paint for your hair to dress up as this dynamic pair for Halloween

15. Adam and Eve costume

Last but not least, consider an Adam and Eve costume this Halloween  if you want to get biblical. Everyone will understand this age-old reference, and there will definitely be some laughs if you dress up as the world's first couple.

For the last of the couples costumes on your list, your best bet is to buy the costume online, otherwise, it could be hard to pull off this fig leaf outfit on your own.

Other couples costume ideas

If you still haven't found a costume that you fancy and you're running out of time, check out Amazon since they offer an infinite amount of couples costumes, besides other dress-up options for people of all ages.

Also, check out this video for more easy DIY couples costume ideas here in this video: