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25+ Couple’s Halloween Costumes That Are Anything But Lame 2023 | Outfits & Accessories Included

So you’re thinking about what you and your love could possibly be for Halloween this year. 

While it seems like choosing a Halloween costume ought to be a breeze, it can become surprisingly tricky, especially when you both need to be on the same page.

And if you’re not interested in traditional costume ideas, you’re in the right place. I’ve curated this list of “not-so-lame” Halloween costumes for you and your partner to add a little pumpkin spice this Halloween.

From well-known fast food brands, Tinder matches, and memes, bring the best medicine this Halloween –  laughter.

1. KFC Fried Chicken & Colonel Sanders

Bring something finger-lickin’ good to the table, and dress the part, too. I mean, what could be a better iconic duo than Colonel Sanders and his famous Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)?

And luckily, creating this look is fairly easy. With ready-to-wear options from Amazon, you can serve up some looks and laughs effortlessly.

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2. Beer Pong

Why play a party game when you can be one? If you and your significant other are looking for a costume that’s both hilarious and engaging, the beer pong couples costume is an excellent choice.

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3. Tinder Match

If you and your partner happened to meet on a dating app (and are open about it of course), then this costume is for you. 

Luckily, you can find pre-made costumes on Amazon or a local costume store. But if you want to take the DIY route, you can start by finding or making a smartphone-shaped prop that you can wear or carry. You can either print out a large image of the Tinder logo and attach it to the front of the prop, or you can get creative and paint it on. 

So swipe right on this costume and make your Halloween a memorable one!

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4. Bob Ross and His Happy Little Tree

Looking for a creative and iconic couple costume idea? Bob Ross, known for his soothing voice and “happy little trees,” is an instantly recognizable and beloved figure.

By becoming Bob Ross and his beloved happy little tree, you not only pay homage to an art legend but also bring a burst of positivity and creativity to any Halloween gathering.

This costume duo is all about embracing his philosophy of finding joy in the process of creating art, and it’s a wonderful way to spread some artistic inspiration while making everyone smile. So, grab your paintbrush and palette and let Bob’s legacy from “The Joy of Painting” live on in style this Halloween!

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5. Adam and Eve

Pay homage to the original love story of Adam and Eve while showcasing your sense of humor and creativity.

Complete the ensemble with a few well-placed artificial leaves and perhaps some toy snakes for a touch of whimsy. This costume is not only visually striking but also a conversation starter, making it a great choice for parties and events where you want to stand out and share a chuckle with fellow revelers.

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6. Corona and Lime

Want to showcase your love for this popular beverage while adding a touch of humor?

This couple’s Halloween costume is not only cute and clever, but it also pays homage to a beloved drink combination. So grab your partner and get ready to turn heads at the Halloween party with this Corona and Lime costume idea. 

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7. Instagram vs. Reality

This Halloween, why not showcase the contrast between Instagram-perfect images and reality with a clever couple costume idea?

To create this costume, couples can first dress up as their idealized versions on social media. Think flawless outfits, vibrant colors, and picture-perfect smiles. Use props like selfie sticks, phone cases with exaggerated filters, and over-the-top accessories to emphasize the exaggerated perfection of Instagram.

But here’s where the fun begins. To reveal the reality behind the scenes, incorporate funny and playful elements. Unleash the chaos by adding messy hair, mismatched clothes, and smudged makeup. A sign that says “IG vs Reality” can be a great touch to highlight the contrast. Don’t be afraid to get creative with theatrical makeup to create exaggerated dark circles, faux pimples, or faux bad hair days.

Remember to have fun and embrace the imperfections. This costume will not only be visually appealing but also thought-provoking, inviting others to question the notion of perfection portrayed on social media.

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8. Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy, the beloved characters from “SpongeBob SquarePants,” make for a fantastic Halloween costume idea. These iconic superheroes have captured the hearts of fans with their quirky personalities and hilarious adventures in Bikini Bottom.

So gather your partner and embrace the nostalgia and bring the wacky world of “SpongeBob SquarePants” to life this Halloween.

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9. Flo from Progressive and Jake from State Farm

These well-known insurance advertising characters are guaranteed to be a hit at any Halloween gathering.

Both Flo and Jake are instantly recognizable and are certain to have people laughing and posing for selfies with you all night long. So, if you’re seeking a fun and clever couple costume idea, embrace your inner insurance pitchperson and transform into Flo and Jake from Progressive and State Farm.

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10. Jim and Pam from The Office

Jim and Pam, the iconic couple from “The Office,” make for a wonderful Halloween costume idea.

Take it a step further and recreate their famous looks from the popular show. With Pam as a simple black cat and Jim donning his signature button-up shirt, you’ll undoubtedly be the show-stopper this Halloween.

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11. Statue of Liberty and Uncle Sam

Whether you’re attending a costume competition or simply want to have fun personas for a night, the Statue of Liberty and Uncle Sam costumes are perfect choices. They are not only recognizable and easy to put together but also symbolize national pride and patriotism.

So go ahead and get creative with your Halloween costume this year by dressing up as these iconic figures. And don’t forget to have fun while paying tribute to the land of the free and the home of the brave!

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12. Barbie and Ken

Barbie and Ken have been a beloved couple for many years, so why not embrace their iconic personas for your costumes? With many options to choose from, the Barbie Costume variations are endless. You can take inspiration from the latest movie and become the dynamic duo as a Cowgirl and Cowboy. And if you’re looking for a fun, retro twist, consider embracing the ’80s theme with Barbie and Ken rollerblades.

Whichever theme you choose, Barbie and Ken as a couple’s costume are a delightful way to showcase your creativity and your bond. So, gear up for a memorable Halloween and prepare to shine as the dynamic duo, taking on the Wild West or the roller-skating ’80s with style and panache!

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13. Squid Games

The ‘Squid Games’ Couples Costume has become a huge hit thanks to the Netflix phenomenon that has taken the world by storm. If you and your partner are fans of the show and want to embrace the intense and thrilling atmosphere of the hit series this Halloween, then this costume is a perfect choice.

Get ready to participate in your very own ‘Squid Games’ as a couple and create a memorable Halloween costume that reflects the thrilling world of the show.

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14. Frozen Rose and Jack from The Titanic

Another iconic couple worth considering for your Halloween costume inspiration is Jack and Rose from the unforgettable Titanic. Who can forget that heart-wrenching scene where Rose let Jack go, despite the fact that there was plenty of room on that door? This Halloween, why not bring this poignant moment to life in a hilariously memorable way?

To create this costume, you and your partner can take on the roles of Jack and Rose, dressed in the fashion of the early 20th century. For an extra touch of humor, consider crafting a fake door or using a prop to playfully reenact the famous scene. This costume idea is not only amusing but also allows you to pay homage to a cinematic classic and spark conversations about one of the most debated moments in film history.

So, get ready to set sail on the Titanic once more, and relive this iconic scene while adding your unique and humorous twist to it, making it a standout Halloween experience!

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15. Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompa

For a truly delightful and whimsical Halloween costume, why not dress up as Willy Wonka and an Oompa Loompa from the beloved movie ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’?

With these detailed costumes, you and your partner will embody the whimsy and charm of ‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’. Get ready to spread joy as you bring these beloved characters to life at your next Halloween party!

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16. Beetlejuice and Lydia Deetz

Bring Beetlejuice and Lydia Deetz to life this Halloween and let your love for iconic characters shine through. Recreating these memorable characters as a couple is sure to turn heads at any Halloween party.

To add some creative flair, consider accessorizing with Beetlejuice’s handbook for the recently deceased or Lydia’s red veil. These extra touches will truly make your costume stand out.

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17. Wanda and Cosmo

Channel your inner animated characters this Halloween and dress up as Wanda and Cosmo from “The Fairly OddParents.” This costume idea pays tribute to the popular Nickelodeon show and will surely bring back some childhood memories.

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18. Bathroom Buddies

This couple’s costume is a quirky and humorous choice for those who love to bring laughter to the party. It’s all about celebrating the most private and funny aspects of our daily routines.

The Bathroom Buddy costume is bound to be a conversation starter and will make you the life of the party, as you bring bathroom humor to the forefront and show that you don’t take life too seriously. So get ready to flush away your worries and embrace the lighter side of Halloween with the Bathroom Buddy couple costume!

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19. Deer in Headlights

The “Deer in Headlights” Halloween costume is a clever and punny choice that’s sure to turn heads at any party. This costume plays on the classic idiom of someone looking stunned or shocked, just like a deer caught in the glare of car headlights.

It’s a unique way to showcase your sense of humor and creativity at a Halloween event, and it’s sure to be a conversation starter as you embody the whimsical charm of this unforgettable phrase. So, go ahead and embrace your inner deer.

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20. Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake

If you’re looking for a fun and iconic couple Halloween costume, look no further than Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s denim-on-denim outfits from the 2001 American Music Awards. This iconic costume is sure to make a statement at any Halloween party.

With a little creativity and an assortment of denim, you and your partner will be the life of the party in your Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake Halloween costumes. 

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21. Shrek and Fiona

Bring a blend of humor, fairy tale charm, and a touch of romance this Halloween as Shrek and Fiona. You can make it cute or funny which makes this choice extra fun.

So whether you’re attending a Halloween party or heading out for trick-or-treating, Shrek and Fiona are sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face as you embody this fairy tale couple.

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22. Mr. and Mrs. Claus

Now more than ever, it seems like Christmas is creeping into our lives earlier each year, so why not embrace the holiday spirit a little ahead of schedule by becoming Mr. and Mrs. Claus for Halloween? This classic costume duo pays homage to the iconic couple who bring joy and gifts to the world every December.

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23. Sausage Party

These well-known insurance advertising characters are guaranteed to be a hit at any Halloween gathering.

Both Flo and Jake are instantly recognizable and are certain to have people laughing and posing for selfies with you all night long. So, if you’re seeking a fun and clever couple costume idea, embrace your inner insurance pitchperson and transform into Flo and Jake from Progressive and State Farm.

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24. Buddy the Elf and Maple Syrup

Why be inseparable like peanut butter and jelly when you can be inseparable like Buddy and his sweets?

This costume ensemble is a fantastic choice if you’re excited about the holiday season cheer during Halloween and want to celebrate one of the most memorable scenes from the movie Elf.

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25. Blades of Glory

Inspired by the comedy film, “Blades of Glory,” featuring the unforgettable ice-skating duo of Chazz Michael Michaels and Jimmy MacElroy, this Halloween couple costume is a hilarious and memorable choice.

This costume is all about embracing the zany, over-the-top world of figure skating and it’s an opportunity to showcase your sense of humor, pay tribute to an absurdly funny film, and embrace the theatrical spirit of figure skating. It’s sure to be a showstopper at any Halloween gathering, as you become the dynamic and hilariously competitive duo from “Blades of Glory.”

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26. Ron Burgundy and Veronica Corningstone From Anchorman

This costume duo is all about channeling the bold, flamboyant style of ’70s news anchoring with a humorous flair in reference to “Anchorman.”

To create the Ron Burgundy look, one partner can dress in a dapper, retro-style suit, complete with a burgundy blazer, a flamboyant necktie, and a mustache. Of course, don’t forget Ron’s unmistakable swagger and confidence. As for the other partner, Veronica Corningstone’s costume should feature a ’70s-inspired professional outfit, such as a stylish blazer and skirt, along with a confident and determined demeanor.

This costume ensemble celebrates the humorous and theatrical world of television news, making it a perfect choice for comedy-loving couples.

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27. Eggplant and Peach

Dressing up as an eggplant and a peach for Halloween is a playful and slightly cheeky costume idea that brings a touch of fruity humor to the festivities. These two emojis have become internet icons, and embodying them in costume form is bound to make people smile and chuckle.

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What are you and your partner being for Halloween this year?

I’d love to see what you choose! Share your costumes in the comments below.

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